Education

updated 8/20/14



EDUC 190
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE (1-12)
See description under COOP 190 for additional information.

EDUC& 201
INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION (3)
Explore the role of education in our society and investigate teaching as a career. Both the historical perspective and current trends in education will be discussed.

EDUC 202
CLASSROOM OBSERVATION (2)
Student review teaching as a career. Students observe classrooms in action and attend seminars to discuss their findings. Students may make arrangements with the instructor to start observations before the quarter begins. Prerequisite: EDUC& 201.

Early Childhood Education

EDUC& 115
CHILD DEVELOPMENT (5)
An in-depth study of the physical, emotional, social and mental development of children from conception through age eight. An understanding of family structures, interaction and function will be integrated throughout the developmental process.

EDUC& 130
GUIDING BEHAVIOR (3) (formerly EDEC 165)
Examine the principles and theories promoting social competence in young children and creating safe learning environments. Develop skills promoting effective interactions while providing positive individual guidance and enhancing group experiences.

EDUC& 136
SCHOOL AGE CARE (3) (formerly EDEC 174)
Gain skills to provide developmentally appropriate and culturally relevant activities and care for school-age children. Focus is on preparing the environment, implementing curriculum, building relationships, guiding academic/social skill development, and community outreach.

EDUC& 150
CHILD/FAMILY/COMMUNITY (3) (formerly EDEC 160)
Examine the principles and theories promoting social competence in young children and creating safe learning environments. Develop skills promoting effective interactions while providing positive individual guidance and enhancing group experiences.

EDUC& 203
EXCEPTIONAL CHILD (3)
Explains the role of Special Education in education systems. Provides techniques to work with the exceptional child in the classroom. Topics include exceptionality in all areas of development, diagnosis, communication, and working with family structures.