Sep 19, 2019  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
  
College Catalog 2019-2020

Education - Secondary Education Option, Arts and Science, A.A.


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CONTACT

April Graziano, 413.552.2016, agraziano@hcc.edu

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The program is designed for students interested in transferring to four-year schools. The program is for students interested in teaching middle school or high school with content area teaching licenses for grades 5-8, 8-12, or 5-12.

Graduates of HCC Education programs are expected to demonstrate developing skills toward all required teacher competencies.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: 35-36 CREDITS


PROGRAM ELECTIVES: 15-16 CREDITS


(Select 15-16 credits from ONE AREA listed below; sufficient to complete the 60 credit graduation requirement):

Art: ART 121 , ART 125 ART 131 , ART 132 ART 241 ART 242 ART 253 ART 261 ART 262  

Biology: BIO 107 BIO 108 BIO 217 , BIO 229 , BIO 230 , BIO 243 , CHM 121 , CHM 124 , CHM 221 MTH 104 , MTH 108 , MTH 113 MTH 142   

Chemistry: CHM 121 , CHM 124 , CHM 221 , CHM 222 , MTH 104 , MTH 108 , MTH 113 , MTH 114 , PHS 111 PHS 112  

English: ENG 201 , ENG 211 ENG 212 ENG 215 ENG 216 ENG 217 , ENG 224 , ENG 235  

General Science: AST 110 BIO 101 , BIO 111 , CHM 121 , CHM 124 ENV 120 , ESC 110 , ESC 111 , ESC 120 , MTH 108 , PHS 101 PHS 102  

History: ECN 101 , GEO 110 , HIS 101 HIS 102 , HIS 103 , HIS 104 HIS 105 HIS 109 HIS 111 , HIS 112 , HIS 130 , HIS 220 , HIS 225 HIS 250 SOC 110  

Math: MTH 104 , MTH 108 , MTH 113 MTH 114 , MTH 205 , MTH 213 , MTH 230  

Music: all 200-level courses except 231 and 232

Physical Education: BIO 107 , BIO 217 , BIO 218 , HFN 120 HFN 277 , MTH 104 , MTH 108 , MTH 113 , PSY 250 SOC 110  

TOTAL: 60 CREDITS


NOTES

1Overall minimum GPA 2.7 for both ENG course requirements if transferring to Westfield State University.

Students must achieve a minimum grade of “C” in all EDU prefix courses in order to graduate from this program. Three hours of field experience is required.

****Criminal Offense Record Act (CORI), and Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI)****

Students enrolled in EDU courses may be subject to a CORI/SORI check and review pursuant to the Criminal Record Information Act, Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 6, Section 172-178, and Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 18a, Section 1, et seq., and regulations promulgated pursuant to such statutes. Applicants with a court record/past conviction may be unable to participate in the Education Program. The College policy can be found in the Student Policy Guide.

Depending on course selection, 50% of this program can be completed online. Go to Online Learning for more information.

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