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2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Elementary Education/Generic Special Education, A.A.T.

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Associate of Arts in Teaching | TCHR.ELM.SPECED.AAT | Transfer Program
CIP Code: 13.1202
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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 elementary education, grades 1-6 or generic special education, grades 1-12.

Graduates of the Elementary Education/Generic Special Education A.A.T. will be able to:

  • Apply child development and learning theories when choosing developmentally appropriate practices and curriculum for specific and groups of children
  • 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
  • Plan, implement, assess, and evaluate student learning outcomes and behavioral objectives for a variety of purposes
  • Apply multicultural principles and strategies to the planning, instruction, pedagogical, and assessment processes in a classroom
  • 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 educations 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.

Sequence of Study - Elementary Education/Generic Special Education A.A.T.

Below are the required courses for your program arranged in a suggested sequence. Please note that the sequence does not include developmental coursework. See Academic Preparation  for the developmental course sequence if applicable to you.

Required Courses (in expected order)

Program Total: 66 Credits

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