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Summer 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: June 28, 2016

Early Childhood Education (ECE)


ECE 300    Introduction to Principles and Practices in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to early childhood education, including an overview of the history of the field, evolution of professional practices and ethics, educational principles that support child development from birth through the school-age years, and teaching practices based on observation, documentation, and interpretation of children's behavior. (C-ID ECE 120)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Hall               ARC MAIN Online          10004 
Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ECE 312    Child Development    3 Units

Same As: PSYC 372
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of C or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of C or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the growth and development of children from the prenatal stage through adolescence. For each stage of development, the physical, cognitive, linguistic, social-moral, and emotional aspects of development, with attention to both typical as well as atypical development in each area, are discussed. Included are the influences of culture, family, and the interaction of maturational and environmental factors. This material is designed as a foundation for early care and education, teaching, and parenting. This course is not open to students who have completed PSYC 372. (C-ID CDEV 100)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN Online          10266 
Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ECE 314    The Child, the Family and the Community    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D7; IGETC Area 4G
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the child's development within the family and within the community. The focus is on the impact of parenting style, marriage and transitions within the family, culture, school, and the media on the child's development. This course offers the opportunity to research and review the diverse community resources available to support the child and the family. (C-ID CDEV 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Kiefer             ARC MAIN Online          10313 
Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ECE 320    Curriculum and Interactions in Early Childhood Education    4 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 and either ECE 312 or PSYCH 372 with a grade of "C" or better.
Enrollment Limitation: All students enrolled in coursework that requires lab work at our campus Child Development Center or at an off-campus facility, must show proof of TB Clearance (done within the previous 6 months), and documentation of all required immunizations.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course provides supervised experience working with children in an early childhood setting. Topics include principles of curriculum development, classroom design, and child guidance, with opportunity to apply these key teaching principles in practical situations. (C-ID ECE 130)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
MW        01:30PM-03:35PM LEC D.Wolff              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10118 
Textbook
MTWTh     08:00AM-11:10AM LAB D.Wolff               TBA TBA                   
Note: Lab placements will be assigned on the first day of lab, Monday, June 6, 2016. Students must bring verification of prerequisites and proof of TB clearance on June 6, 2016. All labs will be assigned to the ARC Child Development Center.


ECE 331    Care and Education of Infants and Toddlers    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course applies current theory and research to the care and education of infants and toddlers in group settings. It examines essential policies, principles, and practices that lead to quality care and developmentally appropriate curriculum for children birth to 36 months.

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 15
MW        06:00PM-10:15PM LEC R.Halligan           ARC MAIN CDC 350         10515 
Textbook


ECE 420    Administration I: Programs in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 with a grade of "C" or better; and either ECE 312 or PSYC 372 with grades of "C" or better; Or, BA in Child Development or related field from a regionally accredited college or university.
Advisory: ECE 320
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the administration of early childhood programs. It covers program types, budgets, management, regulations, laws, and the development and implementation of policies and procedures. It also examines various administrative tools, philosophies, and techniques needed to open, organize, and operate an early care and education program.

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 15
TTh       06:00PM-10:15PM LEC M.Salluzzo           ARC MAIN CDC 350         11736 
Textbook

Summer 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: June 28, 2016

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