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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study

Paraprofessional Teacher Assistant
Career Studies Certificate AL, LO, MA, ELI


The curriculum is designed to prepare prospective and practicing paraprofessionals (Assistant Teachers, Instructional Assistants, and Public Health Training Assistants) to assist in public and private school classroom instruction.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
CHD 119 Introduction to Reading Methods 3
ENG 111 English Composition I 3
1SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   7
2nd Semester
CHD 146 Math, Science and Social Studies for Children 3
CHD 210 Introduction to Exceptional Children 3
MTH 151 Math for the Liberal Arts I 3
Total   9
Total credits for the Paraprofessional Teacher Assistant Career Studies Certificate=16

1 Students may substitute SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.