Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Secondary Education

The Associate in Arts (AA), Emphasis in Secondary Education provides the first two years of a four-year curriculum for students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution and earn a bachelor`s degree in secondary education leading to teacher certification for grades 6-12 in Earth and Space Science, English, History/Social Studies, Mathematics, Physical Education, Political Science, or Spanish. Education and discipline specific courses provide future teachers with the knowledge and skills related to educational philosophies, policies, attitudes, behaviors, and instruction in order to effectively perform the duties associated with the position of a classroom teacher. Students will participate in classroom field experiences to connect theory with practice.

Program Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate a foundational knowledge of secondary education content area. (AIS/HIS140, ARB+++++, AST111, AST112, BIO181, BIO181XT, BIO182, BIO201, BIO202, BPC110, CHI+++++, CHM150, CHM150AA, CHM151, CHM151AA, CHM151LL, CIS105, CRW+++++, CSC100, CSC100AA, CSC110, CSC110AA, CSC110AB, CSC120, CSC180, CSC180AA, CSC180AB, CSC205, CSC205++, CSC220, ECN+++++, ECN211, ECN212, ENG+++++, ENG2++, ENG200, ENG205, ENG213, ENG215, ENG216, ENG217, ENH+++++, ENH190, ENH2++, ENH221, ENH222, ENH241, ENH242, EXS101, EXS125, EXS214, EXS216, EXS218, FON241, FRE+++++, GCU+++++, GCU121, GCU122, GER+++++, GLG101, GLG101IN, GLG102, GLG102IN, GLG103, GLG104, GLG105, GLG110, GLG110IN, GLG111, GPH111, GPH112, GPH113, HES100, HIS+++, HIS100, HIS101, HIS102, HIS103, HIS104, HIS110, HIS111, HIS201, HIS212, HIS240, HIS241, HIS242, HIS253, HIS254, ITA+++++, JPN+++++, MAT206, MAT227, MAT230, MAT231, MAT240, MAT241, MAT262, MAT276, MAT277, PHY101, PHY101AA, PHY111, PHY111AA, POS+++++, POS110, POS120, POS140, POS210, PSY101, SLC201, SLG+++++, SPA+++++, SPA201, SPA202, SPA203, SPA204, WST160, WST161)
  • Analyze instruction, relationships, and classroom management strategies observed in classroom field experience. (CFS176, EDU221, EDU222, EDU230, CRE101, COM, [FYC], [HU], [L], [SB], [SG], [SQ])
  • Exhibit a foundational knowledge of human development, teaching and learning theories, instructional strategies, cultural differences, and/or inclusive educational practices to individualize instruction for diverse learners. (CFS176, EDU221, EDU222, EDU230, CRE101, COM, [FYC], [HU], [L], [SB], [SG], [SQ])
  • Demonstrate ongoing learning and use evidence to continually evaluate professional growth, ethics, knowledge, skills, and dispositions (e.g. collaboration, professionalism, reflection, time management, effective communication). (EDU221, EDU222, EDU230, CRE101, [FYC], [MA])
  • Synthesize knowledge of current and historical influences on education at the local, state, federal and/or global levels. (EDU221, EDU222, EDU230, POS113, POS220, [MA])
  • Advocate for the role of education in a democratic society through participation in community activities, demonstrating respect for differing cultures and values. (EDU221, EDU222, EDU230, POS113, POS220)
  • Describe accepted professional and ethical standards of conduct that guide interactions with peers, students, teachers, administrators, and community members. (CFS176, EDU221, EDU222, EDU230, CRE101, POS220, POS221, POS222, [COM], [FYC], [HU], [L], [SB], [SG], [SQ])

Details

Academic Plan Code: 
8140
Award: 
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Secondary Education
Total credits required: 
60-64
Effective term: 
2020 Fall
Award notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course to transfer.

Special GPA requirements may apply to concentration area courses within a specific emphasis as noted:

English ASU Emphases - 2.5 GPA in English concentration area courses beyond First Year Composition.

State certification requirements include demonstration of proficiency in the constitutions of the United States and Arizona. Proficiency can be demonstrated via the Arizona Educator Proficiency Assessments (AEPA) Constitutions of the United States and Arizona test or by taking appropriate coursework: GCU113, POS113, HIS103 and POS221, POS221 and POS222, or POS220.

Identity Verified Prints (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card is required for participation in field experiences and for admission to a university teacher education program. Applicants must present an IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card to be copied by the advisor or designee. Please contact your advisor for information about obtaining the IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card.

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:6-52
Complete all courses in the transfer option that best aligns with your academic and professional goals. Students should work with an advisor to determine the appropriate coursework and transfer institution for their intended area of study. If your intended transfer institution is not listed, then select a combination of courses from the transfer options listed in order to meet the minimum credits required in the Required Courses section. Consult with an academic, faculty, or program advisor to prevent exceeding your university transfer program`s maximum transferable credits (typically 64).
Subplan 1: Arizona State University (Polytechnic, Tempe, West), Bachelor of Arts in Education, Secondary Education (Earth and Space Sciences)
AST111Solar System Astronomy4
AST112Stars, Galaxies & Cosmology (4) OR
GLG110Geological Disasters and the Environment (3) AND
GLG111Geological Disasters and the Environment Lab (1) OR
GLG110INGeological Disasters and the Environment (4)4
CFS176Child Development3
CHM150General Chemistry I (4) AND
CHM151LLGeneral Chemistry I Laboratory (1) OR
CHM150AAGeneral Chemistry I (5) OR
CHM151General Chemistry I (3) AND
CHM151LLGeneral Chemistry I Laboratory (1) OR
CHM151AAGeneral Chemistry (4)4-5
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU230Cultural Diversity in Education3
GCU113,HIS103, AND POS113 may be used to fulfill outstanding AGEC requirements simultaneously.
GCU113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) OR
POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3)3-4
GLG101Introduction to Geology I - Physical Lecture (3) AND
GLG103Introduction to Geology I - Physical Lab (1) OR
GLG101INIntroduction to Geology I - Physical (4)4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SQ] requirement.
GLG102Introduction to Geology II - Historical Lecture (3) AND
GLG104Introduction to Geology II - Historical Lab (1) OR
GLG102INIntroduction to Geology II - Historical Lecture (4)4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SG] requirement.
PHY101Introduction to Physics (4) OR
PHY101AAIntroduction to Physics (5) OR
PHY111General Physics I (4) OR
PHY111AAGeneral Physics I (5)4-5
Subplan 2: Northern Arizona University, Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary Education - Earth Science
BIO181General Biology (Majors) I (4) OR
BIO181XTGeneral Biology (Majors) I (5)4-5
BIO182General Biology (Majors) II4
CHM150General Chemistry I (4) AND
CHM151LLGeneral Chemistry I Laboratory (1) OR
CHM150AAGeneral Chemistry I (5) OR
CHM151General Chemistry I (3) AND
CHM151LLGeneral Chemistry I Laboratory (1) OR
CHM151AAGeneral Chemistry (4)4-5
EDU221Introduction to Education (3) OR
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner (3)3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
GCU113,HIS103, AND POS113 may be used to fulfill outstanding AGEC requirements simultaneously.
GCU113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) OR
POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
POS220U.S. and Arizona Constitution (3)3-4
Note: Students must petition NAU to accept POS113, GCU113, OR (HIS103 and POS221) for POS220.
GLG101Introduction to Geology I - Physical Lecture (3) AND
GLG103Introduction to Geology I - Physical Lab (1) OR
GLG101INIntroduction to Geology I - Physical (4)4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SQ] requirement.
GLG102Introduction to Geology II - Historical Lecture (3) AND
GLG104Introduction to Geology II - Historical Lab (1) OR
GLG102INIntroduction to Geology II - Historical Lecture (4)4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SG] requirement.
GLG105Introduction to Planetary Science4
PHY111General Physics I (4) OR
PHY111AAGeneral Physics I (5)4-5
Subplan 3: Arizona State University (Polytechnic, Tempe, West), Bachelor of Arts in Education, Secondary Education (English)
Take one of the following courses. This course may be used to fulfill the [CS] requirement.
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180AAComputer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180ABComputer Literacy (4)3-4
CFS176Child Development3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU230Cultural Diversity in Education3
ENG200Reading and Writing about Literature3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [L] requirement.
ENG215Strategies of Academic Writing (3) OR
ENG216Persuasive Writing on Public Issues (3) OR
ENG217Personal and Exploratory Writing (3)3
ENH221Survey of English Literature Before 18003
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
ENH222Survey of English Literature After 18003
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
ENH241Literatures of the United States to 18603
ENH242American Literature After 18603
GCU113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) OR
POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3)3-4
Related Area Course Credits:6
Students should select six (6) credits of Related Area Courses that transfer as ENG direct equivalencies or department electives: You may select specific courses from the Course Equivalency Guide that satisfy these criteria. Determination is made based on the semester and year the course is taken.
CRW+++++Any CRW Creative Writing course(s)
ENG+++++Any ENG English course(s)
ENH+++++Any ENH English Humanities course(s)
Subplan 4: Arizona State University (Tempe), Bachelor of Arts, English (Secondary Education)
Take one of the following courses. This course may be used to fulfill the [CS] requirement.
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180AAComputer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180ABComputer Literacy (4)3-4
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
ENG200Reading and Writing about Literature3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [L] requirement.
ENG213Introduction to the Study of Language (3) OR
SLC201Introduction to Linguistics (3)3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
ENG215Strategies of Academic Writing (3) OR
ENG216Persuasive Writing on Public Issues (3) OR
ENG217Personal and Exploratory Writing (3)3
ENH221Survey of English Literature Before 18003
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
ENH222Survey of English Literature After 18003
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
ENH241Literatures of the United States to 18603
ENH242American Literature After 18603
HIS103United States History to 18653
POS221Arizona Constitution1
Foreign Language Credits:0-20
Complete a language course at the intermediate level (202 or equivalent), including American Sign Language IV with a C or better OR demonstrate proficiency through this level as indicated by assessment.
ARB+++++Any ARB Arabic course(s)
CHI+++++Any CHI Chinese course(s)
FRE+++++Any FRE French course(s)
GER+++++Any GER German course(s)
ITA+++++Any ITA Italian course(s)
JPN+++++Any JPN Japanese course(s)
SPA+++++Any SPA Spanish course(s)
SLG+++++Any SLG Sign Language course(s)
Subplan 5: Arizona State University (West), Bachelor of Arts, English (Secondary Education)
Take one of the following courses. This course may be used to fulfill the [CS] requirement.
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180AAComputer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180ABComputer Literacy (4)3-4
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
ENG200Reading and Writing about Literature3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [L] requirement.
ENG213Introduction to the Study of Language (3) OR
SLC201Introduction to Linguistics (3)3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] or [HU] requirement.
GCU113,HIS103, AND POS113 may be used to fulfill outstanding AGEC requirements simultaneously.
GCU113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3)
OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1)
OR
POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3)3-4
Literature and Culture Credits:9
Select three (3) of the four (4) courses listed below. Courses may be used to simultaneously fulfill any outstanding AGEC requirements.
ENH221Survey of English Literature Before 18003
ENH222Survey of English Literature After 18003
ENH241Literatures of the United States to 18603
ENH242American Literature After 18603
English Electives Credits:9
Select three (3) courses that transfer to ASU as 200-level electives with the ENG prefix. Courses may be used to simultaneously fulfill any outstanding AGEC requirements.
ENG2++ Any 200-level English course(s)
ENH2++ Any 200-level English Humanities course(s)
Subplan 6: Northern Arizona University, Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary Education - English
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
ENG205Nature of Poetry3
ENH190Introduction to US Ethnic Literature3
ENH221Survey of English Literature Before 1800 (3) OR
ENH222Survey of English Literature After 1800 (3)3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
ENH241Literatures of the United States to 1860 (3) OR
ENH242American Literature After 1860 (3)3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
GCU113,HIS103, AND POS113 may be used to fulfill outstanding AGEC requirements simultaneously.
GCU113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) OR
POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
POS220U.S. and Arizona Constitution (3)3-4
Note: Students must petition NAU to accept POS113, GCU113, OR (HIS103 and POS221) for POS220.
Foreign Language Credits:0-10
Complete a language course at the elementary level (102 or equivalent), including American Sign Language II with a C or better OR demonstrate proficiency through this level as indicated by assessment.
ARB+++++Any ARB Arabic course(s)
CHI+++++Any CHI Chinese course(s)
FRE+++++Any FRE French course(s)
GER+++++Any GER German course(s)
ITA+++++Any ITA Italian course(s)
JPN+++++Any JPN Japanese course(s)
SPA+++++Any SPA Spanish course(s)
SLG+++++Any SLG Sign Language course(s)
Subplan 7: Arizona State University (Polytechnic, Tempe, West), Bachelor of Arts in Education, Secondary Education (History)
Take one of the following courses. This course may be used to fulfill the [CS] requirement.
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3)3
CFS176Child Development3
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
EDU230Cultural Diversity in Education3
HIS103United States History to 18653
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
HIS104United States History 1865 to Present3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
POS221Arizona Constitution1
History Elective Credits:6
Students should select two (2) courses for a total of six (6) credits from the following:
HIS100History of Western Civilization to Middle Ages3
HIS101History of Western Civilization Middle Ages to 17893
HIS102History of Western Civilization 1789 to Present3
HIS110World History to 15003
HIS111World History 1500 to the Present3
HIS253History of Ireland to 16033
HIS254History of Ireland 1603 to the Present3
Related Area Course Credits:6
Complete six (6) credits of coursework that transfer to ASU as direct equivalencies or departmental electives in the following ASU course prefixes: ECN, GCU, POS. These courses may be used to fulfill any outstanding AGEC requirements simultaneously.
ECN+++++Any ECN Economics course(s)
GCU+++++Any GCU Cultural Geography course(s)
POS+++++Any POS Political Science course(s)
Subplan 8: Arizona State University (Tempe), Bachelor of Arts, History (Secondary Education)
Take one of the following courses. This course may be used to fulfill the [CS] requirement.
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180AAComputer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180ABComputer Literacy (4)3-4
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
HIS103United States History to 18653
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
HIS104United States History 1865 to Present3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
HIS110World History to 15003
HIS111World History 1500 to the Present3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
POS221Arizona Constitution1
Foreign Language Credits:0-20
Complete a language course at the intermediate level (202 or equivalent), including American Sign Language IV with a C or better OR demonstrate proficiency through this level as indicated by assessment.
ARB+++++Any ARB Arabic course(s)
CHI+++++Any CHI Chinese course(s)
FRE+++++Any FRE French course(s)
GER+++++Any GER German course(s)
ITA+++++Any ITA Italian course(s)
JPN+++++Any JPN Japanese course(s)
SPA+++++Any SPA Spanish course(s)
SLG+++++Any SLG Sign Language course(s)
Subplan 9: Arizona State University (West), Bachelor of Arts, History (Secondary Education)
Take one of the following courses. This course may be used to fulfill the [CS] requirement.
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180AAComputer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180ABComputer Literacy (4)3-4
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
HIS103United States History to 18653
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
HIS104United States History 1865 to Present3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
HIS110World History to 15003
HIS111World History 1500 to the Present3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
POS221Arizona Constitution1
Subplan 10: Northern Arizona University, Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary Education - History and Social Studies
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
GCU121World Geography I: Eastern Hemisphere (3) OR
GCU122World Geography II: Western Hemisphere (3)3
HIS103United States History to 18653
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
HIS104United States History 1865 to Present3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
HIS110World History to 15003
HIS111World History 1500 to the Present3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
POS221Arizona Constitution1
Note: Students must petition NAU to accept POS113, GCU113, OR (HIS103 and POS221) for POS220.
GPH111Introduction to Physical Geography (3) AND
GPH112Introduction to Physical Geography Lab (1) OR
GPH113Introduction to Physical Geography (4)4
POS110American National Government3
POS120World Politics3
POS210Political Ideologies3
Subplan 11: Arizona State University (Polytechnic, Tempe, West), Bachelor of Arts in Education, Secondary Education (Mathematics)
CFS176Child Development3
CSC100Introduction to Computer Science (C++) (3) OR
CSC100AAIntroduction to Computer Science (C++) (4) OR
CSC110Introduction to Computer Science (3) OR
CSC110AAIntroduction to Computer Science (3) OR
CSC110ABIntroduction to Computer Science (Java) (4)3-4
This course may be used to fulfill the [CS] requirement.
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU230Cultural Diversity in Education3
GCU113,HIS103, AND POS113 may be used to fulfill outstanding AGEC requirements simultaneously.
GCU113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) OR
POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3)3-4
Course(s) may be used to fulfill outstanding AGEC requirements simultaneously.
MAT227Discrete Mathematical Structures3
MAT230Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (5) OR
MAT231Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (4)4-5
MAT240Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (5) OR
MAT241Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (4)4-5
MAT276Modern Differential Equations (4) OR
MAT277Modern Differential Equations (3)3-4
Subplan 12: Arizona State University (Tempe), Bachelor of Science, Mathematics (Secondary Education)
CSC100Introduction to Computer Science (C++) (3) OR
CSC100AAIntroduction to Computer Science (C++) (4) OR
CSC110Introduction to Computer Science (3) OR
CSC110AAIntroduction to Computer Science (3) OR
CSC110ABIntroduction to Computer Science (Java) (4)3-4
This course may be used to fulfill the [CS] requirement.
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
GCU113,HIS103, AND POS113 may be used to fulfill outstanding AGEC requirements simultaneously.
GCU113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3)
OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1)
OR
POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3)
OR
POS220U.S. and Arizona Constitution (3)
OR
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) AND
POS222U.S. Constitution (2)3-4
MAT227Discrete Mathematical Structures3
MAT230Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (5) OR
MAT231Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (4)4-5
MAT240Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (5) OR
MAT241Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (4)4-5
MAT262Differential Equations (3) OR
MAT276Modern Differential Equations (4) OR
MAT277Modern Differential Equations (3)3-4
Subplan 13: Northern Arizona University, Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary Education - Mathematics
Take one of the following courses. This course may be used to fulfill the [CS] requirement.
CSC100Introduction to Computer Science (C++) (3) OR
CSC100AAIntroduction to Computer Science (C++) (4) OR
CSC110Introduction to Computer Science (3) OR
CSC110AAIntroduction to Computer Science (3) OR
CSC110ABIntroduction to Computer Science (Java) (4)3-4
CSC120Digital Design Fundamentals4
CSC205Object Oriented Programming and Data Structures (3) OR
CSC205++Object Oriented Programming and Data Structures (3-4)3-4
CSC220Programming for Computer Engineering3
EDU221Introduction to Education (3) OR
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner (3)3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
GCU113,HIS103, AND POS113 may be used to fulfill outstanding AGEC requirements simultaneously.
GCU113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) OR
POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
POS220U.S. and Arizona Constitution (3)3-4
Note: Students must petition NAU to accept POS113, GCU113, OR (HIS103 and POS221) for POS220.
MAT206Elements of Statistics3
MAT227Discrete Mathematical Structures3
MAT230Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (5) OR
MAT231Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (4)4-5
MAT240Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (5) OR
MAT241Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (4)4-5
MAT262Differential Equations (3) OR
MAT276Modern Differential Equations (4) OR
MAT277Modern Differential Equations (3)3-4
Subplan 14: Arizona State University (Polytechnic), Bachelor of Arts in Education, Secondary Education (Physical Education)
BIO181General Biology (Majors) I4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SQ] requirement.
BIO201Human Anatomy and Physiology4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SG] requirement.
BIO202Human Anatomy and Physiology4
CFS176Child Development3
Take one of the following courses. This course may be used to fulfill the [CS] requirement.
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180AAComputer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180ABComputer Literacy (4)3-4
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU230Cultural Diversity in Education3
EXS101Introduction to Exercise Science3
EXS125Introduction to Exercise Physiology3
EXS214Instructional Competency: Flexibility and Mind-Body Exercises2
EXS216Instructional Competency: Muscular Strength and Conditioning2
EXS218Instructional Competency: Cardiorespiratory Exercises and Activities2
GCU113,HIS103, AND POS113 may be used to fulfill outstanding AGEC requirements simultaneously.
GCU113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) OR
POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3)3-4
HES100Healthful Living3
PSY101Introduction to Psychology3
Subplan 15: Northern Arizona University, Bachelor of Science in Education, Health Sciences - Physical Education
BIO181General Biology (Majors) I4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SQ] requirement.
BIO201Human Anatomy and Physiology4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SG] requirement.
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EXS101Introduction to Exercise Science3
FON241Principles of Human Nutrition3
GCU113,HIS103, AND POS113 may be used to fulfill outstanding AGEC requirements simultaneously.
GCU113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) OR
POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
POS220U.S. and Arizona Constitution (3)3-4
Note: Students must petition NAU to accept POS113, GCU113, OR (HIS103 and POS221) for POS220.
HES100Healthful Living3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
Subplan 16: Arizona State University (Polytechnic, Tempe, West), Bachelor of Arts in Education, Secondary Education (Political Science)
Take one of the following courses. This course may be used to fulfill the [CS] requirement.
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180AAComputer Literacy (3)3
CFS176Child Development3
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU230Cultural Diversity in Education3
GCU113,HIS103, AND POS113 may be used to fulfill outstanding AGEC requirements simultaneously.
GCU113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) OR
POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
POS220U.S. and Arizona Constitution (3)3-4
POS110American National Government3
POS120World Politics (3) OR
POS140Comparative Government (3)3
POS210Political Ideologies3
History Elective Credits:3
Select one (1) course that transfers to ASU as HST Direct Equivalency or Department Elective with HU General Studies designation. This course will count towards the 12 total credit hours for Related Area requirement.
HIS+++ Any History course
Political Science Elective Credits:6
Select six (6) credits of coursework that transfer to ASU as direct equivalencies or departmental electives in the POS prefix.
POS+++++Any POS Political Science course(s)
Subplan 17: Arizona State University (Polytechnic, Tempe, West), Bachelor of Arts in Education, Secondary Education (Spanish)
Take one of the following courses. This course may be used to fulfill the [CS] requirement.
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180AAComputer Literacy (3)3
CFS176Child Development3
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU230Cultural Diversity in Education3
ENG213Introduction to the Study of Language (3) OR
SLC201Introduction to Linguistics (3)3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
GCU113,HIS103, AND POS113 may be used to fulfill outstanding AGEC requirements simultaneously.
GCU113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) OR
POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
POS220U.S. and Arizona Constitution (3)3-4
SPA201Intermediate Spanish I (4) OR
SPA203Spanish for Spanish Speaking Students I (4)4
SPA202Intermediate Spanish II (4) OR
SPA204Spanish for Spanish Speaking Students II (4)4
Subplan 18: Northern Arizona University, Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary Education - Spanish
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
GCU113,HIS103, AND POS113 may be used to fulfill outstanding AGEC requirements simultaneously.
GCU113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) OR
POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
POS220U.S. and Arizona Constitution (3)3-4
Note: Students must petition NAU to accept POS113, GCU113, OR (HIS103 and POS221) for POS220.
SPA202Intermediate Spanish II (4) OR
Proficiency as indicated by assessment (0)0-4
Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC)
AGEC-ACredits: 9-46
A single course with an [HU], [SB], [L], or [SG/SQ] designation may also be used to satisfy the Oral Communication, Critical Reading, or Awareness Area ([C], [G] and/or [H]) requirement(s). See the AGEC Matrix for course designations.
 
First-Year Composition [FYC]Credits: 6
ENG101First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
ENG102First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG108First-Year Composition for ESL (3)6
 
Literacy and Critical Inquiry [L]Credits: 0-3
May be met by specific subplan option selections.
Any approved general education course in the Literacy and Critical Inquiry [L] area.0-3
 
Mathematics [MA]Credits: 3-8
MAT140College Mathematics (5) OR
MAT141College Mathematics (4) OR
MAT142College Mathematics (3) OR
MAT145College Mathematics (5) OR
MAT146College Mathematics (6) OR
Any approved general education course in the Mathematical Applications [MA] area (3-5)3-6
(required for English, History, Physical Education, Political Science, and Spanish subplans)
OR
MAT150College Algebra/Functions (5) AND
MAT182Plane Trigonometry (3) OR
MAT151College Algebra/Functions (4) AND
MAT182Plane Trigonometry (3) OR
MAT152College Algebra/Functions (3) AND
MAT182Plane Trigonometry (3) OR
MAT155College Algebra/Functions with Review (5) AND
MAT182Plane Trigonometry (3) OR
MAT156College Algebra/Functions with Review (6) AND
MAT182Plane Trigonometry (3) OR
MAT187Precalculus (5) OR
Any approved general education course in the Mathematical Applications [MA] area for which MAT187 is a prerequisite. (4-5)4-8
(required for NAU Earth Science subplan)
OR
MAT212Brief Calculus (3) OR
MAT213Brief Calculus (4) OR
MAT220Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (5) OR
MAT221Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (4) OR
Any approved general education course in the Mathematical Applications [MA] area for which MAT22+ is a prerequisite. (4-5)4-5
(required for ASU Earth Science subplan)
OR
MAT220Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (5) OR
MAT221Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (4) OR
Any approved general education course in the Mathematical Applications [MA] area for which MAT22+ is a prerequisite. (4-5)4-5
(required for Mathematics subplans)
 
Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Applications [CS]Credits: 0-3
May be met by specific subplan option selections.
Any approved general education course in the Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Applications [CS] area.0-3
 
Humanities, Arts and Design [HU]Credits: 0-6
May be met by specific subplan option selections.
Any approved general education courses in the Humanities, Arts and Design [HU] area.0-6
 
Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]Credits: 0-6
May be met by specific subplan option selections.
Any approved general education courses in the Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] area.0-6
 
Natural Sciences [SG]/[SQ]Credits: 0-8
May be met by specific subplan option selections.
Any approved general education course in the Natural Sciences (Quantitative) [SQ] area (4) AND
Any approved general education course in the Natural Sciences (Quantitative) [SQ] area or the Natural Sciences (General) [SG] area (4).0-8
 
Awareness AreasCredits: 0-6
These requirements may be shared with Core Requirements.
 
Cultural Diversity in the US [C]Credits: 0-3
0-3
 
Historical/Global Awareness [H]/[G]Credits: 0-3
Any approved general education course with the Historical [H] or Global [G] awareness area designation.0-3
 
MCCCD Additional Requirements
MCCCD Additional RequirementsCredits: 0-6
Courses in this area may also be applied to the AGEC Core Requirements. To minimize total credits required for degree and maximize transferable credits, it is recommended that courses be selected that meet more than one requirement wherever possible.
 
Oral CommunicationCredits: 0-3
COM100Introduction to Human Communication (3) OR
COM110Interpersonal Communication (3) OR
COM225Public Speaking (3) OR
COM230Small Group Communication (3)3
 
Critical ReadingCredits: 0-3
CRE101College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment (0)0-3
General Electives
General Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:0-25
Select additional courses 100-level or higher to complete a minimum of 60 semester credits but no more than a total of 64 semester credits. Consult with the Program Director or an Academic Advisor.
Students intending to transfer to ASU should satisfy all three awareness area requirements ([C], [G], and [H]) prior to transfer.

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