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Sridhar Sundaram, D.B.A.

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Alpena Community College

Program Guide: Elementary Education

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 or 121 3
MTH 121 4
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Course for teachable major 3
Second Semester
ENG 112 or 122 3
PSY 101 3
Science Lab elective 4
Course for teachable major 3
Course for teachable major 3

Second Year

First Semester
Science elective 4
Social Science elective 3
ENG 242 3
Course for teachable major 3
MATH 111 3
Second Semester
MTH 117 3
Elective 3
PSY 226 3
Course for teachable major 3
Course for teachable major 3


  • 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 Transfe agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different discipllines.  Social science elective must be a non-PSY course.  Humanities elective must be a non-ENG course.    Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANP 121, ANP 239, ENG 203, HUM 241, HUM 242
  • PLEASE NOTE: Please contact an advisor early. The College of Education advisors can be reached at 616-331-6650.


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 •