2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 124

B-124 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
Education
SECONDARYEDUCATIONEMPHASIS–ASSOCIATEOFARTS
The associateof arts degree in secondary education
is designed for students seeking careers in secondary
education (junior and senior high schools).Thedegree
requirements include awell-balancedgeneral education
curriculum. Specific curriculumprovides students
with educational theory andpractical fieldwork in the
secondary education school settings.
In addition, studentswill alsoneed to select a “teaching
major” and complete someof the courseworkprior
to transfer.This courseof study is designated as a
university transfer program that substantiallymeets the
requirements for thefirst twoyears of study for theB.A.
in secondary educationmajors atUNR.Also, please
note:Any concerns or questions of requirementswhen
entering a teaching certificationprogramneed tobe
addressedby advisors for anyuniversityof interest.
Inorder to complete anAA, the ‘teachingmajor’ courses
will include a focus in foreign languages, English, social
studies, history,music, art, career and technical.
EMPHASISOUTCOMES
Students completing the emphasiswill:
• Demonstrate the scopeof knowledge and skillsbasedon the
InterstateNewTeacherAssessment andSupportConsortium
(INTASC) standards andFiveDomains of Professional
Competence.
GENERALEDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS
ENGLISH................................................................6CREDITS
FINEARTS.............................................................3CREDITS
HUMANITIES.......................................................3CREDITS
MATHEMATICS...................................................3CREDITS
SCIENCE................................................................6CREDITS
Lab required.
SOCIALSCIENCE................................................3CREDITS
TOTALGENERAL
EDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS.............24CREDITS
ADDITIONALDEGREEREQUIREMENTS
DIVERSITY..........................................................(3)CREDITS
Recommended: EDU203
FOREIGNLANGUAGE....................................14CREDITS
U.S.ANDNEVADACONSTITUTIONS.........3CREDITS
TOTALADDITIONAL
DEGREEREQUIREMENTS......................17CREDITS
EMPHASISREQUIREMENTS
EDU110 SocietyandEducation....................................................3
EDU202 Introduction toSecondaryEducation.............................3
EDU203 Introduction toSpecial Education .................................3
EDU210 NevadaSchool Law .......................................................3
EDU214 PreparingTeachers toUseTechnology...........................3
TOTALEMPHASISREQUIREMENTS..15CREDITS
ELECTIVEREQUIREMENTS
Students transferring toUNR take credits in their teachingmajor.
Seeanadvisor formore information..............................4
TOTALELECTIVEREQUIREMENTS.......4CREDITS
TOTALDEGREEREQUIREMENTS...60CREDITS
Recommended courses are listed in the course sequence;
however, other coursesmay apply. Please see an advisor
or thedepartment.
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
FirstYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Emphasis
EDU110
SocietyandEducation
3
Emphasis
EDU202
IntroductiontoSecondaryEducation 3
ForeignLanguage Elective
Seeapproved list
4
English
ENG101
Composition I
3
FineArts
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
Total 16
2ndSemester
Emphasis
EDU210
NevadaSchoolLaw
3
ForeignLanguage Elective
Seeapproved list
4
English
ENG102
Composition II
3
Humanities
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
Mathematics
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
Total 16
SecondYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Elective
Seeadvisorfor information
3
Emphasis/Diversity EDU203
IntroductiontoSpecialEducation
3
ForeignLanguage Elective
Seeapproved list
3
Science
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
SocialScience
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
Total 15
2ndSemester
Elective
Seeadvisorfor information
1
Emphasis
EDU214
PreparingTeacherstoUseTechnology 3
ForeignLanguage Elective
Seeapproved list
3
U.S.andNevada
Constitutions
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
Science
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
Total 13
DegreeTotal 60
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