Justin Ebert

Justin Ebert

"I'm continually astounded and humbled by the caliber of the faculty that teach here and the sincere interest that they have in the success of their students." - Justin Ebert, classics and economics double major Read More

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Alpena Community College

Program Guide: Elementary Education - Social Studies

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 or 121 3
MTH 121 4
ECN 231 3
Elective 3
HST 121 3
Second Semester
ENG 112 or 122 3
PSY 101 3
Science Lab elective 4
ECN 232 3
HST 122 3

Second Year

First Semester
Science elective 4
HST 221 3
PLS 228 3
ENG 242 3
MTH 111 3
Second Semester
MTH 117 3
HST 222 3
Elective 3
PSY 226 3
Humanities elective 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 program leading to the bachelor's degree and Michigan Provisional Certification.  Certification is available in elementary general education, secondary general education, and special education.
  • Please note:  Please contact an advisor early.  The College of Education advisors can be reached at (616)331-6650.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  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.



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