Program Overview

The Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer (ADT) in Elementary Education degree acknowledges that the student has established a foundation of interdisciplinary knowledge to prepare them for the field of Education. It is intended for students who plan to complete a baccalaureate degree in a similar major at a CSU campus.


AA-T Degree Requirements Major: Core and Selective Requirements
Complete Core Courses, 48-50 units Units
BIOL 110 Principles Of Biology 4 units
CHEM 114 Survey of Chemistry and Physics 4 units
PHYS 114 Survey of Chemistry and Physics 4 units
COMM 110 Public Speaking 3 units
DRAM 140 Introduction to the Theatre 3 units
ENGL 100 Reading and Composition 3 units
ENGL 105 Intensive Composition and Reading 5 units
ECE. 201 Child Development 3 units
EDUC 200 Introduction to Classroom Teaching 3 units
ENGL 110 Composition, Literature, and Critical Thinking 3 units
ENGL 165 Advanced Composition 3 units
GEOG 150 World Regional Geography 3 units
GEOL 121 Earth Science 4 units
HIST 104 World History I 3 units
HIST 201 U.S. History through 1877 3 units
MATH 150 Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers 3 units
PLSC 210 American Politics 3 units
Total Required Major Units: 48 - 50
General Education - certified completion of one of the following:
  • California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE Breadth),
  • OR
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC/CSU) pattern
Elective courses: If applicable, additional courses to meet the minimum 60 CSU transferable units requirement.

Please refer to Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) Requirements for more information.