Associate in Arts & Science in Elementary Education (DTA/MRP)

Catalog Year '08-'09

ACADEMIC TRANSFER DEGREE

Degree Application
Discipline Course No.

Course Title

Credits

Completed Qtr Comments/Substitution
A. Communication (13 credits)
English Studies (10 credits):

ENGL&

101

English Composition I

5

ENGL&

102

Composition II

5

 

 

Communications (3-5 credits):

CMST

101

Speech Essentials or

3

CMST& 220 Public Speaking 

5

 

Math Proficiency (Refer to Placement Test)       1.  Intermediate Algebra Proficiency requirement.  Must do one of the following:   

        Pass Intermediate Algebra (MATH 095 or MATH 098) with a 2.0 or better.                        Pass a Math class that has an Intermediate Algebra prerequisite.                        Place into any Math course MATH 113 or above via COMPASS.

B. Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning (5 credits)

 

MATH

123

Algebra, Probability and Statistics for Elementary Teachers

5

   

C. Humanities (15 credits) - 15 credits in Humanities required including 5 credits of World Civilization, 5 credits of Diversity, and 5 credits of Other.

World Civilization (5 credits):

HIST&

126

World Civilizations I or

5

   

HIST&

127

World Civilizations II or 5    
HIST& 128 World Civilizations III 5    
Diversity (5 credits): ICS 120 Survey of Hispanic Culture or 5    
HIST& 219 Native American History or 5    
ENGL 160 Women's Literature or 5    
ENGL 180 Multicultural Literature or 5    
ENGL 280 Gay and Lesbian Studies or 5    
WS 155 Women's Cultural Heritage or 5    
WS 160 Women in Literature and Art 5    
Other (5 credits): ART& 100 Art Appreciation or 5    
MUSC& 105 Music Appreciation or 5    
DRMA& 101 Intro to Theatre 5  

D. Social & Behavioral Science (15 credits)

Psychology (5 credits):

PSYC&

100

General Psychology

5

 
U. S. History (5 credits):

HIST&

136

U.S. History I or

5

   
HIST& 137 U.S. History II 5    
Economics, Geography, Political Science (5 credits): ECON& 202 Macro Economics or 5    
ECON& 201 Micro Economics or 5    
GEO 150 Cultural Geography or 5    
POLS& 202 American Government  or 5
POLS 104 State and Local Government 5    

E. Mathematical & Natural Science (15 credits) - 15 credits in Natural Science required, including 5 credits of Biological sciences, 5 credits Geology or Earth Science and 5 credits of Physical sciences.

Biological Science (5 credits): BIOL& 100 Survey of Biology w/Lab 5    
BIOL& 100L* Survey of Biology Lab 0    
BIOL& 175 Human Biology w/Lab 5    
BIOL& 175L* Human Biology Lab 0    
Geology or Earth Science (5 credits): ENVS& 101 Intro to Environmental Science w/Lab 5    
ENVS& 101L* Intro to Environmental Science Lab 0  
GEOL& 101 Intro to Physical Geology w/Lab 5    
GEOL& 101L* Intro to Physical Geology Lab 0  
GEO 101* Physical Geography (*No Lab) 5    
Physical Science (5 credits): ASTR& 101 Intro to Astronomy w/Lab 5    
ASTR& 101L* Intro to Astronomy Lab 0    
CHEM& 110 Chemical Concepts w/Lab 5    
CHEM& 110L* Chemical Concepts Lab 0    
CHEM& 121 Intro to Chemistry w/Lab 5    
CHEM& 121L* Intro to Chemistry Lab 0    
PHYS& 100 Physics Non-Sci Majors 4    
PHYS& 101 Physics Lab Non-Sci Majors 1    
F. Health and Physical Education (3 credits) HE 230 First-Aid Safety 3  
G. Electives (28 credits) CS 101 Introduction to Computer & Information Technology

5

   
EDUC 101 Introduction to Education

4

   
EDUC 1972 Field Experience 1-2    
EDUC 201 Introduction to Multicultural Education 3  
MATH 121 Structure of Elementary Math 5    
MATH 122 Informal Geometry/Elementary Teachers 5  
PSYC& 200 Lifespan Psychology 5    

 

 

Total Credits Required

94-97

 

  
Important:   *Required minimum 94 credits
                          *Required cumulative GPA 2.0
                          *A minimum of 30 credits CBC
                          *You must sign up for both lecture and lab courses to receive combined credits.  Lab credits will display zero as they are included in the lecture.
Notes:   1.  The Associate in Elementary Education DTA/MRP is issued only to students who have earned a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.
               2.  Students should be advised that most teacher prep programs require a GPA of 2.5 to 3.0 for admission.
               3.  A minimum of 30 hours of K-8 classroom experience must be included during the degree program (EDUC 1972).
               4.  Students should be able to demonstrate computer literacy in software programs including Word Processing, PowerPoint, spreadsheets, in addition to being proficient on the Internet.  These skills are demonstrated through
                    a portfolio of files gathered during their educational course work (CA 100).
              5.  Although not required for this degree, students should be advised they must take the WEST_B before completing their community college course work in order to apply to teacher preparation programs.