BECOME A TEACHER AND DARE TO TOUCH THE FUTURE!

GPC offers the Associates of Science (AS) degree in Education that is designed to transfer to baccalaureate programs leading to teacher certification.  Students interested in becoming a highly qualified teacher at the Early Childhood Education/Elementary, Middle School or Secondary level may complete the first two years of college here and transfer to senior colleges and universities to complete their programs. 

The pre-professional core courses required for all Education majors:

               EDUC 2110* Investigating Critical and Contemporary Issues in Education
               EDUC 2120* Exploring Socio-Cultural Perspectives on Diversity
               EDUC 2130* Exploring Teaching and Learning
*Each course carries a 10 hour field experience component for a total of 30 hours. Please see the Field Experience Requirements.

In addition, students majoring in Early Childhood Education must also take the following courses:    

               ISCI 2001 Life /Earth Science
               ISCI 2002 Physical Science
               MATH 2008 Foundations of Numbers and Operations (formerly MATH 2030)

See the links above for the complete program of study for each level.