Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to promote Child Development by developing an understanding of young children and their needs, as well as the multiple interacting influences on children’s development and learning in order to create healthy, respectful supportive and challenging environments for all children; build family and community relationships; observe, document and assess child development and learning to support young children and families; plan, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate, culturally and linguistically relevant experiences that promote and/or support development and learning for all children; and identify and conduct themselves as members of the early childhood profession, using ethical guidelines and other professional standards related to early childhood best practices. The Early Childhood Education AS-T degree requires completion of the major and the CSU General Education (40 units).
All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
|PREREQUISITE COURSES||REQUIRED COURSES FOR MAJOR||UNITS|
|CHLDV 135 or equivalent||CHLDV 133||Observation & Documentation||3|
|CHLDV 135||Child Growth and Development||3|
|CHLDV 138||Health, Safety, and Nutrition||3|
|CHLDV 133; Verification of TB clearance
||CHLDV 140||Principles and Practices of Teaching||3|
|CHLDV 150; corequisite: CHLDV 180 , or 181, or 182; Verification of TB clearance||CHLDV 141*||Student Teaching Seminar||2|
|CHLDV 135 or equivalent||CHLDV 142||Child, Family, and Community||3|
|CHLDV 140;Verification of TB clearance||CHLDV 150||Introduction to Curriculum||3|
|CHLDV 140; Verification of TB clearance||CHLDV 156||Teaching in a Diverse Society||3|
|Corequisite: CHLDV 141||CHLDV 180*
Student Teaching Field Practice - Infant/Toddler
Student Teaching Field Practice - Preschool Focus
Student Teaching Field Practice - School Age Focus
|TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED||24|
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET. SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
|August 2017||GCC Catalog 2017-2018|
Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records. For previous years requirements please see the catalog from that year.