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Education

Award: Associate of Science
Total Credits for Award: 60.00

Admission Requirements:

Education courses in these programs require achievement of the following minimum placements:

MnTC Goal Area courses in this program may have different required placements and prerequisites, please see individual course requirements.


Description:

Minneapolis College's Education Program, the only two-year pre-professional teacher program in Minneapolis, prepares you to transform society through innovative teaching methods. Experienced instructors help you research and develop culturally relevant teaching methods for diverse school environments and prepare you to see urban schools as places of possibility for a more equitable and just society. The A.S. degree in Education prepares you to work as an educational support professional. In addition, this degree is for students who plan to transfer to a four year university.




COURSE REQUIREMENTS: FIRST SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 AMIS 1350

 American Indian Education: Past and Present

 3.00

 CMST 1005

 Public Speaking

 3.00

 EDUC 1400

 Technology for Educators

 2.00

 EDUC 1500

 Introduction to Education and Reflective Practice

 3.00

 ENGL 1110 or ENGA 1110

 College Composition

 3.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 14.00





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: SECOND SEMESTER: 

 COURSE # 

 TITLE 

 CREDITS

 ECED 1215

 Growth and Development for Educators

 3.00

 EDUC 2350

 Multicultural Approaches to Education

 3.00

 BIOL 1136 and BIOL 1137

 Environment Science and Environmental Science Lab

 4.00

 ENGL 1111

 Research and Composition for Change

 3.00

 AMST 1132

 Ethnic America

 3.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 16.00





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: THIRD SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 EDUC 2250

 Introduction to Special Education

 4.00

 HLTH 2255

 Effects of Drugs on Children and Adolescent Health

 3.00

 PSYC 2350

 Introduction to Educational Psychology

 4.00

 PHIL 1171

 Ethics

 3.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 14.00

 





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: FOURTH SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

*EDUC Program Electives

 Choose two credits of EDUC electives coursework that is not already required for the program

 2.00

 GEOG 1101

 Human Geography

 3.00

 MnTC Goal Area 3

 Choose any course from MnTC Goal Area 3 other than a Biology course.

 4.00

 General Education

 Choose any course from the Fine or Performing Arts: (ARTS, MUSIC or THTR)

 3.00

 Mathematics Course

 Choose any MATH course from MnTC Goal Area 4

 4.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 16.00

 

General Education Coursework (40 credits): To complete the  Education  A.S. degree, students are required to successfully complete 40 credits of general education coursework in so completing the MnTC requirements. The general education coursework and MnTC goal areas listed above will satisfy that requirement.

All students pursuing this award should work closely with their advisor to ensure proper selection of required program courses, program electives, required Minnesota Transfer Curriculum courses, and MnTC electives. You are expected to meet with your advisor on a regular basis to ensure courses are taken in an order that will lead to efficient and successful completion of the required coursework.