Feb 26, 2024  
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Elementary Education Transfer Major AA - Academic Plan

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The purpose of a statewide articulation agreement is to identify the courses a student at a Colorado public community college must complete as part of an AA/AS degree to be guaranteed to be able to complete the designated baccalaureate degree program at any public four-year college and university (hereafter referred to as receiving institutions) that offers that program within the minimum number of credits designated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

Course Availability

Total Credits = 60

Required Courses - General Education Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
ENG 1021  - English Compositiong I: GT-CO1* 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1022  - English Composition II: GT-CO2 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
GEO 1005  - World Regional Geography: GT-SS2* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
HIS 1210  - US History to Reconstruction: GT-H1* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
LIT 1015  - Introduction to Literature OR
LIT 2001  - World Literature to 1600 OR
LIT 2002  - World Literature After 1600 OR
LIT 2011  - American Literature to Civil War OR
LIT 2021  - British Literature to 1770*
3 No Yes Yes Yes
MAT 1220  - Integrated Math I* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
MAT 1230  - Integrated Math II 3 No Yes Yes Yes
POS 1011  - American Government: GT-SS1* 3 No Yes Yes No
SCI 1055  - Integrated Science I - Physics and Chemistry with Lab: GT-SC1* 4 No Yes Yes Yes
SCI 1056  - Integrated Science II - Earth and Life Science with Lab: GT-SC1* 4 No Yes Yes Yes


Required Courses - Additional Required Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
COM 1150  - Public Speaking* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
EDU 2211  - Introduction to Education 3 No Yes No No
Electives (6 courses - See Notes for specific requirements) 19 No Yes Yes Yes
PSY 2441  - Child Development: GT-SS3* 3 No Yes Yes Yes


Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time Track)

Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time Track)


  • *This course requires college level readiness as measured by Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT scores; approved high school course work that is less than five years old; or successful completion of appropriate college-readiness course.
  • AAA 1001  – College 101: Student Experience is required for all new college students seeking degrees or transfer.
  • Course availability is subject to change.
  • Electives: Qualifying Courses that satisfy six elective credits: Please refer to the Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreement for Elementary Teacher Education on the CDHE website for specific information on the elective credits accepted by each of the four-year institutions.
  • Follow the Recommended Course Sequence on the following pages of this document.
  • Recommended courses are listed above for certain electives; consult with the Academic Advising Office (advising@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5664) or the Elementary Education Department for additional elective recommendations.
  • Refer to 2022/2023 catalog for specific requirements and important information about this degree.
  • Some educator preparation programs require a “B-” in ENG 1021  as an admission requirement.
  • Student must successfully pass BOTH SCI 1055  and SCI 1056  to satisfy the GT Pathways science requirement.
  • The Colorado Department of Higher Education website has additional information about this statewide agreement.

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