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2024-2025 Catalog

Elementary Education [Teacher] Preparation, AA with Designation


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Additional information available on the Education Department website.

Recommended basic skills courses are

  • College Reading & Writing Literacy
  • College Quantitative Literacy

Elementary Education Teacher Preparation allows students to complete a transferable associate of arts degree preparing them for transfer to a four-year college or university in Colorado where they can complete their bachelor’s degree and teaching credential in two additional years. Students identify a major and transfer institution prior to enrolling for courses and must meet with their faculty advisor before registering for classes to insure transferability of courses to their chosen institution/major.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Elementary Education Teacher Preparation degree program, students should be able to:

  • Discuss the historical, social, political, philosophical, cultural, and economic forces that shape the United States public school system
  • Compare and contrast teaching strategies and approaches appropriate to students of diverse needs, abilities, and backgrounds
  • Define and establish goals for their own teaching careers

Written Communication


Six (6) credit hours

Note: Some educator preparation programs require a B- in ENG 1021  as an admission requirement. However, a C- or better meets the general education GT-CO1 requirement.

Mathematics


Six (6) credit hours

Arts and Humanities


Six (6) credit hours

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Six (6) credit hours

Natural and Physical Sciences


Eight (8) credit hours

Students must pass with a C- or higher BOTH SCI 1055  and SCI 1056  to satisfy the GT Pathways science requirement.

Additional Requirements


Sixteen (16) credit hours

Arts and Humanities


Three (3) credit hours

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Three (3) credit hours

Field of Study


Ten (10) credit hours

Electives


Nine (9) credit hours to be determined by receiving four-year institution. Contact an academic advisor for recommendations concerning elective courses.

Total Credit Hours: 60


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