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AA in Elementary Teacher Ed. For Transfer

ELEMENTARY TEACHER ED. FOR TRANSFER

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE
DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL & SOCIAL SCIENCES

Elementary Teacher Education
Associate Degree for Transfer. A Degree with a guarantee.

The Associate in Arts in Elementary Teacher Education for Transfer (AA-T) Degree is intended to meet the lower division requirements for Elementary Teacher Education majors (or similar majors) at a CSU campus that offers baccalaureate degrees.

This degree is designed for students interested in an introduction to the field of Liberal Studies, Integrated Teachers Education and for students looking to further their understanding of Elementary Teacher Education. These courses will provide students with a solid foundation in Elementary Teacher Education that will serve them for transferring to a California State University.

In addition to the courses listed in the curriculum tab, the following additional requirements must be met for completion of the AA-T Degree in Elementary Teacher Education:

  1. Completion of 60 CSU-transferable semester units.
  2. Achievement of a minimum GPA of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework. (Some majors may require a higher GPA. Students should consult with a counselor for more information).
  3. Completion of the 50-51 semester units in the major with a grade of “C” or better.
  4. Certified completion of the California State University General Education-Breadth (CSUGE) pattern; OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern.

Students are advised to check with the Counseling Department or Transfer Center for the courses accepted into the Elementary Teacher Education major at the CSU where they seek transfer.

Major Advising Sheet: Elementary Teacher Education for Transfer 17-18 Catalog

Required Courses
BIOL 101 General Biology 4
CD 106 Child Growth & Development 3
ED 110 Introduction to Teaching 3
ENGL 101 *College Composition and Research 3.5
ENGL 201 or
ENGL 201H
*Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking
*Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking Honors
3.5
GEOL 150 Physical Geology 3
GEOL 151 Physical Geology Laboratory 1
GEOG 103 World Regional Geography 3
HIST 101 History of World Civilization to the 17th Century 3
HIST 143 or
HIST 143H
History of the United States to 1877
*History of the United States to 1877 Honors
3
LIT 102 or
LIT 102H
*Approaches to Literature
*Approaches to Literature Honors
3
MATH 140 *Mathematics for Elementary Teacher 4
PHY 120 *Physics for Everyday Use 4
CHEM 120 *Introduction to Chemistry 5
POLS 110 or
POLS 110H
Government of the United States
*Government of the United States Honors
3
3
SPCH 101 or
SPCH 101H
Public Speaking
*Public Speaking Honors
3
3
Choose one course from the following list:
ART 105 or
ART 105H
Survey of Western Art: Prehistory Through Middle Ages
*Survey of Western Art: Prehistory Through Middle Ages
3
3
ART 110 Understanding Visual Art 3
DANC 199 Dance Appreciation 3
MUS 133 Music Appreciation 3
THTR 101 Theatre Arts Appreciation 3

Required Subtotal: 50-51

CSU GE or IGETC Pattern: Units Vary
Transferable Electives (as needed to reach 60 transferable units)

Units Required: 60
*Prerequisite