Spring 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)



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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 - Second, Mar 13-May 10

MW06:00PM-09:10PMLECL.HickmanOff Campus Natomas/Ik A20212408Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

T06:00PM-09:05PMLECD.JeskeOff Campus Natomas/Ik A11811192Textbook

ECE 312    Child Development    3 Units

Same As: PSYC 372
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of āCā or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of āCā 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 13-May 16

TTh04:30PM-05:50PMLECJ.Brown-WoodOff Campus Natomas N20311736Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLECT.LaMarrOff Campus Natomas/Ik A11711195Textbook

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: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

T06:00PM-09:05PMLECT.LaMarrOff Campus Natomas/Ik A20213515Textbook

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 13-May 16

Th06:00PM-07:50PMLECL.ChowOff Campus Natomas N20312809Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section of lecture (above) and one section of laboratory (below).

Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 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
MW09:00AM-12:05PMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 12457

ARC Child Development Center
TTh07:30AM-10:35AMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 12458

ARC Child Development Center
TTh01:00PM-04:05PMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 11373

Community Placement
MW08:00AM-11:05AMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 12460
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Community Placement
TTh12:00PM-03:05PMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 11821
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Worksite Placement
MW08:00AM-11:05AMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 12462

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-03:05PMLABL.Chow TBA TBA
Class number for LAB above: 11442

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 13-May 16

M06:00PM-09:15PMLECL.CarrOff Campus Natomas/Ik A21519490Textbook

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 childrenās 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 13-May 16

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECL.DoyleOff Campus Natomas/Ik A11811512Textbook

ECE 363    Music and Movement with Young Children    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to theoretical principles and practical applications for integrating appropriate music and movement experiences in early childhood settings. It focuses on using music and movement as strategies for forming a classroom community of learners, and managing behaviors, routines, and transitions. This course also explores incorporating culturally diverse music and movement activities to support children's understanding and acceptance of differences.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

M06:00PM-09:15PMLECM.BrownOff Campus Natomas/Ik D10519491Textbook

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 childrenās centers, schools, and agencies may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECT.LaMarrOff Campus Natomas/Ik A20219492Textbook

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: February 2, 2018