Teacher Aides/Paraprofessionals Preparation

Campuses that Offer this Program: 
Chattanooga State Community College
Columbia State Community College
Cleveland State Community College
Dyersburg State Community College
Jackson State Community College
Motlow State Community College
Nashville State Community College
Northeast State Community College
Pellissippi State Community College
Roane State Community College
Southwest Tennessee Community College
Volunteer State Community College
Walters State Community College

 

Course Requirements

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
COL 101 Orientation: The College Experience 3

Required General Education Core (41 hours)

Communication (9 hours)
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3
ENGL 1020 English Composition II 3
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3
History (choose two courses - 6 hours)
HIST 2010 U.S. History I 3
HIST 2020 U.S. History II 3
HIST 2030 Tennessee History 3
Humanities (choose 9 hours including 3 hours of Literature)
*MUS 1030 Music Appreciation 3
*ENGL 2010 Introduction to Literature I: Fiction 3
ENGL 2110 American Literature I 3
ENGL 2120 American Literature II 3
*ENGL 2210 English Literature I 3
*ART 1030 Art Appreciation 3
*ENGL 2220 English Literature II 3
*ENGL 2410 Western World Literature I 3
*ENGL 2420 Western World Literature II 3
*PHIL 201 Introduction to World Religions 3
*PHIL 1030 Introduction to Philosophy 3
Sciences (choose two courses - 8 hours)
ASTR 1030 Astronomy and Lab 4
BIOL 1010 Biology I & Lab 4
BIOL 1020 Biology II & Lab 4
CHEM 1010 Introduction to Chemistry I and Lab 4
CHEM 1020 Introduction to Chemistry II and Lab 4
PHYS 1030 Concepts of Physics and Lab 4
Mathematics (choose one - 3 or 4 hours)
MATH 1130 College Algebra 3
MATH 1530 Probability/Statistics (non-calculus based) 3
MATH 1630 Finite Mathematics 3
MATH 1710 Precalculus Algebra 3
MATH 1720 Precalculus II (Trigonometry) 3
MATH 1830 Intuitive Calculus 3
MATH 1910 Calculus I 4
MATH 1920 Calculus II 4
Social Science (choose two courses - 6 hours)
ECON 2010 Economics I 3
ECON 2020 Economics II 3
*GEOG 2010 World Regional Geography 3
POLS 1030 American Government 3
POLS 1020 Introduction to Political Science 3
PSYC 1030 General Psychology 3
SOCI 1020 Social Problems 3
*SOCI 1120 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3

Electives (15 hours)

No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Courses for the Associate Degree
(designed for Paraprofessional - Teacher Aides)

EDU 2050 Classroom Management 3
ECED 2020 Infant, Toddler Child Development 3
ECED 2060 Development of Exceptional Children 3
ENGL 2630 Literature for Children 3
ECED 2085 Math and Science in Early Childhood 3
MATH 1410 Number Concepts for Elementary Education 3
MATH 1420 Geometry for Elementary Education 3
Total Hours for Associate's of Science Degree = 60 credits
*intended for students planning to graduate from TBR schools

 

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