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Associate in Applied Science - Early Childhood Paraprofessional

62 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

General Education Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communication 3
Humanities Any one IAI Humanities course 3
BIOL Any one Biology course with a lab component 4
MATH 131 Explorations in Mathematics 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Phychology 3
Social & Behavioral Science Any one IAI Social & Behavioral Science course 3
Total Credit Hours 22

Early Childhood Paraprofessional Program Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
ACSM 101 Introduction to Computers 3
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
CHLD 101 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
CHLD 102 Growth & Development of the Young Child 3
CHLD 105 Curriculum for Early Childhood Programs 3
CHLD 109 Observation & Assessment of Young Children 3
CHLD 110 Introduction to Human Verbal Development 3
CHLD 202 Health, Safety & Nutrition for the Young Child 3
CHLD 209 Child, Family & Community 3
CHLD 221 Foundations of Inclusion 3
Total Credit Hours 28

Electives Requirement

Class Title Credit Hours
CHLD 201 Child Development Practicum I 3
CHLD 207 Exceptional Child 3
EDUC 101 Introduction to Education 3
EDUC 135 The Multicultural Classrom 3
EDUC 200 Using Technology in Education 3
EDUC 220 Educational Psychology 3
EDUC 296 Special Topics in Education 1-3
LITR 118 Children's Literature 3
HLTH 120 Nutrition 3
MUSI 150 Music Appreciation 3
Total Credit Hours 12

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Early Childhood Education Questions

Contact the Social Sciences Department

Early Childhood Practitioner Partnership Program at Heartland Community College