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Elementary Education - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

Elementary Education degree at HCC.
Have a hand in shaping the future of children: Grades 1 through 6.

HCC's Elementary (1st - 3rd grade) teacher education programs prepare students to transfer to either an Elementary Education or Elementary Special Education program at a four-year college or university. The A.A. degree is designed for transfer to programs outside the state.

As a graduate, you should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate foundational knowledge of the learning process, as well as child and adolescent development, with an emphasis on students with special needs.
  2. Demonstrate foundational knowledge of content including the theories, concepts, and skills central to the discipline or disciplines one intends to teach.
  3. Demonstrate foundational knowledge of teaching practices including construction of engaging learning activities, assessment for and of learning, and the design and maintenance of supportive learning environments.
  4. Engage in ethical reasoning in the educational field.

Visit the Teacher Education instructional area for all related programs.

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