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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.

Program 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.

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 on page 15 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  157. Math may be chosen from the Math General Electives in the WCC Catalog.

Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I 3 0 3
SDV 101 Orientation to a Discipline (Education) 1
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 WCC advisor or transfer intuition advisor. 

Lab Science 3 3 4
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
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 0 3
MTH 1521 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts II 3 0 3
Elective2
2

 

Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective3
3

Courses may be chosen from the Transfer Humanities Electives. ART 101 and/or PHI 101 or 220 recommended. Check with WCC advisor or transfer institution 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.
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3 0 3
HIS 101-102 History of Western Civilization I-II 3 0 3
EDU 200 Introduction to Teaching as a Profession 3 0 3
Elective4
4

Courses may be chosen from the Literature Transfer Electives.

Literature 3 0 3
Elective5
5

Transfer courses may be chosen from the Transfer Electives. For General Education certificate completion, select from Humanities General Electives.  Check with WCC advisor or transfer institution advisor. 

*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.

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.
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
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 0 3
Elective4 Literature 3 0 3
Elective5
5

 

Transfer Elective 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 16
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