AAT, EC-6 & 4-8 (Generalist) Special Education to BS in Interdiscplinary Studies (Texas A&M University Commerce) 2020-2021

TRANSFER PATHWAY
(For Transfer to Texas A&M University-Commerce)
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN TEACHING, EC-6 & 4-8 (GENERALIST), EC-12 SPECIAL EDUCATION TO BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

Catalog Year: 2020-2021 You may use this pathway if you entered Dallas College on or before this date.

Career Path: Education

Available at: All Campuses

TSI: Must be Complete

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

This pathway is an example course sequence for students interested in teaching EC-6, 4-8, or Special Ed EC-12. Following this pathway will help you earn an AAT degree EC-6 or an AAT 4-8/Special Education EC-12. All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students. This is not an official degree plan. Refer to catalog for official degree requirements. You must receive a GPA of at least 2.50 on all college-level course work. Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College. Contact your advisor for information.

AAT DEGREE MINIMUM: 60 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 16)

ENGL 1301 – Composition I This is a (CB 010) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.

HIST 1301 – United States History I This is a (CB 060) Core course.

TECA 1354 – Child Growth and Development* This is a (CB 080) Core course. Texas A&M University-Commerce requires TECA 1354.

SPCH 1311 – Introduction to Speech Communication* This is a (CB 090) Core course.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • BIOL 1408 – Biology for Non-Science Majors I* This is a (CB 030) Core course. OR
  • BIOL 2406 – Environmental Biology* This is a (CB 030) Core course.

* There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 13)

ENGL 1302 – Composition II This is a (CB 010) Core course.

MATH 1314 – College Algebra This is a (CB 020) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.

EDUC 1301 – Introduction to the Teaching Profession

CHOOSE ONE:

  • PHYS 1415 – Physical Science I* This is a (CB 030) Core course. OR
  • PHYS 1405 – Elementary Physics I* This is a (CB 030) Core course.

* There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 16)

GOVT 2305 – Federal Government This is a (CB 070) Core course.

MATH 1350 – Mathematics for Teachers I

EDUC 2301 – Introduction to Special Populations

CHOOSE ONE:

  • PHIL 2306 – Introduction to Ethics* This is a (CB 040) Core course. OR
  • ENGL 2331 – World Literature* This is a (CB 040) Core course.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • GEOL 1401 – Earth Sciences for Non-Science Majors I* This course satisfies EC-6 degree. OR
  • GEOL 1403 – Physical Geology* This course satisfies 4-8 and Special Ed EC-12 degree.

* There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 15-16)

GOVT 2306 – Texas Government This is a (CB 070) Core course.

MATH 1351 – Mathematics for Teachers II

ANY SCIENCE ELECTIVE (3 to 4 hours)*

CHOOSE ONE:

  • HIST 2301 – Texas History* This is a (CB 060) Core course. OR
  • HIST 1302 – United States History II* This is a (CB 060) Core course.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • ARTS 1301 – Art Appreciation* This is a (CB 050) Core course. OR
  • MUSI 1306 – Music Appreciation* This is a (CB 050) Core course.

* There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE
(For Transfer From Dallas College)
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN TEACHING, EC-6 & 4-8 (GENERALIST), EC-12 SPECIAL EDUCATION TO BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

For questions about the Texas A&M University-Commerce portion of this transfer pathway, contact the Academic Advising Office at (903) 886-5669 or coehsadvising@tamuc.edu. It is best to apply to Texas A&M University-Commerce a full semester before you plan to transfer. It will help if you submit a copy of this pathway with your application.

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 18)

ELED 300 – Introduction to Teaching– 3 hours

RDG 350 – Reading and Literacy I – 3 hours

PSY 300 – Learning Processes and Development – 3 hours **

ECE 366 – Learning Environments – 3 hours **

ECE 358 – GLB/Language Acquisition & Dev in Ear Child – 3 hours **

SPED 346 – Introduction to Exceptional Children – 3 hours **

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 21)

BLED 412 – Second Lang. Literacy for English Learners – 3 hours **

ART/MUS/THEATER 305 – Integrated Arts for Elementary Teachers – 3 hours

ECE 460 – Early Childhood Curriculum – 3 hours **

RDG 360 – Word Analysis Skills – 3 hours **

RDG 370 – Reading & Literacy II – 3 hours **

IS 351 – Inquiry: Knowledge & Skills of Science – 3 hours **

HHPK 324 – Health and Kinesiology for Children – 3 hours *

SEMESTER 3 - INTERNSHIP (Total Hours: 15)

IS 352 – Inquiry: Knowledge & Skills of Science – 3 hours **

ELED 437 – Int. Learning Math, Sci., Tech in Field Based Settings – 3 hours

ELED 438 – Int. Learning Social Studies in Field Based Settings – 3 hours

ELED 443 – Classroom Management for Teachers – 3 hours

RDG 448 – Characteristics of English Language Learners – 3 hours

SEMESTER 4 – CLINICAL TEACHING/RESIDENCY (Total Hours: 12)

SPED 480 – Issues for Inclusion – 3 hours

ELED 447 – Teacher Inquiry Projects and Assessment in Field Based Settings – 3 hours

ELED 452 – Student Teaching in Field Based Teacher Education Programs – 6 hours

* Recommended to take this course (TECA 1318) at Dallas College prior to transfer.

** Course can be taken during a summer term to reduce number of hours in fall/spring term.

Approved: 2020-2021 Guided Pathway; Approved by Texas A&M University-Commerce 2.25.21; Approved by OCM 3.2.21​