Paraprofessional



Paraprofessional

Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences Degree

The following curriculum has been designed specifically to enable paraprofessional educators to meet the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

 

Courses by Placement/Transfer

The following courses may be prerequisites for your program depending upon your placement scores or transfer evaluation.  Advisors can   assist you to integrate these into your program of study during your first semester at West Shore.  Contact Student Services at 231.843.5510.

Course Code

Course Title

Credits/

Contact

Yes/No

ENG 051 or

ENG 098

Introduction to College Writing or

Writing Essentials

4/4

3/3

ENG 052

Introduction to College Reading

4/4

MTH 051

Pre Algebra

4/4

FYS 101

First-Year Seminar

2/2

Program   of Study

Course Code

Course Title

Credits/

Contact

Pre/Corequisites

ü  Completed
  Term & Grade

Semester 1

ENG 111

English Composition I

3/3

ENG 051 or ENG 098 &

ENG 052 or Placement

MTH 100 level or above

100 level Math course or placement   equivalent of MTH 120

4/4

MTH 051

Humanities

Elective

Select one from categories A, B, or C

3/3

EDU 104

Introduction to Education

3/3

PSY 161

Introduction to Psychology

3/3

Total

 

16/16

 

 

Semester 2

SPE 101 or

SPE 110

Principles of Speaking or

Interpersonal Communications

3/3

EDU 205 or

EDU 222

Reading Assessment & Methods or

Children’s Literature

4/5

3/3

EDU 104 or ECE 101

PSY 262 or

PSY 263 or

ALH 114

Child Psychology or

Educational Psychology or

Growth & Development: Life Span

3/3

PYS 161

PSY 161

Humanities

Elective

Select with an advisor; recommended is   one class from  SPN or MUS 251; other   recommendations include courses in ART, ENG, FRN, HIS, HUM, LIT, MUS, PHL,   THE

3/3

Social Science

Elective

Select one from Anthropology,   Economics, Geography, or Sociology

3/3

Total

 

15/15 min

 

 

Semester 3

EDU 206

Introduction to Special Education

4/5

EDU 104 or ECE 101

ALH 118

First Aid-Responder Emergency

2/2

May be waived with valid CPR and First Aid Card

Science Elective

One elective from ANP, BIO, BOT, CHM,   GOL, PHY, NSC, ZOO

4/5

POL 151

American National Government

3/3

Total

 

13/15

 

 

Semester 4

EDU 230

Technology in the Classroom

3/3

EDU 104 or ECE 101

Electives

Select with an advisor; recommended electives include MTH 126 Math for Elementary Teaching I, MTH 127 Math for Elementary Teaching II, ECE 120 Early Childhood Education and Childcare I, and ECE 130 Child Development

14 credits

Total

 

17/17 min

 

Degree Total

 

61/63

 


Students are responsible for all prerequisites and/or co-requisites. See course descriptions.