Introduction to Elementary Education (CTELED)


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2022-2023 Academic Requirements

This program prepares students to transfer into an elementary education program at a four-year college or university. The first year of instruction in a bachelor's degree program in elementary education is covered. The program includes the general education courses used for many elementary education programs in Michigan that prepare students for the state-mandated basic skills tests. Requirements may vary among colleges so students should contact an advisor to discuss how the curriculum will transfer to your intended 4-year college.

Humanities, Social & Behav Sci
Behavioral Sciences Department
Nichole Klemmer
Mary Mullalond
Brittany Tripp
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
COM 101   Fundamentals of Speaking 3
ENG 111   Composition I 4
ENG 240   Children's Literature 3
GEO 101   World Regional Geography 3
MTH 148   Functional Math for Elementary Teachers I 4
MTH 149   Functional Math for Elementary Teachers II 4
PHY 100   Physics for Elementary Teachers 4
PSY 220   Human Development and Learning 4
PSY 251   Education of Exceptional Children 3
Elective   Restricted Arts/Human. Elective* 3
Total 35

Total Credits Required


*Restricted Arts/Human. Elective (select one): ENG 140, ENG 160, ENG 170, ENG 181, ENG 200, FRN 111, FRN 122, GRM 111, GRM 122, HUM 101, HUM 102, HUM 103, HUM 145, HUM 146, PHL 101, PHL 200, PHL 205, PHL 241, PHL 244, SPN 111, SPN 122