Allendale Campus

Allendale Campus

Set on 1,304 acres along the scenic Grand River Valley, the Allendale main campus is home to modern classrooms and labs, contemporary housing, outstanding fitness and sports facilities, a comprehensive library, and much more.

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Delta College

Program Guide: Elementary Education

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 3
MTH 151 or 122 4
Social Science elective 3
World Perspectives elective 3
PSY 211 4
Second Semester
ENG 112 3
Course for teachable major 3
Science Lab elective 4
PSY 223 3
Course for teachable major 3

Second Year

First Semester
Humanities elective 3
Course for teachable major 3
Science elective 3
MTH 115 3
Course for teachable major 3
Second Semester
Course for teachable major 4
Humanities elective 3
Course for teachable major 3
Course for teachable major 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 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.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA).  Science and humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-PSY course.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives: FR 212, GE 212, GEO 113, GEO 255, HIS 111, IHU 234, LIT 228, LIT 229, LIT 241, LIT 260, MGT 265, POL 222, SOC 231, SOC 265, SPA 212, SSI 234

PLEASE NOTE: Please contact an advisor early. The College of Education advisors can be reached at 616-331-6650.


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 •