Early Childhood Education - Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT)

Description

The Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer with a focus in early childhood education prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to achieve additional professional goals in early childhood education and elementary education, which may require further education. 

Statewide General Education Student Learning Outcomes

Please see the General Education page for statewide general education student learning outcomes.

Entrance Requirements

While this program has no formal entrance requirements, individual courses may have prerequisites which must be met before enrollment.

Course Requirements

Course Title Credits
General Education/Foundational
Health:
Choose 3 credits 13
Mathematics:
Choose one course4
Oral Communication:
Choose one course3-4
Writing:
WR 121Academic Composition4
WR 122Argument, Research, and Multimodal Composition4
or WR 227 Technical Writing
General Education/Discipline studies
Cultural Literacy:
One course from the following categories must be designated as cultural literacy on the Discipline Studies list (credits count once).
Arts and Letters:
Choose three courses from at least two prefixes9-12
Social Science:
Choose four courses from at least two prefixes12-16
Science/Math/Computer Science:
Choose four courses from at least two prefixes including at least three laboratory courses in biological and/or physical science12-20
Electives
Choose enough electives to reach 90 credits.39
Total Credits90-106

Advising Notes

ED 216 Foundations of EducationED 219 Multicultural Issues in Education Settings, and ED 253 Learning Across the Lifespan count toward the recommended courses for students pursuing the Master of Arts in Teaching at OSU-Cascades.

Students should check with each school to ensure that the latest transfer information is used when designing their program.

Students intending to transfer to Oregon State University-Cascades program in Human Development and Family Sciences should meet with an education advisor early in the course of study.

Students who are considering the Elementary Education Licensure program through OSU-Cascades may be able to apply several courses. Students should connect with an advisor to explore options and additional classes which may be of benefit, such as College Success courses, ED 243 Nutrition, Health and Safety for Young Children, and LIB 100 Intro to Finding Information.

Performance Standards

  • Academic Requirements:
    • Students must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA to earn a COCC certificate or degree.
    • Options for additional standards:
      • All courses in the program must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

Sample Plan

Sample Plan Grid
First TermCredits
Elective3-4
Health (3 credits with HHP or HHPA prefix) 13
Mathematics:4
WR 121Academic Composition4
 Credits14-15
Second Term
Discipline Studies Science/Math/Computer Science3-5
Elective3-4
Elective3-4
Oral Communication:3-4
WR 122
Argument, Research, and Multimodal Composition
Technical Writing
4
 Credits16-21
Third Term
Discipline Studies Arts & Letters3-4
Discipline Studies Social Science3-4
Discipline Studies Science/Math/Computer Science3-5
Elective3-4
Elective3-4
 Credits15-21
Fourth Term
Discipline Studies Arts & Letters3-4
Discipline Studies Social Science3-4
Elective 3-4
Elective3-4
Elective3-4
 Credits15-20
Fifth Term
Discipline Studies Arts & Letters3-4
Discipline Studies Science/Math/Computer Science3-5
Elective 3-4
Elective3-4
Elective3-4
 Credits15-21
Sixth Term
Discipline Studies Social Science3-4
Discipline Studies Science/Math/Computer Science3-5
Elective3-4
Elective3-4
Elective3-4
 Credits15-21
 Total Credits90-119

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