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CCPS Foundations in Education (A.S.)

The College of Continuing Professional Studies offers an associate of science in foundations in education. This degree enables a student to be a paid substitute teacher and/or teacher aide, and lays the foundation for students to pursue a bachelor of science degree in elementary or secondary education.

School of Education Admission Policy

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Program Requirements

Credit Hours

Prerequisites

Required
Courses
EDUC 200: Technology in the Classroom 3 hrs None
EDUC 201: Teacher Aide 1 hr None. Taken concurrently with EDUC 212.
EDUC 205: Diversity and Social Justice in Education 3 hrs None
EDUC 207: Psychology of Human Growth and Development 3 hrs None
EDUC 212: Professional Preparation 0 hrs None. Taken concurrently with EDUC 201.
MATH 101: Fundamental Mathematical Concepts I 3 hrs One year of high school algebra or MATH 100
Choose one cultural diversity course 3 hrs See course descriptions for
individual course requirements
Choose one science elective 3 hrs See course descriptions for
individual course requirements

Elective
Courses
22 credit hours of electives required 22 hrs See course descriptions for
individual course requirements

General
Education
Courses
ENGL 150: Composition 3 hrs None
ENGL 207: Expository Writing 3 hrs  ENGL 150
COMM 211: Presentational Speaking 3 hrs None
MATH 109: College Algebra 3 hrs MATH 100 or one year of high school
algebra and one year of high school geometry
PLSC 101: Government and Politics in the U.S. 3 hrs None

Choose one
Science
Course
PHYS 100: Earth Science  3 hrs None for either course
BIOL 102: General Biology 3 hrs
Choose one PSYC 101: Introduction to Psychology 3 hrs None for either course
SOCI 101: Introduction to Sociology 3 hrs

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 62 hrs