TRANSFER GUIDE

Curriculum:  Early Childhood ZS Endorsement, Ferris State University
             For Certified Teachers
Curriculum Code: 1460                                                              

                        		    Semester  Semester
Code       Title        		    Credits   Offered

REQUIREMENTS Total: 30 Credits
CHDV 100   Foundations Early Childhood Ed   	3   	ALL
CHDV 101   Child Growth/Develop: 0-10 Yrs    	4   	ALL
CHDV 111   Child Guidance/Communication     	4   	F,SP
CHDV 112   Fam Relation/Early Child Prog    	3   	F,SP
CHDV 188   Inclusion: Erly Ch Special Need    	2    	F,SP
CHDV 220   Preschool Curr/Learn Environ   	4   	F,SP
CHDV 221   Infant-Toddler Prog Develop    	4   	F,SP
CHDV 284   Early Childhood Practicum    	6    	SP

                                                          TOTAL CREDITS 30
1. This transfer guide supports an Articulation (partnership) Agreement between 
   Lansing Community College (LCC) and Ferris State University (Ferris), which 
   facilitates the transfer of LCC credits to FSU. This agreement expired on
   July 1, 2011. Contact Liza Ing for more information at (231) 591-3561 or
2. Students must have a current elementary teaching certificate to be eligible 
   for this program. Courses are completed at LCC with certification granted by 
   Ferris State University.
3. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required of all courses listed. No grade lower than 2.0.
4. Successful completion of the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification - Early
   Childhood Education test is required prior to applying for the ZA endorsement.
   MTTC information is available online at   
5. Internship is a total of 300 hours; 150 hours required in each of two 
   different age settings (infant-toddler, preprimary, or primary). Hours in 
   special education or inclusive classroom required for part of field placement
6. Though faculty advisors are responsible for advising students regarding degree
   requirements, it is the student who is ultimately responsible for choosing the 
   correct courses and for following the correct program.  
7. Students seeking an LCC associate degree must fulfill specific graduation
   requirements. See the LCC Catalog for details.
8. This transfer guide requires basic skill levels in mathematics, reading, and 
   writing. To determine accurate course placement, students should take the 
   Computerized Placement Tests in the LCC Assessment Center (GB 200) prior to
   registration. For testing hours call (517) 267-5500.
For further information and advising, contact Liza Ing, Director-FSU School of 
Education, at (231) 591-3561 or; program website available at  For assistance with the transfer process, contact
Shari Chamberlain, Transfer Admissions Office at (800) 4-FERRIS/(231) 591-2100 or 

Effective from Fall 2013 through Summer 2014