Associate in Science Degree - Elementary Education Option

Associate in Science in Elementary Education provides students with some content and pedagogy required of students in the B.S. program. This program is beneficial for those who are working as paraprofessionals in the school district and parents who may want to gain some pedagogy for working with their own children. This program transitions into the B.S. in Elementary Education.

The Associate in Science in Elementary Education includes general education courses, courses from specific disciplines, professional education courses and elective courses. A grade of "C" or better is required in all communication, science, professional education, and elective courses graded on an "A" through "F" letter basis, and a grade of "S" is required in all professional education courses graded on an "A" through "F"  letter basis.

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses

Professional Education Courses

Elective Courses

REQUIREMENTS

General Education Requirements for the Associate of Science degree in Elementary Education

This degree is a transitional degree into the Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. General education requirements are specific to meet the requirements of both degrees.

First Year Experience

UNIV 100Freshman Seminar

1

Communication


ENGL 110College Composition I

3

Or

ENGL 111HHonors Composition I

3

 

ENGL 120College Composition II

3

Or

ENGL 121HHonors Composition II

3

 

COMM 110Fundamentals Of Public Speaking

3

Or

COMM 111HHonors Public Speaking

3

Citizenship

CSCI 101Introduction To Computers

3

GEOG 161World Regional Geography

3

HPER 100Concepts of Fitness and Wellness

2

PSYC 111Introduction to Psychology

3

Critical and Creative Thinking

ART 122Two-Dimensional Design

3

BIOL 111Concepts of Biology

3

BIOL 111LConcepts of Biology Lab

1

MATH 103College Algebra

4

Select one course from the following:

HIST 103United States To 1877

3

HIST 104United States Since 1877

3

Select one course from the following:

ENGL 220Introduction to Literature

3

ENGL 240Masterpieces of World Literature

3

ENGL 260Masterpieces of American Literature

3

Select four credits from the following:

GEOL 100Earth Science

3

GEOL 100LEarth Science Laboratory

1

Or

 

SCNC 105Physical Science

3

SCNC 105LPhysical Science Lab

1

Education Core:

EDUC 250Introduction to Education with Field Experience

4

EDUC 280Education of Exceptional Learners

3

EDUC 300Teaching For Diversity with Field Experience

2

EDUC 360Managing the Learning Environment

3

EDUC 405Educational Psychology

2

ELED 238Children's Literature

3

ELED 281Reading for the Elementary Teacher

3

PSYC 250Developmental Psychology

3

Students will choose 2-3 credits from the following:

EDUC 305Philosophy and Curriculum of Middle School

2

ENGL 382Adolescent Literature

3

MATH 277Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I

3

Total Credit Hours: 67-68