Sep 24, 2020  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

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 requirements are listed under General Education and Wellness Courses .
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 .
6May be chosen from biology, chemistry, computer science, geology, physics, natural science or MTH 173 -MTH 174   and MTH 158 .

NOTE: CHM 101 -CHM 102  and PHY 101 -PHY 102  do not satisfy elective credits for this program.

Program Information (SET)

For additional information about this program visit the Science, Engineering, and Technology Division webpage, stop by room 321 Hastings Hall, phone 757-825-2898, or email