2016-2017 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Dec 11, 2023  
2016-2017 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Exceptionalities Certificate

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs of Study


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 financial aid as it does not meet minimum hour requirements. (Program Length: 3 Semester Minimum)

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.


Essential Technical Courses (9 Credits)

Total Hours: 9


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

Suggested First Semester classes:

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs of Study