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Transfer Programs
Degree: 
Associate of Arts and Sciences with a major in General Studies and a specialization in Pre-Teacher Education
Length: 
2 Years (4 Semesters)
Purpose: 

Pre-Teacher Education Specialization is designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university in a teacher education major that requires a background in the social sciences. The specialization provides for course work that will orient students to a career in teacher education. Students are urged to become acquainted with the requirements of the teacher education program at the college or university to which transfer it 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.”

Program Requirements:

In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, entry into the General Studies Pre-Teacher Education Specialization 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.

Course Sequence: 

 

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
First Semester
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
HIS 121 or HIS 122 U. S. History I or U.S. History II 3 0 3
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications & Concepts 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 16 3 17
Second Semester
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
HIS 121 or HIS 122 U.S. History I or 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
EDU 200 Social Science Elective 3 0 3
CST 110 Intro. to Speech Communication 3 0 3
HLT/PED4 Elective 2 0 2
Elective5 Literature 3 0 3
Elective6
Transfer Elective 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 14 0 14
Fourth Semester
Elective7 Humanities 3 0 3
Elective5 Literature 3 0 3
Elective3 Social Science 3 0 3
Elective3 Social Science 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 0 15
Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum 62

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.
Students may choose a health, physical education, or recreation course that promotes physical & emotional well-being.
5Courses may be chosen from the Literature General Electives.
6Courses may be chosen from the Transfer Electives.
7Courses may be chosen from the Transfer Humanities Electives.

Notes: 

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.

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