2020-2021 Catalog (Current)

Early Childhood Elementary Education

Degree Type: Elementary Education Minor
College(s): College of Arts and Sciences

Program Requirements

Early Childhood Elementary Education, Minor Program Checksheet

Includes:

  • Minor Courses
  • Admission and Transfer Requirements
  • Graduation Requirements

Why Choose Teaching Majors and Minors for Elementary Education Majors?

The Elementary Education program requires the completion of two academic 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, integrated science, and language arts or a major in social studies.

In addition to the two academic minors, elementary education students may choose the Early Childhood Education minor (ZS). This minor prepares students to understand young children at the pre-school to 3rd grade levels. Many school districts in the state of Michigan require this additional endorsement to be hired in grades K-3.

More Information

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

EARLY CHILDHOOD MINOR

THIS MINOR LEADS TO A ZS ENDORSEMENT AFTER PASSING THE MICHIGAN TEST FOR TEACHER CERTIFICATION FOR THE ZS ENDORSEMENT.
Child Development Practicum
1
Child Development Leadership
3
Child Development 1
3
Child Development 2
3
Education of Children
3
Infant Toddler Envir - Curr
4
Childrens Activities
4
Child Development Intern Orien
1
Child Development Internship
4
Internship Seminar
1
Teaching Special Needs in ECE
3

2.50 GPA REQUIRED

27 CREDITS