Associate of Arts in Teaching

Course Requirements

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(AAT)

The following two-year associate degree plans provide a foundation to completion of a baccalaureate degree in Teaching in the state of Texas.

  • ED15 AAT – Prepares potential teachers for early childhood to sixth grade that plan to transfer to UHCL, UH Main, or UH Downtown.
  • ED25 AAT – Prepares potential teachers for early childhood to sixth grade, as a Generalist, Bilingual Generalist, ESL Generalist, or Special Education Generalist.
  • ED35 AAT – Future teachers interested in 4th to 8th grade teaching.
  • ED45 AAT – Students interested in pursuing an area of specialization applied to early childhood through grade 12 (Music, Physical Education, Art, etc.) or grades 8 through 12 (Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Business, Languages, etc.).

Core (42 SCH)

Core Requirement
• Oral Communication
– SPCH 1315
• Mathematics
– MATH 1314
• Creative Arts
– ARTS
– DRAM
– MUSI

Through field experience each semester at public and private schools or daycares, students observe and participate in classroom activities and school events. The following table outlines the specific major courses required for each AAT degree. An additional 19 SCH provides the necessary total to complete each AAT degree.

Degree 1st Semester 2nd Semester 3rd Semester 4th Semester Open
ED15 TECA 1311 MATH 1350 TECA 1318 TECA 1303  / TECA 1354 EDUC 1301 / KINE* 11XX
ED25 EDUC 1301 MATH 1350 Third Natural Science Course EDUC 2301 General Elective and KINE 1306 or KINE 1332
ED35 EDUC 1301 MATH 1350 Science Course Third Natural Science Course EDUC 2301 General Elective and KINE 1306 or KINE 1332
ED45 EDUC 1301 Specialization** Specialization Specialization EDUC 2301, Specialization KINE* 11XX

*Any of the activity courses listed in the AA core for Kinesiology will satisfy this requirement.
**Specialization requirement is a minimum of 12 SCH in a discipline.

Important Information: Students are permitted to earn only one of the AAT degrees. TECA 1303, 1311, and 1818, EDUC 1301, 2301 each have 16 clock hours of observation mandated by the State of Texas.

Total Semester Credit Hours for the Teaching Degree: 60/61

Contact: Teresa Landers at 832.556.4094, tlander@lee.edu, for specific degree information.

LP Science = Life and Physical Science
LPC = Language, Philosophy and Culture
GOVT PS = Government/Political Science
SBS = Social/Behavioral Science