Elementary Education Major Guide

2017-2018

Mesa Community College

An education major is designed to lead students to elementary education certification in the state of Arizona to teach in grades 1-8. The program covers grades 1-8. Teaching foundations and methods are studied and rounded out with internships to provide students with multiple opportunities to apply what they have learned in a classroom setting.


Associate's Degree
An associate's degree is comprised of 60-64 community college credits. Below is information specific to your major.

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  AGEC Requirement
The Arizona General Education Curriulum block for this major is the AGEC-A.

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AGEC-A Course List
  Mesa Community College Courses
The courses listed below are recommended if you plan to transfer to a university and study Elementary Education.
COURSES  
Foundations of SEIEDU 220
Intro Special EducationEDU 222
Intro to Computers or Computer LiteracyCIS105 or BPC110
Introduction to EducationEDU 221
Math for Elementary Education Majors IMAT 256
Math for Elementary Education Majors IIMAT 257
Multicultural Awareness in EdEDU 230
United States ConstitutionHIS 103 or POS 110 or POS 227/GCU 227

  Mesa Community College Electives
The elective courses listed below may be applicable to your degree depending on which university you choose.
COURSES  
Cultural or World GeographyOne Course in Cultural or World Geography***
Fine Arts(Art,Mus,Drama,Dance,Theatre)One Course in Fine Arts***
Micro or MacroeconomicsECN 211 or ECN 212***
Natural Science/Life ScienceOne Life Science Course with Lab**
Physical ScienceOne Physical Science Course with Lab**
Political ScienceOne Course in Political Science***
Psychology or SociologyOne Course in Psychology or Sociology***

** Students must complete at least one Physical Science and one Life Science Lab course that is transferrable to the universities. These courses could be used to fulfill the Biological and Physical Sciences requirement in AGEC.
*** Courses must transfer to the universities. These courses may be applicable to the AGEC-A as well. See your community college advisor for more information.

Bachelor's Degrees & Majors

  Bachelor's Degree for Elementary Education
UNIVERSITY / LOCATION DEGREE MAJOR LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
Arizona State UniversityBAEElementary Education
all campus locations
None
Northern Arizona UniversityBSEDElementary Education
None
Northern Arizona UniversityBSEDElementary Education Yuma
None
University of ArizonaBA in EducationElementary Education
4th Semester Proficiency
University of ArizonaBA in EducationElementary Education with Bilingual
4th Semester Proficiency
University of ArizonaBA in EducationElementary Education with ESL
4th Semester Proficiency
University of Arizona (South)BS in Elementary EducationElementary Education
2 Semesters

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Be sure to meet with an Academic Advisor from Mesa Community College!