The following courses will prepare students to effectively facilitate and support the language development of children. It will also provide essential information regarding Emergent Literacy and how it supports the development of effective reading skills in children.Child Development - Language and Literacy Specialization students will be supported by a Student Success Team in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Area of Interest. Please contact the Student Success Team for this program if you have any questions.
|CD 106 - Child Growth and DevelopmentM||3.0|
CD 106 - Child Growth and Development (3.0 units)
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
This course provides an overview of human growth from conception to adolescence. The theories of development relevant to life through the teenage years are introduced and the social, emotional, cognitive and physical aspects of these early stages of life are addressed. This course is appropriate for students preparing for a profession working with children and their families or those interested in furthering their understanding of child and adolescent development. This course is also designed to meet the Department of Social Service Classification DS1 and applies toward the State of California Title 5 requirement for the Child Development Permit.
|CD 110 - Principles and Practices of Early Childhood EducationM||3.0|
CD 110 - Principles and Practices of Early Childhood Education (3.0 units)
This course is designed for students desiring to work in educational programs for children from birth to age eight. The course is an examination of the underlying theoretical principles of developmentally appropriate practices applied to programs, environments, emphasizing the key role of relationship, constructive adult-child interaction and teaching strategies in supporting physical, social, creative and intellectual development for all children. This course includes a review of the historical roots or early childhood programs and the evolution of the professional practices promoting advocacy, ethics and professional identity. This course meets the Department of Social Services Classification Indicator DS3 and the State of California Department of Education Title V Child Development Permit.
|CD 120 - Experiences in Language ArtsM||3.0|
CD 120 - Experiences in Language Arts (3.0 units)
|CD 229 - Literacy Development for ChildrenM||3.0|
CD 229 - Literacy Development for Children (3.0 units)
|Total Semester Units:||12.0|
|Total Units for Child Development - Language and Literacy Specialization COA program||12.0|
|M||Major course; course may also meet a general education requirement|
Students will explain and demonstrate the principles of developmentally appropriate practice while planning for and interacting with children in the early childhood classroom.
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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921