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.
* Students - Choose from and complete either STEM Specialization:
- Math Concentration (16 hrs)
- Science Concentration (16 hrs)
- Elementary Education Specialization (20 hrs)
- Submit a completed application;
- High School diploma or equivalent required: Yes
- Age Requirement: NA
- Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts, if applicable;
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
- Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.
Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences — 3 Hours
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics — 3 Hours
* All corresponding labs are corequisite to meet degree requirements
Area IV - Humanities and Fine Arts — 3 Hours
Humanities/Fine Arts (3 hrs) — Hours
General Education Core Electives — 15 Hours
* Choose 15 additional General Education Core Electives (Area I, II, III, or IV)
Occupational Courses — 17 Hours
EDUC 2110, 2120, and 2130 require 10 hours of field internship.
Science Concentration — 16 Hours
Choose 16 hours in a Science Concentration