Shane O'Donohue

Shane O'Donohue

"What I like best about Grand Valley are the people here. Everybody is very supportive and they want you to succeed in life, and that is a great feeling having such a family behind you." - Shane O'Donohue, biomedical sciences and psychology double major Read More

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Henry Ford Community College

Program Guide: Elementary Education

First Year

First Semester
ENG 131 3
MATH 115 5
Course for teachable major 3
Course for teachable major 3
PSY 131 3
17
Second Semester
ENG 132 3
MATH 121 3
Science elective 3
Course for teachable major 3
PSY 152 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
MATH 221 3
Humanities elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Humanities elective 3
Course for teachable major 3
16
Second Semester
World Perspectives elective 3
MATH 225 3
Course for teachable major 3
Course for teachable major 3
Social Science elective 3
15
 

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).  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:  ANTH 131, ANTH 152, ARA 232, FRE 232, GEOG 132, GER 232, HIST 113, SPN 232, WR 131, WR 232, WR 233, WR 240
  • 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 f r 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