ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN TEACHING DEGREE 4-8 (GENERALIST), EC-12
Note: This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information, please visit: https://www.dcccd.edu/hb1508.
Degree Code: AAT.4-8EC12SPEC.15
The Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) degree is a Board-approved collegiate degree program consisting of lower-division courses intended for transfer to baccalaureate programs that lead to initial Texas teacher certification. This plan is for those who are interested in earning certification to teach Grades 4-8 (Generalist), EC-12 all levels of Special Education.
In order to be eligible to receive this AAT degree, a student must:
This degree may be taken through a combination of on-campus and distance education offerings; or if planned correctly, the degree may be completed entirely through distance education. Receiving institutions are not required to accept a grade below "C" in transfer.Students who plan to transfer must work closely with an advisor/counselor.
|Course Requirements for the AAT Degree||Credit Hours|
TIER 1 - CORE FOUNDATIONS
TIER 2 - CORE DOMAINS
QUALITATIVE REASONING, LITERACY AND RESEARCH
SELF AND SOCIETY
Select ONE of the following: CB080
Select the following: CB070
|SNGL 2301, 2302||6|
SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY AND SUSTAINABILITY
NOTE: This requirement cannot be met using the following combinations: BIOL 1406 and 1408; BIOL 1407 and 1409; BIOL 2420 and 2421; CHEM 1405 and 1411; CHEM 1406 and 1411; CHEM 1405 and 1406; CHEM 1406 and 1407; GEOL 1401 and 1403; PHYS 1401 and 1405; PHYS 1401 and 2425; PHYS 1405 and 2425.
TIER 3 - INTEGRATIVE LEARNING
CRITICAL ISSUES IN THE STATE-FEDERAL RELATIONSHIP
CORE CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS AAT DEGREE
REQUIRED ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN TEACHING DEGREE 4-8 (GENERALIST), EC-12
SPECIAL EDUCATION COURSES
Select EACH of the following:
ADDITIONAL SCIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Select the following:
NOTE: Courses previously taken cannot be used to satisfy both the Core and a requirement in this group.
|TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR THIS AAT DEGREE||60|
This degree is appropriate for students who seek teacher certification in the following areas:
Grades 4-8 Certification (areas)
4-8 Bilingual Generalist
4-8 ESL Generalist
4-8 English Language Arts & Reading
4-8 English Language Arts & Reading and Social Studies
4-8 Mathematics and Science
4-8 Social Studies
4-8 other content area teaching fields/academic disciplines/interdisciplinary TBA
EC-Grade 12 Certification (areas)
EC-12 Special Education
EC-12 other Special Education certificates TBA (i.e. Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing)