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CHD/EDU Syllabi

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These Syllabi / Course Content documents will help you get a sense of what will be covered in classes and the types of assignments that you may be expected to complete. Your instructor will provide you with the most recent syllabi no later than the first day of classes.

Syllabi  / Course Content Summaries (subject to change)

In the early childhood certificate and degree programs you will be assessed on a variety of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) that are aligned to the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Standards.  You will complete reading assignments, course specific assignments and projects, and exams throughout these courses.  Your instructor will use a variety of teaching methods that may include face-2-face instruction, online teaching, or a combination of both known as hybrid classes.  If you have questions about your course syllabus, please see your instructor on the first day of class.

Course PrefixCourse Name
CHD 118 Language Arts for Young Children
CHD 119 Introduction to Reading Methods 
CHD 120 Introduction to Early Childhood Education
CHD 145 Teaching Art, Music, and Movement for Young Children
CHD 146 Math, Science, and Social Studies for Children
CHD 164 Working with Infants and Toddlers in Inclusive Settings
CHD 165 Observation/Participation in Early Childhood/Primary Settings
CHD 166 Infant and Toddler Programs
CHD 167 CDA Theories and Applications:  Resource File
CHD 205 Guiding the Behavior of Children
CHD 210 Introduction to Exceptional Children
CHD 215 Models of Early Childhood Programs
CHD 216 Early Childhood Programs, Schools and Social Change
CHD 225 Curriculum Planning for School-Age Child Care
CHD 230 Behavior Management for School-Age Child Care
CHD 235 Health and Recreation for School-Age Child Care
CHD 265 Advanced Observation and Participation in Early Childhood and Primary Settings
CHD 270 Administration of Childcare Programs