Dec 06, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook Archived Catalog

Secondary Education - English (A.S.T.) TTP


Secondary Education - English
Associate of Science in Teaching

 

Students should check with the university to which they intend to transfer in case there are additional requirements needed for admittance to the Teacher Education Program.

Additional A.S.T. degree requirements:

  • Attainment of a 2.75 cumulative GPA
  • ACT score of 21 or successful completion of the PRAXIS CORE exam (MTSU and UTC require a 22 ACT score.)
  • Satisfactory ratings on an index of suitability for the teaching profession

GENERAL EDUCATION (41 credit hours)


Humanities/Fine Arts (9 credit hours)


At least one course (three credit hours) must be in Literature.

History (6 credit hours)


See “Area of Emphasis Notes for Transferring Students” below for more information on specific history requirements at four-year universities.

Mathematics (3 credit hours)


Natural Science (8 credit hours)


BIOL 1010 - Introduction to Biology  cannot be paired with BIOL 1110  or BIOL 1120  to meet the General Education science requirement. 

Additionally, CHEM 1010 - Introduction to Chemistry  cannot be paired with CHEM 1110   or CHEM 1120   to meet the General Education science requirement. 

(Unless otherwise noted, a sequence is not required.)  

AREA OF EMPHASIS REQUIREMENTS (19 credit hours)


AREA OF EMPHASIS Notes for Transferring Students


  • Students should check with their advisor or a representative of the university to which they intend to transfer to determine the recommended history courses. Students who intend to transfer to UTK should take six credit hours of a non-U.S. history sequence to fulfill the history requirements. UTC requires that one of the history courses be U.S. history.
  • Students who intend to transfer to UTC should take MATH 1530 
  • Students who intend to transfer to MTSU, TSU, ETSU, or UTK in secondary education should follow the English A.A./A.S. TTP and not the A.S.T. TTP. ETSU and UTK recommend, and MTSU requires, that students take education courses after transfer.

  • Students should confer with a representative of the university to which they intend to transfer to determine the recommended literature course. A sequence is recommended.

  • Students who intend to take the PRAXIS exam should take MATH 1420  to prepare.

Semester Hours Credit: 60*


*All secondary education English majors who are required to take Learning Support must also complete MSCC 1300 - First-Year Experience .

 

Recommended Full-Time Schedule (Fall or Spring Start)


The following is a recommended full-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 (16 credit hours)


Semester Two (14 credit hours)


Semester Three (15 credit hours)


Semester Four (15 credit hours)


  • ENGL 2110  OR ENGL 2120  OR ENGL 2220  (choose two) 6 sem hrs cr
  • Foreign Language Sequence 3 sem hrs cr
  • History 3 sem hrs cr
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences 3 sem hrs cr

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 (7 credit hours)


Semester Three (9 credit hours)


Semester Four (10 credit hours)


  • Humanities/Fine Arts 3 sem hrs cr
  • Literature (Gen Ed) 3 sem hrs cr
  • Natural Science 4 sem hrs cr

Semester Five (9 credit hours)


Semester Six (9 credit hours)


Semester Seven (6 credit hours)