Granite State College: University System of New Hampshire

General Studies with an Educational Concentration (A.A.)

The Associate of Arts in General Studies with an Education concentration requires 60 semester credits and has been designed to provide a pathway to paraeducator certification. Upon successful completion of the five foundational courses in the degree program, the School of Education will provide students with a Highly Qualified letter to submit with the Paraeducator Certification II application to the NH DOE.

Students will:

  • Attain proficiency in the basic concepts, theories, and methods in Education.
  • Evaluate ethical principles of Education.
  • Prepare for the Paraeducator Certification II application to the NH DOE under Option C Alternative Assessment.

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