Early Childhood (EARLYCHD)

Courses

EARLYCHD 662   PROGRAMS AND CURRICULUM FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS   3 Units

This course will enable students to plan a sequential curriculum for children from birth to age three. Issues, concepts and research findings pertaining to group care of infants and toddlers in a variety of settings will be considered, as well as teaching strategies employed with very young children.
PREREQ: PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION ADMISSION. RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH CURRICULUM ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, EMPHASIS: PREK-6 (EC/MC)

EARLYCHD 675   ADMINISTRATION OF PRE/SCHOOL PROGRAMS   3 Units

The concentration of this course is on managerial skills. Areas of emphasis are licensing, writing policies, programming, staffing, finances, professional ethics, and public relations.
PREREQ: RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH PROFESSIONAL ED ADMISSION

EARLYCHD 711   EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE   3 Units

A study of the historical and theoretical foundations; current models and practices; and significant research regarding early childhood education.

EARLYCHD 713   TRENDS IN CURRICULUM FOR THE PRE-SCHOOL/PRIMARY CHILD   3 Units

This course is designed to give students sufficient skills to develop, implement and evaluate curriculum for children from ages 3-8.

EARLYCHD 714   CURRENT ISSUES IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION   3 Units

Identification of significant issues and consideration of research having an impact on emerging trends as well as current practices in early childhood education.