DeJanae Hayes

DeJanae Hayes

"I love our faculty and staff. They are so nice. They care about our grades and us succeeding here at Grand Valley." - DeJanae Hayes, accounting and finance major Read More

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Gogebic Community College

Program Guide: Special Education

First Year

First Semester
ENG 101 3
MTH 110 4
PSY 101 4
Elective 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
ENG 102 3
World Perspectives elective 3
HST 201 or 101 or 102 or 202 3
Elective 3
Elective 3

Second Year

First Semester
PSY 202 4
Science Lab elective 4
MTH 121 4
Humanities elective 3
Second Semester
Humanities elective 3
MTH 122 4
Science elective 3
Elective 4


  • Students completing the B.A. degree may take three courses in a foreign language. Students completing the B.S. degree may take MTH 211.
  • Students should transfer after one year
  • 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.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 105, BUS 240, ENG 225, ENG 226, ENG 236, GEG 111, HST 103, HST 160, HST 170, SPA 202


  • 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.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Please contact an advisor early. The College of Education Advisors can be reached at 616-331-6650.


The application deadline for the College of Education is 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 •