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Schoolcraft College Education - Teacher Education Transfer Program
Schoolcraft College

Education - Teacher Education Transfer Program

Livonia, USA

2 Years


Full time, Part time

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Sep 2024

USD 131 / per credit *


* resident; USD 188 per credit hour - non-resident; USD 265 per credit hour - out-of-state and international


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The Teacher Education Transfer Program is designed to enable students who wish to become effective elementary or secondary education teachers to begin their professional studies at Schoolcraft and transfer into a teacher education program at a university. The coursework is based on both the Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium - Model Core Teaching Standards (2011) (InTASC) and International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) standards.

Students in the Teacher Education Transfer Program who plan to attend a partner university will be able to receive academic advising and pre-transfer assistance from the participating university. Students in the Teacher Education Transfer Program who complete all program requirements will also be eligible to receive an Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Science (AS), Associate of Fine Arts (AFA), or Associate in General Studies (AGS) degree with an education designation.

The Teacher Education Transfer Program requires:

1. Successful completion of the following courses with a minimum GPA of 2.5, with no individual course grade lower than 2.0 (C):

  • EDUC 101 - Introduction to Education *
  • PSYCH 249 - Educational Psychology
  • EDUC 110 - Child Development
  • EDUC 205 - Promoting Learning in a Diverse Society, Using Family, School, and Community Partnerships *
  • EDUC 200 - Children with Special Needs
  • EDUC 270 - Instructional Technology *

2. Overall minimum GPA of 2.5 (minimum of 60 hours)

3. Criminal background check

*Course requiring fieldwork (Fingerprinting may also be required by some school districts for fieldwork) Students may also complete this program with an AS, AGS, or an AFA degree after meeting all general education and degree requirements.

Students who are not in the Teacher Education Transfer Program may transfer the individual course credits to other institutions. Students should review current transfer guides and articulation agreements when planning to transfer credits. The education designation on the transcript is available only to students who are admitted to and complete the requirements of the Teacher Education Transfer Program. All courses that apply to these degrees must be at the 100 or 200 level.

The program outline provides the framework for a Teacher Education Transfer Program, but it does not represent a final academic plan for any specific four-year college or university. Students should consult with their advisor and the teacher preparation institution to which they are transferring, for details regarding transfer credit for all education courses, general education, and admission application requirements for the specific college/university to which they plan to transfer.

Students need to be aware that educational programs require a criminal background check.

In order to complete the program requirements, students will need to have an overall minimum GPA of 2.5 (minimum of 60 hours), with no individual course grade lower than 2.0 (C).



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