Associate of Arts in Teaching: 8-12, EC-12

Associate of Arts Teaching – Leading to Initial Texas Teacher Certification 8-12, EC-12, other than Special Education

This degree prepares future teachers to guide eighth to 12th grade students. Students enjoy small, hands-on classes, observations in the COM Child Development Lab School and teaching practicums at local schools.

Suggested Study Plan

Semester 1

Course Name
ENGL 1301 COMPOSITION I 3
HIST 2301
or HIST 1301
TEXAS HISTORY
or U.S. HISTORY I
3
PHED Elective PHED Elective 1
SPCH 1315 PUBLIC SPEAKING 3
EDUC 1301 INTRODUCTION TO THE TEACHING PROFESSION 3
COSC 1301
or BCIS 1305
MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS
or BUSINESS COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
3

Semester 2

Course Name
ENGL 1302 COMPOSITION II 3
HIST 1302 U.S. HISTORY II 3
MATH 1314 COLLEGE ALGEBRA 3
EDUC 2301 INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL POPULATIONS 3
Fine Arts Select from Core Curriculum 3

Semester 3

Course Name
Social/Behavioral Sciences Select from Core Curriculum 3
GOVT 2305 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT 3
Natural Science Select from Core Curriculum, except for CHEM 1419 and PHYS 1410 4
Content Area Elective   3
Content Area Elective   3

Semester 4

Course Name
Humanities Select from Core Curriculum 3
GOVT 2306 TEXAS GOVERNMENT 3
Natural Science Select from Core Curriculum, except for CHEM 1419 and PHYS 1410 4
Content Area Elective   3

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