Education (Secondary Math) - Associate Degree

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(61 credits)

NOTE: All courses listed may be applied toward a degree at NMSU.

A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses, along the Math Teaching Field courses designated in footnote 3, and the classes designated in footnote 2.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 61 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: Communications
English Composition - Level 1
ENGL 1110GComposition I 1, 2, *, **4
English Composition - Level 2
ENGL 2221GWriting in the Humanities and Social Science 1, 2, *, **3
Oral Communication
COMM 1115GIntroduction to Communication 13
or COMM 1130G Public Speaking
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 1220GCollege Algebra 1, 2, *, **3
Area II/IV: Laboratory Science and Social/Behavioral Sciences11
Select one from the following:
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab 1,2,3
4
Calculus -Based Physics I
and Calculus -Based Physics I Lab 1, 2, 3
4
Select one from the following:
Algebra-Based Physics II
and Algebra-Based Physics II Lab 1, 2, 3
4
Calculus -Based Physics II
and Calculus -Based Physics II Lab 1, 2, 3
4
Select one from the following:
Survey of Economics 13
Macroeconomic Principles 13
Microeconomics Principles 13
Area V: Humanities
HIST 1150GWestern Civilization I 13
or HIST 1160G Western Civilization II
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
Select one course from the following:3
Orientation in Art 13
Music Appreciation: Jazz 13
Music Appreciation: Western Music 13
Introduction to Theatre 13
General Education elective
HIST 1110GUnited States History I 13
or HIST 1120G United States History II
Core Requirements
MATH 1215Intermediate Algebra 2, **3
MATH 1511GCalculus and Analytic Geometry I 1, 2, 3, *, **4
Select one course from the following:3
Introduction to Anthropology 13
Human Ancestors 13
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 13
World Archaeology 13
World Regional Geography 13
Human Geography 13
American National Government 13
Introduction to Political Science 13
Introduction to Sociology 13
Contemporary Social Problems 13
Major Requirements
Professional Requirements (18 credits)
CEPY 1120GHuman Growth and Behavior 1, 23
EDUC 1185Introduction to Secondary Education and Youth 2, *3
EDLT 2110Integrating Technology with Teaching (This course will count as EDLT 368 at NMSU, Las Cruces) 2, *3
Electives, to bring the total credits to 619
Three Electives from Teaching Field (Math)
Total Credits61

(61 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change. 

A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses, along the Math Teaching Field courses designated in footnote 3, and the classes designated in footnote 2 on the Required page.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 61 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.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 1 4
Composition I  
Area V: Humanities 3
Western Civilization I
or Western Civilization II
 
MATH 1215 Intermediate Algebra 3
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
Introduction to Anthropology  
Human Ancestors  
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology  
World Archaeology  
World Regional Geography  
Human Geography  
Introduction to Political Science  
American National Government  
Introduction to Sociology  
Contemporary Social Problems  
 Credits13
Semester 2
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 2 3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Science  
Area II: Mathematics 3
College Algebra  
Area III: Laboratory Sciences - Choose one from the following: 4
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab
 
Calculus -Based Physics I
and Calculus -Based Physics I Lab
 
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
Survey of Economics
or Macroeconomic Principles
or Microeconomics Principles
 
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts - Choose one from the following: 3
Orientation in Art  
Music Appreciation: Jazz  
Music Appreciation: Western Music  
Introduction to Theatre  
 Credits16
Semester 3
Area I: Communications - Oral Communications 3
Introduction to Communication
or Public Speaking
 
Area II: Mathematics 4
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I  
Area III: Laboratory Sciences - Choose one from the following: 4
Algebra-Based Physics II
and Algebra-Based Physics II Lab
 
Calculus -Based Physics II
and Calculus -Based Physics II Lab
 
Elective from Teaching Field 3
CEPY 1120G Human Growth and Behavior 3
 Credits17
Semester 4
Area V: Humanities 3
United States History I
or United States History II
 
EDLT 2110 Integrating Technology with Teaching 3
Elective from Teaching Field 3
Elective from Teaching Field 3
EDUC 1185 Introduction to Secondary Education and Youth 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits61