Associate in Arts, Elementary Education (AAEE)

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Degree Information

Academic Plan

AAEE Associate in Arts, Elementary Education (AAEE)

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MCCCD Program Detail

The MCCCD Associate in Arts in Elementary Education (AAEE) requires the student to complete a total of 60-63 semester credits in the program of study. The degree has two major components:

I. General Education:

  • Arizona General Education Curriculum for Arts (AGEC-A)
  • MCCCD Additional Requirements

II. Elementary Education Requirements

  • Education Foundations
  • Restricted Electives

Purpose of the Degree
The AAEE is designed for the student who plans to transfer to an Elementary Education, Early Childhood, Multicultural/Multilingual, or Special Education program at an Arizona public higher education institution and/or who plans to become a classroom instructional aide.

Generally, the degree transfers as a block without loss of credit to Arizona's public universities. In most cases, courses applied to the MCCCD Associate in Arts in Elementary Education also apply to graduation requirements of the university major for which the AAEE was designed.

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Program of Study

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