Elementary / Secondary Education

This program is essentially the first two years of a baccalaureate degree in elementary and secondary education. The curriculum is specific in order to facilitate transfer of Camden County College credits. The curriculum is based on New Jersey state teacher certification requirements and teacher transferability to education programs in the region.   Apply & Register Program Details

This program is essentially the first two years of a baccalaureate degree in elementary and secondary education. The curriculum is specific in order to facilitate transfer of Camden County College credits. The curriculum is based on New Jersey state teacher certification requirements and teacher transferability to education programs in the region.

 


Area of Interest:
Education
Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Science

This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I1 3
HIS-101 World Civilization I or  
HIS-102 World Civilization II 3
PSY-101 Basic Psychology 3
SPE-102 Public Speaking 3
MTH.... Mathematics General Education Elective1 3
    15
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II2 3
EDU-100 Teaching: An Introduction to the Profession 3
HIS-121 United States History I or  
HIS-122 United States History II 3
PSY-105 Child Psychology 3or  
PSY-106 Psychology of Adolescnce3 3
MTH.... Mathematics General Education Elective 3
    15
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
EDU-101 Historical Trends in American Education 3
PSY-103 Educational Psychology3 3
...-... Laboratory Science General Education Elective 4
HPE-102 Health and Wellness or  
HPE-104 Health and Personal Living 3
...-... Elective 3
    16
Second Semester
SOC-101 Introduction to Sociology 3
GEO-101 Cultural Geography 3
ENG-121 Introduction to Literature or  
ENG-281 American Literature I or  
ENG-282 American Literature II or  
ENG-271 World Literature I or  
ENG-272 World Literature II4 3
ART-101 Art Appreciation or  
ART-111 Art History I or  
MUS-101 Music Appreciation I or  
THE-121 Theatre Appreciation 3
EDU-105 Educational Technology 2
    14
  Total Minimum Credits 60
1Must test into ENG-101 or complete all appropriate prerequisites
2Prerequisite: ENG-101
3Prerequisite: PSY-101
4Prerequisite: ENG-101 Co-requisite: ENG-102

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Articulate an understanding of today’s students in a diverse society and the societal influence on education.
  2. Explain the characteristics of the teaching profession including the processes of teaching and learning.
  3. Discuss the historical development of current educational issues.
  4. Articulate the components of their personal philosophy of education.

Special Requirements

Education students transfening to Rowan University need to have background checks and fingerprinting completed prior to transfer. Education students need to complete the Praxis: Core Academic Skills for Educators test prior to transfer to any four-year institution.

Transfer Opportunities

Students in this program transfer to many institutions including our premier partner:

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Contact Person

Dr. Jane Weber, Coordinator
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4766
email: jweber@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

13.1206

Program Code

EDU.AS