2012-2013 Catalog 
    Jan 28, 2020  
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education-Elementary and Middle School Teacher, A.A.

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The Associate of Arts with an emphasis in Elementary Education program provides the foundation coursework for future teachers in elementary education. Students wishing to pursue a career as a middle school teacher have two options.  In the first option, students can complete an Associate of Arts in Elementary and Middle School Teacher Education and then transfer to a university’s education program to seek elementary certification for grades K-8 and an endorsement in their content area. The second option is to complete the Associate of Arts Degree for Secondary Teacher Education and then transfer to a university to complete certification for grades 7-12 and content courses for a major and/or minor. (See Associate of Arts Degree in Secondary Teacher Education). Students intending to transfer to a four year baccalaureate program are urged to contact an advisor at the transfer institution for content area recommendations. For a list of partner institutions, please consult the Transfer Options  section of the MCC catalog.

Students who are uncertain about becoming a teacher may enroll in

 .  This course is designed to assist students in making an educated decision about teaching as a career choice.


General Education Credits: 35-36

 See the General Education Core Requirements (AGEC-A)  section of this catalog for details.

B. Mathematics: 3-4

C. Arts and Humanities: 6

Choose two courses with different prefixes.

E. Physical and Biological Sciences: 8

Choose two courses with labs.

Total Other Requirements Credits: 7

Total Education Requirement Credits: 9

Content Area Coursework: 12-15

After students decide on their transfer institution and consult with an advisor, they will need to choose 12-15 credits in a content area.

Total Degree Credits: 63-67

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