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Elementary Teacher Education (AA-T)


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2018-2019 LAVC Catalog.

Complete a minimum of 60 transferrable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed.  Some major courses may double count for general education.  Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Download Graduation Petition Form and return the completed form to the Admissions and Records Office early in your last semester of completing the requirements. Indicate the degree(s) and transfer certification(s) you are completing. For the latest degree requirements, please see the LAVC catalog.


Complete the following core required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
Biology 3 Introduction to Biology 4
Ch Dev 1* Child Growth and Development 3
Comm 101 Oral Communication 3
Educ 203 Education in American Society 3
English 101* College Reading and Composition I 3
English 102* College Reading and Compostion II 3
Geog 2 Cultural Elements of Geography 3
Geology 1 Physical Geology 3
Geology 6* Physical Geology Laboratory 2
History 11 Political and Social History of the United States I 3
History 86 Introduction to World Civilization I 3
Math 215* Principles of Mathematics 3
Phys Sc 1 Physical Science I 3
Phys Sc 14* Physical science Laboratory  3
Pol Sci 1 The Government of the United States 3

LIST A: Select one course

Course Course Title UNITS
Comm 105* Critical Thinking 3
English 103* Composition and Critical Thinking 3

LIST B: Select one course

Course Course Title UNITS
Art 101 Survey of Art History I 3
Art 102 Survey of Art History II 3
Art 103 Art Appreciation I 3
Music 111 Music Appreciation I 3
Theater 100 introduction to the Theater 3

LIST C: Select one course

Course Course Title UNITS
Afro Am 20 African American Literature I 3
Chicano 42# Contemporary Mexican Literature 3
English 105# Introduction to Language and Linguistics 3
Ling 1# Introduction to Language and Linguistics 3
Phylos 20 Ethics 3
Spanish 12# Contemporary Mexican Literature 3

Total units required for major:52

Follow CSU General Education Certification (CSUGE) OR Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) for CSU to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 8

Required transferable elective units: 0

Total transferable units required: 60

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
# Cross-referenced course.