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Elementary Education Planned Program

Degree Type: Minor
College(s): Education and Human Services

Why Choose Teaching Majors and Minors for Elementary Education Majors

The Elementary Education program requires the completion of two elementary education teaching minors in addition to a planned program minor to fulfill the subject area requirements of the program. Students may choose from the subject areas of mathematics, social studies, and language arts. 

Admission Requirements

The early childhood minor is an optional minor and is in addition to the subject area major or minors required. 

See Elementary Education, Bachelor of Science for additional program details.

Graduation Requirements

A 2.75 GPA is required to successfully complete the planned program minor.

No grade less than a "C" in any course.

More Information

College of Education & Human Services
School of Education
Bishop Hall Room 421
Ferris State University
1349 Cramer Circle
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2737
Telephone: (231) 591-5361

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Planned Program Minor

Art for the Elementary Teacher
1
Music for the Elem Teacher
1
US History to 1877
3
Michigan History
3
Geography of World Regions
3
Amer Gov 1-People and Politics
3
Principles of Macroeconomics
3

IF YOUR MINOR IS INTEGRATED SCIENCE, DISREGARD THE FOLLOWING

Inquiry into the Earth System
4
Inquiry into Physical Science
4
Biological Concepts
4

IF YOUR MINOR IS LANGUAGE ARTS, DISREGARD THE FOLLOWING:

Children's Literature
3
Introduction to Linguistics
3
World Folk Literature
3

IF YOUR MINOR IS MATHEMATICS, DISREGARD THE FOLLOWING:

Intermediate Algebra
3
Math for Elementary Teachers 1
3
Math for Elementary Teachers 2
3

2.75 GPA IS REQUIRED, NO GRADE LESS THAN A "C" IN ANY COURSE

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