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About the CCPS Associate of Science in Foundations in Education Program

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.

The foundations in education program requires 19 hours in the following distribution:

EDUC 200: Technology in the Classroom
EDUC 201: Teacher Aide I
EDUC 203: The American Classroom
EDUC 207: Psychology of Human Growth and Development
EDUC 212: Professional Preparation for the Field of Teacher Ed
EDUC 302: Educational Psychology and Assessment
EDUC 340: Psychology of the Exceptional Child
EXSP 312: Methods of Teaching Health and P.E.

General Education Courses

Students must take the following courses as part of general education requirements:

ENGL 207: Expository Writing
COMM 211: Presentational Speaking
MATH 109: College Algebra

Choose one of the following:
PHYS 100: Earth Science 
BIOL 102: General Biology

Choose one of the following:
GEOG 109: World Regional Geography I
PLSC 101: Government and Politics in the U.S.

Choose one of the following:
PSYC 101: Introduction to Psychology
SOCI 101: Introduction to Sociology