Early Childhood and Elementary Education Liberal Arts Transfer Majors

Courses

Early Childhood (Teacher Licensure) Transfer Courses

The early childhood (teacher licensure) transfer major is an introduction to teaching Pre-Kindergarten through grade 3.

Students interested in teaching early childhood may also be interested in the Early Childhood Education AAS degree program. The Early Childhood Education AAS degree program allows you to obtain a two-year degree, preparing you to work with our youngest students, birth through Pre-K. Visit with an Academic/College Success Specialist to find the program that best suits your educational and career goals.

Program Details

Award Associate of Arts (AA)
Credits 62
Enrollment Full-time
Program Start Fall, Spring, Summer
Course Format Face-to-Face, Hybrid, Online
Class Meets Day, evening, or a combination of both to fit your schedule.
Admissions Application Select Academic Program:
Liberal Arts – AA (Early Childhood Teacher Licensure Transfer Major)
See Program Admission

Admissions Application Academic Program: Liberal Arts - AA (Early Childhood Teacher Licensure Transfer Major. See Admissions Requirements for more information.

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees × course credits + course fee (if applicable)= Course Cost Calculation

The Course Cost Calculation is based on 2022–2023 tuition and fees and course fees.

The cost calculation does not include:

T.E.A.C.H. Scholarship

T.E.A.C.H. (Teacher Education and Compensation Helps) is a comprehensive scholarship program that will pay for a majority of your education. Visit Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children for more information about the T.E.A.C.H. scholarship program.

Planning Your Class Schedule

Students should consult with their Academic/College Success Advisor to select courses, make a transfer plan, and periodically review their progress towards their degree completion.

Students are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which they plan to transfer during their first year at Hawkeye in order to obtain specific program and transfer requirements.

Not all courses may be required for transfer to your future major.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

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Early Childhood Teacher Licensure Transfer Courses
EDU-235 Children's Literature O 3 $630.00
EDU-240 Educational Psychology 3 $630.00
EDU-246 Including Diverse Learners O E 3 $630.00
EDU-255 Technology in the Classroom E 3 $630.00
EDU-920 Field Experience O 1 $250.00
MAT-112 Math for Elementary Teachers I 3 $630.00
POL-111 American National Government -OR- O E 3 $630.00
HIS-151 U.S. History to 1877 -OR- O E 3 $630.00
HIS-152 U.S. History Since 1877 O E 3 $630.00
PSY-121 Developmental Psychology O E 3 $630.00
Total Credits 22

Remaining Liberal Arts Coursework
I. Natural Science and Mathematics
A. Biological Sciences
B. Physical Sciences
7
II. Humanities 9
III. Social Sciences
A. People and Their Relationships
3
IV. Communications 9
V. Social Diversity 3
VII. Elective Courses * 9
Total Credits 40

* Students planning to transfer to the University of Northern Iowa should see their advisor for additional course options.

See the Liberal Arts Associate of Arts (AA) Degree Requirements for the full list of courses and additional degree details.

Elementary Education Transfer Courses

The elementary education transfer major is an introduction to teaching grades Kindergarten through grade 6.

Program Details

Award Associate of Arts (AA)
Credits 62
Enrollment Full-time, Part-time
Program Start Fall, Spring, Summer
Course Format Face-to-Face, Hybrid, Online
Class Meets Day, evening, or a combination of both to fit your schedule.
Admissions Application Select Academic Program:
Liberal Arts – AA (Elementary Education Transfer Major)
See Program Admission

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees × course credits + course fee (if applicable)= Course Cost Calculation

The Course Cost Calculation is based on 2022–2023 tuition and fees and course fees.

The cost calculation does not include:

Planning Your Class Schedule

Students should consult with their Academic/College Success Advisor to select courses, make a transfer plan, and periodically review their progress towards their degree completion.

Students are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which they plan to transfer during their first year at Hawkeye in order to obtain specific program and transfer requirements.

Not all courses may be required for transfer to your future major.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

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Elementary Education Transfer Courses
EDU-210 Foundations of Education 3 $630.00
EDU-235 Children's Literature O 3 $630.00
EDU-240 Educational Psychology 3 $630.00
EDU-246 Including Diverse Learners O E 3 $630.00
EDU-255 Technology in the Classroom E 3 $630.00
EDU-920 Field Experience O 1 $250.00
HIS-151 U.S. History to 1877 -OR- O E 3 $630.00
HIS-152 U.S. History Since 1877 O E 3 $630.00
MAT-112 Math for Elementary Teachers I 3 $630.00
PSY-121 Developmental Psychology O E 3 $630.00
Total Credits 25

Remaining Liberal Arts Coursework
I. Natural Science and Mathematics
A. Biological Sciences
B. Physical Sciences
7
II. Humanities 9
III. Social Sciences
A. People and Their Relationships
3
IV. Communications 9
V. Social Diversity 3
VII. Elective Courses 6
Total Credits 37

See the Liberal Arts Associate of Arts (AA) Degree Requirements for the full list of courses and additional degree details.

Involvement Opportunities

  • Education Club supports local children in their time of need and work towards a greater good.

  • Hawkeye Reads is a campus-wide program that seeks to support the College’s Institutional Outcomes and increase literacy.

  • Student Ambassadors are a group of students who assist Admissions with the recruitment of new students and who represent and promote Hawkeye within the college and community.

  • Student Leadership Council represents and promotes the common interests and general welfare of the student body.

  • Multicultural Student Organization is a student-led group created to be a platform for students to focus on diversity issues that shape our world.

Program Contacts

Admissions
Email Admissions 319-296-4000 Hawkeye Center 114
Academic/College Success Advisor
Amber Dullard Email Amber Dullard 319-296-4014 ext.1223 Hawkeye Center 208E
Faculty Mentor
Tami Leonard Email Tami Leonard 319-296-2329 ext.1298 Black Hawk Hall 236
Administrative Assistant
Kate Childers Email Kate Childers 319-296-4007 Black Hawk Hall 258
Dean
Catharine Freeman Email Catharine Freeman 319-296-4041 Black Hawk Hall 258B

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