Early Childhood Education-Teaching Minor
Lake Superior State University offers a minor in early childhood education for students wishing to pair this with a major in fields such as sociology, psychology, social work, or recreation, theater, individualized studies, general education or any field working with children. Field experience integrated with coursework provides opportunities for more in-depth learning and understanding of developmentally appropriate practices and effective interactions with children from birth to age eight. Students choose coursework for a specific age focus. Infants and toddlers, Preschool to third grade. A grade of C or higher must be earned in all TEAC courses.
To be eligible for this minor, students must be in an Elementary Education program or hold an Elementary Teaching Certificate.
|CHLD 150||Observation and Assessment||4|
|CHLD 210||Infants and Toddlers||4|
|CHLD 225||Emergent Literacy||3|
|CHLD 245||Early Childhood Curriculum||3|
|CHLD 270||Admin Early Childhood Programs||2|
|CHLD 310||Inc Chld Spec Needs in Setting||3|
|CHLD 440||Family/Community Partnerships||3|
|CHLD 480||Directed Teaching: Seminar||1|
|CHLD 492||Dir Teaching: Early Childhood||5|
Students must earn a grade of C or higher in each course. A minimum gpa of 2.700 or higher is required for this minor.
Successful completion of this minor and a passing score on the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification Early Childhood Education subject test meet the requirements for the Early Childhood (General and Special) Education endorsement (ZS) on a Michigan elementary teaching certificate.