Teacher Aides/Paraprofessionals Preparation

 

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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