University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Early Childhood Education Minor

Minor - Early Childhood Education 


Required courses24
Total Hours24

Degree Specific Credits: 24

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Note: This minor can only be completed by individuals seeking K-8 elementary licensure or currently licensed elementary education teachers.

Required Courses

NoteEDEC 420 and EDEC 495 are co-requisites and must be completed as the capstone for the ECE minor.

Complete all of the following courses:
EDEC 408Early Childhood Principles and Practices3
EDEC 410Families, Communities, Culture3
EDEC 420Implementing Standards and Assessment in Play-Based Environments3
EDEC 434Social/Emotional Development & Child Guidance3
EDEC 495EC Fieldwork/Practicum: Integrated Curriculum3
EDU 222Educational Psych Child Dev3
EDU 397Methods: Teaching & Assessing (PK-4 Early Numeracy)3
EDU 397Methods: Teaching & Assessing (PK-3 Early Literacy)3
Total Hours24

Minimum Required Grade: C-