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Associate of Arts, Secondary Education 

The State of Idaho requires a bachelor's degree for Teacher Certification

Requirements - minimum of 63 overall credits
General Education Requirements - 48 credits

Math Proficiency: ACT of 21 or higher, SAT of 570 or higher, Accuplacer Algebra score of 74 or higher, or equivalent
English Proficiency: ACT of 21 or higher, SAT Reading of 28 or higher, Accuplacer English score of 169 or higher, or equivalent

Christian Formation (9 credits)
BIBL1105. Introduction to Biblical Studies (3) 
    To be completed with a C- or better
THEO2105. Introduction to Christian Theology (3) 
    To be completed with a C- or better
Approved Philosophy Elective (3)

Humanities (15 credits) 
Courses in bold must be completed with a B- or better
HUMN1015. Cornerstone (3)  
    To be completed with a C- or better in the first year of enrollment
Approved Literature Elective (3)  
Approved Art History or Music History Elective (3)
Approved US History Elective (3)  
Approved Non-US History Elective (3)  
 

Sciences (15 credits)
Courses in bold must be completed with a B- or better
KINE1005. Fundamentals of Wellness (1)
Approved Kinesiology Elective (1)
Natural Science (3)  (concentration in Biology or Physical Science)
Natural Science Lab (1)  
EDUC/PSYC2110. Educational Psychology (3)

 6 additional credits in 2 or more areas (content area opportunity)
     MATH, BIOL, CHEM, NSCI, PHYS, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, SOGY, BSNS2330, or COMM2030

Intellectual and Practical Skills (9 credits)
Courses in bold must be completed with a B- or better
ENGL1035. University Writing and Research (3)  
ENGL3015. Topics in Writing (3
) or another English course with a "W" designation
COMM1210. Intro to Public Speaking (3)  

Cross Cultural Requirement (CC) *Refer to CC lab in concentration requirements below.

Concentration Requirements (15 credits minimum)
Courses in bold must be completed with a B- or better
Content Area Electives (7-9)
EDUC1100. Introduction to Education (25 Hour Field Experience) (1)  
EDUC2250. Cultural Diversity (10 Hour Field Experience) (2) and EDUC2250CC (0) *
     OR SOGY1015. Exploring Cultural Anthropology (3) and SOGY1015CC (0) *
EDUC2555. Innovative Instruction (3)  
EDUC2960. Introduction to Instructional Design
(30 Hour Field Experience) (1)