Associate of Arts Degrees

Education (A.A.)

The Education program introduces teacher candidates to careers in K-12 teaching, and prepares them for successful participation in BA-level courses at Diné College and other colleges. Candidates develop a portfolio of learning projects that is presented to the College community at the conclusion of the program.

General Education Core Credits
Communications
ENG 101: Freshman English I
ENG 102: Freshman English II
6
Humanities and Fine Arts
Students must choose two courses from:
Art History (ARH)
English (ENG) 212, 213, 231, 233, 234, 241, 297
Fine Arts (FA)
Humanities (HUM)
Theater (THR) 101, 102
6
Mathematics Student must take appropriate course based on major.
MTH 110: College Algebra
MTH 114: College Mathematics
MTH 106: Survey on College Mathematics
3-4
Social and Behavioral Science
Students must choose one History (HST) 101, 102, 135, 136 course and one other course from:
Anthropology (ANT)
Sociology (SOC)
Social Work (SWO)
Social Science (SSC)
Political Science (POS)
Economics (ECO)
Psychology (PSY)
6
Laboratory Science
Students must choose one Life Science and one
Physical Science course both with labs from:
Life Science: BIO
Physical Science: AGR, AST, CHM, ENV, GLG, PHY, PHS
8
Physical Education and Health Education
PEH 122
PEH 113-148
Health Education (HEE)
HEE 110, 111, 112
2-3
Navajo Studies
One Navajo Language Course Based on Placement Test (NAV 101, 102, 201, 202, or 211)
NIS 111: Foundations of Navajo Culture and
NIS 221: Navajo History to Present 9-10
2-3
Required Core Total Students transferring may need to take additional courses to meet core requirements. 40-43
Program Requirements Credits
EDU 200 Foundations of Education 3
EDU 238 Children and Youth Literature 4
EDU 240 Introduction to Special Education 3
EDU 261 Technology in Education 3
EDU 297 Practicum in Education 1
Any Earth Science w/ Lab recommended 4
MTE 280 Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers I 3
MTE 281 Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers II 3
Program Credits 24
Degree Earned Credits
General Education 40-43
Program Requirements 24
Total Credits Earned: 64-67
Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code
Code Title
13.1202Elementary Education and Teaching

Dean of the Faculty

Acting Dean of the Faculty

Dr. Paul Willeto
pwilleto@dinecollege.edu

Contact

Call:
928.724.6962

Mail to: Dean of the Faculty
Diné College:
1 Circle Dr.
Tsaile, AZ 86556