2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    
    May 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)

Secondary Education, AA


CODE: SEDUC-AA     |     TOTAL CREDITS: 60     |     FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY: Eligible


DESCRIPTION
This degree is designed to provide for the first two years of college preparation for students wanting to become secondary education teachers, and/or who plan to become a paraprofessional (Instructional Aide).

ACADEMIC MAPS AND TRANSFER OPTIONS

Explore the link below for transfer pathways to various institutions.

Academic Map: AA Secondary Education     


 

Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Apply the dimensions of multicultural education to support appropriate pedagogical practices for teaching diverse students in Secondary Education.
  2. Select technology tools for integration across the curriculum in Secondary Education.
  3. Synthesize the major theoretical perspectives and methods of educational psychology to teaching, learning, and schooling in Secondary Education.
  4. Choose formative and summative techniques for evaluation and modification with group and individual instruction and learning strategies in Secondary Education.
  5. Evaluate the historical, legal, and philosophical foundations and issues related to contemporary Secondary Education.

General Education Requirements


TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS: 32


300-level and above courses cannot be used to satisfy GE requirements.
Courses with a B suffix (i.e. 100B) cannot be used to satisfy general education or degree requirements for Associate of Arts, Associate of Business, and Associate of Science degrees. B suffix courses may not be transferable within NSHE.

Mathematics (3 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Natural Science (7 Credits)


Seven credits of coursework to include at least one laboratory experience.

Humanities (7 Credits)


Recommended: SPAN 111.

  • and  World Languages 111 or above (this includes the following course prefixes: ARA, ARM, CHI, FIL, FREN, GER, GRE, ITAL, JPN, KOR, LAT, PORT, RUS, SPAN, and THAI).

Social Science (3 Credits)


Recommended: PSY 201  

Values and Diversity


All students MUST fulfill this requirement. Course chosen may also be used to fulfill the corresponding general education or major program requirements.

  • EDU 280  fulfills this requirement.

Major Requirements


TOTAL MAJOR REQUIREMENTS CREDITS: 28


 

Major Elective Requirements (9 Credits)


  • Select courses appropriate to the Secondary Education Concentration in conjunction with transfer institution requirements.  See an Academic Advisor or Counselor for course selection.

Fine Arts (3 Credits)


U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (4-6 credits)


PSC 101 Required