Secondary Education

Associate of Arts

Students successfully completing courses of study in teacher education area are awarded the Associate of Arts Degree. Basic courses in the field of education are chosen to fulfill requirements which are prescribed by four-year institutions in the state. Students are urged to check requirements of specific colleges and universities with their advisors.  REQUIREMENTS VARY.

Students are required to complete the general education requirements set by each university and the State Board of Education to be eligible for a Kansas teaching license. The education advisor assists the student in completing the general education requirements of the college to which he or she plans to transfer for a B.S./B.A. Degree.

Education majors may be required to pass the Pre-Professional Skills Test in reading, writing, and mathematics during their freshman or early sophomore year before admittance to a teacher’s education program at some universities. Students are urged to check P.P.S.T. requirements at other institutions.

Suggested Program of Study
SO100Student Success Seminar1
EN176English Composition I3
EN177English Composition II3
 Oral Communications - Gen. Ed. 3
 Mathematics - Gen. Ed.3
 Natural Science - Gen. Ed.4
 Social/ Behavioral Science - Gen. Ed.3
 Social/ Behavioral Science - Gen. Ed.3
 Arts/ Humanities - Gen. Ed.3
 Arts/ Humanities - Gen. Ed.3
 Physical Education - Lifestyle or Skill1
 Additional Arts Degree Courses
A total of at least 9 additional credit hours of general education courses in the area of written and oral communication, social and behavioral sciences, and arts and humanities.
See advisor for appropriate course work selection.
CO176Intro to Computer Concepts & Apps3
ED177Foundations of Modern Education3
ED236Observation & Participation2
 Higher Level Math Course3-5
 Courses from Area of Specialization12
Min. Credit Hours to Graduate: 62