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Topics in Early Childhood 3

This course broadens student knowledge through selected topics and issues pertaining to early childhood. Topics may include administration, nutrition, activities, or legal and ethical issues. Each student may be required to spend 1-3 clock hours observing and working with young children outside of scheduled class times. Lab Fee

Hot Topics in Education 2

This course broadens student knowledge through selected topics and issues pertaining to education. Topics may include: learning experiences, legal and ethical issues, literacy, special needs, trends in education, and new practices. Lab Fee

Early Childhood Curriculum Development 1

This course focuses on specific curriculum development topics, such as literacy, math, science, music, learning centers, and the senses for children ages newborn to eight years of age. Students complete course objectives in modules. Lab fee may be charged depending on topic.

College Teaching Internship 1

Students will need to successfully pass a criminal background check and a State of Michigan Department of Human Services Child Abuse and Neglect Registry (CANR) according to College and Department policy. This unpaid internship is intended to introduce students to the workings of a college and development of knowledge and skills necessary to be an effective educator in higher education. Activities include attendance at a College Board meeting, design of a course and syllabi, selection of instructional materials, interviewing strategies, resume writing, and rotations with college faculty including teaching demos.

Early Childhood Curriculum Development 2

This course focuses on specific curriculum development topics, such as literacy, math, science, music, learning centers, and the senses for children ages newborn to eight years of age. Students complete course objectives in modules. The course may be taken twice. Lab fee may be charged depending on topic.

College Teaching Internship 2

Students will need to successfully pass a criminal background check and a State of Michigan Department of Human Services Child Abuse and Neglect Registry (CANR) according to College and Department policy. This unpaid internship intends to continue the student’s experience from EDUC 250 and will include activities such as videotaping of a class demonstration; being able to distinguish between the roles of adjuncts and full-time faculty; technology training (including distant learning); attendance at an external college board meeting; rotations in academic advising; open entry/open exit modalities; and learning about effective instruction.

Early Childhood Curriculum Development 3

This course focuses on specific curriculum development topics, such as literacy, math, science, music, learning centers, and the senses for children ages newborn to eight years of age. Students complete course objectives in modules. The course may be taken twice. Lab fee may be charged depending on topic.

Field Experience 1

Students will need to successfully pass a criminal background check and a State of Michigan Department of Human Services Child Abuse and Neglect Registry (CANR) according to College and Department policy. This course provides an opportunity for the student interested in the profession of teaching to gain experience in a local school system.

Principles of Economics – MACRO

A study of the American economic system including the basic tenets of the private enterprise system; national income accounting, economic instability, unemployment inflation; modern theory of income employment, employment and prices; fiscal and monetary policy; banking system (including the Federal Reserve); and related contemporary macroeconomic issues. Lab Fee

Field Experience 2

Students will need to successfully pass a criminal background check and a State of Michigan Department of Human Services Child Abuse and Neglect Registry (CANR) according to College and Department policy. This course provides an opportunity for the student interested in the profession of teaching to gain experience in a local school system.