Education: 4-8 Generalist
The Associate of Arts in Teaching introduces students to the profession of teaching.
Students may choose between Elementary, Middle School, and High School Education curricula tracks.
All three require a minimum of 60 credit hours of coursework including 45 hours of recommended courses from the core curriculum and 15-18 hours in the field of study.
Also required are the Introduction to Education EDUC 1301 and the Introduction to Special Populations EDUC 2301 courses in which students are introduced to the philosophies and practical knowledge of teaching as well as being given the opportunity to participate in field observations of classrooms in local public school districts.
The Associate of Arts Degree in Teaching gives students the opportunity to take up to 64 hours of general education courses at STC and then transfer into a four-year university’s School of Education.
For printable degree plan for this program, please click HERE.
|Core Curriculum (45 Credits)|
|EDUC 1301 Introduction to the Teaching Profession||3|
|COSC 1301 Microcomputer Applications||3|
|HIST 1301 United States History I||3|
|ENGL 1301 Composition||3|
|PHYS 1415 Physical Science I||4|
|HIST 1302 United States History II||3|
|ENGL 1302 Composition II-Rhetoric||3|
|MATH 1414 College Algebra or MATH 2412 or MATH 2413||4|
|SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication or SPCH 1315 or SPCH 1318 or SPCH 1321||3|
|PHYS 1417 Physical Science II||4|
|Humanities Elective- Core Curriculum||3|
|GOVT 2301 American Government I||3|
|MATH 1350 Fundamentals of Mathematics I||3|
|Visual & Performing Arts Elective- Core Curriculum||3|
|BIOL 1409 General Biology II||4|
|BIOL 2306 Environmental Biology||3|
|GOVT 2302 American Government II||3|
|MATH 1351 Fundamentals of Mathematics II||3|
|EDUC 2301 Introduction to Special Populations||3|
|Social & Behavioral Science Elective-Core Curriculum||3|
*Courses to be chosen from Field of Study
***Please refer to catalog for course prerequisites
|Total credits 64|