The Associate of Science in Education and Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education concentrations are designed to offer students the coursework needed to pursue a career in education. Both programs explore the concepts of teaching and learning, including pedagogy, and some of the challenges facing education today, including legal decisions and addressing the needs of a variety of learners.  In addition to the core curriculum, Education students take Speech and several introductory education courses and Introduction to Computer Applications.

An emphasis in our Education program is that classroom observation is a part of several courses within the curriculum.  Students are paired with teachers at area schools.

Education Programs of Study

Associate of Science Degree in Education

Associate of Science in Education-Elementary Education Emphasis

Bachelor of Science Degree in Education

Add-on Reading Endorsement

Education

Major Courses A.S.

  • EDU 211 Exploring Issues in Education
  • EDU 212 Exploring Diversity in Education
  • EDU 213 Exploring Learning and Teaching

Major Courses BSEE

  • ELE 300 Elementary Teaching Methodology and Curriculum-
  • ELE 310 Assessment in Elementary Education
  • ELE 315 Technology and Media in Elementary Education
  • ELE 20 The Elementary Classroom: Organization and Management
  • ELE 321 Teaching Elementary Childhood Social Studies
  • ELE 322 Teaching Elementary Childhood Science
  • ELE 323 Teaching Elementary Childhood Mathematics
  • ELE 330 Teaching Exceptional Elementary Students
  • ELE 350 Fostering Creative Expression in Children
  • RED 367 Teaching Reading
  • RED 387 Diagnostic Reading Instruction
  • RED 497 Reading Environment
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Career Paths

Once students complete the Associate of Science in Education program at Andrew, he/she must complete an education program at a senior college in order to be eligible for certification as a teacher. An associate’s degree meets the educational qualification to work as a public school paraprofessional.

 

Bachelor of Science in Education
Once a teacher candidate graduates with the Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (BSEE) at Andrew College, and upon passing the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE), he/she will be able to gain employment as a general education teacher P-5 (pre-kindergarten through 5th grade). In addition, graduating with a BSEE from Andrew College will provide you with a deep concentration in reading instruction as you earn your Reading Endorsement.

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Teachers Affecting Generations (TAG)

The mission of Teachers Affecting Generations is to inform and inspire others in the career of teaching and to make a difference in the community by working with educators and students and their families to promote and model a positive attitude and environment for learning for future generations.
The purpose of TAG is to:

  1. Attract and inspire students of great character and motivation, as positive role models, to the teaching profession.
  2. Bring awareness as to the importance of reading by second grade.
  3. Appreciate, honor, and encourage our teachers.
  4. Pursue wisdom thereby increasing knowledge and awareness of diversity in our American culture and classrooms, honoring all people as equal yet different.

To learn more about TAG, click here!

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Field Experience Opportunities

Education students earn real classroom experience during each academic year at Andrew College.  Students participate in directed field experiences at local schools, and on campus.

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Transfer Institution Opportunities

Education graduates can transfer seamlessly to the following four-year partner institutions.

  1. Columbus State University, Columbus, GA
  2. Georgia Southwestern State University, Americus, GA
  3. Albany State University, Albany, GA

Discover other transfer opportunities here.

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Program Contact Information

Charles Roberts

Charles Roberts
501 College Street
Cuthbert, GA 39840
229-732-5988 – office
229-732-5994 – fax
charlesroberts@andrewcollege.edu

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Lourdes H. Smith
501 College Street
Cuthbert, GA 39840
229-732-59829 – office
229-732-5994 – fax
lourdessmith@andrewcollege.edu