Associate of Science | 61 - 63 credits minimum
Education, Family & Human Studies and Social Work Department
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
General Information (801) 957-4073
Education Information (801) 957-5035
Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor AAB 237A, (801) 957-4294
Professors − Judy Braun, Paul Lerdahl, Dale Smith
Associate Professors − Lois Oestreich, TC Stuwe
Assistant Professor - Kit Giddings
The Education Program is a two-year program designed to prepare students to transfer to an accredited four-year teaching program. Students completing the program will develop skills and receive the hands-on experience necessary to be accepted into the professional core of courses offered at the university level.
Specific requirements leading to a bachelor’s degree in education differ among the four-year higher education institutions. To tailor a program specific to student needs, meet with the Education Academic Advisor prior to registering for courses.
Students should select electives based on the institution to which they intend to transfer. Electives beyond those listed below may be selected with approval from faculty or advisor. Students should consult with the Education Academic Advisor to ensure that the correct classes are taken for transferability to their school of choice. Guidelines for transfer are listed below and are subject to change. Students are also advised to contact the Education Advisor at the school(s) to which they intend to transfer for the most current information.
Estimated Cost for Students
Estimated cost of books and supplies per semester $350 to $450
Estimated Time to Completion
If students follow the suggested sample schedule, completion time is four semesters
|Program Student Learning Outcomes
||Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
||1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy
|1a. Develop knowledge, skills, and experience to work effectively with elementary and secondary students in public or private school settings.
1b. Be prepared for further study in education or a related discipline.
1c. Understand key concepts, events and personalities related to teaching and learning.
1d. Explain theories, concepts and principles connected to the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional development of children.
1e. Evaluate and prepare curriculum and program activities consistent with current educational theories and models.
1f. Incorporates core knowledge content in a classroom setting.
1g. Develop a Working knowledge of The Utah Core.
|1 - Substantive Knowledge
|2a. Effectively communicate orally and in writing about key concepts and significant topics in education.
2b. Develop and maintain appropriate state and Federal documentation including IEP’s, IFSP’s.
2c. Demonstrates effective verbal and nonverbal communication techniques with students and families.
|2 - Communicate Effectively
|3a. Use and interpret information represented as data, graphs, and tables to analyze relevant information for working with students in a classroom setting.
3b. Interpret various mathematical concepts as they pertain to assessing learning.
|3 - Develop Quantitative Literacy
|4a. Construct a personal philosophy of education.
4b. Systematically complete reflective assignments demonstrating analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.
|4 - Think Critically
|5a. Successfully complete service learning and field experience in predetermined local elementary and secondary schools. Dialogue with seasoned professionals in the field to enhance theoretical perspectives.
||5 - Civic Engagement and/or Working Professionally