Degree & Certificate Detail

Degree Name: Elementary Education Transfer Program A.A.T.
Degree or Program: Education
Degree Type: Associate of Arts in Teaching Degree
Italicized courses are recommended to be taken for elective credits.
First Semester
ENG 101 English Composition I 3  
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3  
MAT 160 College Algebra 4  
  Natural Science Group I With lab 4  
COL 101 College Success Seminar+ 1  
  TOTAL    15
Second Semester
ENG 102 English Composition II 3  
EDU 211 Foundations of Education# 3  
EDU 210 Teaching Profession With Field Experience# 3  
  Humanities 3  
HIS 101 or 102 U.S. History 3  
  TOTAL   15
   (Take CBASE exam by end of this semester.)    
Third Semester
  Education Elective+ 3  
EDU 220 Technology for Teachers# 3  
  Multicultural/Valuing 3  
  Humanities 3  
EDU 240 Educational Psychology# 3  
  TOTAL   15
Fourth Semester
SPE 101 Oral Communications 3  
  Humanities 3  
  Education Elective+ 3  
  Natural Science Group II With Lab 4  
POL 101 American Government 3  
EDU 290 Portfolio Assessment in Education# 1  
  TOTAL   17
Total Hours Required for Graduation   62

Additional Requirements to Earn the AAT Degree

  • #EDU 210, 211, 220, 240 and 290 are required to earn an AAT degree.
  • Students must complete a mid-preparation portfolio, which will be done in EDU 290.
  • A "C" or better is required in any EDU course.
  • Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.5 which includes all courses transferred to SCC as well as courses taken at SCC. (Transfer institutions may require a higher GPA.)
  • Students must achieve a minimum score of 235 on each section of the C-BASE. (Higher score may be required at transfer institution.) C-BASE test dates and review guide available in the Assessment Center, SC 133.
  • +Students enrolled in EDU 210, 211 or EDU 244 will be required on the first day of class to give permission for SCC to request a background check. Students who have been convicted of a felony will not be allowed to observe/participate in P-12 schools and must appeal to the Missouri State Board of Education before completing a Teacher Education program. For more details, click on the "Education Department" on the site index of SCC website.

+Education Electives – The italicized courses are recommended elective hours for the AAT Degree. Check with your transfer college for the transferability of each course.

Suggested Electives

COL 101 Orientation to College
EDU 125 Teaching Literacy Through Storytelling
EDU 225 Literature for Children
EDU 242 Art for Children
EDU 244 Phy. Ed. for Elementary+
EDU 246 Music for Children
EDU 250 Education of Exceptional Learners
MAT 108 Understanding K-8 Mathematics (Does not satisfy math requirement)
MAT 121 Intermediate Algebra
MAT 201 Structures of Math Systems I
MAT 202 Structures of Math Systems II
MAT 202 Structures of Math Systems II
PSY 201 Child Psychology
PSY 210 Human Growth and Development

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