Associate in Arts in Teacher Preparation

Curriculum Description

The Associate in Arts in Teacher Preparation degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit (SHC) of college transfer courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic computer use.

The Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) and the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (ICAA) enables North Carolina community college graduates of two-year associate in arts programs who are admitted to constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina and to Signatory Institutions of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities to transfer with junior status.

Community college graduates must obtain a grade of “C” or better in each course and an overall GPA of at least 2.7 on a 4.0 scale in order to transfer with a junior status. Courses may also transfer through bilateral agreements between institutions.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Arts NEW

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NC CIP: 24.0101
Day, Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2021

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ACA 122 College Transfer Success NEW VERSION 2021FA Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 2 0 1
EDU 216 Foundations of Education Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 3 0 0 3
___ ___ General Education Elective * * * 4
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
COM 120
OR
Intro Interpersonal Com Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction 3 0 0 3
COM 231 Public Speaking Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 9
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 14

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
EDU 187 Teaching and Learning for All NEW 2021FA 3 3 0 4
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disc Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 3 0 0 3
___ ___ General Education Elective * * * 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 143
OR
Quantitative Literacy Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 2 2 0 3
MAT 152
OR
Statistical Methods I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite (3) (2) (0) (4)
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Requisite (3) (2) (0) (4)
Totals

Class Hours: 8
Lab/Shop Hours: 5
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 13

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
EDU 279 Literacy Develop and Instruct NEW 2021FA 3 3 0 4
SOC 225 Social Diversity NEW 2021FA Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
___ ___ General Education Elective * * * 4
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** 0 3
___ ___ Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 9
Lab/Shop Hours: 3
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 17

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
EDU 250 Teacher Licensure Preparation Requisite 3 0 0 3
___ ___ General Education Elective * * * 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** 0 3
___ ___ Natural Science Elective ** ** ** 4
___ ___ Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 6
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 16

Total Credit Hours: 60

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

General Education Elective - Select 14 credits -

ANT 210ANT 220
ARA 111ARA 112ARA 211, ARA 212,
ART 111, ART 114ART 115, ART 116,
AST 111, AST 111AAST 151, AST 151A, AST 152, AST 152A,
BIO 110, BIO 111BIO 112, BIO 120, BIO 130, BIO 140BIO 140A,
CHI 111, CHI 112, CHI 211, CHI 212,
CHM 131, CHM 131A, CHM 132, CHM 151, CHM 152,
CIS 110CIS 115,
COM 110, COM 120, COM 140, COM 231,
DRA 111, DRA 112,
ECO 151, ECO 251, ECO 252,
ENG 113, ENG 114, ENG 131, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242,
ENG 261, ENG 262,
FRE 111, FRE 112,
GEL 111, GEL 113, GEL 120, GEL 230,
GEO 111, GEO 112,
HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 121, HIS 122, HIS 131, HIS 132,
HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 130, HUM 150, HUM 160,
HUM 161, HUM 212, HUM 220,
MAT 143, MAT 152, MAT 171, MAT 172, MAT 263, MAT 271,
MAT 272, MAT 273,
MUS 110, MUS 112, MUS 210, MUS 211, MUS 212,
PHI 215, PHI 230, PHI 240,
PHY 110, PHY 110A, PHY 151, PHY 152, PHY 251, PHY 252,
POL 110, POL 120, POL 220,
PSY 150, PSY 237, PSY 241, PSY 281,
REL 110, REL 211, REL 212,
RUS 111, RUS 112, RUS 211, RUS 212,
SOC 210, SOC 213,
SPA 111, SPA 112, SPA 211, SPA 212

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select 6 hours - ART 111ART 114ART 115DRA 111ENG 231ENG 232ENG 241ENG 242MUS 110MUS 112PHI 215PHI 240. Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

Natural Science Elective - Select 4 credits from:

AST 111/AST 111A,
AST 151/AST 151A
BIO 110,
BIO 111,
CHM 151
GEL 111,
PHY 110/PHY 110A

Social/Behavioral Science Elective - Select 6 hours with a minimum of two subjects from
ECO 251ECO 252HIS 111HIS 112HIS 131HIS 132POL 120PSY 150SOC 210.

*Hours will vary depending on course selection.

2021FA - New AA Degree

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