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 CODE COURSE NAME CREDITS FEES TUITION TOTAL
    EDU101 Introduction to the Teaching Profession 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    ENG101 English Composition I 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    HIS161 World History I 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    PSY101 General Psychology 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    Subtotal: $2,388.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    SECOND SEMESTER
    COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDITS FEES TUITION TOTAL
    ENG102 English Composition II 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    MAT153 Precalculus 4 $0.00 $796.00 $796.00
    PSY201 General Psychology 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    PSY201 Child and Adolescent Psychology 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    HUM-ELEC Humanities Elective 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    Subtotal: $3,781.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    THIRD SEMESTER
    COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDITS FEES TUITION TOTAL
    ENG202 Introduction to Speech Communication 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    GEO101 World Regional Geography 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    HPE102 Health and Wellness 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    PSY212 Educational Psychology and Assessment 3 $0.00 $579.00 $597.00
    SCI-ELEC Science Elective 4 $0.00 $796.00 $796.00
    Subtotal: $3,184.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    FOURTH SEMESTER
    COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDITS FEES TUITION TOTAL
    EDU110 History and Philosophy of Education 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    ENG221 or ENG222 American Literature I or II 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    HIS202 United States History II 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    HUM-ELEC Humanities Elective 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    SCI-ELEC Science Elective 4 $0.00 $796.00 $769.00
    Subtotal: $3,184.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    Total Program Cost: $12,537.00*

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