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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.

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 Year
First Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
MTH 154 Quantitative Reasoning 3 0 3
SDV 101 Orientation to a Discipline (Education) 1
BIO 1011
1

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

General Biology I 3 3 4
HIS 121-122 United States History I-II 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 12 3 14
Second Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
MTH 155 Statistical Reasoning 3 0 3
BIO 1021 General Biology II 3 3 4
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 0 3
PHI 1012
2

Or Humanities Elective - PHI 101 or PHI 220.

Introduction to Philosophy I 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 12 3 16
Second Year
Third Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ENG 241 Survey of American Literature I 3 0 3
Elective5
5

History Elective - 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.

History Elective 3 0 3
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3 0 3
EDU 200 Introduction to Teaching as a Profession 3 0 3
ART 101 History and Appreciation of Art I 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 12 0 15
Fourth Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ENG 242 Survey of American Literature II 3 0 3
HLT/PED4
4

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

Health or Physical Education 1 0 1
PLS 211 or PLS 212 U.S. Government I or U.S. Government II 3 0 3
GEO 210 or GEO 220 People and the Land: Introduction to Cultural Geography or World Regional Geography 3 0 3
Elective3
3

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

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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