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Education, Behavioral Sciences, & Humanities

Education, Behavioral Sciences, & Humanities

Education, A.S. (Gloucester)

​The Arts & Sciences Education option provides the general education foundation necessary for students who plan to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program. Using available elective credits, students will focus on education as a specific field of study.

Program Goals
Students who have completed the program will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively in writing and orally
  • Demonstrate an understanding of various scientific, artistic, social and historic ideas and perspectives
  • Analyze information and use critical thinking skills to make decisions and solve problems
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of educational systems and theories and the teaching profession
Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.

Program Classes
Download the Program Requirements​ to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

Please view the RCGC Catalog for class descriptions.

Visit the Class Schedule Listing to view the availability of classes for each semester.

Program Advisor
Current students please visit to schedule an appointment with your academic advisor. Future students please visit to learn more about how to get started.

NOTE: Students involved with other groups (Educational Opportunity Fund, Student Athlete, etc.) report to that advisor.
​Transfer Opportunities
Through the College’s new premier partnership with Rowan University and other college partnership programs, students are admitted concurrently to Rowan College and one of its partnering universities —​ immediately beginning their studies toward an advanced degree. 

In addition, the College maintains 75 program articulation agreements with four-year institutions. After successfully completing an associate degree, students have the option to transfer to the university or college of their choice.

Some of our students in this program have transferred to the following four-year institutions:

  • Rowan University
  • University of Maryland-University College
  • Wilmington University
Please visit the CAP Ce​nter to discuss transfer options.

Career Opportunities
Students who successfully complete an advanced degree will qualify for employment as:

  • Elementary school teachers
  • Middle school teachers
  • Special education teachers
Find out where U.S. News & World Report rates careers in the education field in U.S. News' Best 100 Jobs.

Please visit the CAP Center to discuss career options.​​​

​​Degree ​Informatio​​n​

Download Prog​ram ​Guide​​​​

3+1 Program Option

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