Mar 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog & Student Handbook 
2017-2018 Catalog & Student Handbook

Elementary Education (A.S.) (Athens State)

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Associate of Science Degree

Elementary Education, K-6 Emphasis Curriculum based on Athens State University, Athens, AL
Major Code 13.1202

The student who plans to transfer to a university and pursue licensure in pre-kindergarten-4 should conform his or her program of study to curricula in effect at that institution. The following program of study is designed to be consistent with the Elementary Education K-6 program in effect at Athens State University. The student planning to transfer to a university within the Tennessee Board of Regents system and pursue Elementary Education K-6 licensure should pursue the Associate of Science in Teaching degree. Additional information is available in the office of the Department of Education.

Semester Hours Credit: 63 or (see notes below)

All education majors who are required to take Learning Support must also complete MSCC 1300: First Year Experience, and the degree program will require 66 credit hours.


Students working toward teacher licensure are strongly encouraged to take the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators before transfer to a four-year college or university. Successful completion of the test is prerequisite to admissions to many Teacher Education programs.

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