Lower Division Program Requirements

All students must successfully earn a minimum of 180 college-level transferable credits before a bachelor's degree will be conferred. Course numbers listed below may vary by institution and it is the student's responsibility to ensure that the correct transferable courses are taken.

Lower Division Prerequisite Requirements
Course # Course Title Credits
Associate Degree Related field of Study 90 +
Entry Requirements 25
ENGL& 101 Composition I 5
PSYC& 100 General Psychology 5
MATH 102 College-Level Algebra 5
VLPA Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts Elective 5
NW Natural World Elective 5
NOTE: All students must be within 25 credits of meeting the above entry requirements by the end of spring quarter in order to be eligible for fall quarter admission to the program.
Lower Division General Education Courses
Course # Course Title Credits
Lower Division Graduation Requirements 30
ENGL& 102 English Composition 5
SOC& 101 Introduction to Sociology 5
LIB 180 Research for the 21st Century 5
CMST& 220 Public Speaking 5
PHIL& 101 Introduction to Philosophy 5
  Lab Science Elective 5

NOTE: All general education graduation requirements must be completed before any student can be awarded a bachelor's degree.

Upper Division Program Requirements

In addition to completing all lower division general education courses, students must successfully pass all upper division PTE credits with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

Upper Division Core PTE Courses
Course # Course Title Credits
Upper Division Graduation Requirements 60
PTE 301 Workforce Instructional Methods and Materials 3
PTE 302 Course Development and Design
PTE 310 Managing the Learning Environment
PTE 311 Technology in Learning
PTE 312 American Community College
PTE 314 Professional Portfolio
PTE 315 Workforce Experience Practicum
PTE 325 Organizational Leadership
PTE 345 Adult Learning
PTE 401 Student Support and Guidance 3
PTE 402 Assessment of Learning Performance 3
PTE 420 Legal Issues and Ethics in Education
PTE 460 Diversity and Globalism in Education
PTE 468 Program Management and Recruitment
PTE 489 Professional Development Certification
PTE 490 Teaching Internship 10

PTE 495 Capstone 1


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