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Elementary Education

The elementary education transfer major provides students with opportunities to earn Associate of Arts (AA) degrees, which transfer to many four-year institutions. The elementary education transfer major is appropriate for students who are interested in pursuing careers in elementary education.

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AA Associate of Arts Degree

The Associate of Arts (AA) degree readies students for their junior year at the college/university level. This degree totals 64 credits of general education from the following areas–communication, humanities, math, science, social sciences, and electives. Students in this program are sometimes referred to as transfer or liberal arts students. As an Associate of Arts Degree student, your chosen major could include business, early childhood education, elementary education, English, history, psychology, secondary education, sociology, etc.

Associate of Arts (AA) Degree Sheet 

Potential Careers

  • Curriculum coordinator
  • Elementary teacher
  • Reading specialist
  • Elementary administrator

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  • EDU 213 Introduction to Education
  • ECE 103 Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology
  • SPC 101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication
  • SPC 112 Public Speaking
  • PSY 121 Developmental Psychology
  • EDU 245 Exceptional Learner
  • EDU 235 Children's Literature
  • EDU 255 Technology in the Classroom
  • LIT 101 Introduction to Literature
  • MAT 117 Math for Elementary Teachers

Click on the course number in the list above to view the course description. This may not be a complete list of courses that may be included for the elementary education transfer pathway. To see all courses in a semester-by-semester plan, view the Elementary Education transfer pathway course outline.

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