Special Education

Helpful Resources


Major Worksheet

The worksheet lists the required courses for the Comprehensive Science and Arts for Teaching major combined with the Special Education major. Only courses needed prior to entering the College of Education and Community Innovation are listed on this worksheet. See the Four-Year curriculum guides below for the courses taken in the College of Education and Community Innovation.

Sample Five-Year Curriculum Plans

Recommendations for coursework for each semester for CSAT majors seeking special education certification with either a Bachelors of Arts or a Bachelors of Science degree. Honors College students can use the Honors Bachelor of Arts or Honors Bachelor of Science plans. These documents also include directions for declaring the majors.

Who are my Academic Advisors?

An explanation of the advising resources available for special education students. Students are urged to seek academic advising very early in their program in order to gain the knowledge needed to stay on-track for graduation.

Additional Help

If you have any questions about Special Education certification at Grand Valley, please contact the College of Education and Community Innovation Student Information Center at (616) 331-6650 or the CLAS Academic Advising Center, C-1-140 MAK, at (616) 331-8585.

The "additional help" link takes you to a list of other resources that you will find useful, such as the link for the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification website.

Page last modified August 11, 2022