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Elementary Education ELEE.S.AA

Associate of Arts - 60 Credit Hours

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Education
Effective as of Fall 2015

What is the program about?

This Associate of Arts degree program in Elementary Education is designed to serve as a transfer degree for those students interested in teacher education in grades K-3. All courses in this degree are Ohio Transfer Module (OTM) courses or Transfer Assurance Guide (TAG) courses and are designed to transfer seamlessly to any state (and some private) Ohio colleges and universities and to apply toward a baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer Module in order to graduate.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate professionalism in all matters including work habits, communication, attitude and appearance.
  • Identify and describe the components of diversity and their influences on teacher education.
  • Demonstrate skills in critical thinking, computer literacy, information literacy and values/citizenship/community.
  • Identify and describe the impact of exceptional abilities on individuals including interpersonal, emotional, psychological, intellectual functioning and language development.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to the uniqueness of family structures and social and cultural backgrounds, identities, and customs to create foundations for learning.

Career Opportunities

This degree will serve as a degree for students to transfer to 4-year programs for teacher education in grades K-3rd.


Completion of this program guarantees completion of the Ohio Transfer Module (OTM). OTM courses are guaranteed to transfer to any public institution in Ohio on a course-by-course basis or in total.Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities indicate how Sinclair programs and courses will transfer to other institutions.


Upon completion of this degree graduates would be eligible to apply for the Paraprofessional Licensure with the Ohio Department of Education.

Additional Information

This program is available in the following format:

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Course Title Credits
COM 2211 Effective Public Speaking 3
ECE 1101 Introductory Child Development 3
ECE 2200 Families, Communities & Schools 3
EDU 1100 Introduction to Education 3
EDU 1105 Individuals with Exceptionalities 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
ENG 1201 English Composition II 3
MAT 1410 Numerical Concepts for Teachers 4
MAT 1420 Algebra & Data Analysis for Teachers 4
PSY 1100 General Psychology 3
PSY 2242 Educational Psychology 3
Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective 6
Ohio Transfer Module: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective 7
Ohio Transfer Module: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
Any Course in Catalog Elective 6
(HIS 1102 OR HIS 1112) 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.