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2016-2017 College Catalog 
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science, Specialization in Education (880-02), Associate of Science Degree

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Purpose: There is a great demand for qualified science teachers in K-12. This degree is designed for persons who are interested in teaching science at the secondary level and who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a baccalaureate degree in science education.

Course Offerings: Courses in this program are offered at the Hampton and Historic Triangle Campuses in the daytime, evenings, and online.

Special Notes: This program requires EDU 200  and an associated fee to complete the public school division’s mandatory criminal background check for the supervised field placement in a K-12 school. Completion of 40 hours of supervised field observation and teaching science is a requirement of this program.

For more information, contact the Science, Engineering and Technology Division at (757) 825-2898 or

♦ Course requires pre/co-requisites.

Fall I

Semester Total Credits 17

Spring I

Semester Total Credits 15

Fall II

Semester Total Credits 16

Spring II

Semester Total Credits 13/14

Total Minimum Credits 61/62

1Recommended courses to meet general education requirements are listed under General Program Information .
2In selecting transfer courses, students should consult the catalog of their intended transfer institution and major.
3May be selected from: BIO 101 -BIO 102 , BIO 141 -BIO 142 , CHM 111 -CHM 112 , CHM 241 -252, GOL 105 -GOL 106 , GOL 111 -GOL 112 , PHY 201 -PHY 202 , PHY 241 -PHY 242  or any two of the following: BIO 150 , BIO 170 , BIO 256  or BIO 270 .
4The social science area must include a three credit history course.
5Select GEO 200 , GEO 210 , GEO 221 , GEO 222  or GEO 230 .
6May be chosen from biology, chemistry, computer science, geology, physics, natural science or MTH 173 -MTH 174 .

NOTE: CHM 101 -CHM 102  does not satisfy elective credits for this program.

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