A.A.S. Program Course List

Education

Paraeducator

A.A.S. Degree (O,T,W)

This associate degree program prepares students for a career as a paraeducator in a K-12 school setting. The program provides a foundation in academic skills, child development theories, literacy and mathematics instructional support strategies and a comprehensive range of educational experiences necessary for employment. The program will provide coursework that may transfer to a senior institution for those students who wish to do so.

CORE COURSES

Courses Credits
ENG 101 Crit Thinking & Acad Writing 3
ENG 102 Composition and Research 3
HIS 112 U. S. History: Post-Civil War 3
MAT 201 Mathematics for Teachers I 4
SOC 111 Sociology 3

PROGRAM/MAJOR COURSES

Courses Credits
CIS 107 Intro to Computers/Application 3
ECE 111 Childhd Nutrition/Safety 3
EDC 101 Intro to Paraeducator Issues 3
EDC 120 Foundations of Literacy 3
EDC 211 Classroom Management 3
EDC 220 Parent/Family/School Interact 3
EDC 230 Children's Literature 3
EDC 250 Internship & Seminar 4
MAT 202 Mathematics for Teachers II 4

PROGRAM/MAJOR SUPPORT COURSES

Courses Credits
ECE 233 Exceptional Child 3
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
PSY 126 Child/Adolescent Development 3
BIO 140 General Biology 4
or
BIO 150 Biology I 4
ENG 124 Oral Communications 3
or
ENG 131 Honors Oral Communication 3