Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Elementary Education-UM
Education
Associate of Arts
Date: 28-MAY-13 Effective Term: Fall 2013
This program is designed specifically to transfer to the University of Michigan. Admission requirements include the following: 1) Minimum of 2.5 GPA, most admitted students have a 3.0 or better, 2) Completion of 54 transferable credit hours, 3) Admission is offered Fall semester only, application deadline: January 15 4) Experience with children such as tutoring, coaching, teacher aide, is preferred, 5) Three letters of recommendation are required. Personal goal statement, SAT, or ACT test scores are also required. Elective courses should be chosen based on choice of teachable major; Language Arts, Mathematics, Integrated Sciences, and Social Studies. For futher information contact the School of Education, University of Michigan, at te.prog@umich.edu. PSI and WPE courses are required by KVCC for the AA degree. Those courses are not required by the University of Michigan.

Program Required Courses Minimum Credits: 37.00

ART 200 Art for the Elementary Teacher 3
ENG 110 College Writing I 3
ENG 111 College Writing II: Literature 3
MATH 140 Number Concepts Elem/MS Teach 4
MUS 205 Music for Classroom Teacher 3
PHI 201 Introduction/Philosophy 3
PSY 150 Introductory Psychology 3
-AND- CHM 120 General Chemistry I 4
-OR- PHY 111 College Physics I 4
-AND- BIO 100 Fundamentals of Biology 4
-OR- BIO 101 Cellular Biology 4
-AND- GEO 110 Physical Geology 4
-OR- GEO 120 Physical Geography 4
-AND- HRY 102 American History to 1877 3
-OR- HRY 103 American History since 1865 3

Humanities Minimum Credits: 6.00

ART 170 Film Communication 4
ART 220 Art History I 3
ART 221 Art History II 3
ENG 201 English Literature I 4
ENG 202 English Literature II 4
ENG 203 American Lit:Beginnings/1865 4
ENG 204 American Lit II:Civil War-Pres 4
ENG 205 World Literature 4
ENG 206 Shakespeare 4
ENG 207 African American Literature 4
ENG 208 Lesbian/Gay Literature 4
ENG 214 Literary Interpretation 4
ENG 215 Regional American Literature 4
ENG 216 Detective Fiction 4
ENG 217 Science Fiction 4
ENG 218 American Voices 4
ENG 219 Short Stories 4
ENG 230 Women in Literature 4
ENG 242 Children's Literature 4
HUM 101 Modern Culture and the Arts 4
HUM 120 Honors Seminar:Writing/Cities 3
HUM 130 Language and Culture 4
HUM 203 A Study of Love 3
HUM 205 Mythology 3
HUM 207 Old Testament/Hebrew Bible St 3
HUM 208 New Testament Studies 3
HUM 210 China: Culture and History 3
HUM 225 The Arts In The Community 3
MUS 101 Music Appreciation 3
MUS 102 The History of Rock 'n' Roll 3
PHI 100 Great Ideas: In Search/Human 3
PHI 201 Introduction/Philosophy 3
PHI 205 Ethics 3
PHI 209 Comparative Religions 3
PHI 210 History of Christianity 3
PHI 211 Religion in America 3

Political Science Minimum Credits: 3.00

PSI 100 Introduction/Political Science 3
PSI 101 American Government 3
PSI 102 State and Local Government 3

Wellness/Physical Education Minimum Credits: 2.00

WPE 101 Principles of Fitness & Health 2
WPE 109 Water Safety Instructor 2
WPE 110 Lifeguard Training 2
WPE 112 Safety and First Aid 2
WPE 115 Beginning Coaching Techniques 3
WPE 116 Advance Coaching Techniques 3
WPE 117 Sports Officiating-Basketball 1
WPE 120 Nutrition for Wellness 2
WPE 122 Coaching Techniques-Basketball 2
WPE 124 Holistic Health 3
WPE 125 Contemporary Health Issues 3
WPE 128 Managing Stress 1
WPE 131 Fundamentals of Personal Train 3
WPE 135 Womens Self Defense 1
WPE 140 Elementary Move & Activities 3
WPE 145 Physical Educ Method:Early Ele 3
WPE 150 Foundat's/Health, Phys Ed, Rec 3
WPE 152 Swimming for Fitness 1
WPE 153 Weight Training for Fitness 1
WPE 155 Aerobic Exercise 1
WPE 156 Water Aerobics 1
WPE 159 Beginning Golf 1
WPE 160 Beginning Swimming 1
WPE 161 Beginning Tennis 1
WPE 162 T'ai Chi 1
WPE 163 Yoga 1
WPE 168 Volleyball 1
WPE 170 Introduction/Massage Therapy 1
WPE 171 Beginning Pilates 1
WPE 173 Free Weight Training 1
WPE 176 Scuba Diving 2
WPE 177 Karate 2
WPE 178 Indoor Cycling/Fitness 1
WPE 179 Cardio Training - Basic 1
WPE 181 Intermediate Pilates 1
WPE 253 Independent Physical Training 1
WPE 260 Intermediate Swimming 1
WPE 263 Intermediate Yoga 1

Elective Courses Minimum Credits: 14.00

ACR 800 Any Transferable Course 0

  Minimum Total Credits: 62