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

Associate of Arts in Teaching Degree (AAT-2)

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
EDUC 1301 Introduction to Teaching Profession 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra  3
HIST 1301 United States History I 3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness And Sports 1
Total Hours: 13
Second Semester
EDUC 2301 Introduction to Special Populations 3
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
HIST 1302 United States History II 3
BIOL 1308/1108 Biology for Non-Science Majors I 4
Total Hours: 16
Third Semester
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
MATH 1350 Fundamentals of Mathematics 3
PHED 1304 Personal/Community Health I 3
CREATIVE ARTS*   3
LIFE AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES*   4
Total Hours: 16
Fourth Semester
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3
LANGUAGE, PHILOSPHY, AND CULTURE*   3
SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES*   3
COMPONENT AREA OPTIONS*   3
APPROVED CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE*
  3
Total Hours: 15
Grand Total: 60

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog