2021-2022 Catalog

Associate in Science in Teacher Preparation

A1040T

(Pending state approval.)

The Associate in Science in Teacher Preparation degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit (SHC) of college transfer courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and the basic computer use.

The Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) and the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (ICAA) enables North Carolina community college graduates of two-year associate in science programs who are admitted to constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina and to Signatory Institutions of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities to transfer with junior status.

Community college graduates must obtain a grade of “C” or better in each course and an overall GPA of at least 2.7 on a 4.0 scale in order to transfer with a junior status. Courses may also transfer through bilateral agreements between institutions. 

UNIVERSAL GENERAL EDUCATION TRANSFER COMPONENT: 31 semester hours credit

ENGLISH COMPOSITION: 6 semester hours credit

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry

3

FA, SP, SU
ENG 112Writing/Research in the Disc

3

FA, SP, SU

SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE: 3 semester hours credit

Social/Behavioral Science

Select 3 semester hours credit from the following courses
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ECO 251Principles of Microeconomics

3

FA, SU
ECO 252Principles of Macroeconomics

3

SP, SU
HIS 111World Civilizations I

3

FA, SP, SU
HIS 112World Civilizations II

3

FA, SP, SU
HIS 131American History I

3

FA
HIS 132American History II

3

SP
POL 120American Government

3

FA, SP, SU
PSY 150General Psychology

3

FA, SP, SU
SOC 210Introduction to Sociology

3

FA, SP, SU

NATURAL SCIENCE: 8 semester hours credit

Select one of the following groups

Group 1

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
AST 151General Astronomy I

3

FA, SP
AST 151AGeneral Astronomy I Lab

1

FA, SP
GEL 111Geology

4

FA, SP, SU

Group 2

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BIO 111General Biology I

4

FA, SP, SU
BIO 112General Biology II

4

FA, SP, SU

Group 3

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CHM 151General Chemistry I

4

FA, SP, SU
CHM 152General Chemistry II

4

SP, SU

Group 4

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PHY 151College Physics I

4

FA
PHY 152College Physics II

4

SP

Group 5

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PHY 251General Physics I

4

SP
PHY 252General Physics II

4

SU

MATHEMATICS: 8 semester hours credit

Select 8 semester hours credit from the following courses
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MAT 171Precalculus Algebra

4

FA, SP
MAT 172Precalculus Trigonometry

4

SP, SU
MAT 263Brief Calculus

4

SP
MAT 271Calculus I

4

FA
MAT 272Calculus II

4

SP
Students may not receive credit for both MAT 263 and MAT 271.

HUMANITIES/COMMUNICATIONS/FINE ARTS: 6 semester hours credit

 

Communications

 
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
COM 231Public Speaking

3

FA, SP, SU

Fine Arts

Select 3 semester hours credit from the following courses
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 111Art Appreciation

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 114Art History Survey I

3

FA, SP
ART 115Art History Survey II

3

SP
COM 231Public Speaking

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 111Theatre Appreciation

3

FA, SP, SU
ENG 231American Literature I

3

FA, SP
ENG 232American Literature II

3

FA, SP
ENG 241British Literature I

3

FA, SU
ENG 242British Literature II

3

FA, SP
MUS 110Music Appreciation

3

FA, SP
MUS 112Introduction to Jazz

3

PHI 215Philosophical Issues

3

FA, SP
PHI 240Introduction to Ethics

3

FA, SP, SU

ADDITIONAL GENERAL EDUCATION: 14-15 semester hours credit

Other Required General Education

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
SOC 225Social Diversity

3

FA SP

Physical Education

Select 2 semester hours credit from the following courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
HEA 110Personal Health & Wellness

3

PED 110Fit and Well for Life

2

FA, SP
PED 113Aerobics I

1

FA, SP
PED 114Aerobics II

1

FA, SP
PED 117Weight Training I

1

FA, SP
PED 118Weight Training II

1

FA, SP
PED 119Circuit Training

1

FA, SP
PED 120Walking for Fitness

1

FA, SP
PED 121Walk, Jog, Run

1

FA, SP
PED 122Yoga I

1

FA, SP
PED 123Yoga II

1

FA, SP
PED 125Self-Defense: Beginning

1

FA, SP
PED 128Golf-Beginning

1

FA, SP
PED 130Tennis-Beginning

1

FA, SP
PED 142Lifetime Sports

PED 143Volleyball-Beginning

1

PED 152Swimming-Intermediate

1

PED 155Water Aerobics

1

FA, SP
PED 160Canoeing-Basic

1

SU
PED 161Canoeing-Rivers

1

SU
PED 169Orienteering

FA, SP
PED 170Backpacking

1

SP
PED 171Nature Hiking

1

SP, SU
PED 173Rock Climbing

1

FA, SP, SU
PED 174Wilderness Pursuits

1

SU
PED 181Snow Skiing-Beginning

1

SP
PED 187Social Dance-Beginning

1

SP
PED 211New Games

1

PED 217Pilates I

1

FA SP SU
PED 235Tai Chi

1

FA, SP

General Education Electives

Select 9-10 semester hours credit based on intended teaching discipline
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
AST 151General Astronomy I

3

FA, SP
AST 151AGeneral Astronomy I Lab

1

FA, SP
AST 152General Astronomy II

3

SP
AST 152AGeneral Astronomy II Lab

1

SP
BIO 111General Biology I

4

FA, SP, SU
BIO 112General Biology II

4

FA, SP, SU
BIO 130Introductory Zoology

4

BIO 140Environmental Biology

3

FA, SP, SU
BIO 140AEnvironmental Biology Lab

1

FA, SP, SU
BIO 163Basic Anatomy & Physiology

5

FA, SP
BIO 168Anatomy and Physiology I

4

FA, SP
BIO 169Anatomy and Physiology II

4

SP, SU
BIO 175General Microbiology

3

FA, SP
BIO 275Microbiology

4

FA, SP
CHM 130General, Organic, & Biochemistry

3

FA
CHM 130AGeneral, Organic, & Biochemistry Lab

1

FA
CHM 131Introduction to Chemistry

3

FA, SP
CHM 131AIntroduction to Chemistry Lab

1

FA, SP, SU
CHM 132Organic and Biochemistry

4

SP
CHM 151General Chemistry I

4

FA, SP, SU
CHM 152General Chemistry II

4

SP, SU
CHM 251Organic Chemistry I

4

FA
CHM 252Organic Chemistry II

4

SP
CSC 134C++ Programming

3

SP
CSC 139Visual BASIC Programming

3

FA
CSC 151JAVA Programming

3

SP
GEL 111Geology

4

FA, SP, SU
MAT 143Quantitative Literacy

3

FA, SP, SU
MAT 152Statistical Methods I

4

FA, SP, SU
MAT 171Precalculus Algebra

4

FA, SP
MAT 172Precalculus Trigonometry

4

SP, SU
MAT 263Brief Calculus

4

SP
MAT 271Calculus I

4

FA
MAT 272Calculus II

4

SP
MAT 273Calculus III

4

MAT 280Linear Algebra

3

MAT 285Differential Equations

3

PHY 110Conceptual Physics

3

SU
PHY 110AConceptual Physics Lab

1

SU
PHY 151College Physics I

4

FA
PHY 152College Physics II

4

SP
PHY 251General Physics I

4

SP
PHY 252General Physics II

4

SU
Students may not receive credit for both MAT 262 and MAT 271.

OTHER REQUIRED HOURS: 15 semester hours credit

Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACA 122College Transfer Success

1

FA, SP, SU
EDU 187Teaching and Learning for All

4

FA
EDU 216Foundations of Education

3

FA
EDU 250Teacher Licensure Preparation

3

SP
EDU 279Literary Develop and Instruct

4

SP
Students who have completed Teacher Cadet or Teaching as a Profession courses in high school with a B or better may substitute that course for EDU 187 Teaching and Learning for All.

Total Credit Hours: 60-61

One semester hour of credit may be included in a 61 semester hours credit Associate in Science program of study. The transfer of this hour is not guaranteed.