May 18, 2024  
SFCC Catalog 2020-2021 
SFCC Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Teacher Education, A.A.

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CIP: 13.0101
School of Business, Professional Studies and Education, 505-428-1256

Students who anticipate transferring to one of New Mexico’s public universities and majoring in education should follow this module of lower-division courses. Regardless of course equivalencies for transfer credit, students must complete the minimum number of upper-division credit hours required at the receiving institution. Students who successfully complete this preparatory curriculum for teacher education are required to take the National Evaluation Series (NES) Essential Skills (I, II, III) before transferring to a university. Admission to Teacher Education programs require successful completion of the NES Essential Skills. 

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Reflect critically upon their teaching practice for continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrate professionalism.
  • Recognize, address, and value diversity among students and contexts.
  • Demonstrate effective collaboration and communication with students, colleagues, families and community members.

General Education Requirements: (35 Credits Min.)

Mathematics (6 Credits Min.)

Choose from the following: 

Laboratory Science (4 Credits)

The combined total of Mathematics and Laboratory Science areas should equal a minimum of 10 credits

Social/Behavioral Sciences (9 Credits)

Humanities (6 Credits)

Creative and Fine Arts (3 Credits)

The combined total of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Humanities and Creative and Fine Arts areas should equal 12 credits

Health and Wellness (1 Credit)

Total 59 Credits Min.

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