Dec 10, 2023  
2019-2021 General Catalog and Student Handbook REVISED 
2019-2021 General Catalog and Student Handbook REVISED [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Education Paraprofessional Training Certificate (MN)

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The Early Childhood Education program is designed to provide the academic background and practical work experience necessary for successful care and guidance of young children. The associate degree and certificate programs are both designed to give students practical, working knowledge of basic child development principles that will assist them in the everyday planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate activities and environments for young children. All courses in the certificate program may apply toward the Associate in Applied Science degree in Early Childhood Education. 

Total Core Requirement Coursework: 26 Credit Hours

General Education

English Composition

Total: 3 Credit Hours


Select one Math Course (Students may use MTH116 towards graduation at Bishop State however it is unlikely that this course will transfer to a four - year college of university.  MTH100 or higher is recommended for transfer purposes.)

Total: 3 Credit Hours

Total General Education Coursework: 6 Credit Hours

Total Credit Hours for Program Completion: 32 Credit Hours

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