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Comprehensive Science and Arts for Teaching, B.A., B.S.

The comprehensive science and arts for teaching (CSAT) major is for students seeking certification to teach in specialized areas at the elementary and/or middle school levels. It provides a solid foundation in all content areas taught at these levels.

Program Overview

The CSAT major combines with one of two majors in the College of Education; it leads to certification in elementary education with one of the following specialized endorsement areas: special education, Spanish (paired with the Spanish elementary education minor), English as a Second Language (ESL) (with the Applied Linguistics-ESL minor), or early childhood (with the Early Childhood Education minor). A Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) may be earned. For certification, the student must:

Why Study CSAT at Grand Valley?

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