Associate of Arts and Sciences Degrees
Purpose: The Education K-8 Specialization program is designed to provide the courses in general education for the student who plans to complete a baccalaureate degree program in elementary education at a four-year institution. Students who plan to enter this program should be aware of the opportunities for professional employment in the several specialized areas of teaching and counseling.
EDUCATION SPECIALIZATION K-8 CURRICULUM:
|Student Development||SDV 100 or SDV 1011||1|
|English||ENG 111-112 and any one Literature course from the following:
ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 244, ENG 251
|Mathematics||MTH 151-152 or MTH 163-2402||6|
|History||HIS 121-122 and HIS 101 or HIS 102||9|
|Health/Physical Education||Any HLT or PED course(s)3
Note: HLT 143, 250, 261, 262, 263, and 290 DO NOT meet HLT/PE requirement
|Humanities||One of the following: ART 101, ART 102, ART 106, MUS 121, or MUS 122||3|
|Social Sciences||GEO 210, PLS 135, and ECO 201 or ECO 202||9|
|Lab Sciences||BIO 101-102||8|
|Computer Competency||ITE 1154||3|
|Transfer Elective(s)||Any course which has been approved as a transfer electives5||6|
|Total Minimum Credits||62|
First Year: Fall
First Year: Spring
Second Year: Fall
|HIS 101 or HIS 102||3|
Second Year: Spring
|ECO 201 or 202||3|
1 Students are strongly encouraged to take SDV 101.
2 Students should check with institutions to which they are considering transferring to determine appropriate MTH courses and/or sequences.
3 Veterans may be awarded credit for military experience to meet this requirement.
4 Students passing the computer competency exam will need to take an additional transfer elective course in place of ITE 115.
5 Transfer elective credits must be selected from the Approved Transfer Electives List. See a counselor, a faculty advisor, or http://www.germanna.edu/counseling-center/transfer-electives.asp. It is recommended that students select electives based on the requirements of the education program to which they wish to transfer.
Students graduating from this program will be required to participate in a general education outcomes assessment during their last semester.