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The department of education works closely with ASU-Jonesboro and UCA to provide seamless transfer for students in education areas.  The 2+2 program plans of study for each area below are specific to the institution, so it is important for students to know to which university they intend to transfer. The Associate of Science in Education is available for the following areas:

  • K-6
  • Mid-Level 4-8 (Language Arts + Math)
  • Mid-Level 4-8 (Language Arts + Science)
  • Mid-Level 4-8 (Language Arts + Social Studies)
  • Mid-Level 4-8 (Math + Science)
  • Mid-Level 4-8 (Math + Social Studies)
  • Mid-Level 4-8 (Science + Social Studies)

Baccalaureate programs in Education K-6 and Mid-Level and Master's degrees in Educational Leadership and Curriculum and Instruction are available on the Beebe campus through ASU-Jonesboro. Interested students should contact the education department or the ASU-Jonesboro program office.

Area of Study




Total Program

Total Program Credit Hours Vary with the Transfer Institution

The fourth digit in the course number indicates the number of credit hours. 

University Requirement - 1 or 3 hours

University Requirement Department
The 3-hour credit course is required for students who must take at least one remedial course.  Students who are not required to take a remedial course may take the 3-hour credit course.  In both situations, the courses (1-hour or 3-hour) count toward electives.
UNIV 1001 Principles of Academic Success I University
UNIV 1003 Principles of Academic Success III University

General Education Core - 35 hours

English/Communications/Literature - 12 hours

English/Communications/Literature  Department
ENG 1003 Freshman English I English
ENG 1013 Freshman English II English
SPCH 1203 Oral Communications Speech
English/Communication/Literature  Department
Choose one course below. 
ENG 2003 World Literature I English
ENG 2013 World Literature II English

Fine Arts/Humanities - 3 hours

Fine Arts/Humanities Department
Choose one course below.
ART 2503 Fine Arts-Visual Art
MUS 2503 Fine Arts-Musical Music
THEA 2503 Fine Arts-Theatre Theatre
THEA 2513 Fine Arts-Film Theatre

Mathematics - 3 hours

Mathematics  Department
MATH 1023 College Algebra Mathematics

Lab Sciences - 8 hours

Lab Sciences Department
BIOL 1004 Biology for General Education Biological Science
PHSC 1204 Physical Science Physical Science

Social Sciences - 12 hours

Social Sciences  Department
POSC 2103 Introduction to United States Government Political Science
HIST 2083 History of Arkansas History
Social Sciences  Department
Choose one course below. 
HIST 2763 The United States to 1876 History
HIST 2773 The United States Since 1876 History
Social Sciences Department
Choose one course below.
HIST 1013 World Civilization to 1660 History
HIST 1023 World Civilization since 1660 History

Education Core - 6 hours

Education Core Department
EDU 2013 Educational Technology Education
EDU 2023 Introduction to Teaching Education

Courses Appropriate to the Transfer School - 16 hours

Courses Appropriate to the Transfer School Department
Transfer institutions have different requirements for each area of emphasis. Students should select courses with the approval of a departmental advisor in order to fulfill the requirements of the four-year institution to which they plan to transfer. 
CHEM 1014 General Chemistry I Chemistry
ECON 2313 Principles of Macroeconomics Economics
ECON 2323 Principles of Microeconomics Economics
EDU 1103 Child Growth Education
EDU 2203 Exceptional Children Education
ENG 2003 World Literature I English
ENG 2013 World Literature II English
ENG 2303 American Literature I English
ENG 2313 American Literature II English
GEOG 2603 World Regional Geography Geography
GEOG 2613 Introduction to Geography Geography
HIST 1013 World Civilization to 1660 History
HIST 1023 World Civilization since 1660 History
HIST 2093 Russian History History
HIST 2263 A Survey of Asian History History
HIST 2273 A Survey of African History History
HIST 2283 American Military History History
HIST 2763 The United States to 1876 History
HIST 2773 The United States Since 1876 History
HIST 2893 American Minorities History
HUM 2003 Introduction to Humanities I: Greece and Rome Humanities
HUM 2013 Introduction to Humanities II: Europe Humanities
MATH 1033 Plane Trigonometry Mathematics
MATH 2113 Mathematics for Teachers I Mathematics
MATH 2123 Mathematics for Teachers II Mathematics
MATH 2143 Calculus with Business Applications Mathematics
MATH 2205 Calculus I Mathematics
PHSC 1304 Earth Science Physical Science
PSY 2013 Introduction to Psychology Psychology

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