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Education

Early Childhood (A.A.S)

Click on the link below for information about the Early Childhood degree program:

Early Childhood Degree Program

Elementary Education (A.A.)

Elementary education requires a student to complete a bachelor's degree with state licensure in elementary education. The first two years can be achieved through HCC the remainder through a state-accredited teacher training program. Specialty areas such as special education, speech, guidance, counseling, and administration require teacher licensure before specializing. Students interested in Pre-School Education, Early Childhood Education or licensure as a child care provider may also benefit from this course of study. Most elementary education programs require the successful completion of the Pre-Professional Skills Test.
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Secondary Education (A.A.)

Secondary education requires a student to complete a bachelor's degree with state licensure in middle or high school teaching. The first two years can be achieved through HCC, the remainder through a state accredited teacher training program. Specialty areas such as special education, counseling, and administration require teacher certification before specializing. A secondary education major will major in the discipline that he/she plans to teach. Most secondary education programs require the successful completion of the Pre-Professional Skills Test.
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