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Northwestern Michigan College

Program Guide: Secondary Education

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 4
MTH 121 4
PSY 101 3
Elective for teachable major 3
Humanities elective 3
17
Second Semester
ENG 112 4
Elective for teachable minor 3
World Perpsectives elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Elective for teachable major 3
17
 

Second Year

First Semester
Elective for teachable major 3
CD 202 4
Elective for teachable minor 3
Elective for teachable major 3
Humanities elective 3
16
Second Semester
Elective for teachable major 3
Elective for teachable minor 3
Social Science elective 3
Elective for teachable major 3
Science elective 4
16
 

NOTES:

  • Teachable majors: Visual Art for K-12, English, English/Language Arts, French, German, Spanish, Music, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology/Earth Science, Mathematics, Physical Education for K-12, Physics, History, Social Studies
  • Teachable minors: English, French, German, Music, Spanish, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology/Earth Science, Health Science, Mathematics, Physical Education, Physics, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology.
  • 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 113, ART 111, ART 112, ENG 241, ENG 271, GEO 109, HST 228, HST 235, FRN 202, SPN 202, PHL 121, PHL 122, PLS 132, PLS 211
  • 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