NVCC 2005-2006 Catalog


     

PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     

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EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT
Paraprofessional Specialization AL, LO, MA

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.

First Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   CHD

117

Introduction to Reading Methods

3

 

   CHD

121

Childhood Educational Dev. I

3

 

   EDU

100

Introduction to Education

1

 

   CHD

216

Early Childhood Programs, School,

 

 

   

 

and Social Change

3

 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

   PSY

235

Child Psychology

3

 

   SDV

 

Elective

1

 

 

   CHD

109

Movement and Music

 

 

 

   

 

Education for Children

 

3

 

   CHD

122

Childhood Educational Dev. II

 

3

 

   CHD

125

Creative Activities for Children

 

3

 

   MTH

151

Mathematics for the Liberal Arts

 

3

 

   CHD

146

Math, Science, and Social Studies

 

 

 

   

 

for Children

 

3

 

   ENG

112

College Composition II

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

17

18

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   EDU

225

Audiovisual Materials and Computer Software

3

 

   CHD

230

Behavior Management for School-Age Children

3

 

   CHD

210

Intro. to Exceptional Children

3

 

   HLT

110

Concepts/Pers. & Comm. Health

3

 

   SOC

215

Sociology of the Family

3

 

 

   CHD

298

Seminar and Project

 

3

 

   EDU

160

Tech./Observation in Early Ed.

 

3

 

   EDU

155

Parent Education

 

3

 

   HIS

261

Topics in Cultural Ethnicity

 

3

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

 

1

 

PED

/RPK

 

 

1

 

   SPD

229

Intercultural Communication

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

15

17

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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