ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN TEACHING
LEADING TO INITIAL TEXAS TEACHER CERTIFICATION*

EC-6, 4-8, EC-12* SPECIAL EDUCATION*
(Adopted by the Coordinating Board on April 30, 2009)

Communication
Composition, 6 credit hours:
6
ENGL 1301 Composition I
ENGL 1302 Composition II
Speech, modern language/communication skills, any 3 credit hour course*: 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking
SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communications
Mathematics
College-level algebra, equivalent, or above – any 3 credit hour course:
3
MATH 1314 College Algebra
Natural Sciences
Any two 4 credit hour laboratory science courses*: 8
BIOL 1408 General Biology I
BIOL 1409 General Biology II
BIOL 1411 General Botany
BIOL 1413 General Zoology
BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II
CHEM 1305 Introductory of Chemistry I and

CHEM 1105 Introductory Chemistry Lab I

CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I

CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II

CHEM 2423 Organic Chemistry I

CHEM 2425 Organic Chemistry II

GEOL 1403 Physical Geology

PHYS 1305 Elementary Physics and

PHYS 1105 Elementary Physics I lab

PHYS 1315 Physical Science (Weather & Climate) and

PHYS 1115 Physical Science laboratory I

PHYS 1401 College Physics I

PHYS 1402 College Physics II

PHYS 1411 Introductory Astronomy

Humanities And Visual And Performing Arts

Visual and Performing Arts – any 3 credit hour course:

3
ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation
DRAM 1310 Introduction to Theater
MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation
MUSI 1310 American Jazz Music
Other Humanities – any 3 credit hour course*: 3
ENGL 2322 British Literature I
ENGL 2323 British Literature II
ENGL 2326 American Literature
ENGL 2332 World Literature I
ENGL 2333 World Literature II
ENGL 2341 Forms of Literature
SPAN 2311 Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 2312 Intermediate Spanish II
HIST 2311 Western Civilization to 1660
Social And Behavioral Science
History – any two 3 credit hour courses*:
6
HIST 1301 United States History I
HIST 1302 United States History II
Political Science, Texas and National – two 3 credit hour courses: 6
GOVT 2305 Federal Government
GOVT 2306 Texas Government
Social/Behavioral Science – any 3 credit hour course*: 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics
GEOG 1303 World Regions
PSYC 2301 Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 2308 Child Psychology
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth & Development
PSYC 2315 Psychology of Adjustment
SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology
SOCI 1306 Social Problems
Institutionally Designated Option
Any 3 credit hour course*:
3
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing
COSC 1315 Fundamentals of Programming
Total for Core Curriculum
44
Education 6
EDUC 1301 Introduction to the Teaching Profession

EDUC 2301 Introduction to Special Populations

Institution Requirement 11
STSU OXOO Student Development
PHED (x2) Activity Courses
ENGL 2311 or Foreign Language
MATH 1350 Fundamentals of Math I
MATH 1351 Fundamentals of Math II
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
61/62
*Students should consult with an advisor regarding required courses for transfer to a specific college or university.