Course Catalog

Education - ED13 Degree

Program Description: The Education associate of applied science degree program is a series of courses designed to prepare students for a position in education. The program emphasizes a combination of education theory and practical application as well as general core, science, and mathematics competencies necessary for successful employment. Graduates have qualifications to be employed in educational settings including Head Start, Georgia Pre-K programs, and public school teaching assistant positions. Graduates of this program will receive one of two areas of S.T.E.M. specialization: mathematics or science.

Locations Offered:
Valdosta
Ben Hill Irwin
Online
Coffee
Cook

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Additional Program Requirements:

  • A satisfactory criminal background check must be completed prior to entering the Education practicum. A felony conviction could prevent employment in the Education field.

**Some courses within this program are only offered in an online format.**

Curriculum
General Core Courses 15
Area I - Language Arts/Communication - Complete 3 Hours 3
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Area II - Social/Behavior Science - Complete 3 Hours 3
ECON 1101 Principles of Economics 3
ECON 2105 Macroeconomics 3
ECON 2106 Microeconomics 3
HIST 1111 World History I 3
HIST 1112 World History II 3
HIST 2111 U.S. History I 3
HIST 2112 U.S. History II 3
POLS 1101 American Government 3
PSYC 1101 Introductory Psychology 3
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics - Complete 3 Hours 3
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts - Complete 3 Hours 3
ENGL 2110 World Literature 3
ENGL 2130 American Literature 3
HUMN 1101 Introduction to Humanities 3
MUSC 1101 Music Appreciation 3
General Education Core Elective - Complete 3 Hours 3
Occupational Courses 45
COMP 2000 Intro. to Technology and Computer Application 3
EDUC 2110 Investigating Critical/Contemporary Issues in Edu. 3
EDUC 2120 Exploring Sociocultural Persp./Diversity in Edu. 3
EDUC 2130 Exploring Teaching and Learning 3
EDUC 2210 Paraprofessional Internship 3
EDUC 2220 Education Review 2
General Education Core Elective - Complete 12 Hours 12
ENGL 2110 World Literature 3
ENGL 2130 American Literature 3
HIST 1111 World History I 3
HIST 1112 World History II 3
HIST 2111 U.S. History I 3
HIST 2112 U.S. History II 3
SPCH 1101 Public Speaking 3
ECON 1101 Principles of Economics 3
ECON 2105 Macroeconomics 3
ECON 2106 Microeconomics 3
HUMN 1101 Introduction to Humanities 3
MUSC 1101 Music Appreciation 3
POLS 1101 American Government 3
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3
Specializations - Choose One of the Following 16 Hours) 16
8S73 - Science - Complete the Following Science Sequences (16 Hours)
BIOL 1111 Biology I 3
BIOL 1111L Biology Lab I 1
BIOL 1112 Biology II 3
BIOL 1112L Biology Lab II 1
CHEM 1211 Chemistry I 3
CHEM 1211L Chemistry I Lab 1
CHEM 1212 Chemistry II 3
CHEM 1212L Chemistry II Lab 1
8M63 - Math (16 Hours)
MATH 1112 College Trigonometry 3
MATH 1113 Precalculus 3
MATH 1127 Introduction to Statistics 3
MATH 1131 Calculus I 4
MATH 1132 Calculus II 4
Faculty & Staff
Advisor

Early Childhood Care & Education Program Coordinator, Valdosta Campus


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