Academic Catalog 2023-2024

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Teaching (Grades 1-5)- Associate of Science

The Associate of Science in Teaching program provides high-quality foundational coursework designed to produce teacher candidates for university colleges of education. This program is aligned with the state reform efforts and the baccalaureate degree design Focus is on elementary grades 1st through 5th. Completion requirements for this program are as follows:

  • Complete a background check that meets all state-identified regulations to interact with children prior to site-based experiences
  • Students must earn a grade of “C” or higher in all required program courses to ensure transferability.

Program Outcomes:

  1. Teacher candidates demonstrate knowledge of content appropriate for elementary teachers defined by the Louisiana Department of Education.
  2. Teacher candidates communicate effectively with adults and children. 
  3. Teacher candidates use hardware, software, email, and web-based resources and apply these to the educational situation.
  4. Teacher candidates will identify education career options and set a personal professional goal with plans for achieving it.
English Requirements
ENGL 1010English Composition I3
ENGL 1020English Composition II3
Select one of the following:3
Survey of English Literature I
Short Story and Novel
Major American Writers
Natural Sciences
BIOL 1060Principles of Biology I3
BIOL 1080Principles of Biology II3
Physical Science
Select two of the following:6
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Physical Geology
MATH 1300College Algebra3
MATH 1600Elementary Number Structures3
MATH 1630Elem Geometry & Statistics3
MATH 2000Statistics3
Fine Arts Elective
FIAR 1200Art Appreciation3
or THEA 1000 Intro to Theater
HIST 1500World History I3
or HIST 1510 World History II
HIST 2010American History to 18653
or HIST 2020 American History from 1865
Social Sciences
GEOG 1201World Regional Geography I3
or GEOG 1202 World Regional Geography II
Select two of the following:6
Introduction to Psychology
American Government
Introduction to Sociology
Teaching Courses
TEAC 2010Teac. & Learn. in Diver. Set.13
TEAC 2030Teac. & Learn. in Div. Set. 23
Free elective3
Total Hours60