Paraprofessional Educator/Teacher's Aide, Advanced Certificate

EDUC.CRT.V58

Program Overview

The Paraprofessional Educator certificate is designed to meet guidelines set forth in the No Child Left Behind act of 2001. It is for students who have completed 30 hours of college credit in a wide range of educational areas and to prepare them to assist classroom teachers at all levels from kindergarten through high school.

Additional Program Information

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit www.kcc.edu/gainfulemployment/.

Program Requirements

Major Courses

EDUC 1713Intro to Public Education

3Credits

EDUC 1763Technology in Education

3 Credits

EDUC 1833The Exceptional Learner/Child

3 Credits

CDEV 1513Child Growth & Development

3 Credits

CDEV 2223Art/Music Activities

3 Credits

Paraprofessional Educator Electives

6 Credits

Total Credit Hours:21

Choose Paraprofessional Educator electives from the Paraprofessional Educator electives list.

General education

General Education Course

3 Credits

Choose Mathematics and General Education electives from the General Education Courses for Applied Science Degrees.

Choose one

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

ENGL 1623English II

3 Credits

BSNS 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Total Credit Hours: 30

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall semester

EDUC 1713Intro to Public Education

3Credits

EDUC 1763Technology in Education

3 Credits

CDEV 1513Child Growth & Development

3 Credits

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

Mathematics Elective

3 Credits

Spring semester

EDUC 1833The Exceptional Learner/Child

3 Credits

CDEV 2223Art/Music Activities

3 Credits

General Education Elective

3 Credits

Paraprofessional Educator Electives

6 Credits

Paraprofessional Educator electives

CDEV 2013History & Philosophy of Early Child Ed

3 Credits

CDEV 2103School Aged Programming

3 Credits

CDEV 2513Child, Family & Community Relations

3 Credits

CDEV 2543Child Study & Observation

3 Credits

CDEV 2633Health, Nutrition & Safety

3 Credits

CDEV 2163Discipline/Classroom Management

3 Credits

CDEV 2223Art/Music Activities

3 Credits

CDEV 2243Science/Math Activities

3 Credits

CDEV 2253Motor Development/Physical Activities

3 Credits

CDEV 2403Clinical Experience

3 Credits

CDEV 2533Early Childhood Curriculum Development

3 Credits

EDUC 2513The Multicultural Classroom

3 Credits

EDUC 2533Foundations of Reading

3 Credits

LAWF 1753Juvenile Delinquency

3 Credits

PSYC 2513Abnormal Psychology

3 Credits

PSYC 2553Lifespan Developmental Psychology

3 Credits

SOCY 2553Sociology of the Family

3 Credits

SPAN 1503Basic Spanish

3 Credits

Program Cost

PARAPROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR/TEACHER’S AIDE
Advanced Certificate: EDUC.CRT.V58
Minimum credit hours required for completion 30.00
Tuition and fees – per credit hour 161.00
4,830.00
Fees:
BSNS 1603 Business Communications 10.00
ENGL 1413 Fundamentals of Writing 5.00
ENGL 1613 English I 5.00
ENGL 1623 English II 5.00
EDUC 1713 Intro to Public Education 30.00
EDUC 1833 The Exceptional Learner/Child 30.00
85.00
85.00
Books:
BSNS 1603 Business Communications 230.35
CDEV 1513 Child Growth & Development 240.00
CDEV 2013 History & Philosophy of Early Child. Ed. 199.25
CDEV 2233 Language Acquisition & Development 319.65
EDUC 1713 Introduction to Public Education 61.60
EDUC 1763 Technology in Education 119.65
EDUC 1833 The Exceptional Learner/Child 216.65
ENGL 1413 Fundamentals of Writing 66.85
EDUC 1713 Intro to Public Education 61.60
1515.60
1,515.60
TOTAL 6,430.60
This program requires twelve hours of electives.  The total price does not include all costs associated with the electives.  
All prices are subject to change.  Please visit Hammes Bookstore on KCC’s website for the most up-to-date textbook prices.

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.” Review the GE disclosure for the Paraprofessional Educator/Teacher's Aide certificate.

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