Jan 31, 2023  
2022-2023 UMA Catalog 
    
2022-2023 UMA Catalog

Early Childhood Teacher (081) Minor


Delivery Area: Statewide

Coordinator: Cynthia Dean (207) 621-3192 cynthia.dean@maine.edu

Minor Requirements (59-61 Credit Hours):


SEE PROGRAM COMPLETION GUIDES FOR SEQUENCING OF COURSES.

Pre-candidacy phase (14-16 credits)


  • Complete all pre-candidacy EDU courses with a grade of B- or better. 
  • Complete all core and general education classes
  • Grade of C or better in ENG 101 
  • Grade of C or better in mathematics (MAT 1xx)
  • GPA requirement met: 2.5 overall; 2.75 in education courses
  • Demonstrate proficiency on all key assessments
  • Demonstrate proficiency on dispositions
  • CHRC approval documentation uploaded to Taskstream®

Additional Requirements:


  • Candidacy application procedure: 

    • Complete application to candidacy
  • Candidacy Phase Requirements:

    • Complete all candidacy EDU courses with a grade of B- or better
    • Demonstrate proficiency on all key assessments
    • Demonstrate proficiency on dispositions
    • Demonstrate proficiency on dispositions
    • CHRC approval documentation uploaded to Taskstream®

Additional Requirements:


  • Complete any English course 3 CR
  • Complete any Mathematics course 3 CR MAT 130  and/or MAT 131  recommended
  • Complete any Science course 3 CR
  • Complete any Social Studies course (anthropology, geography, history or political science) 3 CR

Minor Advising Notes:


  • A minimum of 25% of the credits required for a minor needs to be earned at UMA for it to be awarded.
  • A student may be awarded any minor as long as no more than six credits of the minor can be used to fulfill the requirements of the student’s major or concentration.