2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 14, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Education, AA [SEDUC-AA, 60 Total Credits]


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).

Click the link to view the different academic maps for degree completion and transfer: Academic Maps: 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 (32 Credits)

Mathematics (3 Credits)

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

Natural Science (7 Credits)

Two courses from the following, one must include a lab.

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 (6 Credits)

Minimum of 6 credits from two different disciplines.

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 special program requirements.

  • EDU 280  fulfills this requirement.

Special Program Requirements (28 Credits)

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)