Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Special Education-CMU
Education
Associate of Arts
Date: 09-MAY-13 Effective Term: Fall 2013
Students are required to present evidence of at least 45 clock hours of experience with children or youth prior to admissions to the teacher education program at CMU. These hours must be in the classroom setting. A minimum 2.7 GPA is required for admission to this program. An application must be on file in the Office of Teacher Education by February 15 for the Fall Semester and by September 15, for the Spring Semester. Students are required to complete Introduction to Teaching at CMU before admission to this program. This course is available at Glen Oaks Community College and Lake Michigan College. This guide is primarily for Elementary Education (K-8) endorsement. Additional information can be obtained from the Teacher's Education Student Services at CMU.

Program Required Courses Minimum Credits: 54.00

BIO 100 Fundamentals of Biology 4
CHM 100 Fundamentals of Chemistry 4
COM 101 Public Speaking 3
ENG 110 College Writing I 3
ENG 111 College Writing II: Literature 3
HRY 102 American History to 1877 3
HRY 103 American History since 1865 3
MATH 116 Intermediate Algebra 4
MATH 140 Number Concepts Elem/MS Teach 4
PHY 124 Astronomy of the Solar System 4
PSY 150 Introductory Psychology 3
PSY 160 Human Growth and Development 3
WPE 140 Elementary Move & Activities 3
-AND- GEO 110 Physical Geology 4
-OR- GEO 120 Physical Geography 4
-AND- HRY 240 African American Experience 3
-OR- SOC 103 Contemporary Social Problems 3
-AND- PSI 100 Introduction/Political Science 3
-OR- PSI 101 American Government 3

Humanities Minimum Credits: 3.00

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 206 Shakespeare 4
ENG 207 African American Literature 4
ENG 208 Lesbian/Gay Literature 4
ENG 214 Literary Interpretation 4
ENG 217 Science Fiction 4
ENG 219 Short Stories 4
HRY 100 Early Western Civilization 3
HRY 101 Modern Western Civilization 3
HRY 210 History of the Far East 3
HRY 230 Women in History 3
HUM 101 Modern Culture and the Arts 4
HUM 120 Honors Seminar:Writing/Cities 3
HUM 207 Old Testament/Hebrew Bible St 3
HUM 208 New Testament Studies 3
MUS 101 Music Appreciation 3
MUS 102 The History of Rock 'n' Roll 3
PHI 201 Introduction/Philosophy 3
PHI 205 Ethics 3
PHI 209 Comparative Religions 3
PHI 211 Religion in America 3

Elective Courses Minimum Credits: 5.00

ACR 800 Any Transferable Course 0

  Minimum Total Credits: 62