2021-2022 Catalog

Associate in Arts in Teacher Preparation

A1010T

(Pending state approval.)

The Associate in Arts 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 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 arts 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: 31-32 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

HUMANITIES: 9 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
DRA 111Theatre Appreciation

3

FA, SP, SU
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

Literature

Select 3 semester hours credit from the following courses
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
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

MATHEMATICS: 3 semester hours credit

Select 3 semester hours credit from the following courses
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MAT 143Quantitative Literacy

3

FA, SP, SU
MAT 152Statistical Methods I

4

FA, SP, SU
MAT 171Precalculus Algebra

4

FA, SP

NATURAL SCIENCE: 4 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

Group 2

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BIO 111General Biology I

4

FA, SP, SU

Group 3

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CHM 151General Chemistry I

4

FA, SP, SU

Group 4

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
GEL 111Geology

4

FA, SP, SU

Group 5

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PHY 110Conceptual Physics

3

SU
PHY 110AConceptual Physics Lab

1

SU

SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE: 6 semester hours credit

History

Select 3 semester hours credit from the following courses
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
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

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
POL 120American Government

3

FA, SP, SU
PSY 150General Psychology

3

FA, SP, SU
SOC 210Introduction to Sociology

3

FA, SP, SU

ADDITIONAL GENERAL EDUCATION: 17-18 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 12 semester hours credit from the following courses based on intended teaching discipline

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 111Art Appreciation

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 114Art History Survey I

3

FA, SP
ART 115Art History Survey II

3

SP
ART 121Two-Dimensional Design

3

FA, SP
ART 122Three-Dimensional Design

3

SP
ART 131Drawing I

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 132Drawing II

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 135Figure Drawing I

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 171Digital Design I

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 235Figure Drawing II

3

SP
ART 240Painting I

3

FA, SP
ART 241Painting II

3

SP
ART 244Watercolor

3

SU
ART 264Digital Photography I

3

FA, SP
ART 265Digital Photography II

3

FA, SP
ART 266Videography I

3

FA
ART 267Videography II

3

ART 271Digital Design II

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 281Sculpture I

3

SP
ART 282Sculpture II

3

FA, SP
ART 283Ceramics I

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 284Ceramics II

3

FA, SP
ART 288Studio

3

FA, SP, SU
ASL 111Elementary ASL I

3

FA, SP
ASL 112Elementary ASL II

3

FA, SP
ASL 181ASL Lab 1

1

FA, SP
ASL 182ASL Lab 2

1

FA, SP
ASL 211Intermediate ASL I

3

SP
ASL 212Intermediate ASL II

3

FA
BUS 110Introduction to Business

3

FA, SP
BUS 115Business Law I

3

FA, SP
BUS 137Principles of Management

3

FA, SP
CIS 110Introduction to Computers

3

FA, SP, SU
CIS 115Intro to Prog & Logic

3

SP
COM 110Introduction to Communication

3

FA, SP
COM 120Intro Interpersonal Com

3

COM 231Public Speaking

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 111Theatre Appreciation

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 112Literature of the Theatre

3

FA
DRA 120Voice for Performance

3

SP
DRA 122Oral Interpretation

3

FA, SP
DRA 124Readers Theatre

3

DRA 126Storytelling

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 128Children's Theatre

3

FA, SP
DRA 130Acting I

3

FA
DRA 131Acting II

3

FA
DRA 135Acting for the Camera I

3

DRA 140Stagecraft I

3

FA
DRA 170Play Production I

3

SP
DRA 171Play Production II

3

SP
DRA 211Theatre History I

3

DRA 212Theatre History II

3

DRA 260Directing

3

ECO 251Principles of Microeconomics

3

FA, SU
ECO 252Principles of Macroeconomics

3

SP, SU
EDU 131Child, Family, and Community

3

SP
EDU 144Child Development I

3

FA
EDU 145Child Development II

3

SP
EDU 221Children With Exceptionalities

3

FA
ENG 113Literature-Based Research

3

FA, SP, SU
ENG 114Prof Research & Reporting

3

FA, SP, SU
ENG 125Creative Writing I

3

ENG 126Creative Writing II

3

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
ENG 251Western World Literature I

3

ENG 252Western World Literature II

3

ENG 272Southern Literature

3

ENG 273African-American Literature

3

ENG 274Literature by Women

3

FA, SP
GEO 111World Regional Geography

3

HEA 110Personal Health & Wellness

3

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
HIS 151Hispanic Civilization

3

FA, SP
HIS 221African-American History

3

FA, SP
HIS 222African-American Hist I

3

FA, SP
HIS 223African-American Hist II

3

FA, SP
HIS 236North Carolina History

3

HIS 260History of Africa

3

FA, SP, SU
HUM 110Technology and Society

3

HUM 120Cultural Studies

3

HUM 160Introduction to Film

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
POL 120American Government

3

FA, SP, SU
PSY 150General Psychology

3

FA, SP, SU
PSY 241Developmental Psychology

3

FA, SP, SU
PSY 281Abnormal Psychology

3

FA, SP, SU
REL 110World Religions

3

FA, SP
REL 211Introduction to Old Testament

3

FA, SP
REL 212Introduction to New Testament

3

FA, SP
SOC 210Introduction to Sociology

3

FA, SP, SU
SOC 213Sociology of the Family

3

FA
SOC 220Social Problems

3

SP
SOC 225Social Diversity

3

FA SP
SPA 111Elementary Spanish I

3

FA, SP, SU
SPA 112Elementary Spanish II

3

FA, SP, SU
SPA 181Spanish Lab 1

1

FA, SP, SU
SPA 182Spanish Lab 2

1

FA, SP, SU
SPA 211Intermediate Spanish I

3

FA, SP
SPA 212Intermediate Spanish II

3

SPA 281Spanish Lab 3

1

FA, SP
SPA 282Spanish Lab 4

1

 

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.