2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Oct 07, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education, AA&S

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Purpose: The Education program is designed to provide the courses in general education for the student who plans to complete a baccalaureate degree program in teacher education at a four-year institution. Students who plan to enter this program should be aware of the opportunities for professional employment in the several specialized areas of teaching and counseling. Students must complete a Division of Professional and Technical Studies approved background check prior to enrollment in EDU 200 course.

Admission Requirements: All students will be required to demonstrate college readiness through assessment and/or transcript review and may be required to take placement tests in math, writing, and reading to aid in placing students in the appropriate courses. Students who do not meet required placement levels must enroll in developmental studies courses.

Education Curriculum Degree Requirements:

Student Development



  • Any two HIS courses

Health/Physical Education

  • Any HLT or PED course(s) 2


Social Sciences

Lab Sciences

  • Any two-semester sequence from BIO, CHM, GOL, or PHY

Transfer Elective(s)

  • Any course which has been approved as a transfer elective 5

Total Minimum Credits: 62 - 66

Note: HLT 143 , HLT 250 , HLT 261 , HLT 262 , HLT 263 , and HLT 290  DO NOT meet HLT/PE requirement

(Note: BIO 141  and BIO 142  do not meet this requirement)

Students graduating from this program must demonstrate proficiency in specific computer competencies necessary for academic success, transfer, and employment.  Individual programs may specify how computer competency is attained as part of the program.  If not specified otherwise, computer competency is demonstrated by passing ITE 115 (transfer elective) or an equivalent competency test. Students are encouraged not to wait until the final semester to complete this requirement.

1 Students should check with institutions to which they are considering transferring to determine appropriate MTH courses and/or sequences.

2 Veterans may be awarded credit for military experience to meet this requirement

3 Students cannot receive credit for both PSY 230  and PSY 235 .

4 ECO 120  and ECO 201 -ECO 202  contain similar course content. Students who take ECO 120  cannot receive credit for either ECO 201  or ECO 202 . Students who take either ECO 201  or ECO 202  cannot receive credit for ECO 120 .

5 Transfer elective credits must be selected from the Approved Transfer Electives List. See a counselor, a faculty advisor, or http://www.germanna.edu/ counselingcenter/transfer-electives.asp.

Students graduating from this program may be called upon to participate in a general education outcomes assessment during their last semester.

Suggested Scheduling:

First Year

First Five

Total Credits: 16 - 18

Total Credits: 16 - 18

Second Year

Third Semester

Total Credits: 15

Fourth Semester

Total Credits: 15

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