Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Early Childhood/Elem. Education- Double Degree 2014-2015

Degrees: Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Education
and Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in a major of your choice

General Education - Baccalaureate Core


When you complete the double degree program, you will receive two Bachelor degrees; one in the major of your choice and the other in Elementary Education.

In addition to completing the requirements for the major of your choice, you will also need to complete the following Lower Division Department Requirements for the Elementary Education major. A 3.0 cumulative GPA is preferred for all course work used to fulfill content mastery requirements.

Required Courses

University Requirement PCC Equivalent Credits

English Language Arts: Know the important themes, ideas, concepts, and strategies central to learning how to read- 3 cr., write- 9 cr., speak, view, and listen- 3 cr.

Any ENG course, WR 121 & 122 English Composition, & any COMM course* 16
Social Studies: Know the major issues, concepts, themes, and ideas in social studies. They draw on a solid foundation in social studies. history-3 cr., civics, economics, and geography- 3 cr., HDFS- 3cr.

Choose 1: HST 201, 202, or 203

Choose 1: GEO 105, 106 or other GEO or EC course

And ECE 226

GEO 105 meets OSU’s cultural diversity requirement

Mathematics: Know the major concepts, procedures, processes, and ideas of mathematics that define number systems and number sense, computation, geometry, algebra, measurement, and statistics and probability- 9 cr.

MTH 211, 212, & 213 Foundations of Elementary Education

Science: Draw on own knowledge of fundamental ideas and concepts in earth and space science, life science, and physical science and their relationship to one another and or other disciplines-12 cr.

Biological Science: BI 101

Physical Science: GS 106, 107

Choose 1 additional course from either Biological or Physical Science

The Arts: Understand the intrinsic value of the arts and their usefulness in providing insight into other disciplines- 3 cr.

Any ART, MUS, or TA course



PCC endeavors to create accurate transfer guides for students; however, requirements may change without notice. Students are responsible for working with PCC advisors and their transfer institution to ensure that their academic plan will meet requirements and timelines.

Last updated: September 2014