CHILD DEVELOPMENT - SCHOOL AGE INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT (13-14 Units) ( Official )
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CHILD DEVELOPMENT - SCHOOL AGE INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT (13-14 Units) ( Official )

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Program Type: Occupational Skills Certificate

Division: Social Sciences

Program Description:
The Instructional Assistant curriculum provides students with the necessary skills to seek employment working with school age children. Opportunities are available for work in a variety of settings including: parks and recreational facilities, before and after school programs, tutoring centers, public and private schools, and community agencies providing services for school age children and their families. The program focuses on: child psychology, discipline techniques, curriculum planning, developmentally appropriate practices, safety, anti-bias environment, along with practical experience. CPR, First-aid training, TB and fingerprint clearances are required.

An Occupational Skills Certificate is awared upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Effective: Summer 2008

Required Units in the Major:    13-14

Required Courses
  Semester I (6 units)
EDUC 131 - INTRODUCTION TO THE SCHOOL-AGE CHILD (3.0 units)
  EDUC 132 - CURRICULUM FOR SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester II (4 units)
CHDV 010 - PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF TEACHING YOUNG CHILDREN (3.0 units)
  EDUC 100 - TUTORING TECHNIQUES (1.0 units)
  &
  Semester III (3-4 units)
CHDV 013A - PRACTICUM IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT (4.0 units)
  OR
  EDUC 013 - TEACHER PREPARATION FOUNDATIONS AND FIELD EXPRIENCE (3.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives
  HED 044 - HEALTH EDUCATION (3.0 units)
  &
  CHDV 118 - LANGUAGE ARTS AND LITERACY FOR YOUNG CHILDREN (3.0 units)
  &
  CHDV 024A - SPECIAL TOPICS IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT-HEALTH AND SAFETY (2.0 units)
  &
  CHDV 024B - SPECIAL TOPICS IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT-CURRICULUM (2.0 units)
  &
  CHDV 024C - SPECIAL TOPICS IN CHILD DEVELOPMENHT - THE YOUNG CHILD (2.0 units)
  &
  CHDV 024D - SPECIAL TOPICS IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT-WORKING WITH PARENTS (2.0 units)
  &
  CHDV 024E - SPECIAL TOPICS IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT-MULTICULTURAL ISSUES (2.0 units)
  &
  CHDV 024F - SPECIAL TOPICS IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT-DISCIPLINE (2.0 units)
  &
  CHDV 024G - SPECIAL TOPICS IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT-ENVIRONMENT (2.0 units)
  &
  CHDV 024H - SPECIAL TOPICS IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT-ADMINISTRATION (2.0 units)
  &
  CHDV 016 - HEALTH, SAFETY AND NUTRITION (3.0 units)
  &
  CHDV 017 - TEACHING CHILDREN IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY (3.0 units)
  &
  CHDV 196 - CHILD DEVELOPMENT LABORATORY (1.0 units)
  &
  EDUC 030 - TEACHING AS A PROFESSION (3.0 units)
  &
  MUSC 030 - MUSIC FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (3.0 units)
  &
  MUSC 130 - MUSIC EDUCATION FOR YOUNG CHILDREN (3.0 units)
  &
  KINT 027C - EARLY CHILDHOOD PHYSICAL EDUCATION (2.0 units)
  &
  ART 006 - ART MEDIA FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (3.0 units)
  &
  ENGL 059 - CHILDREN'S LITERATURE (3.0 units)