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Human Services CTE Cluster

Our Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathways in the Human Services CTE Cluster lead to a credential for employment (certificate, diploma, or degree).

Prepare for a career that involves tending to families and to human needs.

Available Pathways

Classes are offered at our college campuses in Monroe and Polkton and online. Some classes may be offered at your local high school. Classes are organized into pathways and align with the K-12 curriculum and Career and College Ready Standards adopted by the State Board of Education. The following CTE pathways are available to eligible high school juniors and seniors.

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CTE CERTIFICATE (C55220PA)

Course Credits Prerequisites Semester offered (SPCC Campus)
EDU 119: Intro Early Childhood
Education
4 None Fall
EDU 144: Child Development I 3 CCP qualifying scores Fall
EDU 145: Child Development II 3 CCP qualifying scores Spring
EDU 151 : Creative Activities 3 CCP qualifying scores Spring
Total Credits 13

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CTE DIPLOMA (D55220PA)

Course Credits Prerequisites Semester offered (SPCC Campus)
ENG 111: Writing & Inquiry (T) 3 CCP qualifying scores Fall, Spring, Summer
COM 231: Public Speaking (T) 3 CCP qualifying scores Fall, Spring
EDU 119: Intro Early Childhood
Education
4 None Fall
EDU 131: Child, Family, and Community 3 CCP qualifying scores Spring
EDU 144: Child Development I 3 CCP qualifying scores Fall
EDU 145: Child Development II 3 CCP qualifying scores Spring
EDU 146: Child Guidance 3 CCP qualifying scores Fall
EDU 151: Creative Activities 3 CCP qualifying scores Spring
EDU 153: Health, Safety, and Nutrition 3 CCP qualifying scores Spring
EDU 221: Children with Exceptionalities 3 CCP qualifying scores Spring
PSY 150: General Psychology (T) 3 CCP qualifying scores Fall, Spring
SOC 213: Sociology of the Family (T) 3 CCP qualifying scores Spring
Total Credits 37

ENHANCED EARLY CHILDHOOD PATHWAY CERTIFICATE (C55220PB)

Course Credits Prerequisites Semester offered (SPCC Campus)
EDU 119: Intro Early Childhood
Education
4 None Fall
EDU 144: Child Development I 3 CCP qualifying scores Fall
EDU 145: Child Development II 3 CCP qualifying scores Spring
EDU 146: Child Guidance 3 CCP qualifying scores Fall
EDU 151: Creative Activities 3 CCP qualifying scores Spring
EDU 188: Issues in Early Childhood
Education
2 CCP qualifying scores Spring
Total Credits 18

HUMAN SERVICES TECHNOLOGY CTE CERTIFICATE (C45380PA)

Course Credits Prerequisites Semester offered (SPCC Campus)
HSE 110: Introduction to Human Services 3 None Fall
HSE 112: Group Process I 2 None Fall
HSE 123: Interview Techniques 3 None Spring
HSE 210: Human Services Issues 2 None Spring
HSE 225: Crisis Intervention 3 None Fall
Total Credits 13
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