Thuy  Simpson, Ph.D.

Thuy Simpson, Ph.D.

"There are several things I love about teaching at Grand Valley, but I have to say one of the best things about teaching at Grand Valley is the students. They are very respectful and they make teaching a lot more rewarding." - Thuy Simpson, Finance Department Read More

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Kellogg Community College

Program Guide: Elementary Education

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 151 3
MATH 124 4
Humanities elective 3
Course for teachable major 3
Course for teachable major 3
16
Second Semester
ENGL 152 3
Humanities elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Social Science elective 3
Course for teachable major 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
MATH 111 4
PSYC 201 3
Course for teachable major 3
Course for teachable major 3
World Perspectives elective 3
16
Second Semester
MATH 112 3
Course for teachable major 3
Science elective 4
Course for teachable major 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 endorsement.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Social science elective must be a non-PSYC course.  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  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:  ANTH 200, BUAD 115, FREN 202, HIST 201, HIST 250, HIST 260, LITE 205, LITE 206, POSC 210, POSC 211, SPAN 202
  • 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