Catalog of Courses
Browse below to find courses being taught at EMCC during current and upcoming semesters. Courses are listed in alphanumeric order based on course subject prefix and number. You may click on the subject listings in the left filter menu to narrow results by subject. You may search for current class offerings available for enrollment by clicking on the link under each course. Click here to view the official current and archived book versions of the EMCC Academic Catalog.
Introduction to the study of the African-American experience. Interdisciplinary approach includes historical underpinnings; population and cultural characteristics; social, economic, and political issues; and implications for the future. Prerequisites: None.
Overview of early childhood education (birth to age eight) in American society, including current issues and responsibilities. Emphasis on issues of professionalism, ethics and program types. Opportunities for students to explore potential career paths. Prerequisites: None.EED200 requires a minimum of 30 hours of field experience in birth to age eight environments.
Benefits of play for children birth to 8 years of age. Inclusion of art, music, and movement used in all dimensions of play. Identify uses and roles in the development of children.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CFS/ECH176, or CFS235, or EED205.
Principles for guiding young children in early care and education environments. Exploration of guidance, management, and how the environment impacts the lives of young children. Includes observation of classrooms of children ages birth to age eight. Prerequisites: None.
Consideration of public health issues and safety procedures within early childhood settings, serving young children birth to age eight. Overview of nutritional needs and issues of physical fitness and well-being in young children. Includes field experiences. Prerequisites: None.
Introduces children's language acquisition and literacy development. Exploration of the relationships among language, literacy, family, culture, and community. Study of educational practices and advocacy opportunities that support language acquisition, literacy development and the preservation of heritage languages. Prerequisites: None.
Work experience with infants and toddlers in early care and education settings. Eighty (80) hours of designated work per credit.May be repeated for a total of six (6) credit hours. Prerequisites: Permission of Department or Division.
Work experience with preschoolers in early care and education settings. Eighty (80) hours of designated work per credit.May be repeated for a total of six (6) credit hours. Prerequisites: Permission of Department or Division.