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Teacher Education - AA

The Associate of Arts Degree in Teacher Education includes courses in the general field of elementary and secondary education as well as supplementary courses that may reflect an area of specialization. The degree also prepares the student for a career as an educational paraprofessional. Students pursuing this program are encouraged to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary or Secondary Education.

Degree Requirements

The follow degree requirements are for the 2023-2024 Catalog. For other catalogs, please see Catalogs

Minimum of 61 Credit Hours

General Education Core (31 credit hours)
Area I. Communications (9 credit hours)
COMM1130 Public Speaking 3
COMM2120 Interpersonal Communication 3
ENGL1110 Composition I 3
ENGL1120 Composition II 3
Area II. Mathematics (4 credit hours)
MATH1220 College Algebra 4
MATH1350 Introduction to Statistics 3
Area III. Laboratory Science (4 credit hours)
Area IV. Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credit hours)
Area V. Humanities (6 credit hours)
HIST2110 Survey of New Mexico History 3
Required class
Area VI. Creative and Fine Arts (3 credit hours)

Concentration Requirements (26 credit hours)
ECED1110 Child Growth, Development, andLearning 3
ECED1115 Health, Safety, and Nutrition 2
ECED1125 Assessment of Children andEvaluation of Programs 3
ECED2110 Professionalism 2
ECED2115 Introduction to Language,Literacy, and Reading 3
EDUC1120 Introduction to Education 3
EDUC2340 Multicultural Education 3
EDUC2440 Teaching Elementary School Math 3
SPED2110 Introduction to Studentswith Exceptionalities 3

Related Studies (3 credit hours)
BCIS1110 Intro to Information Systems 3