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Transfer Programs
Degree: 
Associate of Arts and Sciences with a major 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.

Admission Requirements:

In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, entry into the Education 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.

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 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 WCC Catalog 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.  

Course Sequence: 
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
First Semester
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
HIS 121 U.S. History I 3 0 3
MTH 1511 Liberal Arts Math I 3 0 3
SDV 101 Orientation to Education 1 0 1
Elective2 Lab Science 3 3 4
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 13 3 14
Second Semester
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
HIS 122 U.S. History II 3 0 3
MTH 1571 Elementary Statistics 3 0 3
Elective2 Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective3 Social Science 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16
Third Semester
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications & Concepts 3 0 3
Elective4 EDU 200 (required) 3 0 3
Elective5 Humanities 3 0 3
Elective6 Literature 3 0 3
Elective3 Social Science 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 0 15
Fourth Semester
CST 110 Intro. to Communication 3 0 3
Elective7 Health 3 0 3
Elective5 Humanities 3 0 3
Elective6 Literature 3 0 3
Elective3 Social Science 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 0 15
Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum 60

1Students may substitute a higher-level math. Courses may be chosen from the Math General Electives.
2Courses may be chosen from the Science General Electives.
3Courses may be chosen from the Social Science General Electives.
4Transfer Social Science Elective.
5Courses may be chosen from the Transfer Humanities Electives.
6Courses may be chosen from the Literature General Electives.

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