Liberal Studies with Emphasis in Elementary Teacher Preparation - Associate in Arts
This AA Degree is designed primarily for students interested in teaching in elementary or middle school and transferring to SJSU. Alternatively, the AA Degree can be used for students wishing to transfer with a broad background in liberal education. Preparation for this degree includes 39 units of general education requirements. Students who choose Liberal Studies will meet minimum CSU transfer admission requirements, fulfill all lower division CSU GE, prepare for the baccalaureate major, and meet Evergreen Valley College’s Associate in Arts Degree requirements. Students planning to transfer should meet with an Evergreen counselor to develop an educational plan. Note: Many CSUs have unique admissions and preparation-for-the-Core Requirements beyond minimum requirements. Students should consult the specific university catalog and website, www.assist.org.
Students wishing to earn an Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Studies with Emphasis in Elementary Teaching Preparation must complete each required area of emphasis course with a grade of ‘C’ or better.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Provide the core requirements for transfer to SJSU as Liberal Studies major.
- Offer students a degree option who desire a major in liberal education.
Area of Emphasis Requirements
|EDIT 010||Computers and Digital Media in Education||3|
|MATH 052||Math for Elementary Education||3|
|ENGL 001B||English Composition||3|
|MUSIC 099||Introductory Music||3|
|BIOL 020||Human Biology||4|
|Select one of the following:||3-4|
|Introduction to Chemistry|
|Fundamentals of Chemistry|
|Select one of the following:|
|Area of Emphasis Requirements 1||22|
|General Education Requirements||39|
Some GE courses may be double-counted within the major and will reduce the number of units. General electives may be needed to reach 60 units. Please consult with a counselor to determine which courses are applicable.