Opening the minds of our children.

A minor in Reading prepares you for teaching in an elementary classroom. Students who complete the Reading minor and pass the state certification test are eligible to teach reading and developmental reading courses in elementary grades. Language Arts and Reading are vital components of the Elementary curriculum and lower elementary principals could look favorably on this minor during the hiring process.

  • Overview

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

    • Assessing and Correcting Reading Problems
    • Assessing Beginning Literacy

    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.