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Students who follow this academic plan will receive an Associate of Science in Teaching(AST)Secondary Education/English. 

The A.S.T. curriculum in Secondary Education/English is designed for students who wish to complete the first two years of a program toward teacher certification in Secondary Education/English for grades 6-12.  Upon completion of the degree, students should plan to transfer to a college or university offering such an endorsement.  Due to varying requirements of four-year institutions, students are encouraged to identify their four-year school by the end of the first year of enrollment at Roane State.  Courses selected to fulfill requirements should be carefully selected with an education advisor. 

Additional Degree Requirements:

  1. Attainment of a 2.75 cumulative grade point average
  2. Successful completion of Praxis Core Test or ACT score of 21 or higher (See action items below)
  3. Satisfactory rating on an index of suitability (dispositions) for the teaching profession. (See note below)

Effective Fall 2019

1st Fall   Hours
ENGL 1010 Composition I 3
COLS 1010 Study, Organize, Succeed 3
EDU 101 Introduction to Teaching 3
COMM 2025 Fundamentals of Communication 3
MATH 1530 Introductory Statistics (Recommended) OR
MATH Elective
3
    TERM TOTAL  15
Action Items    
 

Sep

Attend Education Group Advising Session  
  Oct Meet with Success Coach or Advisor 
Complete FAFSA for upcoming fall term
 
  Nov Visit colleges or universities 
Register for next term
 
1st Spring   Hours
ENGL 1020 Composition II 3
EDU 211 Educational Psychology (Recommended) OR EDU 111-Intro to Educating Exceptional Children 3
    Humanities Elective 3
    Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
    Natural Science Elective 4
    TERM TOTAL 16
Action Items    
  Feb Attend Education Group Advising Session  
  Mar Meet with Success Coach or Advisor  
  April Decide on Transfer Institution 
Register for next term
 
2nd Fall   Hours
ENGL 2320 Modern World Literature 3
PSYC 1030 Intro to Psychology 3
    Foreign Language Elective 3
    History Elective 3
    Natural Science Elective 4
    TERM TOTAL 16
Action Items    
  Sept

Attend Education Group Advising Session

Complete Application to Graduate with Faculty Advisor
 
  Oct Meet with Faculty Advisor  
  Nov Apply for admission to transfer institution 
Take Praxis Core (if needed)
Register for next term
 
2nd Spring   Hours
    Literature Elective 3
    Foreign Language Elective 3
    History Elective 3
MUS 1030 Introduction to Music (Recommended) OR
ART 1035  Introduction to Art
3
    Elective 1
    TERM TOTAL 13
Action Items    
  Feb

Attend Education Group Advising Session
Praxis Core Workshop (if needed)
Re-Take Praxis Core (if needed)

Take Exit Exam (ETS Proficiency Profile)
 
  Mar Contact transfer institution about registration/financial aid    
    TOTAL HOURS 60

 

This is a Tennessee Transfer Pathway: www.tntransferpathway.org

All Elective courses should be carefully selected to meet requirements at transfer institution.

Students should confer with their advisor or representative of the university to which they intend to transfer to determine the recommended history courses. Students who intend to transfer to UTK should take 6 credit hours of a non-U.S. History sequence to fulfill the History requirements. UTC requires that one of the History courses be U.S. History.

Students who intend to transfer to UTC should make MATH 1530: Introductory Statistics.

Students who intend to transfer to MTSU’s, TSU’s, ETSU’s, or UTK’s secondary education program should follow the English AA/AS TTP and not the AST TTP. ETSU and UTK recommend and MTSU requires that students take education courses after transfer.

Students who intend to take the Praxis exam should take MATH 1420 to prepare.

DISPOSITIONS-One disposition must be completed by each of the following:

  • K-12 teacher or principal
  • RSCC education professor
  • RSCC general education professor

Visit this link to complete the disposition form:  https://www.roanestate.edu/pages/edudisposition/studententry.asp

For further information: Social Science, Business and Education Department, 865-354-3000, x4582.

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