Education Aide

Communication Skills Division
Upon successful completion of the certificate, the student demonstrates the ability to perform of any combination of following instructional tasks in classroom to assist teaching staff of public or private elementary or secondary schools: discuss assigned teaching area with classroom teacher to coordinate instructional efforts; prepare lesson outline and plan in assigned area and submits outline to teacher for review; plan, prepare, and develop various teaching aids, such as bibliographies, charts, and graphs; present subject matter to students, utilizing variety of methods and techniques, such as lecture, discussion, and supervised role playing; prepare, administer, and grade examinations; assist students, individually or in groups, with lesson assignments to present or reinforce learning concepts; and confer with parents on progress of students.

Total Units Required 26
Required Courses:
EDUC 10 Introduction to Education 3

SOCIO 1A Introduction to Sociology 3
PSYCH 1 Introduction to Psychology 3

SOCIO 33 Social Inequality in the United States 3
COM ST 1A Fundamentals of Speech 3
ENG 1A Written Communications 3
FCS 21 Child Development 3

PSYCH 45A Beginning Field Practicum 2
SOCIO 45A Beginning Field Practium 2

C S 20 Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access 3
ELECTIVES See Group I below 3

Group I (Electives)
(three units from the following )

ART 4 Exploring Art 3
DRAMA 6A Beginning Improvisational Theatre 2
MUSIC 36A Class Piano 1