Education, Associate in Arts Degree

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General Education Requirements for Education Degree

Choose from the General Education Requirements according to your goals and interests and the requirements of your intended transfer institution. The recommended General Education courses for this concentration include the following:

ENG:105 Composition I 3
ENG:106 Composition II 3
SPC:112 Public Speaking 3
Cultural/Historical Perspectives:
GEO:121 World Regional Geography 3
HIS:151 U.S. History to 1877 OR 3
HIS:152 U.S. History since 1877 3
Social Sciences:
POL:111 American National Government 3
PSY:111 Introduction to Psychology 3
  Biology lab course 4
MAT:110 Math for Liberal Arts OR 3
MAT:117 Math for Elementary Teachers* 3
* Only students majoring in elementary education may select this course option.

Concentration Electives for Education Degree

Education requirements vary depending on the transfer institution. It is important to plan your course selection carefully with both your community college advisor and your intended transfer institution. Choose elective courses as needed to complete the 62 credit hours required of an Associate Degree.

Recommended Electives
EDU:110 Exploring Teaching 3
EDU:212 Educational Foundations 3
EDU:220 Human Relations for the Classroom 3
EDU:245 Exceptional Learner 3
EDU:255 Technology in the Classroom 3
LIT:105 Children's Literature 3
PSY:121 Developmental Psychology 3
PSY:222 Child Psychology OR 3
PSY:224 Adolescence Psychology 3
PSY:281 Educational Psychology 3

Locations: Clinton Community College, Muscatine Community College, Scott Community College