Jan 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog

Planner for Secondary Education - Physics (A.A.T.)


Official Title of Major: Secondary Education - Physics, A.A.T.

Award: Associate of Arts in Teaching, A.A.T.

Code: AAT.EDU.SEC-PHYS

Total Credit Hours: 66

http://www.aacc.edu/programs-and-courses/credit-and-degree-seekers/education/

Purpose: The Associate of Arts in Teaching (A.A.T.) degree is designed for students preparing to transfer to a four-year institution to obtain a baccalaureate degree and earn Maryland state teacher certification. The program incorporates foundation coursework in teacher education, content coursework in a selected certification area and a field-based experience at the appropriate level of teacher certification.

Additional Degree Requirements

To earn the degree and be eligible for seamless transfer within Maryland, students must complete all required coursework and the following additional requirements:

  • Students much submit either a 3.0 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale: or a 2.75-2.99 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale and qualifying scores on the basic skills assessment for teacher licensure as established by the State Superintendent of Schools and as approved by the State Board of Education;
  • Students must complete fieldwork requirement as indicated by the Teacher Education and Child Care Institute. Participation in the required fieldwork experience is contingent upon satisfactory completion of the criminal background check. For complete details, see the Teacher Education and Childcare Institute  section of this catalog.
  • Students must earn a C or better in all coursework required for the degree.

Students may be required to meet additional admittance requirements at the chosen transfer institution.

Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory): Karen Phelan, Ed.D.

Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.

Course/Advising Notes: ________________________________________________________________________

 

TERM 1

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 101 - Academic Writing and Research 1  OR
ENG 101A - Academic Writing and Research 1  
3 credit hours    
PSY 111 - Introduction to Psychology   3 credit hours     
CHE 111 - General Chemistry 1  
4 credit hours     
MAT 191 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry 1  
4 credit hours     
Arts & Humanities GER
(except COM)
3 credit hours    

 

TERM 2

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 102 - Academic Writing and Research 2  
3 credit hours    
EDU 111 - Foundations of Education  
3 credit hours     
CHE 112 - General Chemistry 2  
4 credit hours     
MAT 192 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry 2  
4 credit hours     
PHY 211 - General Physics 1  
4 credit hours     

 

TERM 3

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
EDU 133 - Growth and Development  
(first 8-week session)
EDU 133 and EDU 214  are offered in accelerated formats and should be taken consecutively during the third semester to complete the program in a two-year timeframe.
3 credit hours     
EDU 214 - Introduction to Special Education  
(second 8-week session)
EDU 133 and EDU 214  are offered in accelerated formats and should be taken consecutively during the third semester to complete the program in a two-year timeframe. EDU 214 meets the diversity requirement for this degree. EDU 214 and EDU 211 meet the computer comptency requirement for this degree.
3 credit hours     
MAT 201 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry 3  
4 credit hours     
MAT 212 - Differential Equations  
4 credit hours     
PHY 212 - General Physics 2  
4 credit hours     

 

TERM 4

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
EDU 211 - Educational Psychology  
3 credit hours     
COM 111 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication  OR
COM 116 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication for Non-Native Speakers  
3 credit hours    
PHY 213 - General Physics 3  
4 credit hours     
Social & Behavioral Science GER (except PSY) 3 credit hours    

 

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