The Associate of Arts and Sciences degree in Liberal Arts, Education Specialization: Teacher Preparation (PreK-8) (Plan Code 650-12) is designed to prepare students to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree in a Teacher Preparation program. Students should consult an advisor to choose the appropriate courses based on where students plan to transfer and their intended transfer program.
Program Requirements and Special Conditions
Students must meet ESCC admission requirements. Students must also complete placement tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics, and scores will be used for appropriate course placement. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, ESCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should see a counselor and returning students their advisor for more information.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to:
Explore, interpret, and represent the human experience and cultural awareness through the arts and social sciences.
Read, write, and analyze effectively across a number of disciplines.
Solve problems, evaluate arguments, and interpret information in multiple academic disciplines using critical thinking skills.
Research and analyze education and teaching topics that are specific to their own needs and interests.
Program Curriculum and Suggested Sequence of Courses