Associate in Arts



The Education program is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a baccalaureate degree in elementary education. With course work that explores a variety of academic disciplines and modes of inquiry, students have opportunities to increase self-awareness, communication skills, creativity and civic awareness. Students also should expect to develop frames of reference necessary for critical thinking and problem solving.


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First Semester

  • CSC 115 Computer Applications
  • EDU 101 Introduction to the Teaching Profession
  • ENG 101 English Composition I
  • HIS 101 Western Civilization I
  • PSY 101 General Psychology


Second Semester

  • ENG 102 English Composition II
  • MAT 137 College Algebra
  • PSY 201 Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
  • Humanities Elective


Third Semester

  • ENG 202 Introduction to Speech Communication
  • GEO 101 World Regional Geography
  • HPE 102 Health and Wellness
  • PSY 212 Educational Psychology and Assessment
  • Science Elective


Fourth Semester

  • EDU 110 History and Philosophy of Education
  • ENG 221/222 American Literature I or II
  • HIS 202 United States History II
  • Humanities Elective
  • Science Elective