College of Education and Professional Studies Area V Required Courses
We appreciate your interest in the University of South Alabama (USA). USA is dedicated to making the transfer transition as easy as possible. As required by state law, USA will take your coursework as outlined on the AGSC Transfer Guide and graduate you with the same number of hours as our native students in the same major (assuming you do not change majors). If you have printed out an AGSC Approved Transfer guide for Elementary Education, we would strongly recommend that you print this page and use it along with your AGSC guide. Our Colleges/Departments have chosen those courses which would best fit into USA's existing General Studies Program. To minimize transfer problems and best prepare you to finish your program in the minimum hours required, you should take courses as outlined below. Thanks again for choosing the University of South Alabama.
Elementary Education Area V Professional Studies Required Courses
The following courses are required for the degree in Elementary Education at the University of South Alabama. These courses are in addition to the courses listed on the STARS guide that you accessed. These courses fulfill degree requirements in Area V of the Alabama General Studies Core Curriculum and may be taken at your community college.
Please refer to the STARS guide for all requirements. Also note: Only one half of the credit hours required for a degree may be transferred from a community college. While the total number of transfer hours will appear on the transcript, the academic department offering the major will determine how they may apply to the degree.
For more information regarding the degree in Elementary Education at the University of South Alabama, please consult the USA Bulletin.
If you have questions about Elementary Education, contact:
College of Education and Professional Studies
University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
Ph: (251) 380-2738
Area V Electives
Note the courses below satisfy the requirement for Area V electives mentioned in the Stars Guide.
|Additional USA Required Courses||Alabama Community College Equivalent Courses|
|AREA III - Total 11 Semester Hours:|
|MA 110||MTH 110|
|Choose four hours from courses listed below:|
|AREA V - Total 23 Semester Hours|
MA 201 Strongly recommended
|CH, PH, or GY lab science elective or BLY 102 or BLY 122||CHM, PHY, or GLY lab science elective or BIO 102 or BIO 104 or PHS 111 or PHS 112|
|MA elective not used in Area III||MTH elective that is transferable for degree credit|
|HS 262||HED 221
PE 101-157 Activity (1 hour)