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Associate in Arts in Teacher Preparation (A1010T)

Associate in Arts

The Associate in Arts in Teacher Preparation program is designed for college students who intend to earn a four-year degree in teacher education in a non-STEM major.

The Associate in Arts in Teacher Preparation degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit (SHC) of college transfer courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic computer use.

The Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) and the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (ICAA) enables North Carolina community college graduates of two-year associate in arts programs who are admitted to constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina and to Signatory Institutions of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities to transfer with junior status.

Community college graduates must obtain a grade of “C” or better in each course and an overall GPA of at least 2.7 on a 4.0 scale in order to transfer with a junior status. Courses may also transfer through bilateral agreements between institutions.

Course Sequence

Fall Semester Class Lab Clinical Credit
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 0 2 0 1
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
EDU 187 Teaching and Learning for All 3 3 0 4
Humanities/Fine Arts or Communication Elective 3 0 0 3
SPA 111 Elementary Spanish I 3 0-3 0 3-4
OR
General Education Elective
12 5-8 0 14-15
 
Spring Semester
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines 3 0 0 3
EDU 279 Literacy Development and Instruction 3 3 0 4
Mathematics Elective 2-3 2 0 3-4
SPA 112 Elementary Spanish II 3 0-3 0 3-4
OR
General Education Elective
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 0 0 3
14-15 5-8 0 16-18
 
 
Fall Semester
EDU 216 Foundations of Education 3 0 0 3
Natural Sciences Elective 3 2-3 0 4
General Education Elective 3 0-3 0 3-4
Humanities/Fine Arts or Communication Elective 3 0 0 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 0 0 3
15 2-6 0 16-17
 
Spring Semester
EDU 250 Teacher Licensure Preparations 3 0 0 3
Humanities/Fine Arts or Communication Elective 3 0 0 3
SOC 225 Social Diversity 3 0 0 3
General Education Elective 3 0-3 0 3-4
General Education Elective 3 0-3 0 3-4
15 0-6 0 15-17
 
TOTAL CREDITS: 60-61

Employment Competencies

Upon successful completion, graduates will be able to:

  • Communicate in a clear, coherent and focused manner.
  • Interpret ideas or information and apply concepts to respond to discipline-specific questions.
  • Compare and contrast cultural perspectives.
  • Evaluate credibility of sources relevant to a specific topic.
  • Describe the role of public education at the federal, state and local level.
  • Identify responsibilities of an effective educator.
Address

Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375

Hours

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact

336-342-4261
336-349-9986 (fax)
info@rockinghamcc.edu