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Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

Educational Paraprofessional/ Instructional Assistant, AS S0375

Program: S0375
Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.
Suggested Sequence of Coursework
Fall Semester 1
Course Prefix Title Units
CHLD 10 Child Growth & Develop 3.0
CHLD 11 (or) Child & Adolescent Dev
PSYC 14 (or) Developmental Psychology
PSYC 15 (or) Intro to Child Psychology
ARTB 14 Basic Studio Arts 3.0
CHLD 5 Prin & Prac - CD Programs 3.0
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
Total:   13.0
Winter Semester 1
Course Prefix Title Units
A/AS PE Meet AA/AS Pys Well-Being Req 0.5
SPAN 1 Elementary Spanish 4.0
Total:   4.5
SPAN or any world language (Area C1)
Spring Semester 1
Course Prefix Title Units
CHLD 51 Early Literacy Child Dev 3.0
CHLD 64 (or) Health,Safety&Nutrition
ENGL 81 (or) Language Acquisition
KIN 3 (or) First Aid & CPR
LIT 40 (or) Children's Literature
CHLD 1 Child, Family, Community 3.0
EDUC 10 Introduction to Education 3.0
MATH 71 Intermediate Algebra 5.0
Total:   14.0
Summer Semester 1
Course Prefix Title Units
HIST 1 History of U.S. 3.0
Total:   3.0
Fall Semester 2
Course Prefix Title Units
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
SPCH 2 (or) Fundamentals of Comm
SPCH 8 (or) Professional Speaking
CHLD 68 Intro Child Special Needs 3.0
EDUC 16 Aspects & Issues Teaching 3.0
BIOL 3 Ecology and Field Biology 4.0
Total:   14.0
Winter Semester 2
Course Prefix Title Units
A/AS READ Meet AA/AS Reading Comptcy Req 3.0
Total:   3.0
Spring Semester 2
Take any 12 degree applicable units (electives)
Program Notes

Degree requirements include reading competency. This requirement is met by attaining eligibility for READ 100. You may complete READ 90 or take the reading placement exam and earn a 65 or higher (eligibility for READ 100).  

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