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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook

Early Childhood Exceptionalities Certificate


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EC41

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.

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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