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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.

Program of Study
Course Subject Course Title Credit Hours
First Semester
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-1306/1106, BIOL-1307/1107, BIOL-1309/1109, BIOL-2301/2101, BIOL-2302/2102, BIOL-2306/2106 or CHEM-1306/1106, CHEM-1308/1108, CHEM-1311/1111, CHEM-1312/1112 or GEOL-1303/1103, GEOL-1304/1104
HIST-1301 United States History I 3
Total Hours: 16
Second Semester
ENGL-1302 Composition II 3
PHED-1304 Personal-Community Health I 3
HIST-1302 United States History II 3
GOVT-2305 Federal Government 3
SPCH-1315 Public Speaking 3
Total Hours: 15
Third Semester
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.
BIOL 1308/1108 Biology for Non Science Majors I with lab 4
PSYC-2301 or SOCI-1301 General Psychology or Introductory Sociology 3
Total Hours: 16
Fourth Semester
COSC-1301 or SPCH-1318 Intro. to Computers or Interpersonal Communication 3
ELECTIVE Approved concentration elective related to content area you will teach. 3
MATH-1350 Fundamentals of Math 3
FINE ARTS Choose one 3 hours class from:
DRAM-1310, ARTS-1301, or MUSI-1306
PHED-1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sports 1
Total Hours: 13
Grand Total: 60

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog