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2016-2017 Online Catalog 
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Education, Suggested Grades 4-12, A.A.

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Program Description

Option offered through Liberal Arts

For students who wish to prepare themselves for an Associate degree or wish to transfer and earn a baccalaureate degree in Education.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of psychological concepts to the learning behavior of children and adolescents;
  • Analyze characteristics of effective teaching behaviors and “best practices” in the teaching profession;
  • Analyze the organization and funding of school systems;
  • Describe the roles of teachers, students, parents, administrators, and teacher associations in the U.S.;
  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing;
  • Demonstrate the skills and motivation for continued self-education;
  • Demonstrate the ability to access and utilize various sources of information such as the library and the internet;
  • Develop skill in quantitative and scientific reasoning.

After Union County College

Graduates of this program will transfer to a four-year college or university for a baccalaureate degree to work with students in grades 4-12.

Recommended Sequence

First Year

Fall Semester

Semester Total: 14

Spring Semester

Semester Total: 16

Second Year

Semester Total: 16

Spring Semester

Semester Total: 15

Total Program Credits: 61

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