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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.  

First Year
First Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
HIS 121-122 United States History I-II 3 0 3
MTH 1511
1

Students are advised to take either MTH 151 & 152 or 163 and 157. Math may be chosen from the Math General Electives in the WCC Catalog. Check with advisor and transfer instituion advisor.

Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I 3 0 3
SDV 110 Orientation to Teaching as a Profession 1 0 3
Elective2
2

Courses may be chosen from the following: BIO 101, 102 or CHM 111,112. Courses may be selected from Science General Electives in the WCC Catalog.  Check with advisor and transfer instituion advisor.

Lab Science 3 3 4
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 13 3 16
Second Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 0 3
MTH 152 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts II 3 0 3
Elective2
2

Courses may be chosen from the following: BIO 101, 102 or CHM 111,112. Courses may be selected from Science General Electives in the WCC Catalog.  Check with advisor and transfer instituion advisor.

Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective3
3

Transfer Humanities may be chosen from the Humanities General Electives in the WCC Catalog.  ART 101 and/or PHI 101 or 220 recommended. Check with advisor and transfer instituion advisor.

Humanities 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16
Second Year
Third Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
EDU 200 Introduction to Teaching as a Profession 3 0 3
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3 0 3
HIS 101-102 History of Western Civilization I-II 3 0 3
Elective4
4

Courses may be chosen from the Literature General Electives in the WCC Catalog.

Literature 3 0 3
Elective5
5

Transfer Electives may be chosen from the Transfer Humanities Electives in the WCC Catalog. For General Education certificate completion, select from Humanities General Electives.  Check with advisor and transfer instituion advisor.

Transfer Elective 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 0 15
Fourth Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
Elective4
4

Courses may be chosen from the Literature General Electives in the WCC Catalog.

Literature 3 0 3
HLT/PED Health/Physical Education 1 0 1
PLS 211-212 U.S. Government I-II 3 0 3
GEO 210/220 Cultural or World Geography 3 0 3
Elective5
5

Transfer Electives may be chosen from the Transfer Humanities Electives in the WCC Catalog. For General Education certificate completion, select from Humanities General Electives.  Check with advisor and transfer instituion advisor.

Transfer Elective 3 0 3
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 16
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