Teaching: 4-8 EC-12 Special Education

Teaching: 4-8 EC-12 Special Education

Associate of Arts Degree in Teaching

Available at: East Campus

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Program Overview

The Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) degree is intended for transfer to baccalaureate programs that lead to initial Texas teacher certification. The degree plan best suited to the desired certification should be followed and transferred to a university to complete Texas teacher certification requirements.

The Grade 4-8 and Early Childhood-Grade 12 Special Education AAT satisfies the lower-division requirements for bachelor's degrees leading to initial Texas teacher certification in all Grades 4-8 certification areas and EC-12 Special Education. The Grade 4-8 Certification areas are: Generalist; Bilingual Generalist; ESL Generalist; English Language Arts & Reading; English Language Arts & Reading and Social Studies; Mathematics; Science; Mathematics and Science; Social Studies; other content area teaching fields / academic disciplines / interdisciplinary TBA. Early Childhood to Grade 12 Special Education Certification areas are: EC - 12 Special Education; other content area teaching fields / academic disciplines / interdisciplinary TBA. This degree is for students who want to teach grades EC-Grade 4 and higher.


Students planning to continue at a senior college should consult an advisor concerning degree requirements of the college to which transfer is intended.

Page last updated April 7, 2021.

Contact Information

Kinesiology & Education
101 Baldwin blvd.
Corpus Christi, Texas 78404
(361) 698-1334