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2014-2015 Catalog 
    
    Nov 29, 2022  
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education, A.S.


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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.

Program Pathway

First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed ENG 101 - English Composition 3   Gen Ed Diversity Gen Ed 3
Gen Ed Math Gen Ed 3   Gen Ed Arts/Humanities Gen Ed 3
Gen Ed PSY 101 - General Psychology 3   Gen Ed English Gen Ed 3
Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science Gen Ed (of your two Science requirements, one must have a lab) 3   Program requirement Arts & Humanities or English Gen Ed 3
EDU 101 or 103 Introduction to Education or Foundations of Early Childhood Education 3   Free 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 Gen Ed (of your two Science requirements, one must have a lab)     Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3
Gen Ed Arts & Humanities Gen Ed in a different discipline from the first     Program requirement Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3

EDU 211 or

PSY 203

Introduction to Special Education or Educational Psychology     Free Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3
Program requirement Choose Math 107, 108, or 109 in consultation with an advisor     Free Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3
Free elective Choose in consultation with an advisor     Free Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor; 2 or more credits 2
TOTAL   16   TOTAL   14

General Education Requirements (31-33 Credits)


Arts/Humanities


Behavioral/Social Sciences


Biological/Physical Science


Diversity


English


Mathematics


Take additional required courses from the list below.


  • Arts/Humanities/English General Education course (3 Credits)
  • Mathematics course - Recommend  ,  ,   (3 Credits)
  • Behavioral/Social Sciences course (3 Credits)

Free Electives (14 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.

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