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Award: Associate in Arts, Elementary Education Degree


The MCCCD Associate in Arts in Elementary Education (AAEE) requires the student to complete a total of 60-63 semester credits in the program of study. The degree has two major components:
  • I. General Education:
  • Arizona General Education Curriculum for Arts (AGEC-A)
  • MCCCD Additional Requirements
  • II. Elementary Education Requirements
  • Education Foundations
  • Restricted Electives

Purpose of the Degree:
The AAEE is designed for the student who plans to transfer to an Elementary Education, Early Childhood, Multicultural/Multilingual, or Special Education program at an Arizona public higher education institution and/or who plans to become a classroom instructional aide. Generally, the degree transfers as a block without loss of credit to Arizona's public universities, and in most cases, its required courses apply to graduation requirements for these Education majors.

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change.

Please refer to the MCCCD CCTA website for official information on all programs.