Education Emphasis

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Education Emphasis

A.S.

Expected Hours for A.S. Degree

60

What is Education Emphasis: General Transfer Major?

An Associate of Science in Education is a program that guides students who plan to transfer for a Bachelor or Master of Science to a school of education at a college or university. Students that wish to teach elementary, middle grades, high school, and special education will be served by this degree.

What will I learn?

All students who complete a degree will be able to do the following:

  1.    Communicate effectively through oral and written modes, using conventions appropriate to their audience and      purpose, including critical listening, reading, and research skills.
  2.    Evaluate the significance of humanity’s cultural heritage and diversity and its development in a historical                  and/or global context through critical and analytical methodologies.
  3.    Connect knowledge of social and cultural institutions to issues of personal or public importance.
  4.    Analyze historical and contemporary issues by drawing on historical contexts.
  5.    Demonstrate a broad understanding of scientific principles and concepts.
  6.    Apply relevant mathematical modeling to a variety of applied or theoretical problems.
In addition, students who complete the Education Emphasis will understand the basic factors affecting prospective teachers and the education field.

What is the cost?

  • State residents: $152 per credit hour
  • Out-of-State residents: $475 per credit hour
  • Registration fees vary but are applied to your tuition costs for summary. You can check the updated page for fees, tuition, and expenses.

What are my options to pay for this degree?

  • Apply for financial aid at www.FAFSA.gov
  • A student is encouraged to apply early for financial aid. He/she must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application as soon as possible after October 1 to ensure that the Financial Aid Office receives the Institutional Student Information Record and other documents prior to the priority deadline. July 1st is the priority deadline for applying for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

Program Schedule


Fall Semester

ENGL 1010

English Composition I

3

EDU 2000

Intro to the Teaching Profession

3

GEN 1010

First Year Seminar

3

POLS 1030

American Government

3

HIST 1110 or HIST 2010

American History I or World Civ I

3

Fall Semester Milestones
  • Complete any learning support required in order to register for Math and History requirements.
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  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-If you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is July 1. Please consult  a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.

  • Work with your advisor to discuss Spring registration when contacted. Remember, advising is key to success!
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  • History selection may be important to where the student plans to transfer for licensure.
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  • Successful completion of ENGL 1010 required for progression to ENGL 1020. A grade of C or higher is required.

Spring Semester

ENGL 1020

English Composition II

3

SPCH 1010

Fundamentals of Speech Communication

3

ART 1030 or MUS 1030

Art Appreciation or Music Appreciation

3

PSYC 1030

General Psychology

3

HIST 1120 or HIST 2020

American History II or World Civilization II

3

Spring Semester Milestones
  • FINANCIAL ALERT-Please consult  a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.

If this is your first term of enrollment and you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is December 1.

  • Work with your advisor to discuss Fall registration when contacted. Remember, advising is key to success!
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Fall Semester

BIOL 1010

Survey of Biology I

4

EDU 1100

Technology for Teachers

3

ECED 2360

Exceptional Child

3

ENGL 2310

Early World Literature

3

MATH 1410

Math for Teacher I

3

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  • Fall Semester Milestones

  • FINANCIAL ALERT-If you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is July 1. Please consult  a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.

  • Work with your advisor to discuss Spring registration when contacted. Remember, advising is key to success!
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  • Complete an Intent to Graduate in the Spring form.

Successful completion of learning support required or two years of high school algebra for MATH 1410. 

Successful completion of MATH 1410 is required for progression to MATH 1420. A grade of C or higher is required.

  • Successful completion of BIOL 1010 required for progression to BIOL 1020. A grade of C or higher is required.
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  • If you are transferring to another college you need to apply early in the Fall Semester.

Spring Semester

BIOL 1020

Survey of Biology II

4

HUM 2230

Ethics

3

ENGL 2320

Modern World Literature

3

MATH 1420

Math for Teachers II

3

CPE 1011

Job Search Skills

1

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  • Spring Semester Milestones
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  • Congratulations!  After you complete this semester’s courses and maintain an overall 2.0 GPA, you will be a Cleveland State graduate.
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  • Apply to graduate by completing the online Intent to Graduate form under the Graduation Tab within Registration Tools & Forms on CougarNet.
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  • Complete program test and exit exam in the Testing Center. Schedule to take your exams by going to mycs.cc/testing.

Upon completion of English and Math courses, student should apply and take the Praxis Academic Core Exam. Students with an ACT score of 22 or higher are exempt from the Praxis Academic Core Exam. 

  • FINANCIAL ALERT-Please consult  a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.
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