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Grand Valley State University    
 
    
 
  Sep 23, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Comprehensive Science and Arts for Teaching


Requirements for a Comprehensive Science and Arts for Teaching Major


Students planning to obtain a comprehensive science and arts for teaching major must complete the following requirements and must also meet with a CSAT major advisor.

Major Requirements


8. Foundations


B.A. and B.S. Degree Requirements


Students seeking a Bachelor of Science must complete the following requirements to satisfy program requirements:

Students seeking a Bachelor of Arts in the comprehensive science and arts for teaching major must demonstrate third-semester proficiency in a foreign language by successfully completing a 201-level language course, passing a proficiency exam in the language chosen or through AP credit.

Endorsement Areas


The comprehensive science and arts for teaching major is designed for students seeking certification to teach in specialized areas at the elementary and/or middle school levels, and is combined with either of the following programs:

The special education major in the College of Education. The CSAT major is required for the special education endorsements (cognitive impairment, emotional impairment, learning disabilities, and early childhood education), but it is only one part of the requirements for teacher certification.

The Spanish elementary education minor (in the department of modern languages) and the elementary education major in the College of Education. The CSAT major is required for the endorsement in Spanish elementary education, but it is only one part of the requirements for teacher certification.

Comprehensive Science and Arts for Teaching Program Description


Click here for the program description.