Associate in Arts in Teacher Preparation (A1010T)

Associate Degree

The Associate in Arts in Teacher Preparation degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit (SHC) of college transfer courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic computer use.


The Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) and the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (ICAA) enables North Carolina community college graduates of two-year associate in arts programs who are admitted to constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina and to Signatory Institutions of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities to transfer with junior status.


Community college graduates must obtain a grade of “C” or better in each course and an overall GPA of at least 2.7 on a 4.0 scale in order to transfer with a junior status. Courses may also transfer through bilateral agreements between institutions.

Students must meet the senior university’s foreign language and/or health and physical education requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution.

Fall Semester  (13-14 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

ACA 122 College Transfer Success

0

2

0

0

1

COM choose one: COM 231 or COM 120

3

0

0

0

3

ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry

3

0

0

0

3

HIS choose one: HIS 111, 112, 131, or 132 

3

0

0

0

3

MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy
or

MAT 152 Statistical Methods I
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra

2
or
3

2

0

0

3
or
4

Spring Semester (13 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

EDU 187 Teaching and Learning for All

3

3

0

0

4

ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disc

3

0

0

0

3

*4 Credits must be selected from the list of Natural Science Elective I at the bottom of the page

***3 Credits must be selected from the list of major course electives (See CAA course list)

Summer Term (11 Credits)

****3 Credits must be selected from the list of Humanities/Fine Arts Elective at the bottom of the page

*****3 Credits must be selected from the list of Social/Behavior Sci Elective at the bottom of the page

Fall Semester  (15-16 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

SOC 225 Social Diversity

3

0

0

0

3

EDU 216 Foundations of Education

3

0

0

0

3

EDU 250 Teacher Licensure Preparation

3

0

0

0

3

***3 Credits must be selected from the list of major course electives (See CAA course list)

***3 Credits must be selected from the list of major course electives (See CAA course list)

Spring Semester (13 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

ENG  Literature Elective******

3

0

0

0

3

EDU 279 Literacy Dev. and Instruction

3

3

0

0

4

***3 Credits must be selected from the list of major course electives (See CAA course list)

***3 Credits must be selected from the list of major course electives (See CAA course list)

*Natural Science I Elective to be selected from the courses listed below (4 credit hours required):

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

AST 111 Descriptive Astronomy

3

0

0

0

3

AST 111A Descriptive Astronomy Lab*

0

2

0

0

1

AST 151 General Astronomy I

3

0

0

0

3

AST 151A General Astronomy I Lab*

0

2

0

0

1

BIO 110 Principles of Biology

3

3

0

0

4

BIO 111 General Biology I

3

3

0

0

4

CHM 151 General Chemistry I

3

3

0

0

4

GEL 111 Introductory Geology

3

2

0

0

4

PHY 110 Conceptual Physics

3

0

0

0

3

PHY 110A Conceptual Physics Lab*

0

2

0

0

1

***Humanities/Fine Arts Elective to be selected from the courses listed below (3 credit hours required):

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

ART 111 Art Appreciation

3

0

0

0

3

ART  114 Art History Survey I

3

0

0

0

3

ART  115 Art History Survey II

3

0

0

0

3

DRA 111 Theater Appreciation

3

0

0

0

3

MUS  110 Music Appreciation

3

0

0

0

3

PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics

3

0

0

0

3

****Social/Behavioral Science Elective to be selected from the courses listed below (3 credit hours required):

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics

3

0

0

0

3

ECO  252 Principles of Macroeconomics

3

0

0

0

3

POL 120 American Government

3

0

0

0

3

PSY 150 General Psychology

3

0

0

0

3

SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology

3

0

0

0

3

******Literature Elective to be selected from the courses listed below (3 credit hours required):

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

ENG  231 American Literature I      

3

0

0

0

3

ENG  232 American Literature II  

3

0

0

0

3

ENG  241 British Literature I  

3

0

0

0

3

ENG  242 British Literature II 

3

0

0

0

3

Total Semester Credit Hours in Program: 60-61