Andrew Plague

Andrew Plague

"I came to Grand Valley because it has everything that a big university offers, but it feels like a small university. I wanted to go somewhere where my professors knew my name and I could work one-on-one with them." - Andrew Plague, political science major Read More

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Oakland Community College

Program Guide: Secondary Education

First Year

First Semester
ENG 1510 3
MAT 1540 4
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective for teachable major 3
16
Second Semester
ENG 1520 3
PSY 2510 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective for teachable major 3
Elective for teachable minor 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
Social Science elective 3
Elective for teachable minor 3
Science Lab elective 4
Elective for teachable major 3
Elective for teachable major 3
16
Second Semester
Elective for teachable minor 3
PSY 2710 3
Science elective 4
Elective for teachable major 3
Course for teachable minor 3
16
 

NOTES:

  • 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 endorsement.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-PSY course.  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.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 1540, ANT 2750, ARA 2620, BUS 2150, CHI 2620, ENG 2530, ENG 2540, FRE 2620, GEO 1520, GER 2620, GLS 2900 - 2920, HIS 1520, HUM 1710, JPN 2620, MUS 1585, POL 2610, RUS 2620, SPA 2620
  • PLEASE NOTE: Please contact an advisor early. The College of Education advisors can be reached at 616-331-6650.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Deadlines for application to Teacher Education are: September 15 for winter admission and field placement; February 1 for fall admission and field placement. Application packets are available in the College of Education.

Admissions Office • 1 Campus Drive • Allendale MI 49401-9403
Phone (616) 331-2025 • 1-800-748-0246 • admissions@gvsu.edu