2020-2021 Catalog 
  
    Jul 12, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

Teacher Preparation, Education Specialization (AA&S)


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CIP 24.0101
Degree: Associate of Arts & Sciences (AA&S - Transfer) Education Specialization
Program Code: 624-02
Program Length: 2 year - 4 Semesters
Minimum Credits: 62

AA&S Transfer Resources - Transfer & Articulation Agreements, Guaranteed Admission Agreements

Program Advisors
Judy Castle, 276.964.7243, Russell Hall Room 133
Jereial Fletcher, 276.964.7224, Russell Hall Room 129

*Note: Students interested in the Early Childhood PK-3, Elementary PK-6, Middle Education 6-8 & Special Education endorsements and transferring to a Virginia college should follow this curriculum.

 Teachers in Virginia: Course Planning Implications

Semester Total


  • Lecture Hours: 17
  • Lab Hours: 0
  • Course Credits: 17

Semester Total


  • Lecture Hours: 16
  • Lab Hours: 0
  • Course Credits: 16

*Take the PRAXIS Academic Core Skills Test for Educators Exam

Semester Total


  • Lecture Hours: 14
  • Lab Hours: 3
  • Course Credits: 14

Fourth Semester


  • GEO 210: People and the Land: An Intro. to Cultural Geography 3 credit
  • HUM Humanities Elective 3 credit **
  • HUM Humanities Elective 3 credit **
  • ENG Literature Elective 3 credit **
  • Elective 3 credit **

Semester Total


  • Lecture Hours: 15
  • Lab Hours: 3
  • Course Credits: 15

Total Minimum Credits: 62


1 Developmental coursework may require additional semesters to complete program.

  • “C” in all English Courses
  • Pass Praxis Academic Core Skills Test for Educators
  • 2.5 Cumulative GPA

*  All education majors should take PRAXIS I Academic Core Skills for Educators during EDU 200 .

** Determine transfer institution’s requirements prior to selection of Natural Science courses, Humanities and Social Elective courses. Options are listed below.

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