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Elementary Education (A.A.) from Mercer County Community College to Elementary Education (B.A.) at Rider University 

MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE COURSE
A.A., Elementary Education
Credit

 

 
RIDER UNIVERSITY COURSE/AREA SATISFIED
B.A., Elementary Education with a Second Undeclared Major in Liberal Arts & Sciences (126 Credits)
Credit
CMN 112  Public Speaking 3 COM 104  Speech Communication 3
ENG 101  English Composition I 3 CMP 120  Expository Writing 3
PSY 101  Introduction To Psychology 3 PSY 100  Introduction to Psychology 3
HIS 101  History of Western Civilization  to 1648

HIS 102  History of Western Civilization since 1648

HIS 112  World History to 1500

HIS 113  World History since 1500
3 History Elective  3
MAT 125  Elementary Statistics 3 MTH 120  Introductions to Applied Statistics 3
  15   15
EDU 109  Introduction to Education 3 EDU 106  Contexts of Schooling A 3
ENG 102  English Composition II 3 CMP 125  Research Writing 3
PSY 206  Child Development 3 PSY 230  Child Development 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 

OR

SOC 104  Sociology of Education 
3

SOC 101  Sociological  Imagination

OR

Social Science Elective 
3

HIS 105  United States History to 1865

HIS 106  United States History Since 1865

HIS 214  United States History Since 1945

3 History Elective  3
MAT 120    Math for Liberal Arts  3 MTH XXX Math Elective 3
  18   18
Fine Arts Appreciation Elective 3 Fine Arts Elective  3
EDU   ---    Education Elective  3 General Elective  Ʊ 3
Humanities Elective OR

 

Second Major Course
3 General Elective  Ʊ 3
BIO 113   Biological Science Concepts 1 3 BIO 100  Life Science: Human Emphasis 3
Literature Elective 3 Literature Elective  3
  15   15
HPE 110  Concepts of Health & Fitness 2 Not Transferrable 0
IST 101  Computer Concepts with Applications 3 Technology Elective 3
PHY 111  Physical Science Concepts 1 3 GEO 100  Earth Systems Science  3
Program Elective (Suggest PSY201 Educational Psych.)  3 EDU 206  Developmental Ed. Psychology A 3
Foreign Language Requirement 3 Foreign Language Elective  3
  14/62   12/60
Rider Optional Course (Suggest Rider EDE 200 Classroom Mgmt.) A Prerequisites from Mercer: EDU-109 & PSY-201  3 Rider Optional Course 3
TOTAL 65 TOTAL 63

Mercer County Community College Notes:

1 - Take lab courses in two different natural sciences (BIO, CHE, or PHY. Non-majors courses include BIO 113, CHE 106, and PHY 111.

Ϯ HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.

Note: Students must earn a minimum grade of C+ in all EDU courses to graduate.

Rider University Notes:

A - Must earn a C+ Grade in all Education Courses for Transfer

All Education students are required to earn a GPA of 2.75+

Ʊ Students have a number of options to satisfy this requirement; courses will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Students are required to select a second major in a Liberal Arts & Sciences Discipline

Mercer students interested in the College of Continuing Studies (CCS) at Rider should contact that division directly.


Requirements are subject to change. This Advising Guide is best used in consultation with an advisor.


COURSES REMAINING FOR A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION AT RIDER UNIVERSITY*

Course Number Rider University Course Name or Core Area Credits Notes*
(if course can be taken at Mercer, indicate course number)
Remaining Elementary Education Courses:                                                                                                    
ELD 307 Emergent Literacy P-3 3  
ELD 308 Fostering Language & Literacy Development 3  
ELD 375 Teaching Math N-8 3  
ELD 376 Teaching Science, Social Studies & The Arts 3  
EDU 465 Capstone Student Teaching & Seminar 12  
  Sub-Total Credits: 24  
       
Mercer student must also fulfill the requirements of the Second Major Varies per Second Major Selected  
For Rider Course Option: 
If Mercer student takes EDU-109 Introduction to Education & PSY-201 Educational Psychology Education they are eligible to take EDE-200 Effective Classroom Management.
3 EDE-200 Effective Classroom Management A

Transfer of Mercer Course Credit is subject to a 63 credit limit.


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Have questions?

Transfer Services
Mercer County Community College  
609-570-3397 
[email protected]

Dr. Theresa Capra
Education Advisor
609-570-3854
[email protected]

OR

Headshot of Jennifer Cook
Senior Assistant Director of Transfer Admission
Ciambelli Hall

Fall 2019 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Middlesex County College
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. Brookdale Community College
Wednesday, October 2, 2019