*Alert: Germanna Community College will be closed on Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day.

On Time RegistrationRegister early and pay by deadline. Once the session begins, registration is closed. Learn More

  Main Menu   Quicklinks

Education

Associate of Arts and Sciences Degrees

Purpose: The Education program is designed to provide the courses in general education for the student who plans to complete a baccalaureate degree program in teacher 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 CURRICULUM:

Degree Requirements Credits
Student Development SDV 100 or any approved SDV course 1
English ENG 111-112 and any ENG (Literature) course 9
Mathematics Any two MTH courses 151 or higher1 6
History Any two HIS courses 6
Health/Physical Education Any HLT or PED course(s)2
Note: HLT 143, 250, 261, 262, 263, and 290 DO NOT meet HLT/PE requirement
2
Humanities ART 101, ART 102, ART 106, any REL, or HUM 100 AND any two courses from ART (approved transfer elective courses), ENG (Literature), HUM, MUS, PHI, REL, or Foreign Language 9
Social Sciences PSY 200, SOC 200, and any course from ECO4, GEO, HIS, PLS, PSY3, or SOC5 9
Lab Sciences Any two-semester sequence from BIO, CHM, or PHY
Note: BIO 141 and BIO 142 do not meet the science requirement
8
Communication CST 100, CST 110, or CST 126 3
Education EDU 200 3
Transfer Elective(s) Any course which has been approved as a transfer elective6 6
Total Minimum Credits   62

Students graduating from this program must demonstrate proficiency in specific computer competencies by passing ITE 115 (transfer elective) or an equivalent competency test. Students are encouraged not to wait until the final semester to complete this requirement.

Suggested Scheduling

First Year: Fall

Course Credits
SDV 1
ENG 111 3
MTH 3
HIS(l) 3
Health/Physical Education 1
Lab Science (I) 4
Total Credits 15

First Year: Spring

Course Credits
Lab Science (II) 4
ENG 112 3
MTH 3
HIS (II) 3
CST 100, 110, or 126 3
Total Credits 16

Second Year: Fall

Course Credits
ENG (Literature) 3
Health/Physical Education 1
Humanities Elective (I) 3
PSY 200 3
SOC 200 3
Transfer Elective(s) 3
Total Credits 16

Second Year: Spring

Course Credits
EDU 200 3
Transfer Elective(s) 3
Humanities Elective (II) 3
Humanities Elective (III) 3
Social Science Elective 3
Total Credits 15

1 Students should check with institutions to which they are considering transferring to determine appropriate MTH courses and/or sequences. Please note that students cannot receive credit for both MTH 163 and MTH 166.

2 Veterans may be awarded credit for military experience to meet this requirement

3 PSY 200 and PSY 201-202 contain similar course content. Students who take PSY 200 cannot receive credit for either PSY 201 or PSY 202. Students who take either PSY 201 or PSY 202 cannot receive credit for PSY 200. Also, students cannot receive credit for both PSY 235 and PSY 230.

4 ECO 120 and ECO 201-202 contain similar course content. Students should take either ECO 120 or ECO 201-202 unless they plan to take all three courses. Students may not receive credit for ECO 120 if they have already completed both ECO 201 and ECO 202.

5 SOC 200 and SOC 201-202 contain similar course content. Students who take SOC 200 cannot receive credit for either SOC 201 or SOC 202. Students who take either SOC 201 or SOC 202 cannot receive credit for SOC 200.

6 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.

Students graduating from this program will be required to participate in a general education outcomes assessment during their last semester.

Main Content