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Central Community College of Nebraska    
  Jul 20, 2017
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Paraeducator Diploma

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For more information please see the Human Services Program Overview .


The human services paraeducator diploma provides students with knowledge, skill development, and practical experience specific to some entry-level jobs in agencies that serve individuals with various types of disabilities.

Note: Program available at the Grand Island and Hastings campuses only

Subtotal 23-25

Basic Achievement Requirements

All graduates with a diploma will meet minimum achievements for math, writing and reading. They can meet the requirement by:

   1. Scores from MAP testing -
    a. Math - COMPASS Pre-Algebra 49 or above*
    b. Writing - COMPASS 62 or above*
    c. Reading - COMPASS 76 or above*
    *or equivalent ACT or ASSET score
  2. Completion with a C or above
    a. Math - MATH 0940
    b. Writing - ENGL 0980
    c. Reading - READ 0930

General Education Core Requirements

All graduates with a diploma will complete a minimum of 9 credits of General Education from the following:

  • GEN ED Group A: Communications 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group B: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group C: Career and Life Skills, D: Information & Technology Literacy, or E: Global Awareness 3 credit(s)
    (Required:  )

Subtotal: 9

Total Credits for Diploma: 32-34

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