Certificate of Completion in Instructional Assistance

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Instructional Assistance program is designed to prepare students to assist the classroom teacher in grades K through 12. Program requirements include coursework in foundations of education and language as well as practical application coursework, including a practicum within a classroom setting.

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Certificate
Academic Plan
Instructional Assistance (CCL)
Academic Plan Code
5119
Total Credits Required
27

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Term 1

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
15
CFS176 or
ECH176
Child Development or
Child Development
RC 3
EDU220 Introduction to Serving English Language Learners (ELL) RC 3
EDU221 Introduction to Education RC 3
EDU291 or
ENH291
Children's Literature or
Children's Literature
RC 3
Restricted Electives RE 3

Term 2

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
12
EDU222 Introduction to the Exceptional Learner RC 3
EDU230 Cultural Diversity In Education RC 3
Restricted Electives RE 6

Program Electives

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or
Survey of Computer Information Systems
RE 3
EDU101++ Tutor Training and Practicum RE 1–3
EDU236 Classroom Relationships RE 3
EDU282++ Service-Learning Experience in Education RE 1–3
EDU292 or
HUM292 or
STO292
The Art of Storytelling or
The Art of Storytelling or
The Art of Storytelling
RE 3
ECH298 or
EDU298AC
Special Projects RE 3
ENG101 or
ENG107
First-Year Composition or
First-Year Composition for ESL
RE 3
Any foreign language course RE 3–4

Note

Restricted Electives (BPC110 or CIS105), COM225, and (ENG101 or ENG107) are recommended to complete required coursework for the Associate in Arts Elementary Education (AA-EE) degree

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Program Area Key

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities, Arts and Design
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social-Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

View MCCCD’s program website for the Certificate of Completion in Instructional Assistance (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=92540).