|NVCC 2003-2004 Catalog|
|EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT|
|Paraprofessional Specilization Associate in Applied Science Degree AL, MA|
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Purpose: The curriculum prepares prospective and practicing paraprofessionals (Assistant Teachers, Instructional Assistants, and Public Health Training Assistants) in the public school system to assist in classroom instruction. This specialization provides knowledge and skills for those paraprofessionals giving supportive instruction to school-age children.
Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Early Childhood Development – Paraprofessional Specialization = 67.
To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.
1 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.
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