Associate of Arts Transfer Guide Emphasis of transferring to University of Iowa Recommended Courses for Elementary Education Majors Based on 2014-2015 catalog SCC Course SCC AA Requirement ENG 105 - Composition I ENG 106 - Composition II SPC 112 - Speech Communications Choose from 2 different areas: ART, DRA, FLF, FLG, FLS, HIS, HUM, LIT, MUS, PHI, REL Choose from 2 different areas: ECN, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, SOC 1) MAT 112 or MAT 117 2) MAT 156 (Recommended) 2 Natural Sciences: Must include a lab science. It is recommended to take a class from two different areas. 1) Biological Sciences: BIO 2) Physics or Chemistry: PHY, CHM 3) Earth Science: PHS, ENV 1) EDU 247—Education of the Exceptional Learner 2) *EDU 210—Foundations of Education 3) EDU 235—Children’s Literature 4)Need an additional sem. hrs. of electives.(Courses may include career option courses) Sem. Hrs. 9 Transf. School Equivalency Rhetoric & Writing Component I Rhetoric & Writing Component I 010:006 Speaking & Reading General Education Core Humanities 9 Social Science 9 Social Sciences Core Math 9 1) 22M:006 2) 22S:025 Science 7 Biological, Physics & Chemistry, Earth Science Elective 12 1) 07U:100 Foundations of Special Education 2) 07E:100 Foundations of Education 3) 07E:123 Read & Rspd. Child Lit. 4) May want to choose courses based upon information stated below. *If taking EDU210 at SCC, it needs to be taken with co-requisite EDU920. Transfer students with an Associate of Arts degree (AA) from a two-year institution with an articulation agreement with the University of Iowa are exempt from the High School Course Requirements. In addition, they will enter the University having fulfilled all the General Education Program requirements (except foreign language) for the Colleges of Liberal Arts & Sciences and Education. If you have not completed the foreign language requirement of a four year sequence of one foreign language, it is strongly recommended that you complete it a SCC by taking a two year sequence of one foreign language. Admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP) Application Minimum Criteria & Components Carefully Review www.uiowa.education.edu/services/educationservices/admissions/tep Admission to The University of Iowa. Completion of a minimum of 30 semester hours of earned college credit. Minimum grade point average for undergraduate admission, UI Cumulative and Overall Cumulative grade point averages (G.P.A.) of 3.00 (See Special Consideration Policy ) Test Scores of Praxis I, Praxis Core, or G.R.E. (G.R.E. is required for application to all College of Education graduate degree programs.) Praxis I (C-PPST) Designated Institution Score Report with minimum scores: 522 cumulative (an average of 174) and no score below 170 on Reading, Writing and Mathematics tests; or Praxis Core Test Designated Institution Score Report with minimum scores: Reading 156, Writing 162 and Mathematics 150; or G.R.E. General Test or G.R.E. revised General Test Graduate Institution Report of Scores with minimum scores: Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning composite of 1080 (General Test) or 300 (revised General Test), with 3.0 on the Analytical Writing section. Completion of 10 hours of qualifying volunteer experience, verified on form, Verification of 10-Hour Pre-Admission Volunteer Field Experience. Criteria for the experience and additional information are available on the Volunteer Verification form, from Additional information for international applicants Transcripts from all colleges attended with evidence of college-level courses taken and grades earned. Submitting transcripts to the UI Office of Admissions is not sufficient. It is not necessary to provide a University of Iowa transcript. An essay, typewritten on a separate sheet, of no more than 500 words, on the topic: A contemporary teaching challenge faced by teachers nationally and how you would address it A resume, typewritten on a separate sheet, of paid or volunteer work experience: include jobs, employers, and dates of employment. Two recommendations Teacher Education Application Deadlines: March 1: for summer session or fall semester admission October 1: for spring semester admission NOTE: These required courses are subject to change. Students will fulfill the requirements in place at the time of admission to the Teacher Education Program. BW:2/2015 Educational Planning Chart Student Name Program of Study Transfer School Fall Year Spring Summer Hours Fall Year Spring Summer Hours Fall Year Spring Total= Summer Hours Fall Year Spring Total = Summer Hours Fall Year Spring Total = Summer Hours Fall Year Spring Total = Summer Hours Total= Total= Contact an Enrollment Specialist about graduation requirements.