Literacy matters.

Language arts and reading are vital components of the Elementary Education curriculum. A Reading Minor prepares you to teach literacy and developmental reading courses in an elementary classroom upon successful completion of a state certification test.

As reading and language arts are a vital component of elementary curriculum, a Reading Minor is viewed favorably by principals during the hiring process.

  • Overview

    • School: Traditional Undergrad Academics
    • Division: Teacher Education
    • Degree Type: Minor
    • Format: Residential
    • Location: Grand Rapids
  • Program Details

    • Minor Credit Hours: 22
    • Application Deadline: Rolling admission
      • Fall semester—August 15
      • Spring semester—January 1

    Student Teacher Placement

    Students taking Assessing and Correcting Reading Problems as well as Assessing Beginning Literacy tutor in West Michigan schools.

    Student teaching opportunities in the West Michigan area are set up through the Teacher Education office.