Secondary Education Transfer Program A.A.T.

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Secondary Education Transfer Program A.A.T.

Department: Education

Total Credit Hours: 65-66 credits

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Subject Course Title Credits
General Education Requirements (41-42 credits)
Mathematics* MAT 156 or College Algebra - Educators  4
MAT 162 College Algebra - STEM
Communication ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
COM 101 or Oral Communications  3
COM 106 Public Speaking
Social Science

**Preferred by most transfer institutions and meets state requirement.
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
HIS 102 or US History Since 1877**  3
HIS 146 Western Civilization: Modern Europe
POL 101 or American Government**  3
POL 102 State and Local Government
Natural Science

(Choose Option I or Option 2)

Option I (Secondary Science Majors Only

 BIO 105 or CHM 115

General Biology I

General Chemistry I 

10-11

Option II (Must take 3 classes and 2 labs)                                      

BIO 105/106 and
CHM 101/103
PHY 111/113

Essentials of Biology with Lab and
Introduction to Chemistry with Lab and
Introduction to Physical Science with Lab
EDU 225  Literature for Children 3
May choose a second LIT course from the following: LIT 200 or World Mythology  3
LIT 201 or Mythology in Western Culture 
LIT 207 or Introduction to the Bible as Literature 
LIT 210 or American Literature from 1620-1865 
LIT 215 or Introduction to Poetry  
LIT 220 or American Literature from 1865-Present
LIT 222 or Native American Literature 
LIT 223 or African American Literature 
LIT 230 or Contemporary Fiction 
LIT 240 or Contemporary Literature 
LIT 250 or English Literature before 1800 
LIT 252 or  Introduction to Shakespeare 
LIT 260 or English Literature after 1800 
LIT 271 or Literature and Contemporary Cultures
LIT 272 or World Literature - Ancient World through the Renaissance
LIT 273 or World Literature - Enlightenment to 20th Century 
LIT 275 or Holocaust Literature 
LIT 280 or Gender Issues in Literature 
LIT 289 Writing about Literature
Multicultural/Valuing- Choose one:

* If choosing to take economics, please first determine which economics course will transfer to your four-year school of choice.

** Cannot count for both EDU and MVC credit.
GEO 100 or Principles of Geography  3
ECO 100* or Survey Economics
ECO 110* or Principles of Macroeconomics
ECO 120* or Principles of Microeconomics
EDU 247** Multicultural Education
Core Course Requirements (18 credits) - All EDU courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or
higher and cumulative GPA of 3.00
EDU 101 Introduction to Teacher Education 1
EDU 212 Foundations of Education in a Diverse Society 3
EDU 222 Educational Technology 3
EDU 240 Education Psychology 3
EDU 285 Teaching Profession with Field Experience 3
EDU 286 Education Practicum 4
EDU 290 Portfolio Assessment in Education*** 1
Electives - Choose 3 Courses From Below  (9 credits)
*Courses are a part of the Statewide Articulation AAT Agreement  EDU 225 or Literature for Children 6
EDU 242 or Art for Children
EDU 246 or Music for Children
EDU 247* or Multicultural Education
EDU 250* or Education of Exceptional Learners
EDU 252 or Autism Spectrum Disorders
EDU 255 or Social Communication and Sensory Integration
Secondary majors may take one of the courses listed in this block. It could be one of the psychology courses or one course in their content field as an EDU elective (above what is required). PSY 210 or Human Growth and Development 3
PSY 215 or Adolescent Psychology
Content Course Content Area Couse (above what is already required
for the AAT.
Total Required Hours: 65-66 credits

* If a 3-credit MAT 162 equivalent is taken, an additional credit hour must be taken in General Education

** Students must take HIS 102 or POL 101 to meet state requirements.

*** Entire MOGEA must be passed for successful completion of EDU 290. MOGEA Exam covers English, Math, Science and Social Studies – must achieve a passing score in all areas – recommend taking before completion of 30 credit hours.

What is Secondary Education Transfer Program A.A.T.? 

This program prepares students to continue their education at a four-year university and teaches students to introduce middle and high school level students to a variety of subjects.

Occupational Outlook

Employment in this field is projected to grow 5% to 8% percent from 2014 to 2024, which matches the average growth rate for all occupations.

Salary Outlook

In Missouri, employees working as secondary school teachers earn a mean average of $47,680, depending on education, experience and employer. 

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, earnings increase significantly as a worker’s degree of education rises.

Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics and  FOCUS Online Career and Education Planning Systems

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