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Teaching: Secondary Mathematics

Associate of Arts in Teaching Degree*
60-62 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0541

General Education Requirements:

Credit Hours

Area A — 




EGL 101 with a grade of C or better



EGL 102 with a grade of C or better



SPE 103


Area B — 




One course from the following IAI-approved general education core curriculum Mathematics courses: MAT 131 or MAT 250


Area C — 




One Life Science course and one Physical Science course from IAI-approved general education core curriculum Science courses, one of which must be a lab course.


Area D — 

Social and Behavioral Sciences



Three IAI-approved general education core curriculum courses selected from at least two Social and Behavioral Sciences disciplines.


Area E — 

Humanities/Fine Arts



Three IAI-approved general education core curriculum courses, at least one from the Humanities and one from the Fine Arts.


Area F — 

Contemporary Global Studies



One course that satisfies Contemporary Global Studies requirement and has an IAI course code with N or D. This course should also satisfy a course requirement in Humanities and Fine Arts or in Social and Behavioral Sciences.


Total General Education Requirements:



Major Requirements:

Credit Hours

EDN 101 Introduction to Education


EDN 104 Pre-Clinical Observation in Education


Two courses from the following as recommended by the transfer institution:


EDN 210 Technology in Education


EDN 280 Students with Disabilities in School


PSY 201 Educational Psychology


Three courses from the following (select courses not used for General Education):


MAT 250 Calculus I


MAT 251 Calculus II


MAT 252 Calculus III


MAT 260 Linear Algebra (if MAT 250 is used to fulfill General Education requirements)


Total Major Requirements:


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate of Arts Degree:



*May be completed entirely online.

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