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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Southwestern Michigan College

Program Guide: Elementary Education

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 103 3
World Perspectives elective 3
MATH 105 3
Elective for teachable major 3
Humanities elective 3
15
Second Semester
ENGI 104 3
Elective for teachable major 4
Humanities elective 3
PSYC 101 3
Elective for teachable major 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
Elective for teachable major 3
MATH 153 4
Elective for teachable major 3
Science Lab elective 4
Elective for teachable major 3
17
Second Semester
Humanities elective 3
MATH 154 3
Social Science elective 3
Elective for teachable major 3
PSYC 205 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.
  • World Perspectives electives:  GERM 202, PHIL 201, SOCI 101, SPAN 202
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • 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