Spring 2019 Class Schedule (ARC)



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

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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. Site visits may be required. (C-ID ECE 120)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16

MW06:00PM-09:10PMLECTBAOff Campus Natomas/Ik A20212127Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.CervantesARC MAIN CDC 35010005Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.CervantesARC MAIN CDC 35010004Textbook
T06:00PM-09:05PMLECM.KieferOff Campus Natomas/Ik A11811073Textbook
TBATBALECJ.Brown-WoodARC MAIN Online 11252Textbook
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECT.LaMarrARC MAIN HeEd 70110008Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECJ.Brown-WoodARC MAIN HeEd 70110006Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.Brown-WoodARC MAIN HeEd 70110007Textbook
TTh04:30PM-05:50PMLECJ.Brown-WoodOff Campus Natomas N20111533Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLECT.LaMarrOff Campus Natomas/Ik A11711076Textbook

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

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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 the community. It focuses on socialization methods, parenting style, and the impact of family, culture, school, community, 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: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.CervantesARC MAIN CDC 35011532Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECT.LaMarrARC MAIN HeEd 70113599Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECT.LaMarrARC MAIN HeEd 70110009Textbook
M06:00PM-09:05PMLECL.WatkinsARC MAIN CDC 35010010Textbook
Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECL.HathawayOff Campus Natomas/Ik A11812850Textbook

ECE 320    Curriculum and Interactions in Early Childhood Education    4 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 AND ECE 312 or PSYC 372 with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 116 AND ENGWR 101; OR ESLR 320 AND ESLW 320.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must show proof of negative tuberculosis as well as immunizations for influenza, pertussis, and measles prior to participating in the lab.
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: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

F09:00AM-11:05AMLECL.ChowARC MAIN CDC 35010165Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section of lecture (above) and one section of laboratory (below).

Mandatory Orientation: Monday, January 14, 2019 06:00PM-08:00PM ARC Main Campus CDC 350
All ECE 320 students must attend this orientation.
Immunization Requirements: All students must submit the following paperwork to be considered for lab placement: 1) Current TB test 2) Proof of Immunization for Measles 3) Proof of Immunization for Pertussis 4) Current Proof of Vaccination for Influenza or a written declaration that he/she has declined the Influenza Vaccination.

Th06:00PM-07:50PMLECL.ChowOff Campus Natomas/Ik C22113409Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section of lecture (above) and one section of laboratory (below).

Mandatory Orientation: Monday, January 14, 2019 06:00PM-08:00PM ARC Main Campus CDC 350
All ECE 320 students must attend this orientation.
Immunization Requirements: All students must submit the following paperwork to be considered for lab placement: 1) Current TB test 2) Proof of Immunization for Measles 3) Proof of Immunization for Pertussis 4) Current Proof of Vaccination for Influenza or a written declaration that he/she has declined the Influenza Vaccination.

ARC Child Development Center
MW08:00AM-11:20AMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for the LAB above: 12139
ARC campus lab placements will begin the 2nd week of the semester.

ARC Child Development Center
MW09:30AM-12:50PMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for the LAB above: 13417
ARC campus lab placements will begin the 2nd week of the semester.

ARC Child Development Center
MW12:00PM-03:20PMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for the LAB above: 12141
ARC campus lab placements will begin the 2nd week of the semester.

ARC Child Development Center
MW01:00PM-04:20PMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for the LAB above: 13418
ARC campus lab placements will begin the 2nd week of the semester.

ARC Child Development Center
TTh08:00AM-11:20AMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for the LAB above: 13419
ARC campus lab placements will begin the 2nd week of the semester.

ARC Child Development Center
TTh09:30AM-12:50PMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for the LAB above: 12140
ARC campus lab placements will begin the 2nd week of the semester.

ARC Child Development Center
TTh12:00PM-03:20PMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for the LAB above: 13420
ARC campus lab placements will begin the 2nd week of the semester.

ARC Child Development Center
TTh01:00PM-04:20PMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for the LAB above: 11230
ARC campus lab placements will begin the 2nd week of the semester.

Community Placement
MW08:00AM-11:05AMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for the LAB above: 11816
Community lab placements will begin the 1st week of the semester.
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at the orientation.

Community Placement
TTh08:00AM-11:05AMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for the LAB above: 11817
Community lab placements will begin the 1st week of the semester.
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at the orientation.

Community Placement
MW12:00PM-03:05PMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for the LAB above: 13421
Community lab placements will begin the 1st week of the semester.
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at the orientation.

Community Placement
TTh12:00PM-03:05PMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for the LAB above: 13422
Community lab placements will begin the 1st week of the semester.
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at the orientation.

Worksite Placement
MW08:00AM-11:05AMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for the LAB above: 11400
Worksite lab placements will begin the 1st week of the semester.

NOTE: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite that meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at the orientation.

Worksite Placement
TTh08:00AM-11:05AMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for the LAB above: 11401
Worksite lab placements will begin the 1st week of the semester.

NOTE: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite that meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at the orientation.

Worksite Placement
MW12:00PM-03:05PMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for the LAB above: 13423
Worksite lab placements will begin the 1st week of the semester.

NOTE: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite that meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at the orientation.

Worksite Placement
TTh12:00PM-03:05PMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for the LAB above: 13424
Worksite lab placements will begin the 1st week of the semester.

NOTE: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite that meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at the orientation.


ECE 321     Advanced Practicum in Early Childhood Education    4 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 320 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 advanced course provides supervised experience as a teacher in an early childhood education program. It is aimed at leadership in the areas of developing environments for learning, child observation and assessment, documentation of children's work, behavior guidance, group management, collaborative teaching, building relationships with families, and effective preparation and implementation of curriculum. (C-ID ECE 210)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

T12:30PM-02:20PMLECM.JonesARC MAIN CDC 35019899Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section of lecture (above) and one section of laboratory (below).

Mandatory Orientation: Monday, January 14, 2019 06:00PM-08:00PM ARC Main Campus CDC 350
All ECE 321 students must attend this orientation.
Immunization Requirements: All students must submit the following paperwork to be considered for lab placement: 1) Current TB test 2) Proof of Immunization for Measles 3) Proof of Immunization for Pertussis 4) Current Proof of Vaccination for Influenza or a written declaration that he/she has declined the Influenza Vaccination.

W06:00PM-07:50PMLECM.Jones TBA TBA12471Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section of lecture (above) and one section of laboratory (below).

Mandatory Orientation: Monday, January 14, 2019 06:00PM-08:00PM ARC Main Campus CDC 350
All ECE 321 students must attend this orientation.
Immunization Requirements: All students must submit the following paperwork to be considered for lab placement: 1) Current TB test 2) Proof of Immunization for Measles 3) Proof of Immunization for Pertussis 4) Current Proof of Vaccination for Influenza or a written declaration that he/she has declined the Influenza Vaccination.

ARC Child Development Center
MW07:30AM-10:35AMLABM.Jones TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 12167

ARC Child Development Center
MW09:00AM-12:05PMLABM.Jones TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 12168

ARC Child Development Center
MW01:00PM-04:05PMLABM.Jones TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 11606

ARC Child Development Center
TTh07:30AM-10:35AMLABM.Jones TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 12169

ARC Child Development Center
TTh09:00AM-12:05PMLABM.Jones TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 12170

ARC Child Development Center
TTh01:00PM-04:05PMLABM.Jones TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 11231

Community Placement
MW08:00AM-11:05AMLABM.Jones TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 12171
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Community Placement
MW12:00PM-03:05PMLABM.Jones TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 10167
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Community Placement
TTh08:00AM-11:05AMLABM.Jones TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 12172
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Community Placement
TTh12:00PM-03:05PMLABM.Jones TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 11607
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Worksite Placement
MW08:00AM-11:05AMLABM.Jones TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 12173

Note: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite that meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at orientation.

Worksite Placement
MW12:00PM-03:05PMLABM.Jones TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 11289

Note: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite that meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at orientation.

Worksite Placement
TTh08:00AM-11:05AMLABM.Jones TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 12174

Note: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite that meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at orientation.

Worksite Placement
TTh12:00PM-03:05PMLABM.Jones TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 11608

Note: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite that meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at orientation.


ECE 325    Positive Guidance Strategies with Young Children    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces strategies that teachers and parents can use to help young children develop social and emotional skills. It examines theories, research, and practical applications for teachers in early childhood classrooms and parents at home. Developmental stages of children's behavior, positive discipline techniques, and promotion of social-emotional skills are also covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECJ.Brown-WoodARC MAIN HeEd 70112748Textbook
Students will be required to observe children in an ECE classroom.

M06:00PM-09:05PMLECL.CarrARC MAIN HeEd 70119900Textbook
Students will be required to observe children in an ECE classroom.


ECE 326    Making Learning Visible Through Observation and Documentation    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: ECE 312
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 116 AND ENGWR 101; OR ESLR 320 AND ESLW 320
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course links critical and reflective thinking to observation and assessment of young children's development. It prepares teachers of young children to use observation, documentation, and interpretation strategies to improve program quality in early childhood settings. Multiple forms of child assessment and early childhood program assessment are explored. (C-ID ECE 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

T06:00PM-09:05PMLECV.Rivera-CarpenterOff Campus Natomas/Ik A20211343Textbook
TBATBALECL.DoyleARC MAIN Online 12108Textbook
Students will be required to observe children in an ECE classroom.


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: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

T06:00PM-09:05PMLECL.ChowARC MAIN CDC 35010365Textbook
TBATBALECT.LaMarrARC MAIN Online 11538Textbook
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
https://vec.arc.losrios.edu/faculty/faculty.php


ECE 343    Language and Literacy Development in Early Childhood    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course prepares early childhood educators and others working with young children to recognize, understand, and enhance the emergent language and literacy experiences and skills of young children. The knowledge of developmentally appropriate language and literacy practices improves early childhood educators' ability to support young children in the early years (birth to five years) to build a strong foundation for learning to read and write in the primary grades. Topics include an overview of the teachers' role in developing appropriate language and literacy experiences for young children, including ways to support the child learning English as a second language.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

M06:00PM-09:15PMLECK.CarterOff Campus Natomas/Ik D10520860Textbook

ECE 350    Introduction to Elementary Teaching with Field Experience    3 Units

Same As: ENGED 324
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ECE 312 or PSYC 372
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Before students can attend the school site for field work, they are required to show proof of TB clearance. They may also need to complete a fingerprint clearance through the cooperating school district, if the district requires it.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the concepts and issues related to teaching diverse learners in today's contemporary schools, kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12). Topics include teaching as a profession and career, historical and philosophical foundations of the American education system, contemporary educational issues, California's content standards and frameworks, and teacher performance standards. In addition to class time, this course requires a minimum of 45 hours of structured fieldwork in public school elementary classrooms that represent California's diverse student population, and includes cooperation with campus-approved certificated classroom teachers. This course is not open to students who have completed ENGED 324. (C-ID EDUC 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-09:50AMLECR.BorczARC MAIN DaviesHall 20512516Textbook
MW10:00AM-11:20AMLABR.BorczARC MAIN DaviesHall 205

ECE 404    Children with Special Needs    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 312 or PSYC 372 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the variations in development of children with special needs ages birth through eight and the resulting impact on families. It includes an overview of historical and societal influences, laws relating to children with special needs, and the identification and referral process. Observations in public or private children's centers, schools, and agencies may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECM.SalluzzoARC MAIN HeEd 70112818Textbook
T06:00PM-09:05PMLECD.JeskeARC MAIN HeEd 70119901Textbook

ECE 414    CPR and Pediatric First Aid    1.5 Units

Same As: HEED 311
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course meets the requirements for American Red Cross certification in California Child Care Health & Safety Training which includes adult, child, and infant CPR and pediatric first aid. It also includes legal considerations, avoiding disease transmission, responding to sudden illnesses and injuries, and recognition of common childhood diseases. This course is not open to students who have completed HEED 311.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 22-Feb 07

TTh12:00PM-04:15PMLECJ.EnglishARC MAIN GYM STAGE12526Textbook
Class meets January 22, 24, 29, 31, February 5 & 7, 2019.


ECE 415    Children's Health, Safety and Nutrition    3 Units

Same As: NUTRI 320
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines basic nutrition, health, and safety needs of children from the prenatal period through school age. Topics include introduction to early childhood curriculum, laws, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures related to child health, safety, and nutrition. It emphasizes integrating and maintaining the optimal health, safety, and nutritional concepts in everyday planning and program development for all children, along with the importance of collaboration with families and health professionals. This course is not open to students who have taken NUTRI 320. (C-ID ECE 220)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECS.ChouARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10312596Textbook
TBATBALECS.ChouARC MAIN Online 12598Textbook

ECE 424    Adult Supervision: Mentoring in a Collaborative Learning Setting    2 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 314 and 320 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers principles and methods of supervising student teachers, volunteers, staff, and other adults in early care and education settings. Emphasis is on the roles and development of early childhood professionals as mentors and teachers working collaboratively to guide a teaching team or individual within a classroom setting. This course satisfies the adult supervision requirement for the CA Child Development Master Teacher Permit and Site Supervisor permit issued by the CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

Th06:00PM-07:50PMLECJ.AmrheinARC MAIN CDC 35012109Textbook

ECE 430    Culture and Diversity in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 116 AND ENGWR 101; OR ESLR 320 AND ESLW 320.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the development of social identities in diverse societies, including theoretical and practical implications of oppression and privilege as they apply to young children, families, early childhood programs, and teaching practices. Various classroom strategies are explored emphasizing culturally and linguistically appropriate anti-bias approaches supporting all children in becoming competent members of a diverse society. It also includes self-examination and reflection on issues related to social identity, stereotypes and bias, social and educational access, media, and schooling. (C-ID ECE 230)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.CervantesARC MAIN CDC 35011609Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECA.CervantesARC MAIN CDC 35019902Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLECJ.DanielsOff Campus Natomas/Ik A11820861Textbook
TBATBALECN.HallARC MAIN Online 11818Textbook
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: December 14, 2018