Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: Guam Community College 2017-2018 Catalog Program: Education Certificate Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Education Certificate

Program Mission

The Education Program’s mission is to prepare individuals to be professional educators, show a positive attitude toward all students and their families, obtain the skills to plan and implement a program that is safe, educational, and healthy.

Program Description

The Certificate in Education is designed to provide entry-level training for persons interested in working in educational settings. The program also serves as a career/educational ladder for those interested in pursuing an Associate degree in the field. Emphasis is placed on students learning skills that cover a broad range of educational areas. Only technical requirement courses that have a grade of “C” or better in will be counted towards the Certificate degree.

Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):

Upon successful completion of the Certificate in Education program, students will be able to:

1. Advocate appropriate practices for students, model professionalism, and demonstrate proper ethical conduct.

2.Effectively and respectfully communicate with students, staff and families including those from diverse backgrounds and special populations.

3. Implement various developmentally and age-appropriate teaching, assessment and guidance strategies needed to effectively work with students in Kindergarten to twelfth grade.

 

 

A. General Education Requirements

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed

 

EN 100R - Fundamentals of English/Reading (3) +
EN 100W - Fundamentals of English/Writing (3) +

-or placement into EN 110 or higher

MA 108 - Introduction to College Algebra (3) +

-or placement into MA 110A or higher

Total General Education Requirements - 3

Note to students: The credits in parenthesis above count only for billing purposes and student semester load. They do not count toward credits needed for any degree or certificate.

B. Technical Requirements

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
ED 150 - Introduction to Teaching (3)
ED 180 - Educational Methods (3)
ED 220 - Human Growth & Development (3) OR
CD 221 - Child Growth & Development (3)
ED 231 - Introduction to Exceptional Children (3) +
ED 292 - Education Practicum (3) +
ASL 100 - American Sign Language I (4) *
HI 121 - History of World Civilization I (3) *
HL 202 - Nutrition (3) *
PS 140 - American Government (3) + *

Total Technical Requirements - 28

Total Credits Required - 31

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