At Century College, you can choose from a variety of career and technical programs leading directly to employment as well as courses designed to transfer to four-year colleges and universities. You will learn from expert instructors with access to innovative learning opportunities and state-of-the-art facilities.
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Each year, nearly 1,000 students apply for a Century College Foundation scholarship. While we awarded over 200 scholarships last year, many students are left empty-handed. With your support, we can ensure more students have the help they need to succeed.
The Continuing Education and Customized Training department can help you to get ahead in your career by offering a variety of non-credit workforce training and development opportunities. Through customized training options, Century College can work directly with employers to meet the training needs of employees.
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Century College is committed to the success of each student. This commitment to student success and persistence is demonstrated by the numerous student services and support available in and out of the classroom, including academic resources, assistive services, student wellness options and planning support.
The Elementary Education Foundations Transfer Pathway AS offers students a powerful option: the opportunity to complete an Associate of Science degree with course credits that directly transfer to designated Elementary Education bachelor’s degree programs at Minnesota State universities. The curriculum has been specifically designed so that students completing this pathway degree and transferring to one of the seven Minnesota State universities enter the university with junior-year status. All courses in the Transfer Pathway associate degree will directly transfer and apply to the designated bachelor’s degree programs in a related field.
Minnesota State universities include: Bemidji State University; Metropolitan State University; Minnesota State University, Mankato; Minnesota State University Moorhead; Southwest Minnesota State University; St. Cloud State University; and Winona State University.
Individuals who have been arrested, charged or convicted of any criminal offense should investigate the impact that the arrest, charge or conviction may have on the ability to complete field experience in coursework and the chances of employment in the field of Education. For more information about the background study process and disqualifying crimes, contact the Minnesota Department of Human Services at 651-296-3802.
Three credits in each of four Goal areas selected from Goals 7, 8, 9 and 10 are required. Many courses from Goals 1-6 also meet Goals 7-10. One course may fulfill a maximum of two Goals. Credits count only once.
Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships
This transfer pathway degree is designed to transfer to the following Minnesota State university designated baccalaureate degree majors. This information is subject to change. Refer to the Century College program webpage, transfer university websites, and Transferology for current information. Contact your Century academic advisor/counselor for more details and assistance.
Bemidji State University:
Elementary Education, BS
Metropolitan State University:
Urban Elementary Education, BS
Minnesota State University, Mankato:
Elementary Education, BS
Minnesota State University, Moorhead:
Elementary Inclusive, BS
Southwest Minnesota State University:
Elementary Education, BS
St. Cloud State University:
Elementary (K-6) Education, BA
Winona State University:
Elementary (K-6) Education, BT
There are additional admission requirements into Elementary Education programs beyond the requirements of the university itself. Students should check with the Elementary Education Department at the Minnesota State University you are interested in attending for the specific admission criteria to that program. Requirements may include experience working with and commitment to working with people of color, minimum GPA in specific courses, etc.
Articulations exist with the following:
College of St. Scholastica- St. Paul
Concordia University St. Paul
Program Learning Outcomes
At the end of this program students will be able to:
Develop proficiency in academic content areas reflective the elementary classroom standards.
Explain the historical and philosophical foundations of schools in America.
Identify characteristics and developmental stages of early and middle childhood within the social, cognitive, physical, and emotional domains.
Explain factors that influence learning.
Analyze culturally responsive curriculum in field experiences.
Demonstrate student-centered learning using technology and research-based practices.
Create professional electronic portfolios displaying achievement in the field of education.
Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.
This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu
Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.