Associate of Arts in Education

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Associate of Arts in Education

Program Overview

Teachers shape the future. Answer your calling for this essential field by earning your associate of arts in education from FNU. This program will give you the foundation to take the next step in your education and get started in education.

Learning Outcomes

Designed to prepare you for purusing a bachelor’s degree in education, this 60 credit Associate of Arts in Education program provides a general background in education and theoretical knowledge of practical, hands-on teaching.

Program Overview

Communications (9 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3ENC 1101English Composition I*
3ENC 1102English Composition II*
3SPC 1017Fundamentals of Oral Communication

Humanities (6 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3PHI 1010Introduction to Philosophy
3LIT 2330

Behavioral/Social Science (6 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3DEP 2004Human Growth and Development

Natural Science (7 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3BSC 1010General Biology
3BSC 1010 LGeneral Biology Lab
3ESC 1000General Education Earth Science

Mathematics (10 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3MAC 1105College Algebra I*
3MTG 2204Geometry*
4STA 2014Introduction to Statistics*

Computers (4 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
4CGS 1030Introduction to Information Technology
SLS 1501College Study Skills

Diversity (6 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3AML 1631Hispanic American Literature
3ECO 2013Principles of Macroeconomics

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3EDF 1005Introduction to Education
3EDF 1030Classroom Management
3EDF 2085Teaching Diverse Population
3CGS 1013Technology in Education
  • *This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.
  • All Credit Courses from within this division or any other division can be used as Suggested Electives.
  • A total of 40 hours of field experience is required for graduation.
  • Four-year institutions might require the student to pass all the components of the CLAST in order to be admitted into their upper-level courses.