Education (EDUC)

CHILD DEVELOPMENT
EDUC&115 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Build a functional understanding of the foundation of child development, prenatal to early adolescence. Focus on the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of children, reflective of cross cultural and global perspectives. Develop skills in: observing and documenting child growth and development, identifying theory in practice, and critical reflection of assumptions. [SE]

GUIDING BEHAVIOR
EDUC&130 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Developing observational and interpretive skills in the guidance of young children. Specific approaches and guidance techniques. Focus on communication and negotiation skills. Curriculum planning from a developmental multicultural perspective. [GE]

SCHOOL AGE CARE
EDUC&136 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Develop skills to provide developmentally appropriate and culturally relevant activities and care, specifically, preparing the environment, implementing curriculum, building relationships, guiding academic/social skill development, and community outreach. [GE]

CHILD/FAMILY/COMMUNITY
EDUC&150 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

An ecological perspective of the family and the socialization of children. Areas of focus include an examination of family structures, historical and economic perspectives, stressors, family dynamics and culture and the resulting impact on families participating in early childhood programs. Students may not receive credit for both ECE 202 and EDUC 150. [GE, HR]

COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE
EDUC 199 5 Credits/Units

165 hours of clinical

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit.

Supervised work experience in education. Completion of specific learning objectives and employer evaluation. Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, HDEV 195, 198, or 200 required. [GE]

INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION
EDUC&201 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Concurrent enrollment in EDUC 210 required.

Overview of education as a discipline, a philosophy, and a profession. Recommended for future teachers and paraeducators. [SE]

EXCEPTIONAL CHILD
EDUC&203 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Introduction to various topics regarding children with special needs and exploration of concepts of inclusion and individualized instruction. [GE]

INTRODUCTORY FIELD EXPERIENCE
EDUC 210 3 Credits/Units

11 hours of lecture / 44 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in EDUC& 201 required.

Orientation to teaching and life in the American system of schooling. Supervised volunteer field experience with a weekly, one-hour seminar. [GE]