The Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in General Studies with a Specialization in Teacher Preparation (PreK-8) is designed for students who plan to transfer to four-year colleges or universities and seek a baccalaureate degree in Education (with licensure), specifically focusing on preschool through 8th grade. This program is intended to provide students who are interested in becoming a teacher with a general course of study that includes both general education courses and education-based courses. Students are provided with several course options to best prepare for transfer. Consultation with an advisor or counselor is recommended for guidance related to the preferred four-year college program they plan to attend.
Courses required for the A.S. degree are available on all four campuses.
1 Students may select any of the following courses to meet this requirement: CHM 111, GOL 110, PHY 100, or PHY 201.
2 ENG 250 is recommended for students pursuing Pre K-3 licensure.
3 Eligible courses are listed under Approved Electives for Transfer at Approved Electives for Transfer . Students should consult with an academic advisor or counselor to choose the appropriate course(s).