School: Education
Degree Type: Minor

Students preparing for a career in Early Childhood Education without Elementary Licensure are encouraged to pursue a Human Development and Family Studies major and ECE minor.

At the successful completion of the teacher education program, candidates will be able to:

  • Exhibit the knowledge, skills, abilities, and professional dispositions required for the¬†Preliminary Teaching License, as provided in Oregon Administrative Rule 584-420- 0030, and the Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) standards.
  • Model the values, ethics and character of a Christian educator in a diverse and changing world.
  • Meet the high standards of the program in coursework, clinical experiences, and work products, leading to the cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and physical achievement of the students they will teach.