Declaring Education Majors and Minors

Declaring the Elementary Education Majors and Minor:

  1. Log into myBanner from the GVSU homepage
  2. Once logged in select "Student", "Student Records", and then, "Change Major"
  3. Click on the "Change Major 1/Program" box
  4. Click on the down arrow in the box next to "New Major 1/Program," from here scroll down and choose the appropriate major with teaching emphasis - choose either BA/BS in Language Arts, Integrated Science, Group Social Studies, or Mathematics
  5. Click "Submit" and then "Change to New Program"
  6. Return to the Change Major Screen and select "Add or Change Second Major"
  7. Click on the down arrow in the box next to "New Major 2," from here, scroll down and choose "Education" from the list and then click "Submit" and "Add Second Major"
  8. Return to Change Major Screen and select "Add a Minor" or "Add or Delete Minor", scroll to and select "Elementary Certification" and then click "Submit" and "Add Minor"

Declaring the Secondary Education Majors and Minor:

  1. Log into myBanner from the GVSU homepage
  2. Once logged in select "Student", "Student Records", and then, "Change Major"
  3. Click on the "Change Major 1/Program" box
  4. Click on the down arrow in the box next to "New Major 1/Program", from here scroll down and choose the appropriate major with teaching emphasis (choose either BA or BS)
  5. Click "Submit" and then "Change to New Program"
  6. Return to the Change Major Screen and select "Add or Change Second Major"
  7. Click on the down arrow in the box next to "New Major 2," from here, scroll down and choose "Education" from the list and then click "Submit" and "Add Second Major"
  8. Return to Change Major Screen and select "Add a Minor" or "Add or Delete Minor", scroll to and select appropriate minor with teaching emphasis, and then click "Submit" and "Add Minor"

Declaring the Comprehensive Science & Arts for Teaching (CSAT) major and 2nd Major Special Education or General Education.

  1. Log into myBanner from the GVSU homepage
  2. Once logged in select "Student", "Student Records", and then, "Change Major"
  3. Click on the "Change Major 1/Program" box
  4. Click on the down arrow in the box next to "New Major 1/Program", from here scroll down and choose "Comprehensive Science & Arts for Teaching" (Choose either BA or BS)
  5. Click "Submit" and then "Change to New Program"
  6. Return to the Change Major Screen and select "Add or Change Second Major"
  7. Choose "Special Education" OR "General Education" from the list and then click "Submit" and "Add Second Major"

Visit the CLAS Academic Advising Center

If you need more information or advising on the majors and/or minors offered by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, please visit the CLAS Academic Advising Center, or call (616) 331-8585.