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Teaching: Special Education

Associate of Arts in Teaching Degree*
61 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0560

General Education Requirements:

Credit Hours

Area A — 

Communications

 

 

EGL 101 with a grade of C or better

3

 

EGL 102 with a grade of C or better

3

 

SPE 103

3

Area B — 

Mathematics

 

 

MAT 129

3

 

One additional MAT course from IAI-approved general education Mathematics courses

3

Area C — 

Science

7-8

 

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

 

 

PSY 101

3

 

PSC 101

3

 

One additional course from IAI-approved general education Social Science and Behavioral Science courses

3

Area E — 

Humanities/Fine Arts

9

 

Three IAI-approved general education Humanities/Fine Arts courses, including at least one Humanities course and one Fine Arts course

 

Area F — 

Contemporary Global Studies

0

 

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:

40-41

   

Major Requirements:

Credit Hours

EDN 101 Introduction to Education

3

EDN 104 Pre-Clinical Observation in Education

1

EDN 210 Technology in Education

3

EDN 280 Students with Disabilities in School

3

PSY 201 Educational Psychology

3

PSY 211 Child Psychology

3


One or two courses from the following:


3-6

EDN 180 Diversity of Schools and Society

3

EDN 260 Introduction to the Foundations of Reading

3


Elective course, if needed, to total a minimum of 61 credits


0-2


Total Major Requirements:


19-22


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate of Arts Degree:


61

 

*May be completed entirely online.

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As a student, Jake Harris cofounded Students for Social Justice and lobbied to bring fair trade coffee to Oakton’s cafeterias.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


March 1
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

March 13
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

March 16 -22
Spring Break.

March 23
Classes resume after Spring Break

March 25
Spring 2015 semester classes begin.

March 29
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after March 29.

April 8
Registration opens for fall 2015 semester.

May 14, 15
Evaluation Days.

May 15
Last day of student attendance.

May 18
First summer 2015 interim classes begin.

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