Associate of Arts in Teaching AAT 1
Grades EC-6, Grades 4-8
and Special Education EC-12
The Associate of Arts in Teaching degree is a state-board approved collegiate degree program consisting of lower-division courses intended for transfer to baccalaureate programs that lead to initial Texas teacher certification. The AAT degree is fully transferable to any Texas public university offering baccalaureate degree programs leading to initial teaching certifications.
All interested students should see the Education Division Director. The AAT 1 degree plan is for students interested in teaching grades early childhood-6th grade, grades 4-8 and special education EC-12.
Program of Study
|First Semester||Course||Credit Hours|
|EDUC-1301||Introduction to Teaching Profession||3|
|NATURAL SCIENCE W/LAB||
Choose 4 hours from:
BIOL-1406, BIOL-1407, BIOL-1408, BIOL-1409, BIOL-2401, BIOL-2402, BIOL-2406 or CHEM-1406, CHEM-1408, CHEM-1411, CHEM-1412, CHEM-2411 or GEOL-1403, GEOL-1404 or PHYS-1405, PHYS-1407
|HIST-1301||United States History I||3|
|Second Semester||Course||Credit Hours|
|MATH-1350||Fundamentals of Mathematics I||3|
|HIST-1302||United States History II||3|
|Third Semester||Course||Credit Hours|
|EDUC-2301||Introducation to Special Populations||3|
|PSYC-2301 or SOCI-1301||General Psychology or Introductory Sociology||3|
|*NATURAL SCIENCE w/lab||*Choose one from list in 1st semester course listing above.
|LITERATURE||Choose 3 hours:
ENGL-2322, ENGL-2323, ENGL-2326, ENGL-2331 or ENGL-2341
|Fourth Semester||Course||Credit Hours|
|NATURAL SCIENCE w/lab||Choose 8 hours from:
BIOL-1406, BIOL-1407, BIOL-1408,BIOL-1409, BIOL-2401, BIOL-2402, BIOL-2406 or CHEM-1406, CHEM-1408, CHEM-1411, CHEM-1412, CHEM-2411 or GEOL-1403, GEOL-1404 or PHYS-1405, PHYS-1407
|ELECTIVE||Related to content area you will teach.||3|
|MATH||Choose one class, 3 hours from:
MATH-1316, MATH-1324, MATH-1325, MATH-1332, MATH-1342 or MATH-2305, MATH-2312, MATH-2318.
|FINE ARTS||Choose 3 hours from:
DRAM-1310, ARTS-1301, HUMA-1315 or MUSIC-1306
|PHED, Choose 1,2,3 credits||
PHED-1164, PHED-1238 or PHED-1304
*Please check 4-year institution transfer policy.
View course descriptions here: Course Catalog