Aug 11, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook Archived Catalog

Elementary Education (K-5) (A.S.T.) TTP


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Elementary Education (K-5)
Associate of Science In Teaching Degree

Elementary Education, K-5 Emphasis Curriculum Based on Tennessee Board of Regents Universities

The Associate of Science in Teaching degree has been implemented throughout the Tennessee Board of Regents system to facilitate entry of transfer students from community colleges into university teacher education programs. A common curriculum applicable to all community colleges and acceptable to all TBR universities is prescribed. Admission, retention, and graduation requirements are the same as those published in the Graduation Requirements section of this catalog with the additional requirement that students who qualify for the AST must satisfy the following:

  1. Attainment of a cumulative 2.75 grade point average
  2. Successful completion of the PRAXIS Core Academic Skills for Educators (or a composite score of 22 or greater on the enhanced ACT or a combined verbal and mathematical score of 1020 or greater on the recentered SAT)
  3. Achievement of satisfactory rating on an index of suitability for the teaching profession 
  4. Achievement of “C” or better in ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020 and in each of the Mathematics (MATH) and Education (EDU) courses in the curriculum

Tennessee Technological University now offers a 2 + 2 program in the K-5 Emphasis with all junior- and senior-level classes located at the Motlow College Moore County campus and at McMinnville Center. For more information, contact the Chair of the Education Department or the Director of the McMinnville Center.

GENERAL EDUCATION (41 credit hours)


History (6 credit hours)


Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 credit hours)


Mathematics (3 credit hours)


AREA OF EMPHASIS REQUIREMENTS (19 credit hours)


Semester Hours Credit: 60 or (see notes below)


All teaching majors who are required to take Learning Support must also complete MSCC 1300 First Year Experience , and the degree program will require 63 credit hours.

 

FALL START - Recommended Full Time Schedule


The following is a recommended fall start schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

GPS (Graduation Planning System), along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the GPS audit, which is accessible through MyMotlow.

SPRING START - Recommended Full Time Schedule


The following is a recommended spring start schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

GPS (Graduation Planning System), along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the GPS audit, which is accessible through MyMotlow.

Recommended Part Time Schedule-Fall and Spring Start


The following is a recommended part time schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

GPS (Graduation Planning System), along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the GPS audit, which is accessible through MyMotlow.

Semester One (10 credit hours)


Semester Two (9 credit hours)


Semester Three (6 credit hours)


Semester Four (10 credit hours)


Semester Five (9 credit hours)


Semester Six (10 credit hours)


Semester Seven (6 credit hours)


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