AA to BS, P-12 Learning and Behavior Disorders

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for the Associates in Arts at the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and leads to the Bachelor of Science, P-12 Learning and Behavior Disorders at Campbellsville University

Admission Requirements

To apply as a transfer:

  • Complete the CU online application
  • Provide official college transcripts for each institution attended reflecting all coursework attempted or earned. Only credits from regionally accredited institutions will be accepted.
  • *Students who have earned 23 hours or fewer of college credits after high school graduation must also provide a final high school transcript
  • Students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Graduation Requirements

  1. All candidates must complete a minimum of 120 semester hours of academic work with a minimum standing of 2.10 in the area of concentration, or in majors and minors, and a minimum overall average of 2.0. “D” grades are not acceptable in ENG 111 or ENG 112. No “D” grade is accepted on area or major and minor programs unless approved by the division chair.
  2. Students seeking teacher certification must have an overall 2.75 cumulative grade point average.
  3. For Education programs a C or better is required in MAC 120 or MAC 140.
  4. All candidates must have completed all general education requirements.
  5. All candidates must have completed one major and one minor or an area as specified by the Division or School applicable in each case. In combination, a major and minor must total 51 hours, exclusive of courses in methods.
  6. All candidates must complete a minimum of 42 semester hours of credit in courses numbered 300 or above, and also, complete a minimum of 25 percent of the requirements for graduation at Campbellsville University. Up to 12 credits of approved 200 level courses may transfer into 300 or above.
  7. All candidates must submit a Graduation Application on TigerNet.
  8. At least one-third of the course requirements in the major and in the minor or area of concentration must be completed at Campbellsville University with an average of “C” or better.
  9. All candidates for a degree must complete the last 30 hours of credit in residence.
  10. No more than 32 hours of correspondence and/or extension work will be accepted for credit toward the degree. No student may enroll for correspondence or extension while doing resident work without permission of the Registrar. Correspondence work in major or minor field must be approved also by the Chair of the Divisions concerned.
  11. The student must, in all cases, be responsible for meeting the requirements for graduation.
  12. All candidates must fulfill Chapel/Convocation Program credit requirements. (Online and regional site Students are Exempt)

General Transfer Requirements

  • Online Students-up to $1500
  • Regional Sites-$500 Opportunity Scholarship
  • Main Campus- $6000-$9000 Transfer Scholarship

Degree Requirements for KCTCS

1) Completion of minimum 60 credit hours, 2) minimum cumulative GPA 2.0, 3) minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree, 4) cultural studies course, 5) demonstration of digital literacy, and 6) college success requirement.

KCTCS Requirements

KCTCS Course Course or Category Credits CU Course
ENG 101 Writing I 3 *ENG 111
ENG 102 Writing II 3 *ENG 112
COM 181
COM 252
Oral Communications 3 *MAC 120
*MAC 140
HIS 101
HIS 102
HIS 108
HIS 109
Heritage 3 *HST 231
*HST 242
*HST 110
*HST 120
ART 100
MUS 100
PHI 100
THA 101
HUM 120
Humanities 3

*ART 110
*MUS 125
*PHI 241
*TH 131

MAT 150
MAT 110
MAT 146
Quantitative Reasoning 3

*MTH 111
*MTH 110
*MTH 110

BIO 112/113
BIO 120/121
AST 101
or PHY 171
CHE 140/145

Natural Science w/Lab


*BIO 110/113
*BIO 103/104
*PHY 132
*PHY 141
*CHE 100/103

SOC 101
PSY 110
ECO 201
ECO 202


3 6 hours toward general education

Subtotal General Education Core Courses


TBS XXX means to be selected by KCTCS student.
TBD XXX means to be determined by Campbellsville University based on course selected.
*Counts towards CU's General Education Requirements
Minimum grade of “C” required for ENG 111 and ENG 112 at CU
*For Social and Behavioral Sciences courses, two disciplines must be represented and different from those in the Arts and Humanities category

KCTCS Course Course or Category Credits CU
ENG 161 Category 2 General Education course (Humanities, Heritage, Social/Behavioral Science, Language) 3 ENG 210

Category 2 General Education course
(Humanities, Heritage, Social/Behavioral
Science, Language)


Subtotal AA Requirement Courses

KCTCS Course Course or Category Credits CU

CIT 105
OST 105

Intro to Computing (Digital Literacy Course) 3 *CIS 100

FYE 100
FYE 105

First-Year College Success Course/Experience 0-3 Elective

EDU 120
EDU 201
EDU 130
EDU 240
EDU 270

Child and Adolescent Development
Intro to American Education
Intro to Special Education
Elementary and Middle Literature
Elementary School Literature


ED 300
ED 220
SED 103
ED 371

ED 371


Free electives to reach 60 hours   TBD XXX

Subtotal Elective Courses: 21-24
TOTAL Associate Degree Hours: 60-63

Degree Requirement: One courses must be selected from the KCTCS identified Cultural Studies course list in the KCTCS catalog.


CU Course Course or Category Credits KCTCS
  Completed at KCTCS 3-31  
  To Be Completed at CU 0-41  
  Total General Education Hours 41-42  
CU Course Course or Category Credits KCTCS
ED 199 Entry to Teacher Preparation 0  
ED 220 Introduction to Teaching 3 EDU 201
ED 299 Admission to Educator Preparation Program 0  
ED 300 Human Development and Learning Theory 3 EDU 120
ED 390 Assessment and Instructional Strategies 3  
ED 399 Admission to Student Teaching 0  
ED 499 Educator Preparation Program 0  
  Total Foundation Hours 9  
CU Course Course or Category Credits KCTCS
ED 331 Social Studies Methodology 3  
ED 341 Math Methodology 3  
ED 343 Science Methodology 3  
HP 391 Adapted Physical Education 3  
MTH 201 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers 3  
MTH 202 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers 3  
SOC 342 Race and Ethnic Relations 3  
Take one course on this list
ED 371 P-5 Children's Literature 3  
ENG 364 Adolescent 3  
  Total Related Studies Hours 24  
CU Course Course or Category Credits KCTCS
SED 103 Introduction to Special Education 3 EDU 130
SED 105 Introduction to Learning Disabilities 3  
SED 107 Theories of Reading and Educational Practices 3  
SED 200 Emotional Disturbance & Behavior Disorders 3  
SED 203 Classroom Management 3  
SED 205 Behavioral Management of Children and Youth with Learning and Behavior Problems 3  
SED 303 Curriculum Methods in Learning and Behavior Disorders 3  
SED 305 Prescriptive and Instructional Strategies 3  
SED 410 Teaching Mathematics to Children and Youth with Learning and Behavior Disorders 3  
SED 411 Assessment and Instructional Methods 3  
SED 412 Developmental Reading in Middle & High School 3  
  Total Special Education Courses 33  
CU Course Course or Category Credits KCTCS
ED 414 Classroom Management 3  
ED 450 Student Teaching 12  
  Total Capstone Hours 15  
  Free Electives to reach 120 credit hours    

Total Baccalaureate Degree Credit Hours: 121