Germanna Community College will be closed on Monday May 30th, in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.  

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:

Total Minimum Credits 62
Degree RequirementsCoursesCredits
Student DevelopmentSDV 100 or any approved SDV course1
EnglishENG 111-112 AND ANY ENG (Literature) course9
MathematicsAny two MTH courses 151 or higher 16
HistoryAny two HIS courses6
Health/Physical EducationAny HLT or PED course(s)2
Note: HLT 143, 250, 261, 262, 263, and 290 DO NOT meet HLT/PE requirements
2
HumanitiesART 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 SciencesPSY 200, SOC 200, and any course from ECO4, GEO, HIS, PLS, PSY3, or SOC59
Lab SciencesAny two-semester sequence in BIO, CHM, or PHY
Note: BIO 141 and BIO 142 do not meet the science requirement
8
CommunicationCST 100, CST 110, or CST 1263
EducationEDU 2003
Transfer Elective(s)Any course which has been approved as a transfer elective 66

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

CourseCredits
SDV1
ENG 1113
MTH  3
HIS (I)3
Health/Physical Education1
Lab Science (I)4
Total Credits15

First Year Spring

CourseCredits
Lab Science (II)4
ENG 1123
MTH3
HIS (II)3
CST 100, 110, or 1263
  
Total Credits16 

Second Year Fall

CourseCredits
ENG (Literature)3
Health/Physical Education1
Humanities Elective (I)3
PSY 2003
SOC 2003
Transfer Elective(s)3
Total Credits16

Second Year Spring

CourseCredits
EDU 2003
Transfer Elective(s)3
Humanities Elective (II)3
Humanities Elective (III)3
Social Science Elective 3
  
Total Credits15


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 162 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 who take ECO 120 cannot receive credit for either ECO 201 or ECO 202. Students who take either ECO 201 or ECO 202 cannot receive credit for ECO 120.

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/counselingcenter/transfer-electives/.

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