Education

Associate in Art

Today’s educators are shaping and inspiring the next generation through the power of knowledge. If you have a passion for teaching and want to help shape future generations, our program is for you! Studies include a variety of academic disciplines, models of inquiry, communication skills, creativity, critical thinking, problem solving and civic awareness.

Our Education program prepares students for advanced studies or specialization at a 4-year institution. Students who obtain an Associate’s Degree may pursue careers such as, but not limited to, teaching assistant, teacher’s aide or childcare worker.

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    "SCC has been a huge stepping stone toward my future. I received ample support and encouragement here from everyone I encountered and I began forging a path to achieve all of my dreams."

    -- Alyssa Von Ahnen, graduating class of 2019

    Students have successfully transferred to:

    • Rowan University
    • Stockton University
    • West Chester University
    • Wilmington University

    Students who complete the Education, Associate of Art program and go on to earn a bachelor degree may find employment in occupations such as:

    • Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program
    • Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School
    • Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
    • Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
    • Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
    • Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
    • Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
    • Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
    • Instructional Coordinators
    • Teacher Assistants
    • Instructional Coordinators
    • Instructional Designers and Technologists
    FIRST SEMESTER
    COURSE CODECOURSE NAMECREDITSFEESTUITIONTOTAL
    EDU101Introduction to the Teaching Profession3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    ENG101English Composition I3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    HIS101Western Civilization I3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    PSY101General Psychology3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    Subtotal: $2,280.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    SECOND SEMESTER
    COURSE CODECOURSE NAMECREDITSFEESTUITIONTOTAL
    ENG102English Composition II3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    MAT153Precalculus4$0.00$760.00$760.00
    PSY201General Psychology3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    PSY201Child and Adolescent Psychology3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    SOC101Introduction to Sociology3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    HUM-ELECHumanities Elective3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    Subtotal: $3,040.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    THIRD SEMESTER
    COURSE CODECOURSE NAMECREDITSFEESTUITIONTOTAL
    ENG202Introduction to Speech Communication3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    GEO101World Regional Geography3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    HPE102Health and Wellness3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    PSY212Educational Psychology and Assessment3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    SCI-ELECScience Elective4$0.00$760.00$760.00
    Subtotal: $3,040.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    FOURTH SEMESTER
    COURSE CODECOURSE NAMECREDITSFEESTUITIONTOTAL
    EDU110History and Philosophy of Education3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    ENG221 or ENG222American Literature I or II3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    HIS202United States History II3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    HUM-ELECHumanities Elective3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    SCI-ELECScience Elective4$0.00$760.00$760.00
    Subtotal: $3,040.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    Total Program Cost: $11,400.00*

    * - Tuition is based on the current in-county rate.
    ** - Elective tuition and fees may vary depending upon actual course selection.