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Topics in Early Childhood 2

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Principles of Economics – MICRO

A study of supply and demand analysis; costs of production; structure of American industry; resource pricing; and contemporary microeconomic issues that will include labor economics, urban and rural problems, income distribution, antitrust problems, and international economic issues. Lab Fee

Foundations of Education

This course introduces students to the historical, sociological, philosophical, and legal foundations of American education with a focus on educational issues and cross-cultural comparison. Special emphasis is placed on the professional responsibilities of teachers. Students are required to complete 8 to 10 clock hours of field experiences comprised of classroom observations in pre-K through 12th grade settings in public and private schools. Lab Fee

Exceptional Learner in School-age Environments

Students learn how to support school-age children and adolescents who are exceptional learners in academic environments focusing on kindergarten through 12th grade. Topics include: historical, psychological, social and academic perspectives. Individualization, assessment, and intervention programming is studied. This course builds upon ECE 237; however, each course can be taken independently of the other. Students are required to complete at least 6 clock hours of observations in the K-12th grade classroom settings. Lab Fee

Education Internship

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 internship provides students with active professional work experience in the field of education. Settings include: Pre-K through 12th grade and encompass administrative, support, and teaching positions. Students may be able to use current paid work experience with approval from Department. Each student must intern a minimum of 175 clock hours over the course of the semester. This class meets as a cohort group on a regular basis. [16-32-48] Lab Fee