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Elementary Education

Bachelor of Science (BS)

The Elementary Education program is a teacher preparation program that is planned, developed and implemented in partnership with Lake Michigan College. The program also offers a transfer program with Southwestern Michigan College. This is a standards-based program designed to instill in students the subject-matter knowledge that allows them to teach, with confidence and expertise, all curricular areas common to an elementary program. Students who complete the program will earn Michigan Elementary Provisional Certification. This program will prepare students to assume teaching responsibilities in K-8 classrooms. Students obtain a minor in Elementary Education and also choose two additional minors from the following areas with advisor approval:

  • Integrated Science
  • Elementary Language Arts
  • Elementary and Middle School Mathematics (some courses must be taken at Kalamazoo campus)

Program Benefits

  • Students will learn superior methods, skills and strategies necessary to become an effective teacher including an internship (12 credits) at an assigned school near the regional site
  • Students will learn how to use current technology to enhance learning
  • Graduates are highly trained and meet the No Child Left Behind guidelines