2019-2020 Catalog 
    Oct 16, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]



This Associate of Arts in Teaching degree is for students interested in acquiring knowledge and skills in the field of education. Courses within the program align with State Board for Educator Certification Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities Standards. The degree plan satisfies the core requirements for baccalaureate programs at four-year institutions that lead to initial Texas teacher certification.

Field experiences are an integral part of becoming a professional teacher. Courses that are field-based require outside classroom time for observation and experiential learning at all levels of P-12 schools, with varied and diverse student populations, for the purpose of introduction to and analysis of the culture of schooling and classrooms. Field experiences are to be conducted within schools/districts which have gone through the Lone Star College Educational Affiliation Agreement process.


Program Curriculum

By completing the degree requirements, students will be awareded:

Associate of Arts in Teaching, AAT

[AAT_EC6G degree offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Houston North, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball, and LSC-University Park]

Total Credit Hours Required for this Degree: 60


The Associate of Arts in Teaching, AAT will meet Generalist, Bilingual and ESL certifications for both EC-6 and 4-8.  The courses required for the AAT meet the lower-division requirements for these certifications.  When there are options given for a core requirement or elective in the AAT, please check transfer institution degree requirements to ensure which course is applicable as it may be different depending on transfer institution.

1MATH 1314 - College Algebra  or placement by testing is a prerequisite for MATH 1350 - Mathematics for Teachers I  and MATH 1351 - Mathematics for Teachers II  

2 Students must also complete a total of 32 hours of observation to meet state field experience requirements in EDUC 1301 - Introduction to the Teaching Profession  (16 hours) and EDUC 2301 - Introduction to Special Populations  (16 hours).  Successful completion of a background check is required to observe in EC-12 school campuses. Individual school districts and/or school campuses will conduct background checks for LSC students before being approved to observe at the schools.

AAT Completed