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Associate of Arts in Education

Associate of Arts in Education

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Associate of Arts Program Check Sheet

The AA in Education is valuable for those seeking employment as educational assistants in K-12 or for those working in early childhood settings. It is also useful for those wishing to enter into social services types of employment.

The AA guides both the freshman and sophomore years. An added benefit is that all courses listed for the AA in Education apply toward a bachelor’s degree in the Multidisciplinary Studies and supports the student in advancing toward an elementary teacher preparation program.


General Education Core Courses

Aesthetics and Humanities
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
ART 101Foundations of Visual Literacy [AEH]4

Choose one of the following:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
ENGL 104Intro to Literature [AEH]4
ENGL 107World Literature [AEH]3
ENGL 108World Literature [AEH]3
ENGL 109World Literature [AEH]3

Choose one of the following:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
PHIL 101Self, World and God [AEH]5
PHIL 102Ethics, Politics and Law [AEH]5
Other approved AEH coursesVariable

Natural, Mathematical and Information Sciences

Choose one of the following:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
MATH 211Foundation of Elementary Math I [SMI]4
MATH 212Foundation of Elementary Math II [SMI]4
MATH 213Foundation of Elementary Math III [SMI]4
Other approved MATH coursesVariable

Biology Sequence:
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
BIOL 101Intro to Biology [SMI]3
BIOL 102Intro to Biology [SMI]3
BIOL 103Intro to Biology [SMI]3
BIOL 104Intro to Biology Lab [SMI]1

Geology Sequence:
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
GEOL 101Intro to Geology [SMI]3
GEOL 102Intro to Geology [SMI]3
GEOL 103Intro to Geology [SMI]3
GEOL 104Intro to Geology Lab [SMI]1

Physical Science Sequence:
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
SCI 101Physical Sciences [SMI]4
SCI 102Physical Sciences [SMI]4
SCI 103Physical Sciences [SMI]4

Chemistry Sequence:
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
CHEM 204Intro to Chemistry [SMI]4
CHEM 205Intro to Chemistry [SMI]4
CHEM 206Intro to Chemistry [SMI]4

Social Sciences
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
GEOG 105Cultural Geography [SSC]5
PSY 201General Psychology [SSC]4

Choose one of the following:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
HIST 101Western Civilization [SSC]5WR 121
HIST 102Western Civilization [SSC]5WR 121

Choose one of the following:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
HIST 201US History [SSC]5WR 121
HIST 202US History [SSC]5WR 121

Artistic Process and Creation
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
MUS 101Elements of Music [APC]3
Other approved non-MUS/MUP APC coursesVariable

Gateway
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
LIB 127Information Access [GTW]3
WR 121Expository Prose Writing [GTW]4
WR 200+Writing Level Courses at 200 Level or aboveVariable

Education Core Courses

Choose one of the following:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
ED 109Education Practicum1 to 3
ED 209Education Practicum1 to 3

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
ED 130Cult Differences in American Education2
ED 142Education Orientation 1
ED 202Linguistic/Cognitive Development3
ED 220The Growing Child3
ED 234Early Childhood Literature2

Other Required Courses
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
BA 131Business Data Processing3

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
HWS 250Personal Skills for Healthy Living3
HWS 298Fitness and Health for Life3
Elective CoursesVariable

Total Credits: 90


Courses that do NOT apply:
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
MATH 040Arithmetic Skills3
MATH 070Elementary Algebra4
MATH 095Intermediate Algebra4
WR 115Intro College Writing3

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