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David W. Cox

Professor of Education and Coordinator

Community College Education Program

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Teaching Emphasis

 

The Teaching Emphasis is offered in the following content areas: Agricultural Education, Biology, Business Administration, Business Education, Chemistry, English, History, Music Education, Physical Education, Political Science, Reading, Sociology, Speech Communication and Theatre, and Vocational-Technical Education.

The 60-hour program will require that each student earn a Master's degree, a minimum of 39 semester hours in the teaching field(s), 12 semester hours in the Community College Core, and 9 semester hours in the Teaching Core. A maximum of 12 hours of 5000 level courses may be applied toward the Master's degree portion of the degree program with an additional 6 hours of 5000 level courses acceptable after the Master's degree has been earned. Minimum hours required are 30 plus a Master's degree.

PROGRAM OF STUDY

Teaching Field(s) (includes Master's work).............    39 sem hrs

Community College Core.......................................    12 sem hrs

    CCED 7003 The Community College

    CCED 7013 Community College Teaching

    CCED 7023 Field Study

    CCED 7033 Special Problems in Community College Teaching

Teaching Core ......................................................    9 sem hrs

    ELFN 6773 Intro to Statistics and Research (required)

    ELFN 6763 Philosophies of Education

    PSY 6513 Advanced Educational Psychology

    ELED 6063 or ELCI 6093 Educational Media

    ELCI 6083 Supervision and Evaluation of Teaching

    ELCI 6533 Theories of Instruction

    ELCI 6063 Curriculum Management

    ELAD 6323 Organization and Governance of Higher Education

Note 1. CCED 7023 Field Study and CCED 7033 Special Problems are available every term. To register for either of these courses, the program coordinator must enroll you.

Note 2. Some ELAD/ELCI courses require ELAD 6103 Ethical Leadership as a prerequisite. Online registration may be blocked if you do not have the prerequisite. But this prerequisite policy does NOT apply to community college majors. Please contact the program coordinator dwcox@astate.edu to enroll you.