Feb 29, 2024  
2011-2013 Catalog-EXPIRED 

Pre-Professional Elementary Education, A.A.

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(Code 804)

Suggested GRCC Program:

Associate in Arts

The curriculum for students planning to become elementary teachers varies considerably among transfer institutions. Please see an advisor for specific information pertaining to the courses to take while at GRCC. A sample program is suggested below.

A Sample Program for Pre-Professional Elementary Education Leading to an Associate’s Degree:



Fitness/Wellness Activities

Professional Core

Total Credits (for AA): 62

(MACRAO agreement is met)

* Must have a “C” in MA 107  or high school equivalent.

** Be sure to check with specific transfer institution to see if this course is accepted.

Consult transfer institution to identify additional required courses.

It is the responsibility of all students to contact the college or university to which they wish to transfer in order to verify transfer credits. Each institution reserves the right to make changes in transfer requirements without prior notification. This is a guide of possible courses for the two years at GRCC.

All teacher education students are encouraged and welcome to attend the Teacher Education Seminars and all other events held monthly on the GRCC campus. The activities are posted in all College bulletins. For more information regarding any aspect of Teacher Education as well as to explore the scholarships available for future teachers, please stop by the Education Department in Room 266, Main Building, or call (616) 234-3380.

Transfer Opportunities:

The Transfer Guide for many bachelor’s degree majors offered at Michigan colleges and universities is available at the Counseling and Career Center and online at www.grcc.edu.

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