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Liberal Arts - Education Transfer Pathway Overview

Develop the skills needed to become a creative, innovative teacher with CVTC's Liberal Arts – Education Transfer Pathway. Take affordable general education credits along with career-focused courses to help you easily transition into an education program at a four-year college.   

Our plan starts with two years of guaranteed transferable credits for a fraction of the cost of a four-year school paired with education-focused classes to give you a strong foundation. Along with your general courses, you will also take Child Development, Behavior Management, Equity in Education, and more, preparing you for success at your next step.

Then, take advantage of CVTC's full transfer agreements with many statewide four-year colleges, including UW-Eau Claire, UW-Stout, UW-River Falls, and earn your full bachelor's degree! On this multiple-choice test, find out why CVTC right choice for you!

So, Why Should I Start Here, and Go There?

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Save Money

CVTC’s Liberal Arts program has a lower cost per credit than many other regional universities and colleges.

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Small Class Sizes

CVTC offers small class sizes that allow you to get personal, one-on-one attention from our instructors.

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Transfer to a University

Our university partnership agreements guarantee your credits will transfer.

Just the Facts

Liberal Arts - Education Transfer Pathway
60 Credit Associate Degree

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Program Location //
Eau Claire, Menomonie, and River Falls

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Start Dates //
August, January, and June in Eau Claire
August and January in Menomonie and River Falls

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Financial Aid Eligible

Estimated Program Cost 

Term 1

$

3,052

Term 2

$

3,052

Term 3

$

3,052

Term 4

$

3,052

Books

$

2,300

Estimated Total:  $14,508

  Earn credit for prior learning! Do you have previous educational or work experience in the field? You could be eligible to receive credit for prior learning. Explore your options today!

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Program Courses

These are a few of the courses you can take in the Liberal Arts - Education Transfer Pathway program.

Child Development
This 3-credit course examines child development within the context of the early childhood education setting. Course competencies include: integrate strategies that support diversity, cultural responsiveness, and anti-bias perspectives; analyze social, cultural, and economic influences on child development; summarize child development theories; analyze development of children ages three through five; analyze development of children ages five through eight; relate child development research findings to teaching practice; analyze the role of heredity and the environment; examine the role of brain development in early learning (ages 3-8); examine developmental and environmental assessment strategies for children ages 3-8.

Behavior Management
Students evaluate models of behavior management, analyze social emotional learning, and explain the importance of proactive management techniques. In addition, students evaluate models of behavior management, analyze behavior and analyze the influence of Adverse Childhood Experiences on behavior in order to focus on developing skills to assist in empowering children to take an active role in self-control and classroom management.

Equity in Education
Students analyze personal culture, explore cultural constructs, evaluate cultural bias in educational materials and analyze strategies to support English Learners. Students examine diversity in the classroom and develop techniques for supporting equity in the learning environment. In addition, students collaborate to identify service needs in the community and demonstrate professional collaboration skills through participating in a service learning project.

Liberal Arts Transfer Pathways

Interested in college but unsure what you want to major in? Start here. Go there! CVTC’s Liberal Arts Transfer Program offers a general Liberal Arts pathway or four specialized pathways to get you going on your educational journey. Choose from Education, Health, STEM/Engineering, or Business.

Liberal Arts Transfer Program

If you're unsure where to start, start with the generals! English Composition, College Algebra, General Psychology, and many more gen ed courses are offered through this program. It's the perfect starting point as you decide on your career path. // Explore the Liberal Arts Transfer Program

Business Transfer Pathway  

Along with your general education courses, you will take Statistics, Accounting, Business Law, Marketing Principles, and more, getting you ready for your next step.

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Education Transfer Pathway  

Along with your general courses, you will also take Child Development, Behavior Management, Equity in Education, and more, preparing you for success at your next step.

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Engineering/STEM Transfer Pathway  

Along with your general education courses, you will Solid Modeling I, CAD Basic, and Engineering Economy, and more, getting you ready for your next step.

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Health Transfer Pathway  

Along with your general education courses, you will take Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, Digital Literacy – Health Care, and more, preparing you for your next step.

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EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS

Transfer Credits to Other Institutions

Did you know you can transfer your CVTC credits to another institution to continue your education? CVTC has partnership agreements with other institutions which provide an easy way to identify which credits will transfer. Other classes may transfer, but please verify with the transfer coordinator at the college or university to which you plan to transfer.

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Related Programs & Certificates

Whether you're looking to continue your learning to another program or to gain continuing education credit, CVTC offers a variety of learning opportunities for students.
 

Continue Your Learning

CVTC can help you achieve your learning goals whether you are looking to advance your career or enrich your personal life.

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  Unsure of which program you'd like to go into? Learn more about our Career Assessment to help narrow down your options.