Elementary Teacher Education
Associate in Art for Transfer

The Associate in Arts in Elementary Teacher Education for Transfer, also called the Elementary Teacher Education AA-T Degree, is designed to prepare students for a seamless transfer with junior status to a CSU campus in a program or major in Liberal Studies, Integrated Teacher Education Programs for completion of a baccalaureate degree. Upon successful completion of courses leading to the Elementary Teacher Education AA-T Degree the student will be able to know and understand the established as well as recent theories of child development and apply human development theory to observation and practice.

Semester 1

Course Code Title Units
BI 004 Elements of Biology 4
CDE 101 Child Growth & Development 3
ENG 001A English Composition 4
HIST 003 History of World Civilization I 3

Semester 2

Course Code Title Units
EDUC 001 Introduction to Elementary Classroom Teaching 3
ENG 002 Argumentative Writing and Critical Thinking through Literature 4
HIST 017 US History through Reconstruction 3
MATH 011 Math Concepts for Elementary School Teachers - Number Systems 4

Semester 3

Course Code Title Units
CH 003 Introductory General Chemistry 4
COMM 001 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
GEOG 007 Regional Geography 3
PS 001 Introduction to Government 3
SOC 004 Sociological Analysis & Critical Thinking 3

Semester 4

Course Code Title Units
G 010 The Earth Sciences 4
PH 001 Introductory Physics 4
ARTH 010 or MUS 010 or TA 001 Understanding Art or Introduction to Music or Introduction to Theatre 3
CSU GE Area F Ethnic Studies 3
Any CSU transferable Course Electives 2

Please see a Counselor if you need help selecting CSU GE or elective units.