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Mineral Area College Early Childhood Certification Agreement

  • Students who have graduated from a Missouri Community College with an Associate of Arts Degree and have completed the MO/GER 42 Block Requirements will have satisfied Fontbonne University General Education Requirements (42- Credit Hour Block).
  • Students who have not satisfied the MO/GER 42 Block Requirements must complete Fontbonne 42 Credit Hour of General Education Requirements that is listed on the next page. A course by course transcript evaluation will be performed.
  • Please note that some majors have specific General Education Requirements that meets both General Education and Major requirements.  Additional General Education Requirements (GER) are listed on the next page.
  • A maximum of 64 credit hours may be transferred from East Central Community College. 

The following is a list of the required courses for the Early Childhood Certification (Birth-3rd Grade) Major Degree at Fontbonne University and the equivalent courses offered at Mineral Area College.

Major:     Early Childhood Certification (Birth-3rd Grade)
Degree Offered:  Bachelor of Science

Major Requirements



ECE 1040 Early Childhood, Health, Safety & Nutrition

HES 214 Nutrition & Wellness

ECE 1000 Introduction to Early Childhood Education

HES 131 Intro to Early Childhood

EDU 2200 Technology for Teachers  (GER/MAJOR)

CIS 103 Microcomputer Applications in Education  (GER/MAJOR)

EDU 2400 Infant & Toddler Methods and Materials
Note: Student needs 30 hour clock hours in practicum

HES 230 Infant/Toddler Development
(HES 229 if required)

EDU 1300 Child Development

PSY 200 Developmental Psychology

AND EDU 1100 Psychology of Adolescence


EDU 1230 Introduction to Education

EDU 200 Intro to Classroom Teaching