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Montgomery College    
 
    
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog

Secondary Education-Chemistry AAT


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This curriculum prepares students to transfer to a secondary education chemistry program at a four-year college or university in the state of Maryland. The AAT articulates with all Maryland transfer programs in secondary chemistry education. The program enables students to fulfill their General Education requirements, participate in fieldwork experiences, and complete a core of professional education coursework appropriate for the first two years of teacher preparation. To earn the AAT students must achieve a minimum of a 2.75 cumulative GPA and present acceptable scores on a state-approved basic skills test. 

General Education Course Selections


Click here to view the Foundation/Distribution Courses  for selection to fulfill the General Education Course Requirements.

Suggested Course Sequence


All students should review the Advising Worksheet and consult an advisor.

First Semester


Fourth Semester


Total Credit Hours: 65


* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A ,  if needed for ENGL 102 ,or elective.

**Students must select a BSSD elective from a different discipline than PSYC; course must meet Global requirement.

NOTE:  Students will be required to take two semesters of Physics at many transfer institutions to complete a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry.

Program Outline / Degree Requirements


General Education Requirements


Foundation Courses


Distribution Courses


General Education Institutional Requirement


Total Credit Hours: 65


* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A ,  if needed for ENGL 102 ,or elective.

‡Students must select a BSSD elective from a different discipline than PSYC; course must meet Global requirement.

NOTE:  Students will be required to take two semesters of Physics at many transfer institutions to complete a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry.

Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • Identify major historical events in education and analyze the impact of those events with current educational trends.
  • Identify the psychological, cognitive, emotional, and physical characteristics of typically developing children and adolescents, with specific consideration to disabilities and cultural and linguistic diversity.
  • Analyze and critique current scientifically-based research and culturally responsive instructional practices for the purpose of understanding the educational needs of students and families.
  • Identify the current and inclusive philosophies for differentiating instruction to analyze, improve, and facilitate instruction for diverse learners.
  • Demonstrate and utilize technology as a teaching/reinforcement tool.
  • Develop excellent written, verbal, critical thinking, and problem solving skills, which will allow him or her to effectively make connections between prior knowledge/experience and new learning.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the application of chemistry through the level of organic chemistry.

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