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2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Education - Chemistry, A.A.T.

Associate of Arts in Teaching | TCHR.CHEM.AAT | Transfer Program
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Program Description

This is a recommended program of study for students planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree with the goal of teaching chemistry at the secondary level.

Graduates of the Secondary Education - Chemistry A.A.T. will be able to:

  • Apply adolescent development and learning theories when choosing developmentally appropriate curriculum and strategies for specific and groups of students
  • Differentiate instruction for a variety of purposes and groups of children
  • Demonstrate the skills needed to be an effective part of an educational team
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary to communicate effectively with families and the community
  • Design and evaluate student learning outcomes and behavioral objectives for a variety students and purposes
  • Use the major concepts and principles of their content area to create effective learning experiences for specific and groups of students in a variety of educational settings
  • Pursue a bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution

Graduation Information: 2.75 GPA, 45 hours of supervised field experience, and passing scores on appropriate basic skills tests are required. Students may be required to take additional courses including special education courses as part of the requirements for a bachelor’s degree and teacher certification at four-year institutions.
Note: All courses must be passed with a grade of C or higher.

General Education Courses

The list of general education courses appears in the General Education List . Some programs recommend or require specific courses to fulfill general education requirements. Please check your program’s sequence of study for this information.

Choose one of the following sequences based on your transfer plans and complete both courses shown:

Sequence 1

Sequence 2

Sequence of Study - Secondary Education - Chemistry A.A.T.

1st Semester

Total: 18 Credits

2nd Semester

Total: 16 Credits

3rd Semester

Total: 14-15 Credits

4th Semester

Total: 14 Credits

Program Total: 62-63 Credits

Asterisk (*) denotes a general education course.

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