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Associate in Education Transfer - WWU

Transfers to: Western Governor’s University, City University, DeVry University, The Evergreen State College, EWU-Child Studies, Seattle Pacific University, University of Phoenix, University of Cincinnati-College of Education, and WSU-Human Development

Purpose

This degree is intended to prepare students for entry into a teacher certification program at Western Washington University. Although this degree will be granted to SVC students completing a cumulative 2.0 GPA, entry into a Bachelor’s degree Education program may require a higher GPA for admission. Seek out an SVC Early Childhood Education or Education Paraprofessional program advisor early in your studies.

Degree Requirements

Students must complete 105 quarter credits in transferable courses with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in order to graduate from SVC with an Associate in Education degree. At least 25 college-level credits must be earned at SVC. Credits must satisfy course requirements listed below.

Note: Courses with an ampersand (&) are Common Course Numbering courses; * is a lab course.

Basic Requirements

1. Communication Skills (10 cr.)

  • English &101 (5 cr.)
  • English &102 (5 cr.)

2. Quantitative Skills (10 cr.)

  • Mathematics 99
  • Mathematics &107

3. Distribution Requirements (60 cr.)

A. Natural Sciences (15 cr.)
  • Earth Science 111* (5 cr.)
  • Nutrition &101 (5 cr.)
  • Physics 111* (5 cr.)
B. Social Sciences (15 cr.)
  • Psychology &100 (5 cr.)
  • Education &115 (5 cr.)
  • Early Childhood Education &105 (5 cr.) OR
    Education &202 (5 cr.)
C. Humanities (15 cr.)
  • Art 141 (5 cr.)
  • Music &105 (5 cr.)
  • Communication Studies &220 (5 cr.)
D. Education Core (19 cr.)
  • Early Childhood Education 101 (2 cr.)
  • Early Childhood Education &160 (5 cr.)
  • Early Childhood Education &180 (3 cr.)
  • Early Childhood Education &190 (3 cr.)
  • Education &130 (3 cr.)
  • Education &150 (3 cr.)
E. Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Core (10 cr.)
  • Early Childhood Education 211 (3 cr.)
  • Education &203 (3 cr.)
  • Education 246 (4 cr.)
F. Specialization – choose 1 course (3 cr.)
  • Early Childhood Education &132 (3 cr.)
  • Early Childhood Education &134 (3 cr.)
  • Early Childhood Education &139 (3 cr.)
  • Education &136 (3 cr.)
G. Practicum (5 cr.)
  • Education 223 (5 cr.)