Teacher Education

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An Associate of Arts in Teaching is a specialized academic associate degree program designed to transfer in its entirety to a baccalaureate program that leads to initial Texas teacher certification. This Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved collegiate degree offers a structured, two-year program to gain an initial understanding of theories and methods in educational instruction.

What will I learn?

What will I learn?

  • ED15 AAT – Prepares potential teachers for early childhood to sixth grade that plan to transfer to UHCL, UH Main, or UH-Downtown.
  • ED25 AAT – Prepares potential teachers for early childhood to sixth grade, as a Generalist, Bilingual Generalist, ESL Generalist, or Special Education Generalist.
  • ED35 AAT – Future teachers interested in 4th to 8th-grade teaching.
  • ED45 AAT – Students interested in pursuing an area of specialization applied to early childhood through grade 12 (Music, Physical Education, Art, etc.) or grades 8 through 12 (Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Business, Languages, etc.).
What can I do with this course of study?
Early Childhood to 6th Grade (Early Childhood Specialization Only) - ED15, (AAT) Degree Plan
Early Childhood to 6th Grade (Special Educ., ESL, & Bilingual Generalist) - ED 25, (AAT) Degree Plan
Grades 4th to 8th Generalist - ED35, (AAT) Degree Plan
Grades 8th to 12th Generalist - ED45, (AAT) Degree Plan