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


Title of Major:  Secondary Education - Spanish, A.A.T.

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

Code: AAT.EDU.SEC-SPA

Total Credit Hours: 61-64

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.

This is a recommended program of study for students planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree with the goal of teaching Spanish at the secondary level.

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/default.cfm): 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    
HEA 111 - Personal and Community Health   3 credit hours     
Mathematics GER  
Recommend:
MAT 221 - Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics 1 OR
MAT 222 - Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics 2 
3-4 credit hours    
PSY 111 - Introduction to Psychology   3 credit hours     
SPA 212 - Intermediate Spanish 2  
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     
SPA 221 - Intermediate Spanish Conversation  
3 credit hours     
Biological & Physical Science GER   (one lab required)
3-4 credit hours    
Social & Behavioral Science GER   (except PSY)
3 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 competency requirement for this degree.
3 credit hours     
COM 111 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication  OR
COM 116 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication for Non-Native Speakers  
3 credit hours    
SPA 225 - Intermediate Spanish Civilization and Culture  
SPA 225 is offered in the fall term only.
3 credit hours     
Biological & Physical Science GER  (one lab required)
3-4 credit hours    

 

TERM 4

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
EDU 211 - Educational Psychology  
3 credit hours     
SPA 226 - Intermediate Latin American Civilization and Culture  
SPA 226 is offered in the spring term only.
3 credit hours     
COM 200 - Intercultural Communication  OR
Mathematics GER 
For Mathematics GER, recommend:
MAT 221 - Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics 1 OR
MAT 222 - Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics 2 
3-4 credit hours    
Arts & Humanities GER   (except COM) 3 credit hours    
Elective
Recommended: a world language course other than Spanish, ASL 111 - American Sign Language 1 ,  or an additional mathematics course.
3 credit hours    

 

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