Associate in Science in Teacher Preparation Degree Course Requirements, 2021

Courses                                                                                      Semester Hours

UNIVERSAL GENERAL EDUCATION TRANSFER COMPONENT (31 SHC)        31

The Universal General Education Component (UGETC) includes study in the areas of humanities, fine arts, communication, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, mathematics, and English composition.

English Composition (6 SHC)………………………………………. 6
Two English composition courses are required:
ENG-111 and ENG-112

Humanities/Fine Arts (6 SHC)…………………………………….. 6
Required Communication course:
Communication (COM-231)
Select one course:
Art (ART-111, 114, 115)
Drama (DRA-111)
Literature (ENG-231, 232, 241, 242)
Music (MUS-110, 112)
Philosophy (PHI-215, 240)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 SHC)……………………………… 3
Select one course:
Economics (ECO-251, 252)
History (HIS-111, 112, 131, 132)
Political Science (POL-120)
Psychology (PSY-150)
Sociology (SOC-210)

Mathematics (8 SHC)………………………………………………… 8
Select two courses from the following. One course must be a 200-level course:
MAT-171, 172, 263, 271, 272

Natural Sciences (8 SHC)…………………………………………….8
Select an 8 SHC two-course sequence from the following:
BIO-111 General Biology I (4 SHC) and BIO-112 General Biology II (4 SHC) or
CHM-151 General Chemistry I (4 SHC) and CHM-152 General Chemistry II (4 SHC) or
PHY-151 College Physics I (4 SHC) and PHY-152 College Physics II (4 SHC) or
PHY-251 General Physics I (4 SHC) and PHY-252 General Physics II (4 SHC)

ADDITIONAL GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS (14-15 SHC)*……………………. 14-15

Other Required General Education (3 SHC)……………………. 3
The following course is required:
SOC-225 Social Diversity……………………………………….3

An additional 11-12 SHC of courses should be selected from the list below. Those courses are classified as general education within the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement. Students should select these courses based on their intended major and transfer university. While most of these are not UGETC courses, UGETC courses may also be used in this category, if not used elsewhere.

AST-111 and 111A
BIO-110, 111, 112, 120, 130, 140 and 140A
CHM-151, 152
CIS-110, 115
GEL-111
MAT-143, 152, 171, 172, 263, 271, 272, 273
PHY-110 and 110A, 151, 152, 251, 252

TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS REQUIRED (45 SHC)…………………….. 45

OTHER REQUIRED HOURS (15 SHC)*……………………………….. 15

Education (14 SHC)……………………………………………………. 14
The following courses are required:
EDU-187 Teaching and Learning for All…………………..4
EDU-216 Foundations of Education ……………………….3
EDU-279 Literacy Develop and Instruct ………………….4
EDU-250 Teacher Licensure Preparation ………………..3

*Students who have completed Teacher Cadet or Teaching as a Profession courses in high school with a B or better may substitute that course for EDU-187 Teaching and Learning for All.

Academic Transition (1 SHC)…………………………………………1
The following course is required:
ACA-122 College Transfer Success …………………………1

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT (SHC) IN PROGRAM………………………… 60-61

*Students must meet the receiving university’s foreign language and/or health and physical education requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution.