Catalog & Student Handbook 2022-2023 
    
    Jul 24, 2024  
Catalog & Student Handbook 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education, AA&S


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 – MDE 10 as demonstrated through direct enrollment and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required EDE and/or MDE units or the 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


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 , GOL 105 ,  GOL 106 , PHY 201 PHY 202 PHY 241 PHY 242 , CHM 260   

2 Math Electives- MTH 154 , MTH 161   (ODU requires MTH 161)

Psychology Electives-PSY 230 , PSY 235  

 History Electives - HIS 101 , HIS 102 , HIS 111 , or HIS 112   

5 Orientation Electives - SDV 100 SDV 101 

6 Literature Electives - ENG 241 ENG 242 ENG 243 ENG 244