Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: Guam Community College 2012-2013 Catalog Program: Education, A.A. Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Education, A.A.

Program Mission

The Education program’s mission is to prepare individuals to be professional educators, show a positive attitude toward all students and their families, and obtain the skills to plan and implement a program that is safe, educational, and healthy.

Program Description

The Associate of Arts in Education is designed to provide entry-level training for persons interested in working in educational settings. The program also serves as a career/educational ladder for those interested in pursuing a Bachelors degree in the field.  Emphasis is placed on students learning outcomes in a broad range of educational areas.  All courses taken for the Certificate in Education also fulfill the requirements for the Associate of Arts in Education degree. Only technical requirement courses that have a grade of “C” or better will be counted towards the Associate degree.

Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):

Upon successful completion of the AA in Education program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate professionalism and ethical conduct within the educational field.
  2. Demonstrate appropriate knowledge and disposition needed to effectively work with students, including those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and student with disabilities.
  3. Develop and implement developmentally and age-appropriate teaching strategies needed to effectively work with students in a classroom setting.

A. General Education Requirements

 Please refer to the new General Education requirements in this catalog.

Minimum Total General Education Requirements - 19-20

B. Technical Requirements

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
ASL 100 - American Sign Language I (4)
ED 150 - Introduction to Teaching (3)
ED 180 - Educational Methods (3)
ED 220 - Human Growth & Development (3) OR
CD 221 - Child Growth & Development (3)
ED 231 - Introduction to Exceptional Children (3) +
ED 270 - Behavior Management (3)
ED 281 - Bilingual/Bicultural Education (3)
ED 292 - Education Practicum (3) +

Total Technical Requirements - 25

C. Related General Education & Technical Requirements

Complete at least 18 credits from the following list of courses or other courses approved by the Education Department.

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed

Any CD or ED courses

ASL 110 - American Sign Language II (4) +

Total Related General Education & Technical Requirements - 18

Total Credits Required - 62-63