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Degree & Certificate Programs ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE List A - Select one (1) course from the following: Essentials of Argumentation CMST Critical Reasoning, Reading, Writing: Nonfiction / Honors ENGL Critical Reasoning and Writing PHIL Students are required to obtain a grade of “C” or better in all required courses. Complete the Early Childhood Administration Certificate of Achievement and the Associate in Science graduation requirements as outlined in the Graduation Requirements section of the catalog. Note: this AS degree requires 63-67.5 units for completion. Subtotal 3 Program Major Units 49-50 CSU or IGETC for CSU 37-39 Transferable electives as needed to satisfy unit requirement Varies Total Degree Units 60 Courses in major program may double count towards major and General Education Breadth, reducing total GE Breadth unit count. The Associate in Arts degree for Transfer (AA-T) In Elementary Teacher Education is designed for prospective California State University (CSU) transfer students who are preparing for careers as Elementary School Teachers. Completion of a Bachelor’s degree In Liberal Studies prepares students to apply to approved teacher education programs leading to a credential to teach in elementary, self-contained classrooms. The Liberal Studies major and aligned AA-T Elementary Teacher Education curriculum provides depth and breadth of subject matter content typically taught in Kindergarten through sixth grade classroom settings in California. Students who plan to enter a California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) approved program leading to a preliminary Multiple Subject Credential are required to demonstrate subject matter competency. ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY The Electronics Engineering Technology Program at Orange Coast College prepares students for employment and career advancement in the diverse fields and industries that apply electrical and electronic technologies. The program trains students from a broad range of skill levels. Some of these students will embark on career paths; others will earn career advancement skills. Students enrolled in the program include: High School juniors, seniors and graduates, post-secondary re-entry, assemblers and operators seeking a Certificate of Achievement, technicians earning an Associates of Science degree, Technologist, Engineers, Scientist and project management professionals. Because of the pervasive nature of electronics in our society students seeking or with earned Baccalaureate, Graduate and Post-Doctoral degrees take the courses in the Electronics Technology program for career enhancement. Students are required to obtain a grade of “C” or better in all major coursework. Program Outcome Students will be eligible and prepared for admission (SB 1440 and Education Code 66746) to California State University system schools. Course Units 3 3 3 3 3 Students graduating with an Associate in Arts in Elementary Teacher Education for Transfer Degree are well positioned to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in a similar major within the California State University system with 60 units of upper-division coursework. Students who complete the Elementary Teacher Education AA-T degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major. Students must maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework. While a minimum 2.0 is required for CSU admission, some majors may require a higher GPA. Please consult a counselor for more information. Core Courses: Introduction to Biology Introduction to Chemistry Or Conceptual Physics AND Introductory Physics Lab Public Speaking The Teaching Profession Freshman Composition Critical Thinking, Reading, Writing: Literature / Honors World Regional Geography / Honors General Geology / Honors General Geology Lab / Honors World History 1 / Honors History of the United States to 1876 / Honors Child Growth and Development Mathematics for Elementary Teachers American Government / Honors A100 / A100H A200 A100 A100 A100 ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE FOR TRANSFER (AA-T) 1. ART DANC HUM MUS THEA ELEMENTARY TEACHER EDUCATION 3 3 3 Subtotal 3 List B - Select one (1) course from the following: Survey of Western Art: Pre-History to Gothic / Honors Appreciation of Dance Introduction to Humanities History and Appreciation of Music Introduction to Theatre ELEMENTARY EDUCATION A220 A102 / A102H A150 BIOL CHEM A100 A110 4 5 PHYS CMST EDUC ENGL ENGL GEOG GEOL GEOL HIST HIST HMDV MATH PSCI A110 & A111 A110 A200 A100 A101 / A101H A100 / A100H A105 / A105H A105L / A105M A161 / A161H A170 / A170H A180 A104 A180 / A180H 4 3 3 3 4 3 3 1 3 3 3 3 3 The EET student that earns a certificate of achievement inculcates life-long learning as a necessary career skill. Therefore, the EET program at OCC encourages all students to earn an Associate in Science degree and or transfer to the four year universities for advanced degrees. The EET graduate is prepared to confidently take third-party certification exams recognized nationally and globally by diverse industry sectors, including but not limited to: 1. CompTia, Certified A+ Technician 2. International Society for Automation, Certified Control Systems Technician 3. ETA-International, Certified Electronics Technicians 4. ETA-I, Biomedical Electronics Technician – BMD 5. FCC, General Radio Operators License Continued on next page Subtotal 43-44 93