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


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Education
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 their 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.

GENERAL EDUCATION (41 credit hours)


Humanities/Fine Arts (9 credit hours)


Natural Science (8 credit hours)


Mathematics (3 credit hours)


Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 credit hours)


AREA OF EMPHASIS REQUIREMENTS (22 credit hours)


Semester Hours Credit: 63*


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

 

NOTE:
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.

 

Recommended Full-Time Schedule (Fall Start)


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.

Semester One - Fall (15 credit hours)


Semester Two - Spring (16 credit hours)


Semester Three - Fall (16 credit hours)


Semester Four - Spring (16 credit hours)


 

Recommended Full-Time Schedule (Spring Start)


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.

Semester One - Spring (16 credit hours)


Semester Two - Fall (16 credit hours)


Semester Three - Spring (16 credit hours)


Semester Four - Fall (15-16 credit hours)


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 Two (6 credit hours)


Semester Three (7 credit hours)


Semester Four (7 credit hours)


Semester Five (8 credit hours)


Semester Seven (6 credit hours)


Semester Eight (7 credit hours)


Semester Nine (6 credit hours)


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