Elementary Education

Associate in Elementary Education

Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Related Program (AEE-DTA/MRP)

For students preparing for an elementary education major at one of the following participating institutions: CWU, EWU, WSU, WWU, City University, Gonzaga, Heritage, PLU, SMU, SPU, WWC, or Whitworth.

Students should work closely with an advisor at the planned baccalaureate institution to choose courses. Students must take the WEST-B to apply for teacher preparation programs.

Faculty Office Phone
Dilling, Gayle Sophia Bremer Child Development Center 103 360.475.7289
Sanford, Mary Humanities & Student Services 339 360.475.7317

Required Courses Credits
EDUC 199 Practicum* (minimum of 2 credits) 2
EDUC& 202 Intro to Education 5

Diversity – one of the following courses:
ANTH& 206 Cultural Anthropology 5  
SOC 230 Sexuality and Gender* 5 5

Written Communication Skills:
ENGL& 101 English Composition I* 5
ENGL& 102 Composition II* 5

Quantitative Skills: selected from MATH& 107 or above, MATH& 131 and 132 recommended. Be sure to check with your transfer college to choose the right math.

CMST& 220 Public Speaking 5
Additional credits from Art, Drama, Literature, or Music, with no more than 5 credits from Humanities-Skills Performance 10

At least 2 lab science courses must be included in the following three science catagories.
Biological Sciences – one of the following two courses:
BIOL 101 Introduction to Marine Science 5  
BIOL& 160 General Biology w/Lab 5 5

Chemistry or Physics – one of the following four courses:
CHEM& 110 Chemical Concepts w/Lab* 6  
CHEM& 121 Intro to Chemistry* 6  
PHYS 110 Introduction to Physics* 6  
PHYS 114 General Physics* 6 6

Geology or Earth Sciences – one of the following two courses:
GEOL& 110 Environmental Geology 5  
GEOL& 208 Geology of Pacific NW 5 5

Social Sciences:
HIST 110 Modern Asia 5
One of the following two courses:  
HIST& 136 US History 1* 5  
HIST& 137 US History 2* 5 5
Additional courses from Social Science distribution area such as PSYC& 200 Lifespan Psychology, or other Psychology, Sociology (if SOC 230 not used in Diversity requirement), Economics, or Geography. Must be in two disciplines different from Education and History. 5

Technology – one of the following three courses:
CIS 101 Computer Literacy Assessment 1  
CIS 150 Survey of Computing 4  
EDUC 132 Educational Technology/K-12 Setting 5 1-5

Additional credits: at least eleven additional credits to make 90. Courses toward endorsement, ECED 174, and additional credits in practicum are recommended.
Total Credits Required 90

*See course description for prerequisite.

Source: 2013-2014 Olympic College Catalog