2017-2018 Catalog 
    May 19, 2022  
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education - Elementary Teacher, Emphasis in Early Childhood, AA (EDECD)

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The Associate of Arts in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education provides the foundation coursework for future teachers in elementary education and an introduction to teaching young children (pre-Kindergarten -2 grade) and is designed for students planning to transfer to an Elementary Education Bachelor’s degree program at all Arizona public universities. Students planning to transfer to a university other than an Arizona public university are urged to contact an advisor. For more information regarding the AA, Elementary and Middle School Teacher with an Emphasis in Early Childhood Education, see the Early Childhood Education webpage.

Note: For a course to be eligible for transfer, the student must receive a “C” or better. Acceptance of a transfer course is determined by the receiving institution.

General Education Credits: 35-36

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

A. Freshman Composition: 6

B. Mathematics: 3

C. Arts and Humanities: 6

D. Social and Behavioral Sciences: 6

E. Physical and Biological Sciences: 8-9

Education Core Requirements: 9

Content Area Coursework: 12

Total Degree Credits: 63-64

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