Teacher Preparation, AATP
The Associate in Arts, Teacher Preparation, AATP –A1010T degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit (SHC) of college transfer courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic computer use.
Community College transfer students are those who wish to transfer from a community college to another community college or to a senior-level college or university.
A college transfer program is a set of courses that has been designed to transfer to most four-year colleges and universities in North Carolina. In the North Carolina Community College System, the Associate in Arts (A.A.) and Associate in Science (A.S.) degree programs are included in the CAA as college transfer programs.
Student Services assigns academic advisors. Students are encouraged to see their advisor to ensure completion of the college transfer degree program.
- ACA 122 – College Transfer Success
This course provides information and strategies necessary to develop clear academic and professional goals beyond the community college experience.
- EDU 187 – Teaching and Learning for all
This course introduces students to knowledge, concepts, and best practices needed to provide developmentally appropriate, effective, inclusive, and culturally responsive educational experiences in the classroom.
- EDU 216 – Foundations of Education
This course introduces the examination of the American educational systems and the teaching profession.
- SOC 210 – Introduction to Sociology
This course introduces the scientific study of human society, culture, and social interactions.
- BIO 110 – Principles of Biology
This course provides a survey of fundamental biological principles for non-science majors.
- COM 231 – Public Speaking
This course provides instruction and experience in the preparation and delivery of speeches within a public setting and group discussion.
- AST 111 – Descriptive Astronomy
This course introduces an overall view of modern astronomy.
- SOC 225 – Social Diversity
This course provides a comparison of diverse roles, interests, opportunities, contributions, and experiences in social life.
- EDU 279 – Literacy Develop and Instruct
This course is designed to provide students with concepts and skills of literacy development, instructional methods/materials, and assessment techniques needed to provide scientifically-based, systematic reading and writing instruction into educational practice.
- Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
Paying for College
What is financial aid? Financial aid is money that is given or borrowed to help pay for college. It can come from federal, state, local, school and private entities. North Carolina and the federal government award millions of dollars each year to help students pay for college. Don’t forget Scholarships! Scholarships are gifts. They don’t need to be repaid. There are thousands of them, offered by schools, employers, individuals, private companies, nonprofits, communities, religious groups, and professional and social organizations.
Who to Contact
For more information:
Teacher Preparation Program Chair/Instructor
Southeast Bldg. (Building 010), Room 105
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 412
Fax: (252) 233-6867