K-12 Education - Option

This option is designed as a transfer program for students interested in Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) and Secondary (9-12) Certification. The K-12 Education Option maximizes transfer of credits and academic status to a professional teacher education program. However, the transfer requirements of the four-year college must be satisfied for admittance into that college and its teacher certification program. For more information, contact area coordinator, Heather Boone, at (609) 343-4934 or hboone@atlantic.edu.

Upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Articulate a personal philosophy of education; 
  • Describe the historical, philosophical and economic foundations of American education; 
  • Discuss current research and approaches to educational issues, such as classroom management, diversity, the education of students with special needs and the interaction with the community to address those issues; 
  • Identify their personal qualities and strengths as related to becoming a teacher.

(EDUE-Fall 2020)

General Education Courses

When a course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.

Communication

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
9

Mathematics-Science-Technology

One General Education Science Couse: BIOL

Choose: General Education Mathematics or General Education Science course

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
12

Social Science

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
6

Humanities

Choose: ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109, ARTS115, DANC170, MUSC100 or THEA110

Choose: ENGL104, ENGL201, ENGL205, ENGL206, ENGL213 or ENGL214

Choose: PHIL101, PHIL102, or PHIL110

Select one of the following Foreign Language Sequences (2 courses)*

  • SPAN111 and SPAN112
  • FREN111 and FREN112
  • ITAL111 and ITAL112

*Courses must be taken in a progressive sequence in one language. Students should check transferability. Students may also take a CLEP test to fulfill this requirement.

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Foreign Language Sequence Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Foreign Language Sequence Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
15

History

Choose two:  HIST101, HIST102, HIST103, HIST104

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
6

Diversity

Choose: GEOG102 or GEOG110

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
3

Technological Competency

Is fulfilled with CISM125, CISM132, testing or reviewed departmental portfolio

Total credits:
60

Recommended sequence of courses:

First Semester

Choose: GEOG102 or GEOG110 

Select one of the following Foreign Language Sequences (2 courses)*

• SPAN111 and SPAN112

• FREN111 and FREN112

• ITAL111 and ITAL112

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Foreign Language Sequence Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
15

Second Semester

Select one of the following Foreign Language Sequences (2 courses)*

• SPAN111 and SPAN112

• FREN111 and FREN112

• ITAL111 and ITAL112

Course #
Title
Credits
Foreign Language Sequence Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
16

Third Semester

Choose: General Education Mathematics Course or General Education Science Course 

Choose: ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109, ARTS115, DANC170, MUSC100 or THEA110

Choose: HIST101, HIST102, HIST103, or HIST104

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (4 Credits)  +
4
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
16

Fourth Semester

Choose: ENGL104, ENGL201, ENGL205, ENGL206, ENGL213 or ENGL214

Choose: PHIL101, PHIL102, or PHIL110

Choose: HIST101, HIST102, HIST103, or HIST104

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
13

Overview

Program

Liberal Arts

Type

Associate in Arts