Merritt Taylor, Ph.D.

Merritt Taylor, Ph.D.

"Grand Valley students are well prepared, they work hard, and it's a great opportunity and privilege as a professor to be able to show them opportunities that they may not have seen before." - Merritt Taylor, Biomedical Sciences Department Read More

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Southwestern Michigan College

Program Guide: Secondary Education

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 103 3
World Perspectives elective 3
MATH 105 3
Social Science elective 3
Course for teachable major 4
16
Second Semester
ENGL 104 3
Course for teachable major 3
Course for teachable minor 3
PSYC 101 3
Social Science elective 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
Course for teachable major 4
Humanities elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Course for teachable minor 3
14
Second Semester
Humanities elective 3
Course for teachable minor 3
PSYC 205 3
Math/Science elective 4
Humanities elective 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.
  • World Perspectives electives:  GERM 202, PHIL 201, SOCI 101, SPAN 202
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with a 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