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Northwestern Michigan College

Program Guide for Special Education

First Year, First Semester

Course Credits
ENG 111 4
MTH 111 4
PSY 101 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
Total 17

First Year, Second Semester

Course Credits
ENG 112 4
HST 111 3
Science Lab elective 4
PSY 212 3
Total 14

Second Year, First Semester

Course Credits
MTH 106 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
Science elective 4
Total 13

Second Year, Second Semester

Course Credits
MTH 206 3
Global Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total 15

PROGRAM NOTES:

  • For students completing the B.S. degree you may take MTH 131. Students completing the B.A. degree should take three semesters of a single foreign language.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • Students should consider transferring after one year.
  • Global Perspectives electives:  Please see general education guide for list of approved courses
  • IMPORTANT -  All College of Education applicants must submit an official copy of the reading, mathematics, and writing sub-scores from the ACT or SAT. These must be on-file with the Office of Admissions at GVSU. If you have questions about the test, please see an advisor immediately.

 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION:

  • Programs are approved by the Michigan Department of Education and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
  • The College of Education offers programs leading to the bachelor's degree and Michigan Provisional Certification. Certification is available in elementary general education, secondary general education, or elementary education with special education endorsements.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Please contact an advisor early. The College of Education Advisors can be reached at 616-331-6650.