Secondary Education

Sample Schedule (2 year plan)

First Semester
ENG-102 Composition & Speech I 4 s.h.
Appropriate Math class* 3-4 s.h.
PSY-111 Intro to Psychology OR
SOC-110 Intro to Sociology
3 s.h.
EDU-216 Intro to Teaching 3 s.h.
EDU-219 Field Exper. & Seminar 1 s.h.
Art OR Music OR
3 s.h.
SDV-199 College Essentials 1 s.h.
Total 17-18 s.h.
Second Semester
ENG-103 Composition & Speech II 4 s.h.
PSY-121 Developmental Psychology 3 s.h.
BIO-123 Inquiry into Life Science 4 s.h.
Humanities class 3 s.h.
Elective 2-3 s.h.
Total 16-17 s.h.
Third Semester
PSY-281 Educational Psychology 3 s.h.
EDU-250 Educ. Technology/Design 3 s.h.
Physical Science 4 s.h.
Humanities class 3 s.h.
Elective 2-3 s.h.
Total 14-16 s.h.
Fourth Semester
EDU-242 Classroom Assessment 2 s.h.
EDU-246 Including Diverse Learners 3 s.h.
GEN. ED. Electives 6 s.h.
Elective 3 s.h.
Total 14 s.h.

* – Appropriate math level needed before enrolling in any math class. See NIACC catalog for list of Life and Physical Science courses and General Education Electives.

Note: Please check with transfer institution for their specific requirements or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for further transfer planning.

    • AA Degree meets the General Education Requirements for the College of Liberal Arts at most transfer institutions.
    • Check with transfer institution for Foreign Language Requirement.
    • Admission requirements vary from institution to institution. Contact the transfer institution or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for assistance.
    • Suggested schedule dependent on entry level of student.
    • Required GPA’s for Teacher Education Prog. vary from college to college.
    • Preprofessional Skills Test (PPST) usually required before admittance.

Suggested electives:

    • American History
    • Public Speaking
    • Strategies for Academic Success
    • Introduction to Ethics
    • Literature Class
    • Macroeconomics
    • Computer Business Applications
    • American National Government
    • College Reading Strategies
    • Foreign Language