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Elementary Education Planned Program Minor MIN

Degree Type: Minor

College(s): Education and Human Services

Required Courses  Credit Hours 
Planned Program Minor
ARTS 131 Art for the Elementary Teacher 1
MUSI 131 Music for the Elem Teacher 1
If your minor is Integrated Science, disregard the following:
PHSC 110 Inquiry into the Earth System 4
PHSC 115 Inquiry into Physical Science 4
BIOL 103 Biological Concepts 4
If your minor is in language arts, disregard the following:
LITR 326 Children's Literature 3
ENGL 301 Introduction to Linguistics 3
LITR 380 World Folk Literature 3
If your major/minor is in mathematics, disregard the following:
MATH 115 Intermediate Algebra 3
MATH 218 Math for Elementary Teachers 1 3
MATH 219 Math for Elementary Teachers 2 3
If your major/minor is in social studies, disregard the following:
Choose 9 credits:
HIST 121 US History to 1877 3
HIST 122 US History - 1877 to Present 3
GEOG 112 Cultural Geography 3
ANTH 122 Intro Cultural Anthropology 3
Choose 3 credits:
GEOG 100 Geography of World Regions 3
GEOG 301 Geog of MI and Great Lakes Reg 3
HIST 230 Michigan History 3
PLSC 121 Amer Gov 1-People and Politics 3
PLSC 122 Amer Gov 2-Policy Making 2
PLSC 341 International Politics 3
SOCY 340 Race and Ethnicity in the U.S. 3
Minimum semester credit hours required for planned program minor: 23-35

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. 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.

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

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Ferris State University
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Big Rapids, MI 49307-2737
Phone: 231-591-5361

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