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Education Pathway

These represent sample pathways for the Associate of Arts in Education (AA-ED) at NC State. This degree is designed for transfer to a four-year university for continued study and specialization in a bachelor’s of education degree. These courses where noted are also guaranteed to individually transfer to any public Ohio college or university under Ohio Transfer 36 (general education). This is just a sample. There are numerous courses that could apply toward this pathway, and with noted exceptions they do not have to be taken in this order. For more information on these programs, go to the degrees page, opens in a new window.

Tier One Credit Pathway

Course: ENGL 1010 [See footnote 2]
Course Title: English Composition I
Program Application: AA-ED
Credits: 3
Prerequisites or Placement Criteria: Yes
Available Online: Yes
Transfer Label: OT36- English Composition and Oral Communication
Course: COMM 1010
Course Title: Speech
Program Application: AA-ED
Credits: 3
Prerequisites or Placement Criteria: No
Available Online: Yes
Transfer Label: TAG & OT36- English Composition and Oral Communication
Course: HIST 1010
Course Title: American History I
Program Application: AA-ED
Credits: 3
Prerequisites or Placement Criteria: No
Available Online: Yes
Transfer Label: TAG & OT36- Arts and Humanities
Course: PSYC 1010
Course Title: Introduction to Psychology
Program Application: AA-ED
Credits: 3
Prerequisites or Placement Criteria: No
Available Online: Yes
Transfer Label: TAG & OT36- Social and Behavioral Sciences
Course: POLT 1010
Course Title: American National Government
Program Application: AA-ED
Credits: 3
Prerequisites or Placement Criteria: No
Available Online: Yes
Transfer Label: TAG & OT36- Social and Behavioral Sciences

Tier Two Credit Pathway

Either MUSC 1010 or THEA 1010 or HUMA 1010:

Course: MUSC 1010
Course Title: Music Appreciation
Credits: 3
Prerequisites or Placement Criteria: No
Available Online: Yes
Transfer Label: OT36- Arts and Humanities
Course: THEA 1010
Course Title: Introduction to Theatre
Credits: 3
Prerequisites or Placement Criteria: No
Available Online: Yes
Transfer Label: OT36- Arts and Humanities
Course: HUMA 1010 [See footnote 5]
Course Title: Introduction to Humanities
Credits: 3
Prerequisites or Placement Criteria: Yes
Available Online: Yes
Transfer Label: OT36- Arts and Humanities
Course: ENGL 1030 [See footnote 4]
Course Title: English Composition II
Program Application: AA-ED
Credits: 3
Prerequisites or Placement Criteria: Yes
Available Online: Yes
Transfer Label: OT36-English Composition and Oral Communication
Course: SOCY 2010
Course Title: Cultural Diversity and Racism
Program Application: AA-ED
Credits: 3
Prerequisites or Placement Criteria: No
Available Online: Yes
Transfer Label: TAG & OT36- Social and Behavioral Sciences
Course: STAT 1010 [See footnote 3]
Course Title: Probability and Statistics
Program Application: AA-ED
Credits: 3
Prerequisites or Placement Criteria: Yes
Available Online: Yes
Transfer Label: OT36- Mathematics, Statistics, & Logic
Course: HIST 1030
Course Title: American History II
Program Application: AA-ED
Credits: 3
Prerequisites or Placement Criteria: No
Available Online: Yes
Transfer Label: TAG & OT36- Arts and Humanities
1 Ohio Transfer 36 (OT36): Transferable general education courses regardless of major. Students should consult the state Transfer Module Grid for limits on credit hours by area that are guaranteed general education transfer. Ohio Transfer Assurance Guides (TAG): Technical courses transferable to certain major areas above and beyond OT36 courses. In limited instances a course could have both an OT36 and TAG label.
2 Placement: proof of college readiness in English (ACT English >=18 or Accuplacer WritePlacer=>5) AND ACT Reading score >= 21 or Accuplacer Next-Generation Reading score >= 250). If these scores are not achieved, students have a secondary option of providing evidence of a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above in high school courses with a B or above in the 11th grade English class OR a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above in high school courses OR recommendations from high school English instructor AND counselor.
3 Placement: STAT 1010 requires proof of college readiness in math (ACT Math Score =>22 or Accuplacer Next-Generation Quantitative Reasoning score =>263). If these scores are not achieved, students have a secondary option of providing evidence of a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above in high school courses with a B or above in a higher-level mathematics class (Algebra II or above) OR recommendations from high school mathematics instructor AND counselor.
4 Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1010 with a C- or better.
5 Students must test out of OR complete ENGL-0040 with a C- or above before beginning HUMA-1010.