Spring 2018 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, and developmentally appropriate educational principles and practices that support child development from birth through the school-age years. The early education principle of teaching practices based on observation, documentation, and interpretation of children's behavior will be introduced. The importance of the teacher/child relationship based on positive, culturally relevant, supportive, and mutually rewarding interactions is a foundation of the course. (C-ID ECE 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLECTBAWest Sac WSC 21619056Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ECE 312    Child Development    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101; 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 D; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4
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 are discussed in each area. Included are the influences of culture, family, and the environment. The material in this course is designed as a foundation for teaching, nursing, early childhood education, and parenting. (C-ID CDEV 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

T05:30PM-08:35PMLECM.BrownWest Sac WSC 21618225Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


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

Same As: SOC 312
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101; or ESLR 340 and ESLW 340 and ESL 114; 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 D; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4
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 or SOC 312, but not both. (C-ID CDEV 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Th05:30PM-08:35PMLECA.OttoWest Sac WSC 21619057Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2017