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Education Program

2019-2020

Description

The Associate in Arts for Transfer in Elementary Teacher Education is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Teacher Education or a related major in the California State University (CSU) system. It is accepted by some but not all CSU campuses. Students who complete this degree and transfer to a participating CSU campus will be required to complete no more than 60 units after transfer to earn a bachelor’s degree. It may not be appropriate preparation for students transferring to a CSU campus that does not accept the degree.

Program Goals

The purpose of this Associate in Arts degree program in Elementary Teacher Education is to offer an organized course of study that will prepare students intending to major in Elementary Teacher Education at the California State University

Award Type Units
Associate of Arts for Transfer Degree:
Elementary Teacher Education 48–60

Program Emphasis

The Elementary Teacher Education Associate in Arts for Transfer program emphasizes preparation for the major in Elementary Teacher Education at the California State University.

Associate of Arts Degree:

Elementary Teacher Education for Transfer Degree

Courses Required for the Major: Units
BIOL 107 General Biology – Lecture and Laboratory 4
CHIL 101 Human Growth and Development 3
COMS 103 Oral Communication 3
ENGL 101 Reading and Composition 3
ENGL 208 Introduction to Literature 3
EDUC 200 Teaching as a Profession 2
EDUC 203 Field Experience for Prospective Teachers 1
GEOG 104 World Regional Geography 3
GEOL 104 Earth Science 3
GEOL 120 Earth Science Laboratory 1
HIST 100 World History I 3
HIST 109 History of the United States I 3
POLI 102 The American Political System 3
MATH 210A Concepts of Elementary School Mathematics I 3
PHYN 105 Physical Science for Elementary Education 3
or
PHYS 100 Introductory Physics 4
and
CHEM 100 Fundamentals of Chemistry 3
and
CHEM 100L Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory 1
Category A: Select one course (3 units)
ENGL 205 Critical Thinking and Intermediate Composition 3
PHIL 205 Critical Thinking and Writing in Philosophy 3
Category B: Select one course (3 units)
ARTF 100 Art Orientation 3
DRAM 105 Introduction to Dramatic Arts 3
MUSI 100 Introduction to Music 3
Category C: Select 0 to 12 additional units
ARTF 110 Art History: Prehistoric to Gothic 3
ARTF 111 Art History: Renaissance to Modern 3
ARTF 155A Freehand Drawing I 3
BIOL 210A Introduction to the Biological Sciences I 4
BIOL 210B Introduction to the Biological Sciences II 4
BIOL 215 Introduction to Zoology 4
BIOL 235 Human Physiology 4
BIOL 250 Introduction to Botany 4
BLAS 140A History of the U.S., Black Perspectives 3
BLAS 140B History of the U.S., Black Perspectives 3
CHIC 141A United States History from a Chicano Perspective 3
CHIC 141B United States History from a Chicano Perspective 3
COMS 135 Interpersonal Communication 3
COMS 160 Argumentation 3
COMS 170 Small Group Communication 3
DANC 181 History of Dance 3
ENGL 105 Composition and Literature 3
ENGL 210 American Literature I 3
ENGL 211 American Literature II 3
ENGL 215 English Literature I: 800–1799 3
ENGL 216 English Literature II: 1800 – Present 3
ENGL 220 Masterpieces of World Literature I: 1500 BCE – 1600 CE 3
ENGL 221 Masterpieces of World Literature II: 1600 – Present 3
EXSC 240 Physical Education in the Elementary Schools 3
GEOG 102 Cultural Geography 3
GEOG 100 Physical Geology 3
GEOG 100 Physical Geology Laboratory 1
HIST 110 History of the United States II 3
HIST 150 Native Americans in United States History I 3
HIST 151 Native Americans in United States History II 3
HIST 175 California History 3
HUMA 103 Introduction to the New Testament 3
HUMA 104 Introduction to the Old Testament 3
HUMA 106 World Religions 3
MATH 119 Elementary Statistics 3
MATH 210B Concepts of Elementary School Mathematics II 3
MATH 212 Children’s Mathematical Thinking 1
MUSI 110 Music for Elementary School Teachers 3
PHIL 100 Logic and Critical Thinking 3
PHIL 102A Introduction To Philosophy: Reality and Knowledge 3
PHIL 102B Introduction To Philosophy: Values 3
PHIL 103 Historical Introduction To Philosophy 3
PHYN 100 Survey of Physical Science 3
PHYN 101 Survey of Physical Science Laboratory 1
PSYC 101 General Psychology 3
PSYC 230 Psychology of Lifespan Development 3
Total Units = 48-60