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At Calvin, you’ll learn how to make learning accessible to all students. Through teaching practices that honor individual differences, you'll help students flourish as learners and citizens.
You will begin interacting with learners long before you graduate. Explore opportunities for classroom experience in a wide variety of places—from west Michigan to California or Indonesia. A Christian faith foundation informs and deepens your growing understanding of teaching and learning. You'll love and champion students as image-bearers of God who deserve exceptional education and opportunity.
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Candidates also complete one of the following:
- Elementary education major
- A certifiable secondary or K‐12 major or minor program
Two semesters of student teaching are required
Use science to transform the lives of others. With speech pathology and audiology, you can help people improve their ability to communicate.
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With over 100 majors and programs, you’re bound to find something you love.
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