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Teacher Preparation Degree

Teacher Preparation Degrees

Students interested in pursuing careers in education may choose to pursue either an Associate of Arts degree in teacher preparation focused toward Early Childhood Educations (Preschool to 3rd grade) or an Associate of Arts degree in Elementary Education Teacher Preparation (Kindergarten to 6th grade).


Transfer Options

Education degrees at PPSC meet requirements for statewide transfer to 4-year institutions with the intent of earning a bachelor's degree and eventually earning higher academic degrees and credentials.

Top Transfer Institutions:

Elementary Education Teacher Preparation (Kindergarten to Grade 6) Associate of Arts

Course & Credit Hours

ENG 1021 English Composition I (3)

EDU 2211 Introduction to Education (3)

MAT 1220 Integrated Mathematics (3)

POS 1011 American Government (3)

GEO 1005 World Regional Geography (3)

Total 15 Credit Hours

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Course & Credit Hours

ENG 1022 English Composition II (3)

MAT 1230 Integrated Mathematics (3)

PSY 2441 Child Development (3)

Elective Course - See an EDU Advisor (3)

Elective Course - See an EDU Advisor (3)

Total 15 Credit Hours

Course & Credit Hours

SCI 1055 Integrated Science I (4)

HIS 1210 U.S. History to Reconstruction (3)

COM 1015 Public Speaking (3)

Elective Course - See an EDU Advisor (3)

Elective Course - See an EDU Advisor (3)

Total 16 Credit Hours 

Course & Credit Hours

SCI 1056 Integrated Science II (4)

LIT 1015 Introduction to Literature I (3)

Elective Course - See an EDU Advisor (3)

Elective Course - See an EDU Advisor (3)

Total 14 Credit Hours 
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Early Childhood Education Teacher Preparation (Preschool to Grade 3) Associate of Arts

Course & Credit Hours

ENG 1021 English Composition I (3)

ECE 1011 Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3)

ECE 1031 Guidance Strategies for Young Children (3)

PSY 1001 General Psychology I (3)

GEO 1005 World Regional Geography (3)

Total 15 Credit Hours

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Course & Credit Hours

ENG 1022 English Composition II (3)

MAT 1240 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts (4)

ECE 2381 ECE Growth & Development (3)

ART 1110/MUS 1020/THE 1005 Appreciation (3)

ECE 1045 Introduction to EC Lab Techniques (3)

Total 16 Credit Hours

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Course & Credit Hours

SCI 1055 Integrated Science I (4)

HIS 1210 U.S. History or HIS 1220 U.S History II (3)

ECE 2621 Curriculum Development (3)

ECE 2101 Working with Parents, Families & Communities (3)

Elective Course See an ECE Advisor (3)

Total 16 Credit Hours

Course & Credit Hours

SCI 1056 Integrated Science II (4)

LIT 1015 Intro to Lit

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LIT 2055 Children's Literature (3)

Elective Course See an ECE Advisor (3)

Elective Course See an ECE Advisor (3)

Elective Course See an ECE Advisor (3)

Total 13 Credit Hours 

Program Information Flyer

The 2-year course offering schedule is intended to be used as a general planning tool. Course offerings may change. Contact an advisor for more information.

2-year Course Offerings Printable Program Flier (PDF)

2-Year Course Offerings - Transfer