Richard Jelier, Ph.D.

Richard Jelier, Ph.D.

"Grand Valley has a great integration of teaching, research, and service." - Richard Jelier, School of Public, Nonprofit, and Health Administration Read More

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Alpena Community College

Program Guide: Elementary Education - Social Studies

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 or 121 3
MTH 121 4
ECN 231 3
Elective 3
HST 121 3
Second Semester
ENG 112 or 122 3
PSY 101 3
Science Lab elective 4
ECN 232 3
HST 122 3

Second Year

First Semester
Science elective 4
HST 221 3
PLS 228 3
ENG 242 3
MTH 111 3
Second Semester
MTH 117 3
HST 222 3
Elective 3
PSY 226 3
Humanities elective 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 program leading to the bachelor's degree and Michigan Provisional Certification.  Certification is available in elementary general education, secondary general education, and special education.
  • Please note:  Please contact an advisor early.  The College of Education advisors can be reached at (616)331-6650.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Humanities elective must be a non-ENG course.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.



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 •