The Associate in Arts Degree in Education is designed to provide the basic courses necessary for transfer to a baccalaureate program in elementary education. Courses necessary to fulfill requirements for an Associate in Arts degree are included as well as courses important for elementary education specifically. This planner is recommended for course sequences. However, courses may be taken in alternative patterns so long as course prerequisites are met.
a Some four-year institutions require a two-semester sequence of a laboratory science. Each student should be aware of the science requirements at the institution to which he or she plans to transfer.
b Only Early and Recent United States History are acceptable.
The student is encouraged to use the curriculum planner to keep track of courses taken and those still needed. In some cases one or more courses will be taken in a different order than indicated on the planner, but prerequisites must be observed.