Core Curriculum, Early Childhood pathway, AS

60 hrs. + 3 hrs. PE = 63 hrs.

 First Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

ENGL 1101 - Composition I  

3

ENGL 1102 - Composition II

 

3

MATH 1111 - College Algebra

 

3

PHSC 1011 - Physical Science IPHSC 1011L - Physical Science I Laboratory 

4

COMM 1100 - Human Communication 

3

POLS 1101 - American Government 

3

SOSC 1100 - Values, Issues, & Perspectives in Social Sciences 

1

PSYC 1101 - Introduction to General Psychology 

3

PHED 1100 - Health & Wellness 

2

EDUC 21xx - Area F

 

3

HIST211x - U.S. History 

3

 

 

PHED11xx - Activity PE excludes PHED 1100 Health & Wellness 

1

 

 

 

Total

16

 

TOTAL

16

 Milestones: A grade of C or better in MATH 1111 is required to take PHSC 1011; a grade of C or better in PHSC 1011 is required to take an ISCI. If you would like to become a teacher, you should consider taking the GACE exam after completing your second semester.

 Second Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

ENGL21xx - Literature 

3

EDUC 21xx - Area F

 

3

MATH 1401 - Elementary Statistics 

3

MATH 2008 - Foundations of Numbers and Operations 

3

EDUC 21xx - Area F 

3

Area E Elective  

3

SCIE 1005 - Environmental ScienceSCIE 1005L - Environmental Science Laboratory 

4

ISCI 2002 - Physical Science for Elementary Teachers 

3

ISCI 2001 - Life and Earth Science for Elementary Teachers 

3

Area C Elective  

3

TOTAL

16

TOTAL

15

 Milestones: To be admitted into a teacher education program, you are required to have an overall GPA of 2.5.  Most Elementary Education Programs are two-year programs. Speak with your advisor about bachelor degree options.