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  Nov 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog

Associate of Science in Teaching, Pre-K-3


The Tennessee Board of Regents community colleges and state universities have joined together to develop a common core of courses for prospective pre-K-3 elementary school teachers. The common core of the Associate of Science in Teaching (A.S.T.) degree allows prospective teachers to transfer from Pellissippi State to any TBR university as juniors and without loss of credit; however, students may need to meet additional requirements to gain admittance to the university’s early childhood program. Transferring students should check with the university for specific program requirements. In addition to the curriculum requirements listed below, students must attain a cumulative grade point average of 2.75, successfully complete the approved standardized examination for admission to university colleges of education and achieve satisfactory disposition evaluation ratings. For those students who have not completed two units of a single foreign language, either at high school, at another college or through an approved examination, the deficiency(ies) must be removed before the student may transfer to a state university.

Contact(s): Teacher Education Advising Center, (865) 539-7287

Courses and Course Sequence


This sequence can be followed by students who begin college-level work in the fall semester. Prerequisites may apply to specific courses; it is the student’s responsibility to determine if prerequisites have been met. Prior to registering each semester, the student is expected to consult with a Teacher Education advisor.

Semester I (Fall)


Semester II (Spring)


Semester IV (Spring)


Total Credit Hours Needed for Graduation: 62


1BIOL
Chosen from BIOL 1110 , BIOL 1120 , BIOL 2010 , BIOL 2020 , BOT 1010 , BOT 1020 , CHEM 1010 , CHEM 1020 , CHEM 1110 , CHEM 1120 .

2HIST
Chosen from HIST 1010 , HIST 1020 , HIST 1110 , HIST 1120 , HIST 2010 , HIST 2020 . Transferring students should check with the college or university for specific program requirements and take the appropriate course.

3MATH
Chosen from MATH 1010 MATH 1130 , MATH 1530 , MATH 1630 , MATH 1710 , MATH 1720 , MATH 1730 , MATH 1830 , MATH 1910 . MATH 1530  is required for transfer to Austin Peay State University, East Tennessee State University, the University of Memphis, the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Transferring students should check with the college or university for specific program requirements and take the appropriate course.

4PHYS
Chosen from GEOL 1040 , GEOL 1050 , GEOL 1300 , PHYS 2010 , PHYS 2020 , PHYS 2110 , PHYS 2120 .

5ENGL
Chosen from ENGL 2110 , ENGL 2120 , ENGL 2210 , ENGL 2220 , ENGL 2310 , ENGL 2320 , ENGL 2331 , ENGL 2510 , ENGL 2520 , ENGL 2530 .

6ECED
Students transferring to the University of Memphis must take one additional course after transfer as Development of Exceptional Children is not in the university’s  pre-K-3 curriculum.

7HUM
Chosen from one unduplicated course in the category of Humanities: ARTH 2010  ARTH 2020 , ENGL 2110 , ENGL 2120 , ENGL 2210 , ENGL 2220 , ENGL 2310 , ENGL 2320 , ENGL 2331 , ENGL 2510 , ENGL 2520 , ENGL 2530 , ENGL 2810 , PHIL 1030 , PHIL 1300 , PHIL 1500 , PHIL 2010 , PHIL 2400 , PHO 1200 , THEA 1030 .

8SBS
Chosen from one unduplicated course in the category of Social/Behavioral Sciences: ANT 1300 ECON 2010 , ECON 2020 , HIST 2040 PHED 1100 POLS 1020 , POLS 1030 PSYC 1030 , PSYC 2100 , PSYC 2120 , PSYC 2130 , SOCI 1010 , SOCI 1020 WMN 2200 .