Secondary Education


Secondary school teachers help students delve more deeply into subjects introduced in elementary school and learn more about the world and about themselves. They specialize in a specific subject and teach a variety of related courses.

The Requirements

The following are the required courses necessary to receive an Associate Degree in Secondary Education -2 years: 

Prefix First Year Courses Credits
COL 101 College & Transfer Readiness   1
ENG 101 English Composition I  3
ENG 102 English Composition II  3
SPE 101 Public Speaking 3
General Science/Lab Science  8
PLS 101 Intro. to American Government  3
PSY 101 General Psychology  4
PSY 231 Adolescent Development & Learning (NOTE 1) 3
College Level Math  4
Humanities Electives  3
Social Science Elective (NOTE 2)  3

Second Year Courses
EDU 201 Introduction to Education  3
Humanities Electives 6
Course Electives to apply toward major & minor fields 17
Social Science Elective  3
Total Program Credits:  67

ALL students in education transfer programs should carefully check with their faculty advisor regarding the requirements of the school to which they will be transferring.

NOTE 1: Some universities may require PSY 210 Lifespan Development.
NOTE 2: SOC 102 Social Problems is recommended as a social science elective.

Check the requirements of the university in which you plan to enroll.

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