Fall 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC C.Murphy             SCC MAIN CDC 208         27032 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Murphy             SCC MAIN CDC 208         25064 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Carter             SCC MAIN RHS 273         25464 Textbook
On-Campus



ECE 312    Child Development    3 Units

Same As: FCS 312
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 100; or ESLR 340 and ESLW 340 and ESL 114; and LIBR 318 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D7; CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4G; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for students to study 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 is discussed. Included are the influences of culture, family, and the environment. The material on this course is designed as a foundation for teaching, nursing, early childhood education, and parenting. (Credit offered for ECE 312 or FCS 312, but not both.)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC A.Strimling          SCC MAIN RHS 273         27548 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Strimling          SCC MAIN CDC 208         26054 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Lorenz             SCC MAIN CDC 208         26056 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Lopez              SCC MAIN RHS 273         26058 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC N.Lorenz             SCC MAIN RHS 273         27036 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Rosen-Aydlett      SCC MAIN CDC 208         26060 Textbook
On-Campus

M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Otto               West Sac WSC 214         28098 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC G.Lopez              SCC MAIN Online          26062 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Monday August 22, 2011, from 5:30pm - 6:20pm in LRC 105. For more information, students should visit the instructor's web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/lopezg

TBA       TBA             LEC G.Lopez              Off Campus Online        26052 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 from 5:30pm - 6:50pm in room 107. For more information, students should visit the instructor's web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/lopezg
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.



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

Same As: FCS 314 and SOC 312
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 100; or ESLR 340 and ESLW 340 and ESL 114; and FCS 312 or ECE 312; and LIBR 318 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D0; CSU Area D7; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4G; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an examination of the developing child in a societal context focusing on the interrelationship of family, school, and community and emphasizing historical and socio-cultural factors. The processes of socialization and identity development will be highlighted, showing the importance of respectful, reciprocal relationships that support and empower families. Influences on growth and development including media, social class, gender, sexual orientation, racial/ethnic groups, and their relationship to family behavior will be studied. Students will identify and evaluate personal family dynamics and consequences. (Students may receive credit for ECE 314, FCS 314, or SOC 312, maximum one course.)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Strimling          SCC MAIN RHS 273         26064 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Lorenz             SCC MAIN RHS 273         27038 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Rosen-Aydlett      SCC MAIN CDC 208         26066 Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Foley              SCC MAIN Online          26068 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, August 23, 2011. For more information, students should visit the instructor's web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/foleyj

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Foley              Off Campus Online        27558 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, August 23, 2011. For more information, students should visit the instructor's web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/foleyj
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.



ECE 320    Curriculum and Interactions in Early Childhood Education    4 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 and either ECE 312 or FCS 312 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students must show proof of negative T.B. test prior to participating in the lab.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: In this supervised field experience course, students are enrolled in both a lecture and lab section. During weekly in-class meetings with the instructor, students are presented the developmentally appropriate theory which grounds curriculum and interactions in high quality early childhood education classrooms. Students are required to attend a lab section each week where they have the opportunity to apply and practice what they are learning in the lecture section. Topics include principles of curriculum development, classroom design,and child guidance. The students will be assigned to the Campus Child Development Center during specific times of the day for supervised laboratory experiences. Students may also complete up to 50 percent of their lab hours at selected sites. Students doing any hours at off campus sites must be under the direct supervision of a staff person eligible for or holding a Master Teacher Permit or higher level permit (108 hours of laboratory experience are required for completion.)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 208           
MW        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         23988 
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TTh       08:30AM-11:35AM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         23990 Textbook
MW        12:30PM-03:35PM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         26260 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-03:35PM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         26262 Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the four Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture for Friday 9:00am - 12:05pm.
On-Campus



ECE 330    Infant Development    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110, ENGWR 100, and LIBR 318; with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an examination of the development of children from conception to three years of age. The course includes information on the unique brain development that occurs during the first three years of life in typically developing infants. The course presents research on physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language development to assist parents and professionals understand the importance of infancy in human development.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 208         29267 
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On-Campus



ECE 331    Education and Care of Infants in Group Settings    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 312, ECE 330, or FCS 312 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course applies current research in infant development to the teaching and care of infants in group settings. Emphasis is on early childhood education principles and practices when applied to the care and education of infants from birth to three years of age. It includes strategies for designing, implementing, and evaluating group care programs for infants. Students may concurrently register in ECE 334.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Garner             West Sac WSC 214         28944 
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Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.



ECE 343    Language and Literacy Development in Early Childhood    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will prepare early childhood educators to recognize, understand, and enhance the emergent language and literacy experiences of young children. The knowledge of developmentally appropriate language and literacy instructional practices will improve early childhood educators' abilities to support young children from birth to age 5 in building a strong foundation for learning to use language, both spoken and written, in the primary grades.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Weatherspoon       SCC MAIN CDC 208         27224 
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On-Campus



ECE 350    Introduction to Elementary Teaching with Field Experience    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: FCS 312 or ECE 312 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a career exploration course with an early field experience for those students considering the field of K-8 teaching. It includes a supervised field placement of three hours weekly in a local elementary school in addition to weekly class meetings on campus. It will fulfill one of the early field experiences for the CSUS blended liberal studies major. Course content includes the profession and culture of teaching, observation skills, communication skills, diversity and social issues. Students' field experiences will integrate and apply the course content. Students will also complete a service learning project at participating schools.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Lorenz             SCC MAIN RHS 273         23992 
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M         03:00PM-04:20PM LAB N.Lorenz             SCC MAIN RHS 273           
TBA       TBA             LAB N.Lorenz              TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class. Mandatory Orientation: Monday, August 22, 2011, at 7:30am in RHS 273. Students will need to arrange their schedules to accommodate a total of three hours for a morning lab (preferably one block of three hours) at an elementary school in the Sacramento area. Students should include the time required for transportation to and from the school site in planning their class schedule. The instructor will arrange lab placements. For more information contact the instructor at lorenzn@scc.losrios.edu



ECE 356    Programs for the School-Age Child    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 100; or ESLR 340 and ESLW 340 and ESL 114; and FCS 312 or ECE 312; and FCS 314 or ECE 314 or SOC 312; and LIBR 318 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of planning, implementing, and evaluating programs for the before- and after-school care of school-age children (K-8). Emphasis will be placed on day-to-day program operation, teaching strategies, developmental levels of the school-age child and age-appropriate activities. Assignments are incorporated for students to observe and evaluate school-age care programs in our community.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Schultz            SCC MAIN RHN 308         22782 
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On-Campus



ECE 358    Activities for the School-Age Child (Six to Fourteen Years)    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 100; or ESLR 340 and ESLW 340 and ESL 114; and FCS 312 or ECE 312; and FCS 314 or ECE 314 or SOC 312; and ECE 356; and LIBR 318 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Students will study developmentally appropriate activities for the school-age child (K-8). Topics include conflict management, construction, diversity, music, movement, science, nature, and drama. Students will explore other topics such as cooperative program planning, environments, guidance techniques and the importance of positive interpersonal relationships between the adults and the children in a school-age care program. As a semester project, the design, implementation and evaluation of school-age activities become the responsibility of the students.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.Ward               Davis Cntr Davis 103     28776 
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Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.



ECE 362    Music for Children    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the fundamentals of music for early childhood professionals working with children from infancy through early childhood. Theoretical perspectives are blended with practical classroom applications. The use of music and movement to develop pre-academic skills, in classroom management, for community building, and to facilitate transitions will be presented. The course explores the place of children's music and movement in various cultures and traditions and teaches how to involve children in the diversity of musical traditions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Schultz            SCC MAIN CDC 208         22798 
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On-Campus



ECE 400    Children with Exceptional Needs    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 312 or FCS 312 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of the developmental issues, characteristics, and learning differences of children from birth to adolescence with exceptional needs, including gifted and talented. Current educational strategies including assessment and curriculum design will be presented. Community resources, advocacy, and challenges for children with exceptional needs and their families will be examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Strimling          SCC MAIN RHS 273         27910 
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On-Campus



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

Same As: FCS 346 and NUTRI 320
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 100; or ESLR 340 and ESLW 340 and ESL 114; and LIBR 318; and MATH 34; and ECE 410 or HEED 330; and FCS 312 or ECE 312; and FCS 314 or ECE 314 or SOC 312; and NUTRI 300 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The key components that ensure the health, safety, and nutrition of both children and staff will be identified along with the importance of collaboration with families and health professionals. Students will be introduced to early childhood curriculum, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures related to child health, safety, and nutrition. Course emphasis is placed on integrating and maintaining the optimal health, safety, and nutritional concepts in everyday planning and program development for all children. Projects related to health, safety, and nutrition education as well as optional field trips may be included as part of the curriculum. (Students may receive credit for only one of the following: ECE 415, FCS 346, or NUTRI 320.)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Foley              SCC MAIN CDC 208         22784 
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On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Foley              SCC MAIN Online          26078 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 . For more information, students should visit the instructor's web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/foleyj



ECE 420    Administration of Child Development Centers    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 and ECE 312, same as FCS 312, with grades of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is an introductory course in the elements of program planning, legal requirements, supervision and personnel administration for early childhood education and care facilities that serve families and children. The emphasis in this course is on privately funded facilities licensed under the Department of Social Services Community Care Licensing, Title 22, Health and Safety Code.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Quintana           SCC MAIN RHN 267         22780 
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On-Campus



ECE 430    Culture and Diversity in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100, and FCS 312 or ECE 312 with grades "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area VI
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers culturally responsive care and education in early childhood settings. It includes the study of socio-cultural issues as they vary across the diverse cultures represented in the classroom and as they impact a child's development. Included are strategies for helping children negotiate and resolve conflicts caused by cultural differences, with a focus on using an anti-bias approach in the classroom.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC N.Lorenz             West Sac WSC 221         28786 
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Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.



ECE 495    Independent Studies in Early Childhood Education    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 312 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LEC
Description: Independent Studies in Early Childhood Education offers students the opportunity to explore topics and interests that are not available through a current semester's regular course offerings. Students must have a faculty member willing to support and evaluate the student's progress towards the student's learning objectives. This course may be taken for credit up to four times. UC transfer credit will be awarded only after the course has been evaluated by the enrolling UC campus. The units completed for this course cannot be counted towards the minimum 60 units required for admissions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Perry               TBA TBA                 30407 
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On-Campus



Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 20, 2011