Education - Associate Degree

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Area I: Communication
English Composition - Level 1
ENGL 1110GComposition I4
English Composition - Level 2
Choose one from the following:3
Professional & Technical Communication3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Science3
Oral Communication
Choose one from the following:3
Public Speaking3
Introduction to Communication
Area II: Mathematics
Choose one class based on your major:3
College Algebra (Secondary Education Majors) 13
Fundamentals of Elementary Math II (Elementary Education Majors) 13
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social/Behavioral Sciences11
Area III: Laboratory Sciences
Choose two from two different areas for 8 credits (Must inlcude lab):
Introduction Astro (lec+lab)4
The Planets4
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
4
Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution
and Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution Laboratory
4
Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Biology
and Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Biology Laboratory
4
Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors)4
General Chemistry I Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors4
Environmental Science I4
Physical Geology4
Survey of Physics with Lab4
Algebra-Based Physics I3
Area IV: Social & Behavioral Sciences
Choose one from the following:
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology3
World Regional Geography3
Human Geography3
Introduction to Political Science3
American National Government3
Introduction to Psychology3
Introduction to Sociology3
Area V: Humanities
Choose one from the following:3
United States History I3
United States History II3
World History I3
World History II3
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
Choose one from the following:3
Orientation in Art3
Music Appreciation: Western Music3
Introduction to Theatre3
General Education Elective
CEPY 1120GHuman Growth and Behavior3
Major Requirements
Professional Education Courses 2
Choose one additional Mathematics class based on your major3
College Algebra (Elementary Education Majors)3
Survey of Mathematics (Secondary Education Majors)3
CEPY 2110Learning in the Classroom3
EDLT 2110Integrating Technology with Teaching3
BLED 1110Introduction n Bilingual Education/ESL3
BLED 2110Bilingual Methods3
EDUC 2710Pre-Teacher Preparation (Pre-Teacher Preparation I)3
EDUC 2710Pre-Teacher Preparation (Pre-Teacher Preparation II)3
Electives, to bring the total credits to 60 36-7
One elective must be from the following:
Introduction to Information Systems3
Program Management3
Effective Program Development for Diverse Learners and their Families3
Spanish I 44
Spanish IV3
Total Credits60-61

A Suggested Plan of Study

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
ENGL 1110G Composition I 4
CEPY 1120G Human Growth and Behavior 3
BLED 1110 Introduction n Bilingual Education/ESL 3
Choose one class based on your major: 3
College Algebra (Secondary Education Majors)  
Fundamentals of Elementary Math II (Elementary Education Majors)  
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences Course 1 3
 Credits16
Spring
Choose one additional Mathematics class based on your major: 3
College Algebra (Elementary Education Majors)  
Survey of Mathematics (Secondary Education Majors)  
BLED 2110 Bilingual Methods 3
Two Area III: Laboratory Science Courses 2 8
 Credits14
Second Year
Fall
CEPY 2110 Learning in the Classroom 3
EDUC 2710 Pre-Teacher Preparation (Pre-Teacher Preparation I) 3
Choose one from the following: 3
Professional & Technical Communication  
Writing in the Humanities and Social Science  
Elective Course 3 3
Area V: Humanities Course 4 3
 Credits15
Spring
COMM 1130G
Public Speaking
or Introduction to Communication
3
EDLT 2110 Integrating Technology with Teaching 3
EDUC 2710 Pre-Teacher Preparation (Pre-Teacher Preparation II) 3
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts Course 5 3
Elective Course  
Choose one from the following: 3-4
Introduction to Information Systems  
Program Management  
Effective Program Development for Diverse Learners and their Families  
Spanish I  
Spanish IV  
 Credits15-16
 Total Credits60-61