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Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Secondary Education

The Associate in Arts (AA), Emphasis in Secondary Education provides the first two years of a four-year curriculum for students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution and earn a bachelor`s degree in secondary education leading to teacher certification for grades 6-12 in Earth and Space Science, English, History/Social Studies, Mathematics, Physical Education, Political Science, or Spanish. Education and discipline specific courses provide future teachers with the knowledge and skills related to educational philosophies, policies, attitudes, behaviors, and instruction in order to effectively perform the duties associated with the position of a classroom teacher. Students will participate in classroom field experiences to connect theory with practice.

Details

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Field of Interest
Education
Type
Associate Degree
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Secondary Education (DEG)
Total Credits Required
60-64
Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.
Effective term
Fall 2021
Notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course to transfer.

Special GPA requirements may apply to concentration area courses within a specific emphasis as noted:

English ASU Emphases - 2.5 GPA in English concentration area courses beyond First Year Composition.

State certification requirements include demonstration of proficiency in the constitutions of the United States and Arizona. Proficiency can be demonstrated via the Arizona Educator Proficiency Assessments (AEPA) Constitutions of the United States and Arizona test or by taking appropriate coursework: GCU/POS113, HIS103 and POS221, POS221 and POS222, or POS220.

Identity Verified Prints (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card is required for participation in field experiences and for admission to a university teacher education program. Applicants must present an IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card to be copied by the advisor or designee. Please contact your advisor for information about obtaining the IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card.

What You'll Learn
  • Demonstrate a foundational knowledge of secondary education content area. (ARB+++, ASL+++, AST112, BIO181++, BIO182++, BIO201++, BIO202, BPC110, CHI+++, CHM150, CHM150AA, CHM151, CHM151AA, CHM151LL, CIS105, CSC100, CSC100AA, CSC110, CSC110AA, CSC110AB, CSC120, CSC180, CSC180AA, CSC180AB, CSC205, CSC205++, CSC/EEE220, ENG200, ENG205, ENG213, ENH190, ENH221, ENH222, ENH241, ENH242, EXS101, EXS125, EXS215, EXS217, FON241, FRE+++, GCU121, GCU122, GER+++, GLG101, GLG101IN, GLG102, GLG102IN, GLG103, GLG104, GLG105, GLG110, GLG110IN, GLG111, GPH111, GPH112, GPH113, HES100, HIS103, HIS104, HIS110, HIS111, ITA+++, JPN+++, MAT206, MAT227, MAT230, MAT231, MAT240, MAT241, MAT276, MAT277, PHY111, PHY111AA, POS110, POS120, POS140, POS210, SLC201, SPA+++, SPA201, SPA202, SPA203, SPA204)
  • Analyze instruction, relationships, and classroom management strategies observed in classroom field experience. (CFS/ECH176, EDU221, EDU222, EDU230, (CRE), (COM), [FYC], [HU], [L], [SB], [SG], [SQ])
  • Exhibit a foundational knowledge of human development, teaching and learning theories, instructional strategies, cultural differences, and/or inclusive educational practices to individualize instruction for diverse learners. (CFS/ECH176, EDU220, EDU221, EDU222, EDU230, (CRE), (COM), [FYC], [HU], [L], [SB], [SG], [SQ])
  • Demonstrate ongoing learning and use evidence to continually evaluate professional growth, ethics, knowledge, skills, and dispositions (e.g. collaboration, professionalism, reflection, time management, effective communication). (EDU220, EDU221, EDU222, EDU230, (CRE), [FYC], [MA])
  • Synthesize knowledge of current and historical influences on education at the local, state, federal and/or global levels. (EDU221, EDU222, EDU230, GCU/POS113, POS220, [MA])
  • Advocate for the role of education in a democratic society through participation in community activities, demonstrating respect for differing cultures and values. (EDU221, EDU222, EDU230, GCU/POS113, POS220)
  • Describe accepted professional and ethical standards of conduct that guide interactions with peers, students, teachers, administrators, and community members. (CFS/ECH176, EDU221, EDU222, EDU230, (CRE), POS220, POS221, POS222, (COM), [FYC], [HU], [L], [SB], [SG], [SQ])
Career Opportunities
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:6-50
Complete requirements in the transfer option that best aligns with your academic and professional goals. Students should work with an advisor to determine the appropriate coursework and transfer institution for their intended area of study. If your intended transfer institution is not listed, then select a combination of courses from the transfer options listed in order to meet the minimum credits required in the Required Courses section. Consult with an academic, faculty, or program advisor to prevent exceeding your university transfer program`s maximum transferable credits (typically 64).
Transfer Plan 1: Arizona State University (Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College), Bachelor of Arts in Education, Secondary Education (Earth and Space Sciences)
AST112Introduction to Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology (4)
OR
GLG102Introduction to Geology II - Historical Lecture (3) AND
GLG104Introduction to Geology II - Historical Lab (1)
OR
GLG102INIntroduction to Geology II - Historical (4)
OR
GLG110Geological Disasters and the Environment (3) AND
GLG111Geological Disasters and the Environment Lab (1)
OR
GLG110INGeological Disasters and the Environment (4)4
Note that these courses may be used to satisfy the [SG] or [SQ] requirement.
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180AAComputer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180ABComputer Literacy (4)3-4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [CS] requirement.
CFS/ECH176Child Development3
CHM150General Chemistry I (4) AND
CHM151LLGeneral Chemistry I Laboratory (1)
OR
CHM150AAGeneral Chemistry I (5)
OR
CHM151General Chemistry I (3) AND
CHM151LLGeneral Chemistry I Laboratory (1)
OR
CHM151AAGeneral Chemistry I (4)4-5
Note that these courses may be used to satisfy the [SQ] requirement.
EDU220Introduction to Serving English Language Learners (ELL)3
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [C] and [SB] requirements.
EDU230Cultural Diversity in Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [C] requirement.
GCU/POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1)3-4
Note that GCU/POS113 or HIS103 may be used to satisfy outstanding AGEC requirements.
GLG101Introduction to Geology I - Physical Lecture (3) AND
GLG103Introduction to Geology I - Physical Lab (1) OR
GLG101INIntroduction to Geology I - Physical (4)4
Note that these courses may be used to satisfy the [SQ] requirement.
Transfer Plan 2: Northern Arizona University, Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary Education - Earth Science
BIO181General Biology (Majors) I (4) OR
BIO181XTGeneral Biology (Majors) I (4)4
BIO182General Biology (Majors) II (4) OR
BIO182XTGeneral Biology (Majors) II (4)4
CHM150General Chemistry I (4) AND
CHM151LLGeneral Chemistry I Laboratory (1)
OR
CHM150AAGeneral Chemistry I (5)
OR
CHM151General Chemistry I (3) AND
CHM151LLGeneral Chemistry I Laboratory (1)
OR
CHM151AAGeneral Chemistry I (4)4-5
EDU221Introduction to Education (3) OR
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner (3)3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirements.
GCU/POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) OR
POS220U.S. and Arizona Constitution (3)3-4
Note that GCU/POS113 or HIS103 may be used to satisfy outstanding AGEC requirements. Students must petition NAU to accept GCU/POS113 OR (HIS103 and POS221) for POS220.
GLG101Introduction to Geology I - Physical Lecture (3) AND
GLG103Introduction to Geology I - Physical Lab (1) OR
GLG101INIntroduction to Geology I - Physical (4)4
Note that these courses may be used to satisfy the [SQ] requirement.
GLG102Introduction to Geology II - Historical Lecture (3) AND
GLG104Introduction to Geology II - Historical Lab (1) OR
GLG102INIntroduction to Geology II - Historical (4)4
Note that these courses may be used to satisfy the [SG] requirement.
GLG105Introduction to Planetary Science4
PHY111General Physics I (4) OR
PHY111AAGeneral Physics I (5)4-5
Transfer Plan 3: Arizona State University (Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College), Bachelor of Arts in Education, Secondary Education (English)
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180AAComputer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180ABComputer Literacy (4)3-4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [CS] requirement.
CFS/ECH176Child Development3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU220Introduction to Serving English Language Learners (ELL)3
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [C] and [SB] requirements.
EDU230Cultural Diversity in Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [C] requirement.
ENG200Reading and Writing about Literature3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [L] requirement.
Select three (3) courses from the following list for a total of nine (9) credits:
ENH221Survey of English Literature Before 18003
ENH222Survey of English Literature After 18003
ENH241American Literature Before 18603
ENH242American Literature After 18603
Note that these courses may be used to satisfy outstanding AGEC requirements.
GCU/POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1)3-4
Note that GCU/POS113 or HIS103 may be used to satisfy outstanding AGEC requirements.
Transfer Plan 4: Arizona State University (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences), Bachelor of Arts, English (Secondary Education)
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180AAComputer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180ABComputer Literacy (4)3-4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [CS] requirement.
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [C] and [SB] requirements.
ENG200Reading and Writing about Literature3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [L] requirement.
ENG213Introduction to the Study of Language (3) OR
SLC201Introduction to Linguistics (3)3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
ENH221Survey of English Literature Before 18003
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
ENH222Survey of English Literature After 18003
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
ENH241American Literature Before 18603
ENH242American Literature After 18603
GCU/POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3)
OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1)
OR
POS110American National Government (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1)
OR
POS220U.S. and Arizona Constitution (3)
OR
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) AND
POS222U.S. Constitution (2)3-4
Foreign Language Credits:0-20
Complete a language course at the intermediate level (202 or equivalent), including American Sign Language IV with a C or better OR demonstrate proficiency through this level as indicated by assessment.
ARB+++ Any ARB Arabic course(s)
ASL+++ Any ASL American Sign Language course(s)
CHI+++ Any CHI Chinese course(s)
FRE+++ Any FRE French course(s)
GER+++ Any GER German course(s)
ITA+++ Any ITA Italian course(s)
JPN+++ Any JPN Japanese course(s)
SPA+++ Any SPA Spanish course(s)
Transfer Plan 5: Arizona State University (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences), Bachelor of Arts, English (Secondary Education)
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180AAComputer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180ABComputer Literacy (4)3-4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [CS] requirement.
CFS/ECH176Child Development3
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [C] and [SB] requirements.
EDU230Cultural Diversity in Education3
ENG200Reading and Writing about Literature3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [L] requirement.
GCU/POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1)3-4
Note that GCU/POS113 or HIS103 may be used to satisfy outstanding AGEC requirements.
ENH221Survey of English Literature Before 1800 (3) OR
ENH241American Literature Before 1860 (3)3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
ENH222Survey of English Literature After 1800 (3) OR
ENH242American Literature After 1860 (3)3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
English Electives Credits:0-6
Complete up to six (6) credits of coursework that transfer to ASU as 200-level direct equivalents or departmental electives with the ENG prefix. Courses may be used to simultaneously fulfill any outstanding AGEC requirements.
Transfer Plan 6: Northern Arizona University, Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary Education - English
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
ENG205Nature of Poetry3
ENH190Introduction to US Ethnic Literature3
ENH221Survey of English Literature Before 1800 (3) OR
ENH222Survey of English Literature After 1800 (3)3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
ENH241American Literature Before 1860 (3) OR
ENH242American Literature After 1860 (3)3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
GCU/POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) OR
POS220U.S. and Arizona Constitution (3)3-4
Note that GCU/POS113 or HIS103 may be used to satisfy outstanding AGEC requirements. Students must petition NAU to accept GCU/POS113 OR (HIS103 and POS221) for POS220.
Foreign Language Credits:0-10
Complete a language course at the elementary level (102 or equivalent), including American Sign Language II with a C or better OR demonstrate proficiency through this level as indicated by assessment.
ARB+++ Any ARB Arabic course(s)
ASL+++ Any ASL American Sign Language course(s)
CHI+++ Any CHI Chinese course(s)
FRE+++ Any FRE French course(s)
GER+++ Any GER German course(s)
ITA+++ Any ITA Italian course(s)
JPN+++ Any JPN Japanese course(s)
SPA+++ Any SPA Spanish course(s)
Transfer Plan 7: Arizona State University (Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College), Bachelor of Arts in Education, Secondary Education (History)
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3)3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [CS] requirement.
CFS/ECH176Child Development3
EDU220Introduction to Serving English Language Learners (ELL)3
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [C] and [SB] requirements.
EDU230Cultural Diversity in Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [C] requirement.
HIS103United States History to 18653
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] and [H] requirement.
HIS104United States History 1865 to Present3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] and [H] requirement.
HIS110World History to 15003
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU], [G], and [H] requirements.
HIS111World History 1500 to the Present3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU], [G], and [H] requirements.
POS221Arizona Constitution1
Transfer Plan 8: Arizona State University (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences), Bachelor of Arts, History (Secondary Education)
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180AAComputer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180ABComputer Literacy (4)3-4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [CS] requirement.
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
HIS103United States History to 18653
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] and [H] requirements.
HIS104United States History 1865 to Present3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
HIS110World History to 15003
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU], [G], and [H] requirements.
HIS111World History 1500 to the Present3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU], [G], and [H] requirements.
POS221Arizona Constitution1
Foreign Language Credits:0-20
Complete a language course at the intermediate level (202 or equivalent), including American Sign Language IV with a C or better OR demonstrate proficiency through this level as indicated by assessment.
ARB+++ Any ARB Arabic course(s)
ASL+++ Any ASL American Sign Language course(s)
CHI+++ Any CHI Chinese course(s)
FRE+++ Any FRE French course(s)
GER+++ Any GER German course(s)
ITA+++ Any ITA Italian course(s)
JPN+++ Any JPN Japanese course(s)
SPA+++ Any SPA Spanish course(s)
Transfer Plan 9: Arizona State University (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences), Bachelor of Arts, History (Secondary Education)
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180AAComputer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180ABComputer Literacy (4)3-4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [CS] requirement.
CFS/ECH176Child Development3
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [C] and [SB] requirements.
HIS103United States History to 18653
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] or [SB] requirements.
HIS104United States History 1865 to Present3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] and [H] requirements.
HIS110World History to 15003
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
HIS111World History 1500 to the Present3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU], [G], and [H] requirements.
POS221Arizona Constitution1
Related Area Course Credits:0-6
Complete up to six (6) credits of coursework that transfer to ASU as direct equivalencies or departmental electives in the following ASU course prefixes: AMS, ENG, ETH, HRC, HST, JHR, LAS, PAX, PHI, REL, SPA. These courses may be used to fulfill any outstanding AGEC requirements simultaneously.
Transfer Plan 10: Northern Arizona University, Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary Education - History and Social Studies
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
GCU121World Geography I: Eastern Hemisphere (3) OR
GCU122World Geography II: Western Hemisphere (3)3
HIS103United States History to 18653
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] and [H] requirement.
HIS104United States History 1865 to Present3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
HIS110World History to 15003
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU], [G], and [H] requirements.
HIS111World History 1500 to the Present3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
GPH111Introduction to Physical Geography Lecture (3) AND
GPH112Introduction to Physical Geography Lab (1) OR
GPH113Introduction to Physical Geography (4)4
POS110American National Government3
POS120World Politics3
POS210Political Ideologies3
POS221Arizona Constitution1
Note that students must petition NAU to accept (HIS103 AND POS221) for POS220.
Transfer Plan 11: Arizona State University (Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College), Bachelor of Arts in Education, Secondary Education (Mathematics)
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180AAComputer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180ABComputer Literacy (4)3-4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [CS] requirement.
CFS/ECH176Child Development3
EDU220Introduction to Serving English Language Learners (ELL)3
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU230Cultural Diversity in Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [C] requirement.
GCU/POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1)3-4
Note that GCU/POS113 or HIS103 may be used to satisfy outstanding AGEC requirements.
MAT227Discrete Mathematical Structures3
MAT230Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (5) OR
MAT231Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (4)4-5
MAT240Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (5) OR
MAT241Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (4)4-5
MAT276Modern Differential Equations (4) OR
MAT277Modern Differential Equations (3)3-4
Transfer Plan 12: Arizona State University (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences), Bachelor of Science, Mathematics (Secondary Education)
CFS/ECH176Child Development3
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
GCU/POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3)
OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1)
OR
POS220U.S. and Arizona Constitution (3)
OR
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) AND
POS222U.S. Constitution (2)3-4
MAT227Discrete Mathematical Structures3
MAT230Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (5) OR
MAT231Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (4)4-5
MAT240Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (5) OR
MAT241Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (4)4-5
MAT276Modern Differential Equations (4) OR
MAT277Modern Differential Equations (3)3-4
Transfer Plan 13: Northern Arizona University, Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary Education - Mathematics
CSC100Introduction to Computer Science (C++) (3) OR
CSC100AAIntroduction to Computer Science (C++) (4) OR
CSC110Introduction to Computer Science (Java) (3) OR
CSC110AAIntroduction to Computer Science (Java) (3) OR
CSC110ABIntroduction to Computer Science (Java) (4)3-4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [CS] requirement.
CSC120Digital Design Fundamentals4
CSC205Object Oriented Programming and Data Structures (3) OR
CSC205++Object Oriented Programming and Data Structures (3-4)3-4
CSC/EEE220Programming for Computer Engineering3
EDU221Introduction to Education (3) OR
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner (3)3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
GCU/POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) OR
POS220U.S. and Arizona Constitution (3)3-4
Note that GCU/POS113 or HIS103 may be used to satisfy outstanding AGEC requirements. Students must petition NAU to accept GCU/POS113 OR (HIS103 and POS221) for POS220.
MAT206Elements of Statistics3
MAT227Discrete Mathematical Structures3
MAT230Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (5) OR
MAT231Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (4)4-5
MAT240Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (5) OR
MAT241Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (4)4-5
MAT276Modern Differential Equations (4) OR
MAT277Modern Differential Equations (3)3-4
Transfer Plan 14: Arizona State University (Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College), Bachelor of Arts in Education, Secondary Education (Physical Education)
BIO181General Biology (Majors) I (4) OR
BIO181XTGeneral Biology (Majors) I (4) OR
Any approved general education course in the Natural Sciences (Quantitative) [SQ] area (4)4
BIO181recommended if needed as a prerequisite for BIO201.
BIO201Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4) OR
BIO201XTHuman Anatomy and Physiology I (4)4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SG] requirement.
BIO202Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
CFS/ECH176Child Development3
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180AAComputer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180ABComputer Literacy (4)3-4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [CS] requirement.
EDU220Introduction to Serving English Language Learners (ELL)3
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [C] and [SB] requirements.
EDU230Cultural Diversity in Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [C] requirement.
EXS101Introduction to Exercise Science3
EXS125Introduction to Exercise Physiology3
EXS215Resistance Training and Recovery Techniques3
EXS217Cardiorespiratory and Flexibility Training3
GCU/POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1)3-4
HES100Healthful Living3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
Transfer Plan 15: Northern Arizona University, Bachelor of Science in Education, Health Sciences - Physical Education
BIO181General Biology (Majors) I (4) OR
BIO181XTGeneral Biology (Majors) I (4)4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SQ] requirement.
BIO201Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4) OR
BIO201XTHuman Anatomy and Physiology I (4)4
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SG] requirement.
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EXS101Introduction to Exercise Science3
FON241Principles of Human Nutrition3
GCU/POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) OR
POS220U.S. and Arizona Constitution (3)3-4
Note that GCU/POS113 or HIS103 may be used to satisfy outstanding AGEC requirements. Students must petition NAU to accept GCU/POS113 OR (HIS103 and POS221) for POS220.
HES100Healthful Living3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
Transfer Plan 16: Arizona State University (Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College), Bachelor of Arts in Education, Secondary Education (Political Science)
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180AAComputer Literacy (3)3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [CS] requirement.
CFS/ECH176Child Development3
EDU220Introduction to Serving English Language Learners (ELL)3
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [C] and [SB] requirements.
EDU230Cultural Diversity in Education3
GCU/POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) OR
POS220U.S. and Arizona Constitution (3)3-4
POS110American National Government3
POS120World Politics (3) OR
POS140Comparative Government (3)3
POS210Political Ideologies3
Political Science Elective Credits:3
Complete three (3) credits of coursework that transfer to ASU as direct equivalencies or departmental electives in the POS prefix.
Transfer Plan 17: Arizona State University (Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College), Bachelor of Arts in Education, Secondary Education (Spanish)
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CSC180Computer Literacy (3) OR
CSC180AAComputer Literacy (3)3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [CS] requirement.
CFS/ECH176Child Development3
EDU220Introduction to Serving English Language Learners (ELL)3
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
EDU222Introduction to the Exceptional Learner3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [C] and [SB] requirements.
EDU230Cultural Diversity in Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [C] requirement.
ENG213Introduction to the Study of Language (3) OR
SLC201Introduction to Linguistics (3)3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [HU] requirement.
GCU/POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) OR
POS220U.S. and Arizona Constitution (3)3-4
SPA201Intermediate Spanish I (4) OR
SPA203Spanish for Spanish Speaking Students I (4)4
SPA202Intermediate Spanish II (4) OR
SPA204Spanish for Spanish Speaking Students II (4)4
Transfer Plan 18: Northern Arizona University, Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary Education - Spanish
EDU221Introduction to Education3
Note that this course may be used to satisfy the [SB] requirement.
GCU/POS113United States and Arizona Social Studies (3) OR
HIS103United States History to 1865 (3) AND
POS221Arizona Constitution (1) OR
POS220U.S. and Arizona Constitution (3)3-4
Note that GCU/POS113 or HIS103 may be used to satisfy outstanding AGEC requirements. Students must petition NAU to accept GCU/POS113 OR (HIS103 and POS221) for POS220.
Complete Spanish (SPA) at the intermediate level (202 or equivalent) OR demonstrate proficiency through this level as indicated by assessment.0-16
Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC)
AGEC-ACredits: 9-47
A single course with an [L], [HU], [SB], [SG], or [SQ] designation may also be used to satisfy the Oral Communication, Critical Reading, and/or Awareness Area ([C], [G] and/or [H]) requirement(s). See the AGEC matrix on aztransfer.com for course designations.
 
First-Year Composition [FYC]Credits: 6
ENG101First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
ENG102First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG108First-Year Composition for ESL (3)6
 
Literacy and Critical Inquiry [L]Credits: 0-3
Any approved general education course in the Literacy and Critical Inquiry [L] area.3
May be met by specific Transfer Plan option selections.
 
Mathematics [MA]Credits: 3-9
Northern Arizona University, Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary Education - Earth Science
MAT150College Algebra/Functions (5) OR
MAT151College Algebra/Functions (4) OR
MAT152College Algebra/Functions (3) OR
MAT155College Algebra/Functions with Review (5) OR
MAT156College Algebra/Functions with Review (6)
AND
MAT182Plane Trigonometry (3)
OR
MAT187Precalculus (5) OR
Higher approved general education course in the Mathematical Applications [MA] area for which MAT187 is a prerequisite. (4-5)4-9
Arizona State University (Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College), Bachelor of Arts in Education, Secondary Education (Earth and Space Sciences)
MAT212Brief Calculus (3) OR
MAT213Brief Calculus (4) OR
MAT220Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (5) OR
MAT221Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (4) OR
Higher approved general education course in the Mathematical Applications [MA] area for which MAT22+ is a prerequisite. (4-5)3-5
Arizona State University (Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College), Bachelor of Arts in Education, Secondary Education (Mathematics); Arizona State University (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences), Bachelor of Science, Mathematics (Secondary Education); and Northern Arizona University, Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary Education - Mathematics
MAT220Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (5) OR
MAT221Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (4) OR
Higher approved general education course in the Mathematical Applications [MA] area for which MAT22+ is a prerequisite. (4-5)4-5
All remaining Transfer Plans (with emphasis in English, History, Social Studies, Physical Education, Political Science, or Spanish)
MAT140College Mathematics (5) OR
MAT141College Mathematics (4) OR
MAT142College Mathematics (3) OR
MAT145College Mathematics with Review (5) OR
MAT146College Mathematics with Review (6) OR
Higher approved general education course in the Mathematical Applications [MA] area (3-6)3-6
 
Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Applications [CS]Credits: 0-3
Any approved general education course in the Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Applications [CS] area.3
May be met by specific Transfer Plan option selections.
 
Humanities, Arts and Design [HU]Credits: 0-6
Any approved general education courses in the Humanities, Arts and Design [HU] area.6
May be met by specific Transfer Plan option selections.
 
Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]Credits: 0-6
Any approved general education courses in the Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] area.6
May be met by specific Transfer Plan option selections.
 
Natural Sciences [SG]/[SQ]Credits: 0-8
Any approved general education course in the Natural Sciences (Quantitative) [SQ] area (4) AND
Any approved general education course in the Natural Sciences (Quantitative) [SQ] area or the Natural Sciences (General) [SG] area (4).8
May be met by specific Transfer Plan option selections.
 
Awareness AreasCredits: 0-6
These requirements may be shared with other AGEC requirements. See the AGEC matrix on aztransfer.com for course designations.
 
Cultural Diversity in the US [C]Credits: 0-3
0-3
 
Historical/Global Awareness [H]/[G]Credits: 0-3
Any approved general education course with the Historical [H] or Global [G] awareness area designation.0-3
 
MCCCD Additional Requirements
MCCCD Additional RequirementsCredits: 0-6
Some courses in this area have [SB] and [L] designations and may also be applied to the corresponding AGEC requirements. See the AGEC matrix on aztransfer.com for course designations.
 
Oral CommunicationCredits: 0-3
COM100Introduction to Human Communication (3) OR
COM110Interpersonal Communication (3) OR
COM225Public Speaking (3) OR
COM230Small Group Communication (3)0-3
 
Critical ReadingCredits: 0-3
CRE101College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment (0)0-3
Course Area Key
General Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits
Select additional courses 100-level or higher to complete a minimum of 60 semester credits but no more than a total of 64 semester credits. Consult with a faculty advisor, program director, and/or academic advisor to identify coursework that best aligns with academic and professional goals.
Students intending to transfer to ASU should satisfy all three awareness area requirements ([C], [G], and [H]) prior to transfer.

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