Readying the Next Generation

The Education and Teacher Preparation instructional pathway is designed for students who are interested in education and/or teaching in early childhood, elementary or special education.

Explore Our pathways

CE
Certificate
AS
Associate in Science
AA
Associate in Arts
ADT
Associate Degree for Transfer
online
Online Options Available
ADT

Child and Adolescent Development

Major Units
18-21
Typical time to completion
2 years
CE
ADT
ADT

Early Childhood Education

Major Units
25
Typical time to completion
2 year
AS
CE

Early Childhood Education

Major Units
25
Typical time to completion
1 year
CE

Assistant Teacher

Major Units
6
Typical time to completion
1 semester
CE

Twelve Core Units

Major Units
12
Typical time to completion
1 semester
AS
CE

Early Childhood Intervention Assistant

Major Units
28
Typical time to completion
1 year
ADT

Elementary Teacher Education

Major Units
55
Typical time to completion
2 years
AA
AS
CE
AS
CE

Education Paraprofessional​

Major Units
25-27
Typical time to completion
1 year
AA

Education, Human Development and Special Needs

Major Units
58-59
Typical time to completion
2 years
CE

Infant & Toddler ​Specialization​​

Major Units
12
Typical time to completion
1 semester

Explore, While Staying on Track

Students entering our program are encouraged to choose certain courses for your first 16 units. For additional guidance, please make an appointment with a counselor,

Education and Teacher Prep Courses Units
English 1A/1AH (*91 - May vary based on placement) 4 (*6)
Early Childhood Studies 20  3
Early Childhood Studies 28 or 42  3
Education 1  3
History 6/6H 3
Total units 16-18

WE ARE HERE TO SUPPORT YOU!

Riverside City College knows deciding your future can be confusing — because you have so many options. We’re here to provide you with the knowledge needed to make informed decisions.
Career and Technical Education Engagement Center

Be Engaged

Advanced Technical Trades, Business and Information Systems, and Education and Teacher Preparation Engagement Center
Tech A Building Room 121
(951) 222-8624
Counseling Department

Be Guided

Counseling Department
Dr. Charles A. Kane Student Services and Administration Building
Second Floor
(951) 222-8440
Career and Transfer Center

Be Informed

Explore your future career and education paths
Career Center and Transfer Center
Dr. Charles A. Kane Student Services and Administration Building
First Floor
(951) 222-8446

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