Associate in Arts in Teaching Degree

Associate in Arts in Teaching Degree

 

(Emphasis in Special Education)

 

I. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS — (39-42 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 & Fine Arts — (9 semester hours)
    Select one IAI course from Fine Arts:
    ART 111, 112, 113; MUS 100, 101; THE 110
    Select one IAI course from Humanities:
    ENG 160, 170, 180, 221, 222, 231, 232, 240; PHL 100, 101, 102
    (Select one IAI course from Fine Arts or Humanities)
  • Social Sciences — (9 semester hours) PSY 101, SOC 101 & HIS 125 or HIS 126 — (9 semester hours)
    Science/Mathematics — (13 semester hours) Science — (7 semester hours)* Select one from Life Sciences: BIO 101, 102, 103, 120, 205 Select one from Physical Sciences:
    CHM 100, 110; ESC 100, PHY 130, 151
    *at least one of the science courses must be a laboratory course
    Mathematics — (6 semester hours) MAT 111 and MAT 112

 

II. PROFESSIONAL & SPECIAL EDUCATION — (22 semester hours)

EDU 101 — (4 semester hours) (Includes a minimum of 32 hours of approved Field Experience)
EDU 120 — (3 semester hours)
CHD 204 — (3 semester hours)
EDU 201 — (3 semester hours)
PSY 221 — (3 semester hours)
SOC 203 — (3 semester hours)
EDU 220 — (3 semester hours)

 

III. ELECTIVES — (3 semester hours)

HIS 105, PSY 221 or HIS 106 recommended

 

IV. OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Residency Requirement — (Complete 15 semester hours at CSC) GPA Requirement for Graduation — 2.5 on 4.0 scale Pass the Illinois Basic Skills Test Pass the Approved Background Check
Consult the Coordinator of Teacher Education for additional specific guidelines and requirements.
Note: Specific requirements regarding grade point, program, and content area requirements will vary from institution to institution.

 

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE — 62 SEMESTER HOURS