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Teacher Education

Teacher Education

Associate of Arts degree

The Associate of Arts Degree in Teacher Education includes courses in the general field of elementary and secondary education as well as supplementary courses that may reflect an area of specialization. The degree also prepares the student for a career as an educational paraprofessional. Students pursuing this program are encouraged to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary or secondary education.

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Degree Requirements - Minimum of 62 Credit Hours Print Requirements

General Education Core       (36 hours)
Area I.    Communications       (9 hours)
ENG111Freshman Composition I 3 credits
ENG115Freshman Composition II 3 credits
SPCH111Public Speaking 3 credits
Area II.    Mathematics       (4 hours)
MATH180College Algebra 4 credits
Area III.    Laboratory Science       (8 hours)
Area IV.    Social and Behavioral Sciences       (6 hours)
Area V.     Humanities and Fine Arts       (9 hours) -- From at least 2 different disciplines
HIST220History of New Mexico(required course)
Program Requirements       (23 hours)
ECME123 Introduction to Reading and Literacy Development 3 credits
EDUC102Health, Safety, and Nutrition 2 credits
EDUC105Introduction to Teaching 3 credits
EDUC201Child Growth, Development, and Learning 3 credits
EDUC205Teaching Elementary School Mathematics 3 credits
EDUC214Introduction to Special Education 3 credits
EDUC220Multicultural Education 3 credits
EDUC225Teacher Education Practicum 3 credits

Program Resources

Program Director: Debbie Trujillo
Phone: (505)454-2504
Email: dtrujillo@luna.edu

ACCESS Center Personnel

Director: Renee Maestas
Phone: (505)454-5355
Email: rmaestas@luna.edu
Advisor: Melissa Lopez
Phone: (505)454-5357
Email: mlopez@luna.edu

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