Catalog & Student Handbook 2018-2019 
    
    Jan 27, 2022  
Catalog & Student Handbook 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education, AA&S


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Degree: Associate of Arts and Sciences in Education

Length: Four-semester (two-year) program

Purpose: The Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree in Education is designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree preparing them to teach at the elementary or middle-school levels.

Program Requirements: The Associate of Arts and Sciences program in Education is designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program that leads to teacher licensure. This program requires competency in English and Math Essentials MTE 1-5 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required MTE units or equivalent. It is designed to meet General Education requirements for transfer to a 4-year college or university. Students are urged to become acquainted with the requirements of the teacher education program at the college or university to which transfer is contemplated and to regularly consult with his/her community college advisor in planning their program and selecting electives. Students should successfully complete all community college courses meeting the grade requirement of “C.” Note the guaranteed admission and articulation agreements referenced in the Admissions  section apply only to students who complete the Associate Degree.

The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in two years.

First Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 14


Second Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 16


Suggested Credits for Semester: 15


Fourth Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 16


Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum: 61


1 Lab Science Electives- BIO 101 , BIO 102 , CHM 111 , CHM 112 

2 Humanities Electives- PHI 101  or PHI 220 .

3 Transfer Elective - PSY 230  , PSY 235  , CHM 111 , or MTH 161  

4  Health and Physical Education Electives- HLT 116  , PED 107  , PED 109  , PED 111  , PED 147  

5 History Electives - HIS 101  , HIS 102  

*Requirements of four-year institutions may vary. Students should consult a counselor or their academic advisor to select electives that will satisfy baccalaureate major requirements. In addition, they should confirm with the college or university to which they plan to transfer that they will receive credit at the four-year institution.

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