The Tennessee Board of Regents two-year and four-year institutions developed the PreK-3 emphasis for the Associate of Science in Teaching degree to ensure a seamless transfer among the 19 TBR institutions of higher education. This area of emphasis is common among all TBR institutions and is considered as fulfilling the coursework for the freshman and sophomore years at those institutions.
Attainment of 2.75 cumulative Grade Point Average.
An ACT score of 22 or successful completion of the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core). DSCC’s recipient code is 3262. Use this code to request that your official scores are sent to the Office of Records.
Satisfactory rating on an index of suitability for the teaching profession.
Note: Students transferring to a University of Tennessee (UT) or Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) university may need to meet additional requirements to gain admittance to the university’s early childhood program. Transferring students should check with the university for specific program requirements.
**For transfer to Austin Peay State University, East Tennessee State University, University of Memphis, UT Chattanooga and UT Knoxville, MATH 1530 is required.
***The University of Memphis does not have Development of Exceptional Children in its PreK-3 Curriculum, and students transferring to University of Memphis will have to take one other course after transfer.