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Associate in Arts Elementary Education Pre-Major Program Requirements

A.A. Elementary Education Pre-Major Degree: Day & Evening Programs

General Education Core = 44 semester hours credit (SHC)

An asterisk (*) indicates that a prerequisite/corequisite is required; see your advisor for specfic course information.

English Composition (6 SHC)
Required: Select one course from the following:
*ENG 111 Expository Writing 3 *ENG 112 Argument-Based Research 3
*ENG 113 Literature-Based Research 3
Humanities/Fine Arts - 12 SHC
Select one literature course - 3 SHC This course is required - 3 SHC
*ENG 131 Intro to Literature 3 *ENG 241 British Literature I 3
*ENG 231 American Literature I 3 *ENG 242 British Literature II 3
*ENG 232 American Literature II 3 COM 231 Public Speaking 3
One of the following courses is required - 3 SHC
ART 111 Art Appreciation 3 ART 115 Art History Survey II 3
ART 114 Art History Survey I 3 MUS 110 Music Appreciation 3
Select one of the following courses - 3 SHC
English Humanities
*ENG 261 World Literature I 3 HUM 120 Cultural Studies 3
*ENG 262 World Literature II 3 HUM 150 American Women's Studies 3
Foreign Languages HUM 160 Introduction to Film 3
CHI 111 Elementary Chinese I 3 Philosophy
*CHI 112 Elementary Chinese II 3 *PHI 210 History of Philosophy 3
*CHI 211 Intermediate Chinese I 3 *PHI 215 Philosophical Issues 3
*CHI 212 Intermediate Chinese II 3 *PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics 3
*FRE 111 Elementary French I 3 Religion
*FRE 112 Elementary French II 3 REL 110 World Religions 3
*FRE 211 Intermediate French I 3 REL 111 Eastern Religions 3
*FRE 212 Intermediate French II 3 REL 211 Intro to Old Testament 3
JPN 111 Elementary Japanese I 3 REL 212 Intro to New Testament 3
*JPN 112 Elementary Japanese II 3 REL 221 Religion in America 3
*JPN 211 Intermediate Japanese I 3
*JPN 212 Intermediate Japanese II 3
SPA 111 Elementary Spanish I 3
*SPA 112 Elementary Spanish II 3
*SPA 211 Intermediate Spanish I 3
*SPA 212 Intermediate Spanish II 3
Social/Behavioral Sciences - 12 SHC
Select one history course - 3 SHC required  The following courses are required - 6 SHC
HIS 111 World Civilizations I 3 PSY 150 General Psychology 3
HIS 112 World Civilizations II 3 SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3
HIS 121 Western Civilization I 3
HIS 122 Western Civilization II 3
Select one of the following - 3 SHC required
Anthropology Political Science
ANT 210 General Anthropology 3 POL 120 American Government 3
ANT 220 Cultural Anthropology 3 Psychology
ANT 240 Archaeology 3 *PSY 237 Social Psychology 3
Economics *PSY 241 Developmental Psychology 3
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics 3 *PSY 281  Abnormal Psychology 3
ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 Sociology
Geography SOC 213 Sociology of the Family 3
GEO 130 General Physical Geography 3 SOC 220 Social Problems 3
History SOC 240 Social Psychology

3

HIS 131 American History I 3         
HIS 132 American History II 3
Natural Sciences/Mathematics -14 SHC
Natural Sciences - 8 SHC minimum Mathematics - 6 SHC minimum
Requried: Select two of the following:
BIO 111 General Biology I 4 CIS 110 Intro to Computers 3
Select one of the following:    *MAT 140 Survey of Math 3
*CHM 151 General Chemistry 4 *MAT 161 College Algebra 3
PHY 110/A Conceptual Physics/Lab 4 *MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 3
*PHY 151 College Physics I 4
Other required hours/electives - 20-21 SHC
Select 20-21 additional semester hours of college transfer general education, elective, and/or premajor courses from those listed above or below.
ART 283 Ceramics I 3 *CHM 152 General Chemistry II 4
*BIO 112 General Biology II 4 *CIS 115 Intro to Programming & Logic 3
BIO 140/A Environmental Biology/Lab 4 *EDU 216 Foundations in Education 4
BIO 163 Basic Anatomy & Physiology 5 *FRE 181 French Lab 1 1
BIO 165 Anatomy & Physiology I 4 *FRE 182 French Lab 2 1
*BIO 166 Anatomy & Physiology II 4 *FRE 281 French Lab 3 1
*BIO 275 Microbiology 4 *FRE 282 French Lab 4 1
*CHM 132 Organic & Biochemistry 4 *PHY 152 College Physics II 4

Notes:

  1. Students must meet the receiving university's foreign language and/or health and physical education requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution.
  2. All degree graduates of Montgomery Community College must demonstrate competency in the basic use of computers. To satisfy this requirement, students may utilize one of the following three options:
    • Provide evidence of computer courses taken in high school or at another college;
    • Take a computer course at MCC; or
    • Take the MCC Computer Competency Test

Total Semester Hours Required For Associate in Arts (AA) Elementary Education Pre-Major Degree: 64/65

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