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Associate of Science in Science - Mathematics and Science Teacher Preparation Specialization

Associate of Science
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

The Math/Science Teacher focused degree is for persons who plan to transfer. This program provides a vital education to prepare students for a future in the teaching field.


Program Credit Requirements
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Requirements
Required Credits
Associate of Science in Science - Mathematics and Science Teacher Preparation Specialization
61
Associate of Science in Science - Mathematics and Science Teacher Preparation Specialization
61
Course Grad Req 880-TP
61
Science-TP Requirements
61
SDV 101
1
Earn 1 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
ENG 111
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
MTH 161 and MTH 162
6
Earn 6 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Mathematics
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
HIS 101 or HIS 121
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
MTH or LAB Science Elective
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Personal Wellness Elective
1
Earn 1 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Laboratory Science I
4
Earn 4 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
MTH or LAB SCI Elective
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
EDU 200
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
HIS 102 or HIS 122
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Social/Behavior Science Elective
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
CSC 155
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
ENG 112
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
Laboratory Science II
4
Earn 4 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Laboratory Science III
4
Earn 4 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Laboratory Science IV
4
Earn 4 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Approved Elective
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
MTH 167 or MTH 263
4
Earn 4 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Residency
61
Transfer credits will be evaluated, and as applicable, up to 45 credits may be applied to this program.
GPA
61
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
Program Overview & Guidance
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Program Web Page
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Delivery Mode
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Online
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Delivery Mode
Hybrid
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Transfer Degree
Program Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Is This Degree Right For Me? Be sure to complete 2 two-semester lab science in a sequence (e.g. BIO 101/102, CHM 111/112). 
What Should I Consider When Selecting Courses

Start math and lab science classes during the first semester.  

  • Create a schedule for all required courses, pay attention to prerequisites and when courses are offered, complete your first math and English courses in your first year
  • Connect with an advisor at your community college and J Sargeant Reynolds Community College within your first year via College Connect
Are there other program requirements beyond specific courses? Please see the plan advisor for Science and Math teacher prep
Do More With Your Degree First required math class is pre-calculus with trigonometry, which may be met by taking either MTH 161 and MTH 162 or MTH 167. Degree may be completed online with certain lab science options (may need to attend on-campus labs for specific science courses).
Program Successes & Highlights Prepares for transfer to a four-year institution.
What If I Have An Associate Degree Or Credit For Prior Learning?
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Transfer Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Associate Transfer Degree Completion Not Required

Completion of Associate Degree Concurrent with High School
Credit for Prior Learning Prior learning is considered
Did You Know That...
  • Completing your Associate transfer degree post-high school satisfies all lower division general education requirements and increases the chance of completing your bachelor's degree?
  • Exceeding 3 years or 90 credits at your community college means you may have exhausted your financial aid at that college and have limited your future financial aid at: J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
College Level Information
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Transfer Center
External Link
Transfer Admission Application
External Link
Transfer Student Aid
External Link
Number of Transfer Students
916
Percent of Transfer Students
100% of students who have earned an American high school diploma or completed a GED or equivalency.
College Fit Guidance What You Need to Know
Is This College Right For Me? https://issuu.com/reynoldscommunitycollege/docs/digital_hs_recruitment_packet?fr=sZmMwOTQ3OTA5NA
Transfer Student Catalog Year Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
First Year Student Catalog Year Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
Applying for Guaranteed Admissions Not Required
Where Can This Degree Transfer
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Careers Where This Degree Applies
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O*Net Code Name Description Parent
25-1081.00Education Teachers, PostsecondaryTeach courses pertaining to education, such as counseling, curriculum, guidance, instruction, teacher education, and teaching English as a second language. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
25-2031.00Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical EducationTeach one or more subjects to students at the secondary school level.Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
25-2021.00Elementary School Teachers, Except Special EducationTeach academic and social skills to students at the elementary school level.Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
25-2012.00Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special EducationTeach academic and social skills to kindergarten students.Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
25-2011.00Preschool Teachers, Except Special EducationInstruct preschool-aged students, following curricula or lesson plans, in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth.Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
25-2022.00Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical EducationTeach one or more subjects to students at the middle, intermediate, or junior high school level.Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
11-9121.01Clinical Research CoordinatorsPlan, direct, or coordinate clinical research projects. Direct the activities of workers engaged in clinical research projects to ensure compliance with protocols and overall clinical objectives. May evaluate and analyze clinical data.Management Occupations
11-9121.00Natural Sciences ManagersPlan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.Management Occupations
25-1199.00Postsecondary Teachers, All OtherAll postsecondary teachers not listed separately.Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
11-9121.02Water Resource SpecialistsDesign or implement programs and strategies related to water resource issues such as supply, quality, and regulatory compliance issues.Management Occupations
25-9042.00Teaching Assistants, Preschool, Elementary, Middle, and Secondary School, Except Special EducationAssist a preschool, elementary, middle, or secondary school teacher with instructional duties. Serve in a position for which a teacher has primary responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services.Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
25-9043.00Teaching Assistants, Special EducationAssist a preschool, elementary, middle, or secondary school teacher to provide academic, social, or life skills to students who have learning, emotional, or physical disabilities. Serve in a position for which a teacher has primary responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services.Educational Instruction and Library Occupations