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NCTC Core Curriculum and Field of Study Requirements for 4-8 SPECIAL EDUCATION

 

COMMUNICATION   (6 HOURS)


   

ENGL

1301


ENGL

1302


ENGL

2311


MATHEMATICS (3-4 HOURS)

 

MATH

1314,1316,1324,1325,1332,1342,2412,2413


LIFE AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE - (6 HOURS)


BIOL

1406,1407,1408,1411,1413,2401,2402,2406

 

CHEM

1411,1412


HORT

1401


PHYS

1401,1402,1415,2425,2426

 

LANGUAGE, PHILOSOPHY. AND CULTURE (3 HOURS)


ENGL

2322,2323,2327,2328,2332,2333


HIST 

2321,2322

 

HUMA
1301
 
PHIL
1301,2306  
SPAN
2311
 

CREATIVE ARTS  (3 HOURS)

 

ARTS

1301

 

DANC

2303


DRAM

1310,1330

 

MUSI

1306,1310

 

HISTORY  (6 HOURS)

 

HIST

1301


HIST
1302
 

HIST

2301


GOVERNMENT (6 HOURS)

 

GOVT

2305


GOVT

2306


SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (6 HOURS)

 

ANTH

2346,2351     


ECON
2301,2302
 
PSYC
2301,2314
 
SOCI

1301,1306

 

SPCH
1318
 

COMPONENT AREA OPTION (6 HOURS, only one SPCH*)

 

SPCH 1315 or 1321

 

EDUC 1300 or PSYC 1300


 

Associate of Arts in Teaching (4-8 Special Education) requires the above Core Curriculum (42 hours) in addition to the following for a minimum of 60 hours:

ADDITIONAL LAB SCIENCE

(Suggested Courses:  BIOL 1406, BIOL 1408, or  PHYS 1415)

4 hours

FIELD OF STUDY

EDUC 1301*

3 hours

 

EDUC 2301*

3 hours

FUNDAMENTALS OF MATH I and II

(prerequisite: MATH 1314 with Grade of "C")

MATH 1350

3 hours

 

MATH 1351

3 hours

Additional 3-4 hour elective

(TECA courses suggested)

3-4 hours

Additional Courses Available (not required for AAT):

TECA1303*, TECA1318*, TECA1311* ,TECA 1354

 

 





Please see an advisor in the Teacher Education Department about transferability of the TECA courses.

*Students are required to pass a criminal background check and complete a 16 hour Field Experience Lab in a Texas public school classroom.  Details are given at the beginning of the semester.