Credit Course Schedules

Education/Teacher Ed Transfer - Spring 2020

Working with Children — 3228
EDU 1230 – 3 credits
Deborah H. Deppas

Students will examine the skills needed to work with children and the key milestones in child development. Students will explore the importance of developing professionalism in the field of education to help shape the lives of children, the quality of life in our communities, and the future. By the end of the course, students will be able to determine if a career working with children is right for them. No requisites. J, fall/spring; C, fall/spring. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 226
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Health/Safety/Nutrition/Child — 3582
EDU 1260 – 3 credits
Kelli Spink

Students will focus on basic considerations for establishing and maintaining a safe, healthy, and developmentally appropriate environment for young children. Ways to promote good health and nutrition are presented, and prevention and reduction of injuries are explored. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 226
Mar 11 – May 7 Wed 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Intro Early Childhood Ed/Care — 3239
EDU 1290 – 3 credits
Kathleen M. Siragusa

Students will be introduced to the field of early childhood care and education. An overall view of the field includes history and theory; social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and creative development of young children; how early childhood professionals and early childhood programs meet the needs of young children and their families; and models of early childhood programs. This course introduces the activities and materials of the early childhood profession. Students will also complete 40 hours of fieldwork in a local childcare center. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 226
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Observ/Guidance/Young/Children — 3591
EDU 1300 – 3 credits
Ella M. Ames

Students will develop observational skills as a method of understanding and assessing children's development and behavior. Various methods in recording observations are used by students observing in local early childhood programs. The focus is on preschool children, but the skills can be applied to any age level. The topic of ethics will be included. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 226
Jan 16 – Mar 5 Thu 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Foundations/Education-Tchg Pro — 3249
EDU 1510 – 3 credits
Renee L. Funke

Students will be provided with information and experiences that will be helpful in deciding whether or not a career in education seems to be an appropriate choice. This course explores the philosophical and socio-cultural roots of education. Students will also examine the political, economic, legal, and ethical basis of American education. Contemporary issues facing education will be examined within the context of teachers, students, schools, and curriculum. Students will also complete a 40 hour internship in a local school. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 226
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Children's Literature — 3244
EDU 2440 – 3 credits
Ella M. Ames

Students will develop a comprehensive knowledge of children's literature with emphasis on identification and familiarization of the different types of children's literature, the influence that literature can have on children's and adults' lives, and the development of effective and creative methods of using literature with children. Use of current technology is included. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530.J fall, spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 226
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Phlsphy/Tchnqs-Early Childhood — 3600
EDU 2510 – 3 credits
Elizabeth M. Starks

Students will examine the basic concepts of a child's psychological and intellectual development in relation to methods and techniques appropriate to early care and education programs. Developmentally appropriate practices will be emphasized as they apply to the skills used with young children (birth to age 8), individually and in groups. Participation in observations and practice will be required. Prerequisite PSY 2520 and EDU 2210. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 226
Mar 12 – May 7 Thu 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm