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2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts, Education Specialization: Teacher Preparation (PreK-8), AA&S


Purpose

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 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.

Passport and UCGS Transfer Courses

Courses can be used to meet a requirement in the Virginia Passport milestone are denoted with *. Courses that can be used to meet a requirement in the Uniform Certificate of General Studies are denoted with †.

Program Curriculum and Suggested Sequence of Courses


1st Session


Total Credits: 7


Total Credits: 9


Total Credits: 10


Total Credits: 8-9


Total Credits: 10


6th Session


Total Credits: 4


Total Credits: 6-7


8th Session


Total Credits: 6-7


Total Credits For Program: 61 - 62


Notes and Additional Curriculum Options


  1. Students may select any of the following sequences: a BIO 101  and BIO 102 ; CHM 111  and CHM 112 ; PHY 201  and PHY 202 .
  2. Students should consult an advisor to choose the appropriate course based on where students plan to transfer and their intended transfer program.