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Lake Superior State University

Minor: Early Childhood Education - Teaching

Degree Requirements

To be eligible for this minor, students must be in an Elementary Education program or hold an Elementary Teaching Certificate.

Total Credits Required: 28

  • CHLD150 Observation and Assessment 4
  • CHLD210 Infants and Toddlers 4
  • CHLD225 Emergent Literacy 3
  • CHLD245 Early Childhood Curriculum 3
  • CHLD270 Administration of Early Childhood Programs 2
  • CHLD310 Inclusion of Young Children with Special Needs in Early Childhood Settings 3
  • CHLD440 Family and Community Partnerships 3
  • CHLD480 Directed Teaching Seminar 1
  • CHLD492 Directed 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 Educaton subject test meet the requirements for the Early Childhood (General and Special) Education endorsement (ZS) on a Michigan elementary teaching certificate.

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