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Education & Training
This 49-semester hour program leads to a Certificate of Completion and most courses in this certificate program can be applied toward the Associate of Applied Science degree.
Students completing the certificate program will have enough semester hours of credit under current rulings by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) in order to obtain employment with a school district under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

Admissions Requirements

Students must complete the admissions requirements listed under "Admissions Information."
Certificate of Completion - 2013LecLabContCredit
Semester 1
EDTC1301  Educational Systems24963
EDTC1341  Instructional Technology and Computer Applications22643
HIST1301  United States History I30483
CDEC1318  Wellness of the Young Child23803
  Speech Elective † * 30483
Total Hours12933615
Semester 2
CDEC1359  Children with Special Needs24963
EDTC2311  Instructional Practices and Effective Learning Environments24963
HIST1302  United States History II30483
ENGL1301  Composition I30483
  Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective † 30483
Total Hours13833615
Semester 3
GOVT2305  Federal Government (Federal constitution & topics)30483
EDTC2317  Guiding Student Behavior24963
TECA1354  Child Growth & Development30483
MATH1314  College Algebra30483
  Humanities/Fine Arts Elective † 30483
Total Hours14428815
Semester 4
EDTC1164  Practicum: Teacher Assistant/Aide ° ‡ 0101601
GOVT2306  Texas Government (Texas constitution & topics)30483
Total Hours3102084
Grand Totals4231116849
º This course has been designated as the capstone course
† Courses articulated with high schools
‡ Course with external learning experience
* SPCH 1315 suggested

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