Oct 20, 2020  
2020 - 2021 Eastern Iowa Community College Catalog 
    
2020 - 2021 Eastern Iowa Community College Catalog

Elementary Education Transfer Major, AA


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Campus: Clinton, Muscatine & Scott Community Colleges

The Elementary Education Associate of Arts degree is designed to provide the first two years of college preparation for students wanting to become elementary education teachers. The transfer major in Elementary Education has been designed to provide a broad education with emphasis in educational and developmental psychology, children’s literature, diverse learners, technology, math and physical sciences, and liberal arts/humanities. This program is for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution with a major in Elementary Education.

Transfer Institutions: Iowa State University, State University of Iowa, Northern Iowa University, Clarke University, Iowa Wesleyan University, Mount Mercy University, and St. Ambrose University. Some of these institutions may have additional requirements. Please see your advisor for more information.

Plan of Study


Discipline Requirements


Take the following courses:


Discipline relevant courses required for Transfer Major

Select a US History course (3 credits)

General Education Requirements


Communications (9 credits required)


Select a Composition I course (3 credits)

Select a Composition II course (3 credits)

Select a Speech course (3 credits)

Arts and Humanities (9 credits required)


Select a Humanities course (3 credits)

Select a Fine Arts course (3 credits)

Cultural Historical Perspectives (3 credits)


GEO-121 is recommended for the Elementary Education Transfer Major.

Select a Language or Intercultural Perspectives course (3 credits)

Social Sciences (6 credits required)


POL-111 is recommended for the Elementary Education Transfer Major.

Select an Economics or Political Science course (3 credits)

Select a Psychology or Sociology course (3 credits)

Mathematics and Natural Sciences (8 credits required)


Math requirements are met through the discipline requirements for the Elementary Education Transfer Major.

ENV courses are not recommended for the Elementary Education Transfer Major.

Select a Life Sciences course (4 credits)

Select a Physical Sciences course (4 credits)

Computer Skills (3 credits required)


Students may choose to demonstrate computer skills proficiency by exam and complete an elective in lieu of a computer skills course.

Select a Computer Skills course (3 credits)

Elementary Education Transfer Major, AA: 62 credits total


Non-discrimination Statement / Equal Educational Opportunities


It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Debora J. Sullivan, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-3487, djsullivan@eicc.edu or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, Illinois  60661-7204, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

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