Nov 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Online Catalog 
2021-2022 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education, Suggested Grades 4-12, A.A.

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 the characteristics of effective teaching behaviors and “best practices” in the teaching profession;
  • Describe the organization and funding of school systems;
  • Describe the roles of teachers, students, parents, administrators, and teacher associations in the U.S.;
  • Demonstrate the skills and motivation for continued self-education;
  • Communicate effectively in written, verbal, and electronic formats;
  • Demonstrate information literacy through familiarity and the effective use of technical literature in the areas of early childhood elementary education;
  • Develop skills 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

Milestone Courses

The milestones (in bold) identify critical courses for timely progress and the semester in which the course should be completed for on-time graduation.  Milestone course grades < 2.0 should be discussed with an advisor.

Career and Transfer Information