Early Childhood (EARLYCHD)

Courses

EARLYCHD 340   NUTRITION AND HEALTH: EARLY CHILDHOOD   3 Units

This course pertains to the needs of the young child of preschool age through the third grade, with emphasis on knowledge of nutrition, safety, and health in homes and community and school settings.
PREREQ: PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION ADMISSION. RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH CURRICULUM ELEMENTARY EDUCATION MAJOR

EARLYCHD 462   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 475   ADMINISTRATION OF PRE/SCHOOL PROGRAMS   3 Units

The concentration of this course is upon managerial skills. Areas of emphasis are licensing, writing policies, programming, staffing, finances, professional ethics, and public relations.
PREREQ: JUNIOR OR SENIOR STATUS AND PROFESSIONAL ED ADMISSION