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Liberal Arts/Teacher Preparation Special Education Certificate

The Certificate in special education can be earned independently or as part of the Liberal Arts/Teacher Preparation Associate’s Degree. This Certificate includes three courses that fulfill the requirements of the Education Focus Transfer electives described above. The Certificate is also useful for currently employed paraprofessionals seeking approval as highly qualified under federal No Child Left Behind requirements. Courses in this Certificate are:

Fall Semester

Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
EDU101 Introduction to Exceptionalities 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
EDU104 Foundations of Education 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
PSYC110 Introduction to Psychology 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
Total Credits 9

Spring Semester

Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
EDU207 Topics in Special Education 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
EDU201 The Teaching & Learning Process 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
PSYC210 Human Growth and Development 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
Total Credits 9

Summer Semester

Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
EDU215 Behavioral Challenges in the Classroom 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
Elective Elective 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
Total Credits 6

Total Overall Credits : 24

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