Kyle Partlo

Kyle Partlo

"The faculty is ready to help you. They respond to emails promptly. They're more than willing to help. They're there for the students." - Kyle Partlo, computer engineering major Read More

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Southwestern Michigan College

Program Guide: Elementary Education

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 103 3
World Perspectives elective 3
MATH 136 4
Elective for teachable major 3
Humanities elective 3
16
Second Semester
ENGI 104 3
Elective for teachable major 4
Humanities elective 3
PSYC 101 3
Elective for teachable major 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
Elective for teachable major 3
MATH 153 4
Elective for teachable major 3
Science Lab elective 4
Elective for teachable major 3
17
Second Semester
Science elective 4
MATH 154 3
Social Science elective 3
Elective for teachable major 3
PSYC 205 3
16
 

NOTES:

  • 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.
  • World Perspectives electives:  GERM 202, PHIL 201, SOCI 101, SPAN 202
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.   Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-PSYC course.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO  agreement.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Please contact an advisor early. The College of Education advisors can be reached at 616-331-6650.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

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