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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Major Advising: EE

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Advising Undergraduate Students

The Department of Educational Studies: Elementary and Early Childhood and the College of Education serve students through developmentally appropriate levels of advising.

Admission to the Major: 

  1. Completion of 30 credits. 
  2. "A" or "B" in ENG and CMST 100 or CMST 102. 
  3. Cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or better.                                     

Admission to Professional Education:

  1. Minimum grade of "B" (ENG 101, CMST 100 or CMST 102
  2. MATH 201; EEC 215 and EEC 222W
  3. Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA
  4. Minimum 40 credits
  5. Completion of or registration for MTLE Basic Skills
  6. Successful completion of Writing Assessment Lab and follow-up remediation.                                                                                                                        

Admission is competitive based on scores determined by rubric.

  • a.  Recommendation forms focusing on professional dispositions and work experiences.
  • b.  Cover letter and resume.
  • c.  Academic record and GPA.
  • d.  Writing assessment lab.
  • e.  Interview

Admission to Blocks:  Admission to blocks is by application.  Student will be monitored for progress in completing coursework and dispositions.

Admission to Student teaching:  Admission to the student teaching experience is contingent upon completion of:

  1. Completion of all coursework in major and General Education requirements
  2. A cumulative grade point average of 3.0, grades of a "C" or better for all program requirements.
  3. Admittance into Professional Education.
  4. Completion of all methods and professional education course work.
  5. Completion and validation of formal application materials one year prior to student teaching semester.
  6. Attendance at all preliminary student teaching meeting(s).
  7. Recommendation of advisor.
  8. Approval of placement by school district administration, a mentor teacher, and Director of the Office of Field and International Experience, and completion of Minnesota State Police Background check materials.

Application material and specific deadline dates are available on-line.