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Associate of Arts in Teaching AAT 2

Grades 8-12; Early Childhood-12 (Music, Physical Education, Art, Health, Theater Arts, Technology Application and languages other than English, excluding Special Education).

Purpose Statement

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 2 degree plan is for students interested in teaching grades 8-12, grades EC-12 in art, music, physical education, theater arts, health , technology applications and languages other than English, excluding special education.

Degree Plan

First Semester Course Credit Hours
MATH-1314 College Algebra 3
EDUC-1301 Introduction to Teaching Profession 3
ENGL-1301 Composition I 3
NATURAL SCIENCE w/lab Choose one  4 hr. credit class
BIOL-1406, BIOL-1407, BIOL-1408, BIOL-1409, BIOL-2401, BIOL-2402, BIOL-2406 or CHEM-1406, CHEM-1408, CHEM-1411, CHEM-1412 or GEOL-1403, GEOL-1404 or PHYS-1405, PHYS-1407
4
HIST-1301 United States History I 3
 
Total Hours:
16
Second Semester Course Credit Hours
ENGL-1302 Composition II 3
ELECTIVE Related to content area you will teach 3
HIST-1302 United States History II 3
GOVT-2305 US Government 3
SPCH-1315
 Public Speaking
 3
 
Total Hours:
15
Third Semester Course Credit Hours
GOVT-2306 Texas Government 3
EDUC-2301 Introduction to Special Populations 3
LITERATURE Choose one class with 3 hours from:
ENGL-2322, ENGL-2323, ENGL-2326, ENGL-2331 or ENGL-2341.
3
NATURAL SCIENCE w/lab Choose one 4 hr. credit class from list in 1st semester courses. 4
PSYC-2301 or SOCI-1301 General Psychology or Introductory Sociology 3
 
Total Hours:
16
Fourth Semester Course Credit Hours
ELECTIVE Related to content area you will teach 3
ELECTIVE Related to content area you will teach. 3
MATH Choose one 3 hours class from:
MATH-1316, MATH-1324, MATH-1325, MATH-1332, MATH-1342, MATH-2305, MATH-2312 or MATH-2318.
3
FINE ARTS Choose one 3 hours class from:
DRAM-1310, ARTS-1301, HUMA-1315 or MUSI-1306
3
PHED- Choose 1,2,3 hr.
PHED-1164, PHED-1238 or PHED-1304
1/2/3
 
Total Hours:
13/14/15
 
GRAND TOTAL
60/62

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog