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Academic Catalog

2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Dec 04, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education, A.S.


The Associate of Science degree in Education is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution outside of the state of Maryland to obtain a baccalaureate degree and earn state teacher certification in elementary education OR who plan to obtain a baccalaureate degree and earn state teacher certification in secondary education at any four-year institution. Students are required to submit a professional portfolio prior to graduation that meets the standards of the Education faculty.

Program Pathway

First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
ENG 101 English Composition
*(ENG 101E  and ENG 101P  are approved substitutions for ENG 101) 
3   Gen Ed English 3
MAT 160 Precalculus I 3   Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science 3
PSY 101 General Psychology 3   Gen Ed Diversity 3
Gen Ed Arts/Humanities 3   Elective Choose in consultation with advisor 3
EDU 101
or
EDU 103
Introduction to Education
or
Foundations of Early Childhood Education
3   Elective Choose in consultation with advisor 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science 
*(of your two Science requirements, one must have a lab)
4   Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science
*(of your two Science requirements, one must have a lab)
3
Gen Ed Arts/Humanities Gen Ed 3   EDU 240 Education Capstone Field Experience 3
EDU 211
or
PSY 203
Introduction to Special Education
or
Educational Psychology
3   Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3
MAT 107
or
MAT 108
or 
MAT 109
Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics I
or
Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics II
or
Statistics
3   Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3
Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3   Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 2
TOTAL   16   TOTAL   14

General Education Requirements (31-32 Credits)


Arts/Humanities


Behavioral/Social Sciences


Biological/Physical Science


Diversity


English


*A minimum grade of “C” or better is required for ENG-101, ENG-101E, and ENG-101P

Free Electives (16-17 Credits)


 Courses should be selected in consultation with a transfer advisor and the transfer institution.

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)


Note:


Students who have been convicted of child abuse, sexual abuse of a minor, or crimes of violence are precluded from employment in the field of teaching. Please discuss concerns with your advisor.