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Elementary Teacher Education (AA-T) Child Development Total Units: 53.5

Term Effective: Fall 2017

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Associate Degree Requirements:

The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:

For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter, a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis, is required for each course applied toward the major.

Previous Versions:

Elementary Teacher Education (AA-T) - effective Fall 2015
Elementary Teacher Education (AA-T) - effective Fall 2013

Description:

This program is scheduled to be inactivated effective for fall 2018 and a new program is under development to take its place. Please consult a counselor or program coordinator for more information.

See the state issued Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC) template for any futher clarification regarding program requirements.

The Associate in Arts in Elementary Teacher Education for transfer degree is designed to provide a clear pathway to a CSU major and baccalaureate degree. California Community College students who are awarded an AA-T are guaranteed admission with junior standing somewhere in the CSU system. This priority does not guarantee admission to specific majors or campuses. Current and prospective community college students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to develop an educational plan that best meets their goals and needs.

Students will have to fulfill the following requirements to earn this degree.
(1) Complete 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
(A) The Inter-segmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth requirements; and
(B) A minimum of 53.5-54.5 semester units as required for the Associate in Arts in Elementary Teacher Education for Transfer major.
(2) Obtain an overall minimum grade point average of 2.0
(3) Earn a grade of C or better in all courses required for the Associate in Arts in Elementary Teacher Education for Transfer major.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate college-level skills in written English, oral communications, math, and critical thinking;
  2. demonstrate a basic grasp of the disciplines most commonly taught in elementary schools in California, including physical science, biology, art, literature in a cultural or geographic context, world geography, United States history, and United States government; and
  3. demonstrate a basic grasp of child growth and development.

It is important that students who are completing an Associate Degree and desire to transfer to a four-year institution meet with a counselor to plan their lower division coursework. While many majors at SRJC are intended to align with lower division major preparation required by California public universities, specific lower-division major requirements vary among individual campuses. See a counselor, visit the Transfer Center, and check Guides For Transfer in Specific Majors, and ASSIST to review transfer preparation guides for specific schools and majors.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Elementary Teacher Education (AA-T) program are:

  • Complete 53.5 units from
    • Elementary Teacher Education Core Requirements
    • Elementary Teacher Education for Transfer List A Requirements
    • Elementary Teacher Education for Transfer List B

Elementary Teacher Education Core Requirements - complete 47.50 units
CourseDescriptionUnits
Complete any combination totaling at least 4.00 units from the following:
BIO 10 Introduction to Principles of Biology4.00
BIO 16 Introduction to Biology Through Current Issues4.00
Complete a combination totaling at least 8.00 units from the following:
CHEM 1A and PHYS 11
CHEM 42 and PHYS 11
8.00
CHLD 10 Child Growth and Development3.00
EDUC 55 Introduction to Teaching3.50
ENGL 1A College Composition4.00
ENGL 1B Literature and Composition3.00
GEOG 3 World Regional Geography3.00
HIST 1.1 World History to 15003.00
HIST 17.1 History of the United States to 18773.00
MATH 10 Nature of Mathematics3.00
PHYSC 21 Introduction to Earth Science4.00
POLS 1 Introduction to United States Government3.00
SPCH 1A Introduction to Public Speaking3.00
 
Elementary Teacher Education for Transfer List A Requirements - complete 3.00 units
CourseDescriptionUnits
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
ENGL 5 Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking3.00
PHIL 5 Critical Thinking/Writing3.00
SPCH 9 Critical Thinking and Argumentation3.00
 
Elementary Teacher Education for Transfer List B - complete 3.00 units
CourseDescriptionUnits
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
ART 1.1 World Art History to 15003.00
ART 1.2 World Art History Since 15003.00
ART 2.1 History & Aesthetic Appreciation of Prehistoric - Gothic Art3.00
DANCE 2 Survey of Dance History3.00
MUSC 7 Classical Music Appreciation3.00
THAR 2 Introduction to Theatre Arts3.00
ART 2.2 History and Appreciation of Late Gothic to Impressionist Art3.00
ART 2.3 History and Appreciation of Modern Art3.00

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

Notes:

NOTE about List B Requirement: Students need to be aware that if they choose to take ART 2.2 under the List B Elective choices they must also complete ART 2.3 to fulfill the List B Requirement.

Contact
Information
Phone Email Website
(707) 527-4671
ygarcia2@santarosa.edu
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