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Transfers

COURSE RECOMMENDATIONS for Community College Transfer Students


For Students Seeking Licensure
        

NOTE: Although students who complete the A.S. or A.A. degree and transfer to Catawba College meet general education requirements, they may not necessarily meet certain requirements for teacher licensure. Below are courses that transfer students may include in their community college coursework that apply to the major or minor at Catawba College and also address licensure requirements. While these courses are not required for transfer, taking these courses while enrolled at a community college may alleviate future scheduling conflicts. It is not necessary to complete every course listed at the community college.


ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
        

  • PSY 241 or 243 = PSYCH 2340 Child Psychology
  • MAT 140 = MATH 1120 Survey of Mathematics I
  • MAT 151 = MATH 1132 Introduction to Statistics (not required but STRONGLY RECOMMENDED)
  • HIS 236 = HIST 2400 NC History (not required but STRONGLY RECOMMENDED for NC teachers)
  • HIS 131 or HIS 132 = HIST 1201 Survey of American History I or HIST 1202 Survey of American History II
  • GEO 112 = EDUC 2105 Cultural Geography


MIDDLE GRADES LANGUAGE ARTS

  • PSY 241 or 246 = PSYCH 2350 Adolescent Psychology
  • ENG 131 Introduction to Literature = ENGL 1114 Reading Literature
  • One to three ENG literature courses above 100 level selected from the following = 2000+ level English courses            
    • ENG 231 - American Literature I
    • ENG 232 - American Literature II
    • ENG 241 - British Literature I
    • ENG 242 - British Literature II
    • ENG 251 - Western World Literature I
    • ENG 262 - World Literature II


MIDDLE GRADES MATHEMATICS

  • PSY 241 or 246 = PSYCH 2350 Adolescent Psychology
  • MAT 140 = MATH 1120 Survey of Mathematics I
  • MAT 151 - Statistics I + MAT 151A Statistics I Lab = MATH 1132 Introduction to Statistics


MIDDLE GRADES SCIENCE

  • PSY 241 or 246 = PSYCH 2350 Adolescent Psychology
  • The following courses are prerequisites for PHYS 2521 General Physics I
  • CHM 151 General Chemistry I = CHEM 1501 General Chemistry I
  • CHM 152 General Chemistry II = CHEM 1502 General Chemistry II
  • MAT 175 Precalculus = MATH 1516


MIDDLE GRADES SOCIAL STUDIES

  • PSY 241 or 246 = PSYCH 2350 Adolescent Psychology
  • HIS 236 = HIST 2400 NC History
  • HIS 131  or  HIS 132 = HIST 1201 Survey of American History I  or  HIST 1202 Survey of American History II
  • GEO 112 = EDUC 2105 Cultural Geography
  • ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics = ECON 1901 Principles of Economics I
  • POL 120 = POLS 1101 Introduction to American Politics


SECONDARY EDUCATION (9-12) MINOR

  • PSY 241 or 246 = PSYCH 2350 Adolescent Psychology
    Students seeking licensure in grade 9-12 subjects will major in the licensure areas of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Education, English (with literature concentration), Mathematics, or History and minor in Secondary Education. Transfer students should contact the department chair of the specific area in which they seek licensure.


SPECIAL SUBJECTS (K-12) MINOR
        

  • PSY 241  or  243 = PSYCH 2340 Child Psychology or PSY 241  or  246 = PSYCH 2350 Adolescent Psychology Students seeking licensure in grade K-12 subjects will major in the licensure areas of Music Education (concentration), Physical Education or Theatre Education and minor in Special Education. Transfer students should contact the department chair of the specific area in which they seek licensure.