Jun 20, 2019  
2018-2019 Vol State Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Vol State Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Education - A.S.


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For more information on this program, contact the Social Science and Education division at 615-230-3231.

The Associate of Science in Secondary Education is a two-year program that focuses study on coursework necessary to keep students on par with other students entering their junior year majoring in Secondary Education at a four year institution.  Students majoring in Secondary Education typically get their Bachelor of Science degree and teach one or more subjects (English, Math, Social Science, etc) at the secondary level in public or private schools.  Also, Secondary Educators may be designated to teach only their subject matter specialty. 

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)


History Credits


Choose six credits from the following options:

Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • Physical Education Activity  (PHED Course) Credits: (1)
  • University Parallel Elective Credits: (6)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 Entry Level Salary with Bachelor Degree Median Salary with Bachelor Degree
Middle School Teacher $35,480 $47,940
High School Teacher $35,550 $49,770
Vocational School Teacher $24,740 $43,900

 

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.

DegreeWorks, 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 DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • History (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)
  • University Parallel Elective Credits: (3) ¹

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (13)


  • History (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature - See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)
  • Physical Education Activity (PHED Course) Credits: (1)
  • University Parallel Elective Credits: (3) ¹

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