Transfer Programs

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.

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 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.
BIO 1011
1

Or Lab Science Electives- BIO 101, BIO 102, CHM 111, CHM 112, GOL 105,  GOL 106, PHY 201, PHY 202, PHY 241, PHY 242, CHM 260 

General Biology I 3 3 4
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
HIS 1215
5

History Electives - HIS 101, HIS 102, HIS 111, or HIS 112  

United States History I 3 0 3
MTH 155 Statistical Reasoning 3 0 3
SDV 1016
6

Orientation Electives - SDV 100, SDV 101

Orientation to a Discipline (Education) 1
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 12 3 14

Second Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
CHM 1111 College Chemistry I 3 3 4
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
HIS 122 United States History II 3
MTH2
2

Math Electives- MTH 154, MTH 161  (ODU requires MTH 161)

Math Elective 3 0 3
PHI 220 Ethics 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 12 3 16
Second Year

Third Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ART 101 History and Appreciation of Art I 3
CST 1104
4

Communication Electives -  CST 100, CST 110  

Introduction to Communication 3 0 3
EDU 200 Introduction to Teaching as a Profession 3 0 3
ENG 2417
7

Literature Electives - ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 244 

 

*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.

Survey of American Literature I 3 0 3
HIS 1015
5

History Electives - HIS 101, HIS 102, HIS 111, or HIS 112  

History of Western Civilization I 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 12 0 15

Fourth Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ENG 2427 Survey of American Literature II 3 0 3
GEO 210 or GEO 220 People and the Land: Introduction to Cultural Geography or World Regional Geography 3 0 3
HLT 105 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 1 0 1
ITE 119 Information Literacy 3
PLS 135 or PLS 136 American National Politics or State and Local Government and Politics 3 0 3
PSY 2303
3

Psychology Electives-PSY 230, PSY 235 

Developmental Psychology 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 13 0 16
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