Mar 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Current Academic Year] 
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Classroom and Behavior Management Studies [Undergraduate Certificate]

Goals & Objectives

  • To provide the opportunity for general education teachers to enhance their expertise in student and classroom behavior management and to increase teaching candidate marketability with the documentation of a certificate.
  • To increase and improve the application of validated behavior management skills among educational professionals.

Department Information

Special Education & Communication Sciences and Disorders 128 Porter, 734.487.3300 

David Winters, PhD, Department Head

Advisor Information

Please contact the department for advisor information.

Critical Information

Students pursuing an undergraduate certificate in conjunction with a baccalaureate degree must declare this using the major/minor declaration form. Students not pursuing an undergraduate certificate in conjunction with a baccalaureate degree must apply to the certificate program through the Office of Admissions.

The following are the minimum requirements for an Undergraduate Certificate:

  • An undergraduate certificate may only be offered in conjunction with or subsequent to a baccalaureate degree. They cannot be ‘stand-alone’ certificates offered to students who are not pursuing or do not have a previously earned bachelor’s degree. The certificate will be awarded upon graduation for students pursuing an undergraduate certificate concurrent with a bachelor’s degree.
  • An undergraduate certificate will consist of a minimum of six credits at the 300-level or above, all of which must be taken at EMU. Prerequisite or lower-level coursework may be transferred from another university or community college.
  • Credits used to satisfy certificate course requirements cannot also satisfy major, minor, or general education requirements.

An undergraduate certificate must require a minimum of 15 credit hours.

Program Admission

In order to be admitted to this Undergraduate Certificate in Classroom and Behavior Management, you have to meet the following conditions:

  • You must be either pursuing an undergraduate degree at EMU as part of the Initial Teacher Preparation Program (students with Special Education Major K-12 Emotional Impairment Endorsement - Elementary  or Secondary  are not eligible) or you can apply as a baccalaureate degree holder.
  • You must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5, have completed a Certificate Program Application, and have completed the following courses: