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.

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).

Overview of current and recent development of health care professions, including career and labor market information, health care delivery systems, third party payers, and facility ownership. Health organization structure, patient rights and quality care. Health care and life values. Definition and importance of values, ethics, and essential behaviors in the workplace. Worker rights and responsibilities. Healthful living practices to include nutrition, stress management and exercise. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standard precautions and facility safety. Use of principles of body mechanics in daily living activities. Basic communication skills which facilitate inter-professional teamwork in the health care setting. Focus on development of personal communication skills and an understanding of how effective communication skills promote teamwork. Focus on intercultural communication strategies. Prerequisites: None.

Medical terminology used in health care, with special care populations and in special services. Body systems approach to terms related to structures, functions, diseases, procedures, and diagnostic tests. Building and analyzing terms using word parts. Medical abbreviations and symbols and term spelling. Prerequisites: None.

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