Isothermal Community College

Health and Public Services

Occupational Education Associate - Degree

Academic Development

if applicable

DRE 096
DRE 097
DRE 098
DMA 010
DMA 020
DMA 030
DMA 040
DMA 050
DMA 060
DMA 070
DMA 080

First semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACA 122 - College Transfer Success None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
EDU 175 - Introduction to Trade and Industrial Education None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
EDU 177 - Instructional Methods None 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
EDU 179 - Vocational Student Organizations None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
EDU 271 - Educational Technology None 3 4 Fall, Spring
EDU 281 - Instructional Strategies: Read & Write None 3 4 Fall, Spring
ISC 121 - Environmental Health and Safety None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


Second semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
CIS 110 - Introduction to Computers None 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
EDU 161 - Intro to Children with Exceptional None 3 3 Fall, Spring
EDU 163 - Classroom Management None 3 3 Fall, Spring
EDU 176 - Occupational Analysis & Course Dev None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
ENG 111 - Writing and Inquiry Satisfactory placement scores or DRE 098 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
PSY 150 - General Psychology Satisfactory placement scores or DRE 097 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


Third semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
EDU 131 - Child, Family, & Community None 3 3 Fall, Spring
EDU 243 - Learning Theory None 3 3 Fall
EDU 289 - Advanced Issues/School Age None 2 2 Fall, Spring
Humanities Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 110 - Math Measurement & Literacy Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 025 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 143 - Quantitative Literacy Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 025, DMA 045 and DRE 098 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer


Fourth semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
EDU 244 - Human Growth/Development None 3 3 Spring
EDU 245 - Policies/Procedures EDU 144 and EDU 145 or PSY 244 and PSY 245 3 3 Fall, Spring
ENG 112 - Writing/Research in the Discipline [OR] ENG 111 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
COM 231 Public Speaking None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
SPECIALTY AREA - work experience or informal course work Varies 6 6 Fall, Spring, Summer


Program contact

Dr. Alice McCluney

Early Childhood/School Age Education Instructor
Health and Public Service
amccluney@isothermal.edu
828-395-1444
Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology


Pathway types



Related Programs

Occupational Education Associate - Diploma

Occupational Education Associate - Certificate

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