Tyler Way

Tyler Way

"Grand Valley's liberal education broadened my experiences. I got to learn a lot of different subjects, and then I got to choose and pick which one I really wanted to dive into and focus on." - Tyler Way '09, Footwear Designer, Sebago - Wolverine Worldwide; Creative Director, Fashion Has Heart; Freelancer Read More

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Schoolcraft College

Program Guide: Elementary Education

First Year

First Semester
ENG 101 3
MATH 128 4
Social Science elective 3
Humanities elective 3
EDUC 110 3
Second Semester
ENG 102 3
MATH 105 4
Science lab elective 4
PSYC 201 4

Second Year

First Semester
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Course for teachable major 3
MATH 106 4
Course for teachable major 3
Second Semester
Science elective 4
PSYC 209 3
EDUC 205 3
EDUC 270 3
Course for teachable major 3


  • Teachable majors: Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Integrated Science
  • Programs are approved by the Michigan Department of Education and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
  • Students should consider transferring after one year of basic classes.
  • 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.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-PSYCH 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:  ANTH 211, ARA 202, FR 202, GEOG 133, GER 202, HIST 137, HIST 138, HUM 232, SPAN 202
  • PLEASE NOTE: Please contact an advisor early. The College of Education advisors can be reached at 616-331-6650.
Admissions Office • 1 Campus Drive • Allendale MI 49401-9403
Phone (616) 331-2025 • 1-800-748-0246 • admissions@gvsu.edu