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2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Education – Social Studies, A.A.


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The Casper College education program provides the first two years of a baccalaureate degree program, which leads to certification of elementary and secondary public school teachers. Students who follow the recommended curriculum may also receive an associate of arts or an associate of science degree from Casper College.

Students should consult the catalogs of the colleges or universities to which they are transferring for requirements.

Notice of background check: All education students are subject to background checks and fingerprinting for selected educational coursework involving student contact and future employment as professionals in education and related fields.

 The Casper College secondary education-social studies degree provides the first two years of a baccalaureate degree program which leads to certification in secondary social studies education. Students should consult the catalogs of the colleges or universities to which they are transferring for requirements.

(Recommended Curriculum)


General Education (Minimum 32 credits)


General education coursework can be completed from within or outside of the major field of study.

1. Exploration and Participation


4. General Education Electives (9CR)


  • Must be chosen from areas 1, 2, or 3 above; should include one additional four-credit lab science; MATH, STAT, CO/M recommended; recommend eight-credits in one world language; no more than 15 credits in any one area.

5. Physical Education (1CR)


Note:


The University of Wyoming requires a major core area of 15 credits in one subject. Nine credits of U.S. history (if history is not the major core). Six to nine credits in the five remaining areas.

Secondary Education


Secondary Education majors at Casper College who intend to transfer to the University of Wyoming and most accredited secondary education programs need to complete the following courses prior to entering Phase 2:

Note:


Some bachelor degrees require Adolescent Psychology.

Student advisement for secondary education is done by the department which offers the subject area that the student wants to teach.

Graduation Requirements


The normal length of this program is two academic years at 15-17 credit hours per semester.

A minimum of 64 approved semester credits are required for graduation. For specific graduation requirements see “Academic Policies ” and “Degree Requirements .”

Note:


Only courses numbered 1000 or above can be used toward the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Business, Associate of Fine Arts and Associate of Applied Science Degrees.

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