Why Education?

Education includes programs in elementary and secondary education in the following focus areas: agriculture, art, communications and theater, health and physical education, history, math, music, science, and social science, with coursework also available in early childhood education. A practicum course allows students to observe teachers in action at area schools. While there are some opportunities in supporting roles in education for employment after two years, most teaching positions will require a bachelor’s degree. The A.A. degree is the best option for students planning to continue college after a two year degree.

Potential Careers:
Elementary School Teacher
High School Teacher
College Professor
Principal/Superintendent
Classroom Paraprofessional

DEGREES/CERTIFICATES OFFERED:
Associate of Arts - AA - 62 hours
Early Childhood Education - 16 & 30-hour certificates

Program Learning Outcomes

Printable Degree/Certificate Planning Guide

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    Tonja Bisnette
    Instructor in Early Childhood Education
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  • Chair of Education and Health & Human Performance Instructor of Physical Education
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    Paul Gardner
    Department Chair - Social & Behavioral Sciences & Instructor in History
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