Associate of Arts in Elementary Education - Min. 62 Hours

Common Core (28.5-29 hours): See common core requirements

Foundations, 11.5-12 hours



1.5-2 hours


1 hour

Freshman Writing

3 hours (6 hours if taking EN110 & EN111)

Oral Communications

3 hours


3 hours (6 hours if taking MA101 & MA102)

Understanding Human Nature, 13 hours


3 hours

Social Science with Constitution

3 hours


1 hour


3 hours

Valuing or Social Science: PY210 required

3 hours

Exploring the Nature of the Universe, 4 hours


Physical Science with Lab

4 hours

Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (19 Hours)

Humanities or Fine Arts: Art or Music Appreciation

3 hours

Analytical Skills: ED122 Education Technology

2 hours

MA224 Mathematics for Elementary and Middle Grade Teachers

4 hours

Social Sciences: Choose from EC122 Economics for Educators, EC201 Macroeconomics, EC202 Microeconomics, HI205 World Geography, or PY223 Developmental Psychology

6 hours

Biological Science with lab

4 hours

Concentration in Early Childhood Education (13 Hours)

ED101     Introduction to Teaching (2)

ED102     Introduction to Teaching Practicum (1)

ED103     Child Development (2)

ED264     Child Health (2)

ED326     Children’s Literature (3)

ED327     Creative Arts (3)

Electives (To complete Min. 62 Hours)

Recommended: PY321 Family Relationships and Values and PY342/343 Psychology of the Exceptional Child and Practicum


NOTE: This is not a certification program.