Degree, Certificate or Diploma
The Education: Secondary program of study is designed for students who wish to become secondary teachers. The curriculum is structured so that students have the opportunity to explore the field of teaching. It is designed for transfer to institutions that offer teaching certificates. Graduates of this program are awarded an Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree.
This program is designed for students intending to transfer to a four-year institution upon completion or work as a paraeducator in a pre-k-12 setting.
What will you do
Career opportunities for certified teachers include teaching in middle or high school settings.
Beginning salary range for certified teachers is $30,00-$42,000
Paraeducator average starting salary $16 per hour.
|ENG 105 - Composition I||3.0 Credit(s)|
|SPC 112 - Public Speaking||3.0 Credit(s)|
|PSY 111 - Introduction to Psychology 1||3.0 Credit(s)|
|EDU 210 - Foundations of Education 1||3.0 Credit(s)|
|ECE 170 - Child Growth and Development 1||3.0 Credit(s)|
Semester Total: 15.0 Credits
|ENG 106 - Composition II||3.0 Credit(s)|
|HIS 152 - U.S. History Since 1877 1||3.0 Credit(s)|
|ENV 111 - Environmental Science||4.0 Credit(s)|
|MAT 157 - Statistics||4.0 Credit(s)|
|EDU 245 - Exceptional Learner 1||3.0 Credit(s)|
Semester Total: 17.0 Credits
|BIO 105 - Introductory Biology||4.0 Credit(s)|
|EDU 240 - Educational Psychology 1||3.0 Credit(s)|
|PHI 101 - Introduction to Philosophy||3.0 Credit(s)|
|GEO 121 - World Regional Geography||3.0 Credit(s)|
|LIT 101 - Introduction to Literature||3.0 Credit(s)|
Semester Total: 16.0 Credits
|POL 111 - American National Government||3.0 Credit(s)|
|PSY 224 - Adolescent Psychology||3.0 Credit(s)|
|ART 101 - Art Appreciation||3.0 Credit(s)|
|EDU 255 - Technology in the Classroom 1||3.0 Credit(s)|
|EDU 219 - Field Experience and Seminar 1||1.0 Credit(s)|
Semester Total: 13.0 Credits
Total Semester Hours Required: 61.0
1 Required courses for the program.
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Upon the successful completion of the program students will:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the field of education.
- Identify developmental characteristics of children.
- Demonstrate positive and productive relationships with colleagues and students.
- Demonstrate an understanding of issues of diversity in education.