Catalog of Courses

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Develops academic language skills and critical reading skills for organizing, analyzing, and retaining material through complementary reading and writing assignments. Prepares students for college level reading and writing intensive courses as well as career-related reading and writing tasks.

Prerequisites: An appropriate District placement.

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.
General Education Designations: SB GE Codes

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.

General Education Designations: C, HU GE Codes

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.

Students explore definitions of giftedness, ways of identifying gifted and talented students, and types of programs and services developed for this population. Students address issues in educating gifted and talented students.

Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or standard early childhood, elementary, secondary or special education teaching certificate.

Students explore the intellectual, social, emotional, developmental, and educational characteristics of gifted and talented students.

Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or standard early childhood, elementary, secondary or special education teaching certificate and a grade of C or better in EPD225 or (permission of Department or Division chairperson).

Students explore the theory and practice of teaching methods and differentiating curriculum and instruction for gifted learners.

Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or standard early childhood, elementary, secondary or special education teaching certificate and a grade of C or better in EPD225 or (permission of Department or Division chairperson).

Students explore the concept of creativity, including theories and characteristics. Brain research on critical thinking and implications for gifted education is examined.

Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or standard early childhood, elementary, secondary or special education teaching certificate and a grade of C or better in EPD225 or (permission of Department or Division chairperson).

Health and wellness and their application to an optimal life style. Explores current topics of interest such as stress management, nutrition, fitness, and environmental health. Evaluates common risk factors associated with modern lifestyles. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB GE Codes