Associate of Science in Education

Program Information

Prepare for a career that changes lives, including your own, with Campbellsville University’s online Associate of Science in Education. Graduates of our program are eligible to become a substitute teacher or instructional assistant in Kentucky, so your career can work around your family. If you choose to continue your education, you’ll be prepared to pursue a bachelor’s degree and potentially earn a master’s degree eventually. Campbellsville’s fully online Associate of Science in Education allows you to study for the job you want without getting in the way of your busy schedule. The program can be completed in only two years.

Course Offerings

This program includes a set of foundation courses that totals 15 credits, a required pedagogy track totaling 12 credits, three areas of personal development adding up to a total of 35 credits and 3 credits of electives.

Foundation Courses (15 credit hours)
Take each course on this list:
ED 199 – Entry to Teacher Preparation (no credits)
ED 220 – Introduction to Teaching
ED 300 – Human Dev and Learning Theory
ED 310 – Instructional Technology
ED 325 – Teaching Diverse Learners
ED 359 – Content Literacy

Required Pedagogy (12 credit hours)
Take each course on this list:
ECE 140 – Guidance of the Young Child
ECE 280 – Approaches to Curriculum
SED 203 – Classroom Management
SED 103 – Intro to Special Education

Elective (3 credit hours)
Choose one course from this list:
ED 341 – Math Methodology
ED 351 – Reading Methodology

Area of Personal Development (11 credit hours)
Take each course on this list:
HP 180 – Principles of Wellness
HP 115 – Walk/Jog for Fitness
ENG 210 – Literary Studies

Choose one of the courses on this list:
CHS 111 – Intro to Old Testament
CHS 121 – Intro to New Testament
CHS 130 – Christ & Culture
PHI 241 – Intro to Philosophy

Choose one of the courses on this list:
ART 110 – Understanding Art
MUS 125 – Understanding Music

Area of Symbolics of Information (15 credit hours)
Take each course on this list:
ENG 111 – Freshman Composition I
ENG 112 – Freshman Composition II
MAC 140 – Intro to Communication

Choose one of the courses on this list:
CIS 100 – Computer Information Systems
LIS 150 – Information Mastery

Choose one of the courses on this list:
MTH 110 – College Mat
MTH 111* – College Algebra

Area of Science & Social Sciences (9 credit hours)

Choose one of the courses on this list:
BIO 110* – Biology
GEO 105* – Intro to Earth Science

Choose one of the courses on this list:
HST 110* – U.S. History to 1877
HST 120* – U.S. History Since 1877
HST 231 – World Civilization to 1650
HST 242 – World Civilization Since 1650

Choose one of the courses on this list:
PSY 111 – General Psychology
SOC 110 – Intro to Sociology
*Required for P-5 Certification

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Real-World Preparation

Through our online education program, you will develop a strong foundation in the principles and concepts of elementary and secondary school education. There are a number of benefits students receive from the quality instruction Campbellsville University offers, including:

  • Online format
  • Meets necessary requirements for substitute teachers in Kentucky
  • Finish in as little as 2 years
  • Instruction from faculty with real-world experience

How to Apply

The Campbellsville application program is simple and straightforward. Follow these steps to begin your journey:

  1. Submit a complete application for admission form.
  2. Arrange for the office of admissions to receive an official transcript (containing a complete record of all courses attempted) from each college or university previously and currently attended.
  3. If transferring less than 24 credit hours, arrange for the office of admissions to receive an official and final high school transcript and an official ACT or SAT score report.

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