The Transformational Link

The Transformational Link

The Transformational Link on the Allendale Campus was completed by Detroit artist Gary Kulak and represents a student's educational journey at GVSU.

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West Shore Community College

Program Guide: Secondary Education

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 3
MTH 151 4
Course for teachable minor 3
Course for teachable major 3
PSY 161 3
16
Second Semester
ENG 112 3
Course for teachable minor 3
Course for teachable major 4
Humanities elective 3
World Perspectives elective 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
Course for teachable major 3
Humanities elective 3
Lab Science elective 4
PSY 262 3
Course for teachable minor 4
17
Second Semester
Course for teachable major 3
Science elective 4
Social Science elective 3
Course for teachable minor 3
Course for teachable major 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 endorsements.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-PSY 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:  ANT 112, GEO 133, LIT 213, PHL 202, SPN 202, HIS 142
  • 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