Child Development (CHLD)

CHLD 1  Child, Family, School and Community

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: CDEV 110)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Home, child, school and community relationships as they pertain to the historical and contemporary perspectives on the education and socialization of children. Family systems and community resources and the influences of age, gender, culture, diverse abilities, socioeconomic status and public policies factors that affect children and families.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730678CHLD:1MTWR8:00am - 10:05amA. Henry73-1860
Winter 201730679CHLD:1MTWR1:20pm - 3:25pmD. Hughey73-1840
Winter 201730680CHLD:1MTWR10:30am - 12:35pmD. Landeros73-1810

CHLD 5  Principles and Practices in Child Development Programs

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   

Examine programs, appropriate practices, regulations, and inclusive environments for diverse learners. Theoretical principles of developmentally appropriate practices applied to programs and environments, emphasizing the key role of relationships, constructive adult-child interactions, and teaching strategies in supporting physical, social, creative, and intellectual development for children. Review of the historical roots of Early Childhood Education (ECE) programs and evolution of the professional practices promoting advocacy, ethics, and professional identity. Tuberculosis (TB) clearance required. 6 hours of child observation.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730681CHLD:5MTWR4:45pm - 6:50pmE. Jannati73-1820

CHLD 6  Introduction to Child Development Curriculum

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, C-ID #: ECE 130)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: CHLD 5 or CHLD 10 or CHLD 10H

Curriculum designs, content areas and environments related to early education programs appropriate for children ages birth-8 years old. Explores materials and resources used when planning and implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum for children ages birth to 8 years old. Examines the teacher’s role in the on-going process of observation and assessment to support development, play, and learning. TB test and observations required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730682CHLD:6MTWR1:20pm - 3:25pmD. Landeros73-1810

CHLD 10  Child Growth and Lifespan Development

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   

Human lifespan and developmental influences. Developmental approach to the study of the person identifying forces affecting growth processes from conception through adulthood. Meets requirements for Title 22 and Title V Regulations pertaining to Child Development Permit. Out-of-class observations and interviews required. TB test required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730683CHLD:10MTWR7:00pm - 9:05pmS. Mateo73-1840
Winter 201730684CHLD:10MTWR10:30am - 12:35pmF. Campbell73-1820
Winter 201730686CHLD:10MTWR8:00am - 10:05amF. Campbell73-1810
Winter 201730687CHLD:10MTWR1:20pm - 3:25pmT. Landeros73-1860
Winter 201730688CHLD:10MTWR4:45pm - 6:50pmL. Anderson73-1860

CHLD 10H  Child Growth and Lifespan Development- Honors

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program

Human lifespan and developmental influences. Developmental approach to the study of the person identifying forces affecting growth processes from conception through adulthood. Meets requirements for Title 22 and Title V Regulations pertaining to Child Development Permit. Out-of-class observations and interviews required. TB test required. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience for accelerated students. Students may not receive credit for both CHLD 10 and CHLD 10H.

CHLD 11  Child and Adolescent Development

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: CDEV 100)
Lecture: 54   

Examines major physical, psychosocial, cognitive, language and brain developmental processes prenatal through adolescence. Emphasis on developmental theory, research methodologies, maturational processes and environmental factors. Meets Title 22 and Title V requirements for the Child Development Permit. TB test, out-of-class observations and interviews required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730689CHLD:11MTWR10:30am - 12:35pmA. Henry73-1860
Winter 201730690CHLD:11MTWR4:45pm - 6:50pmM. Garcia-MataNotEntered-XXXX
Winter 201730691CHLD:11MTWR7:00pm - 9:05pmL. Anderson73-1860

CHLD 50  Teaching in a Diverse Society

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: CHLD 1

Development of social identities in diverse societies of young children in classroom settings. Various classroom strategies will be explored emphasizing culturally and linguistically appropriate anti-bias approaches teaching all children in becoming competent members of a diverse society. Course utilizes theories and teaching strategies that include self-examination, reflection and opportunity to address issues related to social identity, stereotypes and bias, oppression, social and educational access, media and schooling. Out-of-class observations required. TB test required.

CHLD 51  Early Literacy in Child Development

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: CHLD 61

Examines the developmental continuum of literacy from birth through early childhood. Considerations of cultural and linguistic diversity are applied to the study of how children become competent in all areas of language. An appreciation of the importance of interaction and cooperation between home and school underlies the exploration of language and literacy acquisition. Issues of early literacy in public policy are reviewed. TB test/observations required.

CHLD 61  Language Arts and Art Media for Young Children

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   

Exploration of activities and techniques to develop artistic creativity and literacy skills in young children. Participation in art and literacy experiences to evaluate materials and approaches used in the early education setting. Discussion of the creative process and other relevant literacy activities within diverse cultures that support learning. Development of a culturally and linguistically appropriate learning environment which encourages children's use of senses and builds children's awareness of aesthetic materials through art and language arts activities.

CHLD 62  Music and Motor Development for Young Children

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   

Exploration of the role of music and movement in a young child's sensory motor development. Emphasizes student development in practical activities including making music, movement, singing and musical instruments. Out of class observation at a child development center required. TB test required.

CHLD 63  Creative Sciencing and Math for Young Children

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Exploration of children's thinking processes and problem-solving abilities as they become aware of the physical world. Includes planning and creating science and math experiences that emphasize the creative aspects of math and science.

CHLD 64  Health, Safety and Nutrition of Children

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, C-ID #: ECE 220)
Lecture: 54   

Introduction to the laws, regulations, standards, policies and procedures and early childhood curriculum related to child health safety and nutrition. The key components that ensure physical health, mental health and safety for both children and staff will be identified along with the importance of collaboration with families and health professionals. Focus on integrating the concepts into everyday planning and program development for all children.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730692CHLD:64MTWR1:20pm - 3:25pmC. Thay73-1820

CHLD 66  Early Childhood Development Observation and Assessment

2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   
Prerequisite: CHLD 5 and CHLD 11
Corequisite: CHLD 66L
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 68

The appropriate use of observation and assessment strategies to document children's behavior, development, and growth. Recording strategies, documentation panels, rating systems, and multiple assessment tools are explored. Note: Students must provide documentation of influenza, pertussis (TDap), and measles immunization, as well as TB clearance, as required by SB792 prior to being permitted to enroll in this class. Instructions on submitting documentation are available at http://mtsac.edu/cdc/immunization

CHLD 66L  Early Childhood Development Observation and Assessment Laboratory

1 Unit (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lab: 54
Prerequisite: CHLD 5 and CHLD 11
Corequisite: CHLD 66
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Child development through observation and assessment in the Early Childhood Education Laboratory School. A holistic approach to child study is emphasized. Students synthesize information which they have recorded and relate it to various domains of the preschool child's growth and development. CHLD 66 must be taken concurrently. Students must provide documentation of influenza, pertussis (TDap), and measles immunization as well as tuberculosis (TB) clearance as required by SB792 prior to being permitted to enroll in this class. Instructions on submitting documentation are available at http://mtsac.edu/cdc/immunization or at the Child Development Department office.

CHLD 67  Early Childhood Education Practicum

2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   
Prerequisite: CHLD 1 and CHLD 6 and CHLD 66 and CHLD 66L
Corequisite: CHLD 67L
Advisory: CHLD 61, or CHLD 62, or CHLD 63

Child development principles in the preschool classroom setting and recognition of skills necessary for the teacher of young children. Evaluation of participation experiences. Note: Students must provide documentation of influenza, pertussis (TDap), and measles immunization, as well as TB clearance, as required by SB792 prior to being permitted to enroll in this class.

CHLD 67L  Early Childhood Education Practicum Laboratory

1 Unit (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lab: 63
Corequisite: CHLD 67

Supervised teaching experience with young children. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment. Student teachers design, implement, and evaluate curriculum for groups of children. Note: Students must provide documentation of influenza, pertussis (TDap), and measles immunization, as well as TB clearance, as required by SB792 prior to being permitted to enroll in this class.

CHLD 68  Children With Special Needs

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68 AND (CHLD 10 or CHLD 10H or CHLD 11)

Typical and atypical characteristics in physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development for those planning to work with children with special needs. Topics relevant to the inclusive classroom are examined from a culturally sensitive, family-centered perspective. Examines current and historical legal issues, current educational trends, and community resources. TB test required for off-campus observations.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730693CHLD:68MTWR4:45pm - 6:50pmD. Hughey73-1840

CHLD 69  Early Childhood Development Field Work Seminar

2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   
Prerequisite: (CHLD 67 and CHLD 67L) or (CHLD 86 and CHLD 87)
Corequisite: CHLD 91

Selected problem-solving topics related to student teaching at community sites. Topics include philosophical orientation, curriculum, parent involvement, staff relations, professionalism, and professional growth.

CHLD 71A  Administration of Child Development Programs

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: CHLD 1 and CHLD 5 and CHLD 6 and CHLD 10 or CHLD 10H

Administration of children's programs including laws governing children's programs in California, site development and supervision, administrator's duties, program budget and management, personnel selection and standards, records and reports, health and safety supervision and staff policies.

CHLD 71B  Management/Marketing/Personnel for ECD Programs

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: CHLD 71A

Strategic planning for childhood programs, including financial administration, marketing strategies and staff development. Personnel management practices designed to facilitate administrator and staff relationships, skill building in leadership, and team work.

CHLD 72  Teacher, Parent, and Child Relationships

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   

Child-parent-teacher relationships to better understand family dynamics and to recognize influences in the child development setting. Theories of sequential changes in parent-child-school relations within the large social context. Strategies dealing with issues that emerge when working with children and their families in the school setting.

CHLD 73  Infant and Toddler Development

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: CHLD 11 and Eligibility for ENGL 68

Infants and toddlers from pre-conception to age three including physical, cognitive, language, social, and emotional growth and development. Applies theoretical frameworks to interpret behavior and interactions between heredity and environment. Emphasizes the role of family and relationships in development. Documentation of tuberculosis (TB) clearance is required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730694CHLD:73MTWR10:30am - 12:35pmC. Thay73-1840

CHLD 74  Program Planning for the School Age Child

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: CHLD 10 or CHLD 10H or CHLD 11

Principles of child development related to working with school-age children. Program planning and legal requirements for school-age programs emphasized. Explores discipline and conflict resolution. Methods of integrating after-school activities with California content standards. TB test required for observations.

CHLD 75  Supervising Adults in Early Childhood Settings

2 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   
Advisory: CHLD 1 and CHLD 5

Methods and principles of working with and supervising adults in the early childhood setting. Emphasis is on the role of the experienced children's teacher who functions as a model and mentor to new teachers as s/he addresses the needs of children, parents and staff.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730698CHLD:75MTW7:00pm - 9:05pmM. MedranoNotEntered-XXXX

CHLD 79  Infant and Toddler Care and Education

3 Units (Not Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: CHLD 73
Advisory: CHLD 11 and Eligibility for ENGL 68

Applies current theory and research to the care and education of infants and toddlers in group settings. Examines essential policies, principles, and practices that lead to quality care and developmentally appropriate curriculum for children from birth to 36 months. Documentation of influenza, pertussis, and measles immunization and tuberculosis (TB) clearance as required by Senate Bill (SB) No. 792.

CHLD 83  Current Issues in Child Development

1 Unit (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 18   
Advisory: CHLD 5 and CHLD 11

Current research in child development that is applied to programs and teaching. Issues covered will change with course offerings.

CHLD 84  Guidance and Discipline in Child Development Settings

1 Unit (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 18   
Advisory: CHLD 5

Problem solving approach to guidance and discipline of children in child development settings. Investigation of appropriate developmental and attitudinal aspects of producing a respectful environment between children, caregivers and parents.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730697CHLD:84R7:00pm - 9:50pmM. Medrano73-1810

CHLD 85  Infants At Risk

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: CHLD 10 or CHLD 10H or CHLD 11
Advisory: CHLD 73

Principles and methods of working with infants who are disabled or at-risk. Emphasis on prenatal prevention, postnatal intervention, and support programs. Course will prepare caregivers of infants at risk for appropriate program planning. TB test and out-of-class observations required.

CHLD 86  Infant Toddler Practicum Seminar

2 Units (Not Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   
Prerequisite: CHLD 66 AND CHLD 66L AND CHLD 73 AND CHLD 79
Corequisite: CHLD 87

Developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision in an infant/toddler classroom. Students utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child-centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment.

CHLD 87  Infant Toddler Practicum Field Work Experience

1 Unit (Not Degree Applicable)
Lab: 60
Prerequisite: CHLD 66 AND CHLD 66L AND CHLD 73 AND CHLD 79
Corequisite: CHLD 86

Supervised teaching experience with infants and toddlers. 75 paid or 60 non-paid hours required per unit of credit. Knowledge of care routines and relationship-based content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement, and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for young children while supporting an inclusive and culturally diverse environment. Documentation of influenza, pertussis, and measles immunization and TB clearance as required by SB792.

CHLD 91  Early Childhood Development Field Work

1 Unit (Degree Applicable, CSU)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 75
Prerequisite: (CHLD 67 and CHLD 67L) or (CHLD 86 and CHLD 87)
Corequisite: CHLD 69

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