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Education

Program Description:  The Associate of Science degree in Education is intended to match, within the constraints of the Core Curriculum, the course of study for the first two years of a typical interdisciplinary studies (education) degree at a four-year college or university. This degree allows for two extra early childhood/education courses in this degree program. The degree has an area of concentration* of six hours.

Use this Program Map as an advising guide to choose courses with your advisor and track progress toward milestones and completion of degree. This is a recommended sequence of courses. Students have flexibility in the actual scheduling of courses and decisions about number of hours per semester.

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER PROGRAM PLAN FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS
Plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students by adding more semesters  

Course Schedule    Course Descriptions
Semester 1 Min Credits Notes
ENGL 1301 English Composition 3 Communications Core Curriculum Core
Life and Physical Science Core Course 3 Select a course from the Life and Physical Science section of the Core Curriculum. TAMU requires a 4-hour lab science course. Core
Creative Arts Core Course 3 May select a different course from the Creative Arts section of the Core Curriculum Course List. Core
HIST 1301 United States History 3 Select a course from the American History section of the Core Curriculum. Core
TECA 1303 Family, Schools, and Community or TECA 1311 Educating Young Children or TECA 1318 Wellness of the Young Child or TECA 1354 Child Growth and Development 3 These specific courses are early childhood education courses. Students should always refer to the intended transfer institution in choosing specific courses to complete this degree.
15 Program Semester Hours / Meet with your advisor
Semester 2 Min Credits Notes
ENGL 1302 English Composition II or ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing 3 Communication Core Curriculum Core
Life and Physical Science Core Course 3 Select a course from the Life and Physical Science section of the Core Curriculum. TAMU requires a 4-hour lab science course. Core
MATH 1324 Business Math or MATH 1332 Contemporary Math or MATH1325 Calculus for Business and Social Sciences 3 Or select a course from the Mathematics section of the Core Curriculum. Please note: Upper level math courses may require prerequisites. Core
HIST 1302 United States History II 3 Or select a course from the American History section of the Core Curriculum. Core
TECA 1303 Family, Schools, and Community or TECA 1311 Educating Young Children or TECA 1318 Wellness of the Young Child or TECA 1354 Child Growth and Development 3 These specific courses are early childhood education courses. Students should always refer to the intended transfer institution in choosing specific courses to complete this degree.
15 Program Semester Hours / Meet with your advisor
Semester 3 Min Credits Notes
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking or 3 Or select a course from the Component Area Option section of the Core Curriculum. Core
Restrictive Elective MATH 1350 Mathematics for Teachers I or MATH 1351 Mathematics for Teachers II 3 Students should always refer to the intended transfer institution in choosing specific courses to complete this degree.
GOVT 2305 ? Federal Government 3 Government/Political Science Core Core
TECA 1354 Child Development 3 Or select a course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences section of the Core Curriculum Course List. Core
EDUC 1301-Introduction to the Teaching Profession 3 Area of Concentration
15 Program Semester Hours / Meet with your advisor
Semester 4 Min Credits Notes
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking or PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness 3 Or select a course from the Component Area Option section of the Core Curriculum. Core
Restrictive Elective MATH 1350 Mathematics for Teachers I or MATH 1351 Mathematics for Teachers II 3 Students should always refer to the intended transfer institution in choosing specific courses to complete this degree.
GOVT 2306 ? Texas Government 3 Government/Political Science Core Core
ENGL 2332 World Literature I ENGL 2333 World Literature II 3 Or select a course from the Language, Philosophy and Culture section of the Core Curriculum Course List. Students should always refer to the intended transfer institution in choosing specific courses to complete this degree. Literature courses do not have to be taken in sequence. Core
EDUC 2301-Introduction to Special Populations 3 Area of Concentration
15 Program Semester Hours ACHIEVEMENT: Completion of Associate of Science degree
Total Program Hours 60

AttentionStudents must visit with an advisor when they have completed 30 hours toward the degree plan (typically the end of the second semester).

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Transfer Information

This Associates of Science in Education degree provides a pathway to transfer to a four-year college or university where students can earn a baccalaureate degree. Students are strongly encouraged to select a transfer destination by the time they have completed 30 semester credit hours. Students should consult with their chosen transfer institution regarding recommended courses that will transfer and apply to their baccalaureate degree program.

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