Future teachers can begin their educational career pathway through the Cisco College area of study in Education. Students get an introduction to educational theory and method while they complete coursework that meets associate degree requirements at Cisco College and transfers toward a Bachelor's Degree program at any four-year state institution in Texas. Early Childhood through 6th grade, and 8th through 12th grade tracks are available.

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About this Program

Degrees & Certifications Program Length
Associate of Arts in Teaching Degree Four Semesters

What Can This Program Do For You

  • Potential Career Paths
    • Teacher
    • Teacher Assistant
    • Preschool Teacher
    • Childcare Worker
    • Reading Specialist
    • Special Education Assistant
  • Salary Information

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  • Courses

    A.A.T. Elementary Education

    Freshman Year 

    First SemesterSecond Semester
    ENGL 1301 Composition I3ENGL 1302 Composition II3
    HIST 1301 United States History I3HIST 1302 United States History II3
    MATH 1314 College Algebra3SPCH 1315 Public Speaking3
    BCIS 1304 Business Computer Appl.3PSYC 2301 General Psychology3
    Life & Physical Science*4Life & Physical Science*4
                                              TOTAL16                                       TOTAL16

    *See core curriculum course options

    Sophomore Year

    First SemesterSecond Semester
    Language, Philosophy & Culture*3Creative Arts*3
    GOVT 2305 Federal F3GOVT 2306 Texas Government3
    MATH 1350 Fundamentals of Math I3MATH 1351 Fundamentals of Math II3
    EDCU 1301 Intro to the Teaching Prof3EDCU 2301 Intro to Special Pops3
    Life & Physical Science*3Kinesiology1
                                                 TOTAL15                                           TOTAL13
                      TOTAL DEGREE HOURS60

    *See core curriculum course options


    A.A.T Secondary Education

    Freshman Year

    First SemesterSecond Semester
    ENGL 1301 Composition I3ENGL 1302 Composition II3
    HIST 1301 United States History I3HIST 1302 United States History II3
    MATH 1314 College Algebra3SPCH 1315 Public Speaking3
    BCIS 1304 Business Computer Appl.3PSYC 2301 General Psychology3
    Life & Physical Science*4Life & Physical Science*4
                                              TOTAL16                                       TOTAL16

    *See core curriculum course options

    Sophomore Year

    First SemesterSecond Semester
    Language, Philosophy & Culture*3Creative Arts*3
    GOVT 2305 Federal F3GOVT 2306 Texas Government3
    MATH 1350 Fundamentals of Math I3MATH 1351 Fundamentals of Math II3
    EDCU 1301 Intro to the Teaching Prof3EDCU 2301 Intro to Special Pops3
    Life & Physical Science*3Kinesiology1
                                                 TOTAL15                                           TOTAL13
                      TOTAL DEGREE HOURS60

    See the Cisco College Catalog for additional course listings.

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Meet the Faculty

Debra Slaton

Professor of Education and Child Development
Cisco Campus         Abilene Campus
(254) 442-5187       (325) 794-4505
debra.slaton@cisco.edu

Curriculum Vitae