2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Oct 22, 2019  
2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook

Early Childhood Exceptionalities Certificate


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Program Description

The Early Childhood Care and Education Exceptionalities certificate is a sequence of three courses designed to prepare students to work with children with special needs. The program emphasizes an inclusive classroom including strategies and activities for exceptional children (both low and high achieving students). Graduates have qualifications to be employed in early care and education settings including child care centers, Head Start, and Georgia Pre-K programs. This certificate does not qualify for Federal financial aid as it does not meet minimum hour requirements. (Program Length: 3 Semester Minimum)

View the Early Childhood Care and Education Exceptionalities Certificate Program Fact Sheet  for additional information.

Employment Opportunities

Teacher assistants, early childhood care professionals, preschool and kindergarten teachers (private sectors), head start teachers, care program administrators, and child care center directors.

Curriculum


Essential Technical Courses (9 Credits)


Total Hours: 9


Note:


Some courses may have additional prerequisites not listed in the curriculum. Please refer to individual course descriptions for further information.

Suggested First Semester classes:


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