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School Age Education

School Age Education

A55440

This curriculum prepares individuals to work with children in elementary through middle grades in diverse learning environment. Students will combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with school-age children under the supervision of qualified teachers.

Course work includes child growth/development; computer technology in education; physical/nutritional needs of school-age children; care and guidance of school-age children; and communication skills with families and children. Students will foster the cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional, and creative development of school-age populations.

Graduates are prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs in school-aged environments. Employment opportunities include school-age teachers in child care programs, before/after-school programs, paraprofessional position in public/ private schools, recreational centers, and other programs that work with school-age populations.



ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
A55440
Hours
PrefixCourse #Course TitleClassLabCredit
FIRST SEMESTER
ACA115Success &Study Skills021
CIS111Basic PC Literacy122
EDU131Child, Family, and Community303
EDU144Child Development I303
EDU146Child Guidance303
ENG111Writing and Inquiry303
Physical Education Elective*031
13716
SECOND SEMESTER
EDU145Child Development II303
EDU235School-Age Dev & Prog303
EDU271Educational Technology223
EDU275Effective Teacher Training202
EDU280Language and Literacy Exp.303
ENG115Oral Communications303
MAT110Math Measurement & Literacy223
19220
THIRD SEMESTER
EDU163Classroom Mgt & Instruction303
EDU216Foundations of Education403
EDU221Children with Exceptionalities303
EDU263School-Age Program Admin202
EDU281Instruction Strat/ Read & Writ223
SOC213Sociology of the Family303
16417
FOURTH SEMESTER
EDU151Creative Activities303
EDU151ACreative Activities Lab021
EDU153Health, Safety, and Nutrition303
EDU153AHealth, Safety, & Nutrition Lab021
EDU285Internship Exp-School Age194
EDU289Adv Issues/School Age202
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective**303
121317
*The Physical Education elective may be chosen from the following courses:
PED110Fit and Well for Life122
PED111Physical Fitness I031
PED113Aerobics I031
PED128Golf-Beginning021
PED130Tennis-Beginning021
**The Humanities/Fine Arts elective must be chosen from the following:
ART111Art Appreciation303
ART114Art History Survey I303
ART115Art History Survey II303
ART116Survey of American Art303
DRA111Theatre Appreciation303
HUM121The Nature of America303
HUM122Southern Culture303
MUS110Music Appreciation303
MUS112Introduction to Jazz303
MUS210History of Rock Music303
REL110World Religions303
REL211Introduction to Old Testament303
REL212Introduction to New Testament303
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT: 70

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