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Elementary Education Early Childhood Minor MIN

Degree Type: Minor

College(s): Education and Human Services

Required Courses  Credit Hours 
Early Childhood Minor
EDCD 104 Child Development Practicum 1
* (co-requisite EDCD 105)
EDCD 105 Child Development Leadership 3
* (co-requisite EDCD 104)
EDCD 110 Child Development 1 3
EDCD 111 Child Development 2 3
* (can be taken prior to EDCD 110)
EDCD 160 Education of Children 3
(offered winter semester only)
EDCD 210 Infant Toddler Envir - Curr 4
* (offered winter semester only)
EDCD 211 Childrens Activities 4
* (offered fall semester only)
EDCD 285 Child Development Intern Orien 1
EDCD 291 Child Development Internship 4
* (minimum B-)
EDCD 298 Internship Seminar 1
EDCD 308 Teaching Special Needs in ECE 3
* (must be taken with EDCD 291, minimum B-)
Successful completion of this minor will result in a ZS Endorsement on your elementary education teaching certificate.
You must take and pass the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (Early Childhood) before applying for your ZS endorsement.
This optional minor is in addition to the two subject minors required for the Elementary Education program.
Minimum semester credit hours required for early childhood minor: 27

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 to fulfill the subject area requirements of the program. Students may choose from the subject areas of mathematics, social studies, and language arts. The early childhood minor is an optional minor and is in addition to the subject area minors required.

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

A 2.50 GPA is required to successfully complete the early childhood minor.

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College of Education & Human Services
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Ferris State University
1349 Cramer Circle
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2737
Phone: 231-591-5361


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