Associate of Science in Elementary Teacher Education
(60-62 Credit Hours)

This degree program is designed so that upon completion students are prepared for work as an Educational Assistant or for transfer into a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. At UNM, Elementary Education students are required to complete 24 credit hours in a concentration-teaching field and 15 in the pre- professional sequence. Additionally, state licensure examinations are also part of this application process. See your advisor for detailed information.


GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (44):

Communications (9):

ENGL 1110Composition I3cr
ENGL 1120Composition II3cr
Choose from ENGL 2120 or COMM 11303cr

Mathematics & Statistics (6):

Math 1118Math for Teachers I3cr
Math 2118Math for Elem/Mid Teachers3cr

Social and Behavioral Sciences (9)

LING 2110Intro to Study of Language and Linguistics3cr
For required courses, refer to the General Education Curriculum3cr
For required courses, refer to the General Education Curriculum3cr

Arts and Design (3):

For required courses, refer to the General Education Curriculum3cr

Humanities (6):

For required courses, refer to the General Education Curriculum6cr

Second Language (3):

For required courses, refer to the General Education Curriculum3cr

Physical and Natural Sciences (8):

For required courses, refer to the General Education Curriculum8cr

ELEMENTARY EDUCATION CORE (3):

EDUC 1120Introduction to Education3cr

Elementary Education Electives (13-15):

Electives should be selected in accordance with selected teaching concentration. Teaching concentrations include Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies.

FOR ADVISEMENT: Contact the Advisement Center at (505) 863-7706