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Pre-Elementary Education with ZS Endorsement, A.A. (3 + 1, Ferris State University)

Prepare to earn your bachelor's degree at Ferris State University (FSU) and begin your career as an elementary education teacher.

Your Pre-Elementary Education with ZS Endorsement, A.A. (3 + 1, Ferris State University) Degree will prepare you to transfer to FSU as a junior to begin your Elementary Education Bachelor of Science bachelor's degree with the Early Childhood Minor (ZS Endorsement). 

You will complete at least 570 hours in a variety of hands-on, field-based experiences in the K-8 classroom. The FSU program requires the completion of two elementary education minors, or one elementary education teaching major in addition to a planned program minor, giving students a broad academic base in language arts, math, social studies and science. You will also receive an excellent foundation in physical education and fine arts. Professional education courses include field-based experiences supervised by instructional teams comprised of teacher educators, professors from the content area disciplines and K-8 teachers.

Program Admissions Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Pre-Elementary Education with ZS Endorsement program, complete the Child Development, Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences degree. Contact the GRCC Education Department for additional information.

Additional Information

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