Degree & Certificate Detail

Degree Name: Paraprofessional/Substitute Teacher A.A.S.
Degree or Program: Education
Degree Type: Associate of Applied Science Degree
Description:
This degree offers in general education, professional education and early childhood. Many of the courses will transfer to a four-year institution and will count toward a bachelor's degree; others offer content specific to the needs of students with whom paraprofessionals are likely to work.
General Education Requirements 25
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS
Mathematics MAT 108 Understanding K-8 Mathematics 3
Communication

ENG 101
ENG 102 OR
ENG 115 OR
ENG 125
SPE 101

English Composition I
English Composition II OR
Technical Writing OR
Business Writing
Oral Communications

9
Social Science

HIS 101 OR
HIS 102 OR
HIS 115 OR
POL 101

US History to 1877 OR
US History since 1877 OR
US History since 1945 OR
American Government

3
Natural Science

BIO 105
BIO 106

Essentials of Biology
Essentials of Biology Lab

3
1

Humanities PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
Elective Any Fine Arts Credit Fine Arts Elective 3
CORE COURSE REQUIREMENTS MUST INCLUDE: 26
EDU 211 Foundations of Education 3

CDC 112 OR
CDC 113 OR
PSY 201 OR
PSY 215

Child Growth and Development I OR
Child Growth and Development II OR
Child Psychology OR
Adolescent Psychology

3
EDU 220 Technology for Teachers 3

EDU 225 OR
CDC 103

Literature for Children OR
Literacy and Literature for Young Children

3
EDU 240 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 242 Art for Children 3

EDU 250 OR
CDC 107

Education of Exceptional Learners OR
Introduction to Young Children with Special Needs

3
EDU 285 Teaching Profession with Field Experience 3
EDU 280 Practicum for Paraprofessionals 2
ELECTIVE COURSES: Choose one of the following 3
EDU 244 Physical Education for the Elementary Grades 3
EDU 246 Music for Children 3
CDC 102 Creative Activities for Young Children 3
CDC 201 Cognitive Activities for Young Children 3
CDC 207 Curriculum and Materials for Young Children with Special Needs 3
OPEN ELECTIVE COURSES: Courses may not count more than once - so any courses counted as an open elective may not have already been taken/counted toward this degree. 6
Any EDU of CDC course not already taken May take up to any two (2) EDU or CDC courses not already taken and counted toward degree 6
PSY 201 Child Psychology 3
PSY 210 Human Growth and Development 3
PSY 215 Adolescent Psychology 3
TOTAL REQUIRED HOURS 60

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