Education - Elementary - AS

Natural Science, Social Science & Mathematics

Department Chair: Tricia PARAMORE (620)665-3438

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This degree requires 64 credit hours.


Course Title Credits
BI101 General Biology 4

Basic biological principles and their relationship to humans. General education course for non-science majors. Not open to students with credit in any other college biology course except with department recommendation. This course is not recommended for individuals with an interest in majoring in science. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory each week.

GE101 World Geography 3

Humanity's relationship to the environment with emphasis on location, climate, population, topography and regional economics.

GO100 American Government 3

American system of government with special emphasis on constitutional developments, structure and operation and the changing nature of federal government.

PS100 General Psychology 3

A survey of the fundamental principles of behavior including physiological, perceptual, historical, methodological, learning, memory, development, motivational, emotional, social and applied perspectives.

PS102 Human Growth and Development 3

A survey of the theories of and current research into the psychological development of individuals from birth to death focusing on the progressive changes experienced in the physical, cognitive and social-emotional domains of life.
Pre-Reqs: PS100 General Psychology

PY110 Physical Science 5

Emphasis on scientific activity and the laboratory approach to understanding phenomena. Three hours lecture and three hours laboratory per week.

Education Elementary Basic Skill Electives 12
Course Title Credits
EN100 English Composition IB 3.00

EN100C English Composition IB 3.00

EN101 English Composition IA 3.00

EN101C English Composition IA 3.00

EN102 English Composition II 3.00

EN102C English Composition II 3.00

EN102H Honors English Composition II 3.00

EN103H Honors English Composition I 3.00

MA106 College Algebra 3.00

SH101 Public Speaking 3.00

SH101H Honors Public Speaking 3.00

Education Elementary General Electives 19
Course Title Credits
ED105 Success Seminar/College Orientation 1.00

ED105H Honors Success Seminar/College Orientation 1.00

ED115 College Orientation and Career Exploration 2.00

ED201 Introduction to Education 3.00

ED201H Honors Introduction to Education 3.00

ED201L Introduction to Education Practicum 1.00

MA108 Elements of Statistics 3.00

MA108H Honors Elements of Statistics 3.00

MU101 Music Appreciation 3.00

MU101H Honors Music Appreciation 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO100H Honors Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO111 Cultural Anthropology 3.00

SO111H Honors Cultural Anthropology 3.00-3.00

Education Elementary Humanities Electives 12
Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3.00

AR101C Art Appreciation 3.00

AR101H Honors Art Appreciation 3.00

AR106 Art Education 3.00

EN120 Children's Literature 3.00

EN120H Children's Literature 3.00

EN201 Introduction to Literature 3.00

HI101 American History 1492-1865 3.00

HI101H Honors American History 1492-1865 3.00

HI102 American History 1865-Present 3.00

HI102H Honors Amer. History 1865-Present 3.00

PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3.00

PL101H Honors Introduction to Philosophy 3.00-3.00

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