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LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES: EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (TEACHER EDUCATION TRANSFER)

A.S. Degree - Transfer Program

Department:Dept. of Education & Human Services

School(s): Community Engagement & Development

MCC Program Code: EE01
CIP Code: 24.0199
NYSED Code (BRI): 29452
NYSED Code (DCC): 29451
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100% of this program can be completed online.

This program's design is based on: New MCC General Education

Description
This program is designed to support and encourage progress toward a baccalaureate degree and NYS teacher certification for students interested in pursuing teaching as a career. The Liberal Arts and Sciences: Early Childhood Education (Teacher Education Transfer) degree is specifically for students interested in teaching grade levels Birth through Second Grade (0-2).
Preparing to become a teacher is an exciting and challenging endeavor. This course of study provides students with the opportunity to experience the basic fundamentals of teaching in the classroom, while studying various integral aspects of the profession. The course of study also provides students with a balance of coursework between completing Education classes, General Education requirements, and pursuing courses within the students' selected academic major.
MCC Students also have the opportunity to apply for membership into Pi Lambda Theta, the International Honor Society and Professional Association in Education. MCC is the first community college in the nation invited to join this honor society.
(Housed in the Education Department)

Program Learning Outcomes
1. Identify professional expectations and responsibilities for a basic understanding of teaching as a career in early childhood education (grades B-2).
2. Articulate professional expectations and responsibilities for a basic understanding of teaching as a career in early childhood education (grades B-2).
3. Analyze philosophical, sociological and historical trends that have influenced their application in teaching today.
4. Analyze the critical issues in General Education and Special Education for application in classroom environments.
5. Apply subject matter knowledge of the teaching profession in work with diverse student populations through an early childhood field work experience.

Employment Potential
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Requirements for Program Entrance
Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry or MTH 104 (Level 6).

Distribution RequirementsCredit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
EDU 100 Introduction to the Teaching Profession1
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychological Science3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - FOREIGN LANGUAGE ELECTIVE**3
MTH 155 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I3
HED 116 Issues in Child Development and Health3
Total16
SECOND SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
EDU 200 Foundations of Education3
PSY 201 Developmental Psychology- Child3
CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE*3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - FOREIGN LANGUAGE ELECTIVE**3
MTH 156 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II3
Total15
THIRD SEMESTER: 15-18 Credit Hours
EDU 208 Guided Fieldwork in Education3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - NATURAL SCIENCES (SUNY-NS) ELECTIVE3-4
HIS 111 United States History I - to 1865 OR
HIS 112 United States History II - since 1865
3
EDU 125 Technology in Education2
CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE*3
CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE*1-3
Total15-18
FOURTH SEMESTER: 14-15 Credit Hours
EDU 230 Introduction to Special Education3
MCC GENERAL EDUCATION - SCIENTIFIC REASONING (MCC-SCI) ELECTIVE***3
CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE*2-3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - HUMANITIES (SUNY-H) ELECTIVE#3
SUNY GENERAL ELECTIVE - THE ARTS (SUNY-A) OR
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - HUMANITIES (SUNY-H) ELECTIVE
3
Total14-15
TOTAL CREDITS60-64
*Course selection must be made in consultation with an academic advisor to fulfill concentration/major requirements for transfer institution. PSY 261 is strongly recommended for transfer.
**A sequence of two courses in the same foreign language is required for transfer.
***SCI 131 and SCI 132 recommended.
#Choose any English literature course from the SUNY-H list; ENG 215 is recommended.

Revised 11/4/2020

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