Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Special Education-GVSU
Education
Associate of Arts
Date: 14-MAR-14 Effective Term: Fall 2014
Students admitted to the Special Education program at GVSU select from two areas, Teaching Emotionally Impaired or Teaching Cognitively Impaired. Admission requires a minimum 2.7 GPA. The deadline for application to the Special Education program is February 1. The number of students admitted is limited, selection is based on academic performance, semester hours earned, and the overall strength of the applicant.

Program Required Courses Minimum Credits: 42.00

ENG 110 College Writing I 3
ENG 111 College Writing II: Literature 3
MATH 116 Intermediate Algebra 4
MATH 140 Number Concepts Elem/MS Teach 4
MATH 142 Geometry Elem/MS Teachers 4
PHY 180 Phys Science in Elem Education 3
PSY 150 Introductory Psychology 3
PSY 190 Child Psychology 3
PSY 260 Educational Psychology 3
-AND- HRY 100 Early Western Civilization 3
-OR- HRY 101 Modern Western Civilization 3
-AND- GEO 102 World Geography-Maps & Media 3
-OR- HUM 205 Mythology 3
-OR- SOC 201 Intro to Cultural Anthropology 3
-AND- HUM 101 Modern Culture and the Arts 4
-OR- MUS 101 Music Appreciation 3
-AND- PHI 201 Introduction/Philosophy 3
-OR- PHI 205 Ethics 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

Biology Minimum Credits: 4.00

BIO 100 Fundamentals of Biology 4
BIO 101 Cellular Biology 4
BIO 105 Environmental Issues 4
BIO 110 Anatomy and Physiology 4
BIO 120 Ecology and Field Biology 4
BIO 121 Field Studies/Environmentl Bio 4
BIO 210 Human Physiology 4

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: 11.00

ACR 800 Any Transferable Course 0

  Minimum Total Credits: 62