Elementary Education Concentration | BridgeValley

 

 

Elementary Education Concentration

Program Description

The Associate in Arts- Elementary Education concentration is a program that serves a dual purpose.  It provides the first two years of general study to students who plan to transfer to a baccalaureate program and work toward a Bachelor of Arts or Science in Elementary Education (see transfer information).  It also provides two years of general studies to individuals who desire a structured, non-technical, degree program to gain employment or to secure a promotion in employment.

Upon graduation students will be able to:

  1. Communicate effectively by listening, speaking, and writing using appropriate technology
  2. Use quantitative and scientific knowledge effectively to solve problems, manipulate and interpret data, and communicate findings
  3. Demonstrate interpersonal skills and ethical behavior appropriate for living and working in a diverse society.
  4. Apply critical thinking skills to analyze problems and make informed decisions.
     

Program Assessment

Program outcomes are assessed performance on the general education portfolio

 

Program Requirements

First Semester

  • EDUC - 200 Foundations of Education 3
  • MATH - 113 Mathematical Reasoning 3
  • CHEM - 100 Consumer Chemistry 3
  • ENGL - 101 ~ English Composition I 3
  • GNST - 110 Enhanced First Year Experience 3

Semester Total: 15

Second Semester

  • BIOL - 101 ~ General Biology 3 & 102 BIOL - 102 ~ General Biology Lab 1 OR CHEM - 110 ~ Fundamentals of Chemistry 3 & CHEM - 111 ~ Fundamentals of Chemistry Lab 1 
  • ENGL - 102 ~ English Composition II 3
  • HIST - 101 ~ United States History to 1865 3 OR 102 HIST - 102 ~ United States History From 1865 to Contemporary Times 3 
  • MATH - 130 ~ College Algebra 3
  • PSYC - 201 ~ Life Span Development 3

Semester Total: 16

Third Semester

  • COMM - 100 ~ Oral Communication 3
  • EDUC - 299 Special Topics 1-3
  • EDUC - 202 Educational Psychology and Learning 3
  • HIST - 112 ~ World History Since 1500 3
  • MATH - 115 Applied Technical Math 3
  • PHED - 101 Health and Wellness 2

Semester Total: 14/16

Fourth Semester

  • ARTS - 110 ~ Music Appreciation 3
  • EDUC - 227 Exceptionalities & Human Diversity 3
  • ENGL - 215 Introduction to Literature 3
  • GEOG - 217 World Regional Geography 3
  • HIST - 205 ~ Appalachian Culture and History 3

Semester Total: 15