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  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog

Elementary Education - A.S.


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The Elementary Education program emphasis is a two-year program for students planning to complete a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education.  This degree does not qualify for a seamless transfer to colleges in the TBR system as the Associate of Science in Teaching Degree does. Students who graduate with the Associate of Science degree in Elementary Education should contact the university they plan to complete their education bachelor’s degree to determine any other requirements for entry into their teaching program. Students pursuing careers in teaching should consider this degree. 

Transfer Options
The University Parallel Degree program is designed for transfer to universities offering a Baccalaureate degree.  Contact your advisor for additional information.

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP). More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


Requirements of the senior institutions vary for the following courses excluding PHED and MATH. Consult with the Social Science and Education Division office for specific course information.

  • University Parallel Electives (Choose from EDU, PSYC, HIST) Credits: (9)
  • Geography (GEOG Course) Credits: (3)
  • Health (HED Course) Credits: (3)
  • Physical Education Activity (PHED Course) Credit: (1)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy Requirements

Career and Salary Information


The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org  or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

 

Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Elementary Teacher $34,870 $65,330
Teacher Assistant $16,260 $30,090
Childcare Worker $15,990 $27,820

 

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

Degree Works, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the Degree Works audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts(See footnote above) Credits: (3) ¹
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • University Parallel Electives (Choose from EDU, PSYC, HIST) Credits: (3)
  • Geography (GEOG Course) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


  • History (See footnote above) Credits: (3) ¹
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts(See footnote above) Credits: (3) ¹
  • University Parallel Electives (Choose from EDU, PSYC, HIST) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (14)


  • History (See footnote above) Credits: (3) ¹
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts(See footnote above) Credits: (3) ¹
  • Physical Education Activity (PHED Course) Credit: (1)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


  • Health (HED Course) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • University Parallel Electives (Choose from EDU, PSYC, HIST) Credits: (3)

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