Teacher Education – Transfer Program

Associate of Arts in Teacher Education

Curriculum Code 5261

The Associate of Arts in Teacher Education will be awarded to a student who successfully completes one of the following three programs: Early Childhood Education Licensure, Paraprofessional Licensure, or transfer for K-12 Licensure. Conferral of the Associate of Arts Degree in Teacher Education in the transfer area of concentration with a 2.5 minimum grade point average in all education cluster courses (ECED, EDCT, and PSYH) will permit transfer with junior year standing to a four-year college or university with an approved program in teacher education. Subsequent satisfactory completion of the transfer school requirements will lead to a bachelor’s degree and to contingent recommendation from that school for one of the State of Ohio Department of Education provisional licenses to teach in the K-12 system. Since all transfer schools have different approaches/requirements to licensure, the student should consult carefully with the college counseling department about selecting appropriate course selections for varying licensure concentrations to assure maximum transferability. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.

For more information about this degree, please contact Aldena Harris at 440-366-7076 or aharris1@lorainccc.edu.

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Fall Semester (First Year)
EDCT 181 Introduction to the Education Profession* 3
ENGL 161 College Composition I 3
PSYH 151 Introduction to Psychology 3
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
  Arts and Humanities Elective ** 3
  Science Elective ** 3

Spring Semester (First Year)
EDCT 264 Educational Technology 3
ENGL 162 College Composition II > 3
PSYH 253 Child Development > OR 3
PSYH 254 Adolescent Development >  
SOCY 151 Introduction to Sociology 3
  Electives (Concentration) 3

Fall Semester (Second Year)
EDCT 252 Principles of Learning and Teaching > 3
HSTR 151 Civilization I 3
  Electives (Concentration) 3
  Arts and Humanities Elective ** 3
  Mathematics Elective ** 3
Spring Semester (Second Year)
EDCT 254 Individuals with Exceptionalities  3
EDCT 275 Social Issues in Education > + 3
SOCY 276 Race and Ethnicity > 3
  Lab Science Elective **



Arts and Humanities Elective **


Total Credit Hours:      62

1. > Indicates course has a prerequisite.
2. *Indicates that this course can be taken concurrently with PSYH 151.
3. ** Choose Arts and Humanities
, Mathematics and Science Electives from State Transfer Module. One Lab Science Elective must be chosen (indicated with an L from the State Transfer Module). Any student pursuing math/science licensure must take a math/science course wherever elective courses are listed and seek the advice of an advisor.
4. + A student may make a division approved substitution for this course as appropriate to the transfer institution requirement and/or major.

5. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of thirteen or more credit hours.
6. The following documentation is required:
a)  GED or high school required
b)  Tuberculosis (TB) testing
c)  Three letters of reference
d)  Completed BCI/FBI background checks
e)  Signed confidentiality and liability statement

Established  November 2003
Revised       March 2015
Effective      May 2015