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This program can prepare you for a career as a paraprofessional educator (teacher’s aide) in regular and special education classes in elementary and secondary schools and in pdfsocial service agencies. Cowley College program provides you with a strong foundation for a career in education through classroom work and observation in the field. Employment of paraprofessionals is expected to grow.
PARAPROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR
(Associate of Arts Degree)
COURSE
NUMBER
COURSE NAME
SEMESTER
1
2
3
4
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Basic Skills (12hours)
ENG2211 Composition I
     
MTH4420 College Algebra
     
ENG2212 Composition II  
   
COM2711 Public Speaking    
 
Computer Literacy (3 hours)
CAP1516

Computer Applications or Computer Literacy*

     
Humanities (9 hours) 3 Different Departments
HIS6411 or
HIS6412
United States History to 1877 or
United States History Since 1865
 
    
LIT2511  Introduction to Literature  
3
 
 

MUS2611 or
ART2111 or
THE2730

Music Appreciation or
Art Appreciation or
Theatre Appreciation

   
3
Social Sciences (9 hours) 3 Different Departments
PSY6711 General Psychology
     
SOC6811 Principles of Sociology  
3
 
 
GEG6120 Principles of Geography      
Laboratory Sciences (5 hours)
BIO4111 Principles of Biology
5
 
   
Health & Physical Education (1 hour)
HPR6325 Lifetime Fitness    
1
GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS 39
17 
12 
6
4
RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES
EDU6210 Foundations of Education  
3
   
EDU6211 Introduction to the Teaching Profession  
   
3
 
EDU6212 Introduction to the Teaching Profession Field Experience    
1
 
EDU5520 Introduction to Paraprofessionalism
 
    
3
EDU6270 Children & Adolescent Literature    
 
3
EDU6281 Children with Special Needs    
 
MTH4423 Elementary Statistics  
3
PHS4511 or PHS4530 or GEO4311 Physical Science or
Introductory Astronomy or
Geology
     
5

NCT0100

CAAP (Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency)-Graduation Requirement

     
0
ELECTIVE HOURS 24
10 
11
TOTAL HOURS 63
17 
15
16
15 

*See List of Electives that fulfill General Education Requirements.

Revisions 12/06/12
Deleted:
PHO6460 Ethics, ALH6312 Personal Health and Community Hygiene and BIO4118 Environmental Biology
Added: HIS6411 United States History to 1877, HIS6412 United States History Since 1865, EDU6212 Introduction to Teaching Field Experience, PHS4511 Physical Science, PHS4530 Introductory Astronomy and GEO4311 Geology

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