Education – A.A.T. (8-12)

PROGRAM INFORMATION: The transfer curriculum shown below is designed for students who plan to pursue a degree in education for the 8-12 grade certification at a senior college or university after completing their studies at Navarro College. Upon successful completion of the courses shown, the student will graduate with an Associate in Arts in Teaching Degree. If a student elects not to follow the recommended sequence, a counselor will help the student select courses needed to reach his or her educational goals.

Freshman Year

Fall

ENGL 1301Composition I

3

HIST 1301United States History I

3

OR

HIST 2301Texas History

3

Approved Life / Physical Sciences

4

SPCH 1315Public Speaking

3

MATH 1314College Algebra

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Spring

ENGL 1302Composition II

3

OR

ENGL 2311Technical And Business Writing

3

HIST 1302United States History II

3

OR

HIST 2301Texas History

3

Approved Life / Physical Sciences

4

COSC 1301Introduction to Computing

3

Approved Elective

1

Total Credit Hours:14

Sophomore Year

Fall

GOVT 2305Federal Government

3

Approved Visual / Performing Arts Elective

3

Academic Specialization

3

Academic Specialization

3

EDUC 1301Introduction - Teaching Profession

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring

GOVT 2306Texas Government

3

Academic Specialization

3

Approved Humanities Elective

3

Approved Social / Behavioral Science

3

EDUC 2301Introduction - Special Populations

3

Total Credit Hours:15

This is a sample degree plan; students should consult catalog of senior institution they plan to attend since some requirements vary. Counselors are available to assist in this matter.

Note: All students majoring in education must take the Texas Higher Education Assessment (THEA) test and pass the test before they will be allowed to enter into an education program at a senior institution. Forms may be obtained from an academic counselor.