EC41 Early Childhood Exceptionalities, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Griffin Campus, Henry Site, and Online

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum Length of Program: 1 terms
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 9

Program Description

The Early Childhood Exceptionalities TCC is a sequence of three courses designed to prepare students to work with children with special needs. The program emphasizes an inclusive classroom including strategies and activities for exceptional children (both low- and high-achieving students). Graduates have qualifications to be employed in early care and education settings including childcare centers and homes, Head Start/Early Head Start programs, and Georgia Pre-K programs.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

All learning support classes must be completed and a minimum grade of C for each course is required to receive the certificate of award from SCTC.

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Contact Us

Diane McHughes, Ed.S., Program Coordinator


Phone: (770) 412 - 5783

Program Courses


ECCE 2201Exceptionalities


ECCE 2360Classroom Strategies for Exceptional Children


ECCE 2362Exploring Your Role in the Exceptional Environment


ECCE 2201ECCE 2360ECCE 2362: Required