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2022 - 2023 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
    
2022 - 2023 Cowley College Academic Catalog

Paraprofessional Educator Pathway (AA)


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 KANSAS PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBLE PROGRAM   


This program can prepare you for a career as a paraprofessional educator (teacher’s aide) in regular and special education classes in elementary and secondary schools and in social service agencies. Cowley College program provides you with a strong foundation for a career in education through classroom work and observation in the field. Employment of paraprofessionals is expected to grow.

Symbol(s) Translation:

(T►) - Kansas Regents System Wide Transfer Course 
($) - Special Funding Identifier 

Pathway Code: PARA


General Education Requirements (38 hours)


Computer Literacy (3 hours)


Humanities (9 hours)


Complete courses from 3 Different Departments. The following are the recommended electives for this pathway:

Social Sciences (9 hours)


Complete courses from 3 Different Departments (ANT, ECO, GEG, POL, PSY, SOC). 
For a list of course options click this link Social Science Elective(s)  

The following are the recommended electives for this pathway:

Laboratory Sciences (5 hours)


Pathway Electives (24 hours)


In addition to the recommended transfer electives, PSY6720 - First Year Experience (FYE) is highly recommended as an elective for students enrolled in this pathway.

Minimum Hours for a Degree 62*


*A minimum of 62 hours is required to earn a Cowley degree; however additional credit hours may be outlined on the transfer pathway to meet the program requirements for a transfer institution. 

Depending on skill level and assessment scores, students may be required to take the necessary basic skill or prerequisite courses prior to enrolling in the program courses.

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