Program Details

Transfer Program

Teacher Education Transfer Program

Program Information:

Associate of Arts

Faculty Advisors: Susan Sies and Jacklyn Moore · Phone: 410-386-8325/410-386-8237 · Email: ssies@carrollcc.edu / jmoore@carrollcc.edu

For students planning to enter secondary education, Carroll offers this program as the first two years of study. Alternative courses and selection of electives should be based on the requirements of the four-year college or university to which the student expects to transfer for the baccalaureate degree. Such selections must be made in consultation with education advisors at this college and after consideration of the requirements for graduation.

Students should note that there are critical needs in the areas of science, math, special education, foreign languages and technical education. Within the pattern which follows, students may design appropriate education programs to prepare for teaching in these critical need areas and such fields as art, general business, data processing, health science, industrial arts and office technology. By using the ARTSYS computer program, also available in the Advising and Counseling Center (A102), students can plan a course of study that will transfer to an upper division school of choice.

Although Praxis I is not a degree requirement, students are encouraged to take Praxis I (an assessment of reading, writing and math skills) once general education requirements in English, math and reading (if applicable) are satisfied or at the completion of 24 credit hours or present qualified scores on the SAT or ACT. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that qualified test scores are sent to Carroll' Records Office, MSDE, and the selected transfer colleges/universities. See page 107 in the College Catalog for information. Students are encouraged to earn a minimum grade of C in all A.A. Teacher Education course requirements to ensure a smooth transfer and work with an Education faculty adviser. 

* Students must be in good academic standing in order to participate in field experiences; one field experience allowed each term.

 
Program Requirements
  
 EDUC-120  Introduction to Education  3 credits
 * EDUC-121  Field Experience for Introduction to Education  1 credit
 EDUC-125  Educational Psychology  3 credits
 * EDUC-126  Field Experience for Educational Psychology  1 credit
 EDUC-130   Introduction to Special Education  3 credits
 * EDUC-131  Field Experience for Introduction to Special
 Education
 1 credit
 Electives  Students are encouraged to make an
 appointment with Susan Sies, Education
 faculty, to plan coursework appropriate to the
 Education major and the transfer institution.
 18 credits
   Pass PRAXIS I requirement, preferably two
 terms prior to transfer
 
 
General Education Requirements
 
   Arts and Humanities  3 credits
 SPCH-101  Arts and Humanities  3 credits
   Biological and Physical Sciences  7 - 8 credits
   Emerging Issues  3 credits
   English Composition and Literature  6 credits
   Mathematics  3 - 5 credits
   Social and Behavioral Science  3 credits
 PSYC-101  Social and Behavioral Science  3 credits
 

 Total Credits 

 61 - 64 credits

Diversity/ World View requirement met (EDUC-120, EDUC-130, ENGL-102).
 

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