Dec 11, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog

Degree Map: Pre-Education A.A., Elementary


If you are a full-time student taking 15 hours per semester and follow this degree map, you can complete this associate degree in two years.  See an academic advisor for a customized degree map that works for you.  To be recommended for the Associate in Arts degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework attempted (minimum of 60 hours). Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion.

This degree transfers to several universities and multiple programs within those universities. Work closely with an academic advisor each semester to make certain you are enrolled in the correct courses.  You are encouraged to begin a dialogue with your intended transfer school as early as possible. Early coordination between TCC academic advisors and the advisors from the selected four-year institution can streamline the transfer process. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that he/she understands the program/admission/transfer requirements for the transfer school.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
CHLD 2042 - Early Field Experience in Teaching - Elementary   2
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
MATH 1473 - Quantitative Reasoning (A)  or MATH 1513 - Precalculus I (A)   3
Recommended Elective.  Select a course that will transfer to the university you plan to attend.  See list below.* 3
Total Credit Hours 14

Milestones

  • Complete a background check in the School of Child Development and Education office.
  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
BIOL 1383 - Nutrition   3
ENGL 1213 - Composition II   3
MATH 1483 - Mathematics Functions and Their Uses (A)   3
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
Recommended Elective.  Select a course that will transfer to the university you plan to attend.  See list below.* 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Schedule a campus visit with your transfer institution’s student recruitment office.
  • Visit Career Services by your 20th credit hour to explore career opportunities associated with this degree.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2413 - Introduction to Literature (H)   3
GEOG 2033 - World Regional Geography (S,I,H)   3
MATH 2423 - Mathematics Concepts for Educators   3
PHSC 1114 - General Physical Science (L,N)   4
PSYC 1113 - Introduction to Psychology (S)   3
Total Credit Hours 16

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check and to complete a Petition for Computer Proficiency if needed.
  • Complete applications for admission and financial aid for the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer.
  • Visit Career Services to build your resume.
  • Take the OGET.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
BIOL 1114 - General Biology for Non-Majors (L)   4
COMM 1113 - Public Speaking   3
MATH 2553 - Geometry and Measurement   3
PHSC 2151 - The Nature of Science   1
Recommended Elective.  Select a course that will transfer to the university you plan to attend.  See list below.* 4
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.
  • Take the OGET.

*Recommended Electives

Work with an advisor at the university you plan to attend when making course selections as other courses may transfer.


Transfer Information

This degree transfers to several universities, including Cameron University, Northeastern State University, and Oklahoma State University.  Work closely with an academic advisor each semester to make certain you are enrolled in the correct courses.  You are encouraged to begin a dialogue with your intended transfer school as early as possible. Early coordination between TCC academic advisors and the advisors from the selected four-year institution can streamline the transfer process. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that he/she understands the program/admission/transfer requirements for the transfer school.  Current transfer agreements are available below.

TCC AA Pre-Education to Cameron University BS Elementary Education 2018-2019  
TCC AA Pre-Education to OSU BS Elementary Education 2017-2018  
TCC AA Pre-Education to OSU BS Secondary Education-English 2016-2017  
TCC AA Pre-Education to OSU BS Secondary Education Social Studies 2017-2018