Associate in Arts in Teaching Degree

Associate in Arts in Teaching Degree

 

Emphasis in Secondary Math

 

I. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS — (37 semester hours)

  • Communications — (9 semester hours)
    ENG 101 & 102 — (6 semester hours)*
    *grades of "C" or better required for both courses
    SPE 120 — (3 semester hours)
  • Humanities — (9 semester hours)
    Select one course from Fine Arts: ART 111, 112, 113; MUS 100, 101; THE 110
    Select one course from Humanities: ENG 160, 170, 180, 221, 222, 231, 232, 240; PHL 100, 101, 102
    (Select three additional hours from the Fine Arts or Humanities listed above)
  • Social Sciences — (9 semester hours) PSY 265 & SOC 203 — (6 semester hours)
    Select one from the following courses: ECO 101, 201, 202; GEO 100, 110; HIS 105, 106, 125, 126; POS 122, 223, 228, 267; SOC 105
    (Must select one or more courses from three different subject areas)
  • Science/Mathematics — (10 semester hours)
    Science — (7 semester hours)*
    Select one from Life Sciences: BIO 101, 102, 103, 120, 205
    Select one from Physical Sciences:
    *at least one of the science courses must be a laboratory course
    CHM 100, 110; PHY 130, 151
  • Mathematics — (3 semester hours)
    Select one from the following courses: MAT 131 or 210

 

II. OTHER REQUIREMENTS — (3 semester hours)

  • PSY 101 (Prerequisite to PSY 265)

 

III. MAJOR COURSEWORK REQUIRED FOR THE TEACHER EDUCATION COMPONENT — (7 semester hours)

  • EDU 101 — (4 semester hours) (includes a minimum of 32 hours of approved field experience)
  • Additional Education Requirements — (3 semester hours) Select one from the following courses: EDU 120, 201 or CHD 204

 

IV. MAJOR COURSES FOR THE CONTENT AREA — (16 semester hours)

  • MAT 171, 172, 240, 241, 242

 

V. OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Residency Requirement — (Complete 15 semester hours at CSC) GPA Requirement for Graduation — 2.5 on 4.0 scale Passing the Illinois Basic Skills Test — (required)
Note: Specific requirements regarding grade point, program, and content area requirements will vary from institution to institution.

 

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE — 63 SEMESTER HOURS