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Kellogg Community College

Program Guide: Special Education

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 151 3
MATH 125 4
HIST 103 or HIST 104 or HIST 201 or HIST 202 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
ENGL 152 3
Elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3

Second Year

First Semester
MATH 111 4
PSYC 201 3
Elective 3
World Perspectives elective 3
PEP 290 3
Second Semester
Science elective 4
MATH 112 3
EDUC 204 3
Elective 4


  • Students completing the B.A. degree may take three semesters of a foreign language. Students completing the B.S. degree may take MATH 130.
  • Students may want to transfer after one year of basic courses.
  • 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: ANTH 200, BUAD 115, FREN 202, HIST 201, HIST 250, HIST 260, LITE 205, LITE 206, POSC 210, POSC 211, SPAN 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 •