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									                                         ACC DEGREE TRACKING WORKSHEET
NAME____________________________________ SSN___________________________________
                                                                 Child Development
                                                           Associate of Applied Science Degree
                                                                   2002-2003 Catalog
This program has special admission requirements. Please see the information provided in the beginning of the Child Development Section, in this catalog, on Special
Admission Requirements for All Child Development Students and Special Admissions Requirements for the Academic CDA Training Program, Certificate and
Associate Degree.

    Program Course #             Course Title                                                    Sem          Sem            Grade         College (If
                                                                                                 Hrs.         Taken                        not ACC)
TECA 1303+                     Family and Community                                          3
    TECA 1354+                    Child Growth and Development                                   3
CDEC 1359+                     Children with Special Needs                                   3
    TECA 1311+                    Introduction to Early Childhood Education                      3
TECA 1318+                     Nutrition, Health, and Safety                                 3
    ENGL 1301                     English Composition I                                          3
CDEC 1413+                     Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood                      4
                              Programs
    CDEC 1419+                   Child Guidance                                                  4
CDEC 1321+                     The Infant and Toddler                                        3
    CDEC 2341+                    The School Age Child                                           3
CDEC 1166+                     Practicum I -- Child Development and Early                    1
                              Childhood
    CDEC 1392+                   Special Topics in Child Development                             3
CDEC 1456+                     Emergent Literacy for Early Childhood                         4
    CDEC 1458+                    Creative Arts for Early Childhood                              4
CDEC 2326+                     Administration of Programs for Children                       3
    PSYC 2301                     Introduction to Psychology                                     3
MATH 1314+                     College Algebra                                               OR
    MATH 1332+                    College Mathematics                                            OR
CDEC 1457+                     Math & Science for Early Childhood                            4
    CDEC 2166+#                  Practicum II -- Child Development and Early                     1
                                Childhood
CDEC 1394+                     Special Topics in Early Childhood                             3
    COSC 1301                     Personal Computing                                             3
SPCH 1318                      Interpersonal Communication                                   3
                                  Humanities/Fine Arts1                                          3




1
 Must be selected from the following: ARTS 1303, ARTS 1304, DANC 2303, HUMA 1301, HUMA 1315, MUSI 1306, or PHIL 2306.
+ Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions.
# Capstone course

Final approval of degree plan for graduation is provided by the Admissions Office. Application for graduation must be on file in the Admissions Office before the
published deadline of the student’s final semester. The ACC Catalog contains important information about graduation.



                                                        ACC COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
CDEC 1166 PRACTICUM I -- CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND EARLY CHILDHOOD (1-0-10). A specialized workplace experience designed to
strengthen students' job skills by providing an opportunity to use acquired skills and techniques with young children. This course and CDEC 1392
replace CDP 1634. NOTE: Ten hours per week of regularly scheduled lab experience is required; five hours of this must be completed at the ACC
Lab School. Students who have taken 15-25 hours of CDEC must enroll in this course before completing additional CDEC hours. Offered in spring
semester. Prerequisites: DEVR 0303 and DEVw 0403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement test and completion of 15-25 hours of CDEC
courses and departmental approval; Co-Requisite: CDEC 1392 and DEVR 1303 and DEVW 1403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement
test.

CDEC 1321 THE INFANT AND TODDLER (3-3-1). A study of appropriate infant and toddler (birth to 3 years) child care programs. Topics covered
include an overview of development; quality caregiving routines; appropriate environments; and age-appropriate teaching techniques. Regularly
scheduled observations of young children are required. Prerequisites: DEvR 0303 and DEVw 0403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement
test. Co-Requisite: DEVR 1303 and DEVW 1403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement test. (CDEC 2321)

CDEC 1359 CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS (3-3-1). A survey of information regarding children with special needs including possible causes
and characteristics of exceptionalities, educational intervention, available resources, referral processes, and the advocacy role and legislative issues.
Regularly scheduled observations of children are required. Prerequisites: DEVR 0303 and DEVW 0403 or satisfactory score on appropriate
placement test. Co-Requisite: DEVR 1303 and DEVW 1403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement test. (CDP 1323)

CDEC 1392 SPECIAL TOPICS IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT (3-3-0). A study of the attitudes and behaviors pertinent to child development and to
the student's professional development. Emphasis is placed on observing and recording children's behaviors and utilizing this information in an
applied setting, professional ethics and the workplace. This course and CDEC 1166 replace CDP 1634. Offered in spring semester. Prerequisites:
DEVR 0303 and DEVW 0403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement test and completion of 15-25 hours of CDEC courses and departmental
approval. Co-requisite: CDEC 1166 and DEVR 1303 and DEVW 1403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement test.

CDEC 1394 SPECIAL TOPICS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD (3-3-0). An in-depth study of the attitudes and behaviors pertinent to early childhood and
to the student's professional development. Emphasis is placed on using developmentally appropriate practices in the workplace, professional ethics
and workplace behaviors. This course and CDEC 2166 replace CDP 2664. Offered in Spring. Skills: E Prerequisites: Instructor Approval and
DEVR 0303 and DEVW 0403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement test. Co-requisite: CDEC 2166 and DEVR 1303 and DEVW 1403 or
satisfactory score on appropriate placement test.

CDEC 1413 CURRICULUM RESOURCES FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS (4-3-3). This course emphasizes the fundamentals of
curriculum design and implementation in developmentally appropriate programs for young children. Topics covered include developmentally
appropriate practices; curricula models; and anti-bias curricula. Requires 3 hours per week of supervised fieldwork with young children.
Prerequisites: TECA 1311(CDP 1214) and DEVR 0303 and DEVW 0403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement test. Co-requisite: DEVR
1303 and DEVW 1403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement test. (CDP 1314)

CDEC 1419 CHILD GUIDANCE (4-3-3). A summary of general theories related to child guidance and how guidance teaches young children
autonomy and self-discipline, while promoting development of positive self-concept and pro-social behaviors. Three hours per week of supervised
fieldwork with young children is required. Offered in Spring. Prerequisites: TECA 1311 (CDP 1214) and DEVR 0303 and DEVW 0403 or
satisfactory score on appropriate placement test. Co-requisite: DEVR 1303 and DEVW 1403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement test.
(CDP 1624)

CDEC 1456 EMERGENT LITERACY FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD (4-3-3). An exploration of principles, methods, and materials for teaching
young children language and literacy through a play-based, integrated curriculum. Three hours per week of supervised fieldwork with young children
is required. Offered in Fall. Prerequisites: TECA 1311 (CDP 1214) and CDEC 1413 (CDP 1314) (or concurrent enrollment in CDEC 1413 (CDP
1314)) and DEVR 0303 and DEVW 0403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement test. Co-Requisite: DEVR 1303 and DEVW 1403 or
satisfactory score on appropriate placement test. (CDP 1564)

CDEC 1457 MATH & SCIENCE FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD (4-3-3). An exploration of principles, methods, and materials for teaching young
children math and science concepts through discovery and play. Three hours per week of supervised fieldwork with young children is required.
Offered in Spring. Prerequisites: TECA 1311 (CDP 1214) and CDEC 1413 (CDP 1314) (or concurrent enrollment in CDEC 1413 (CDP 1314)) and
DEVR 0303 and DEVW 0403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement test. Co-Requisite: DEVR 1303 and DEVW 1403 or satisfactory
score on appropriate placement test. (CDP 1424)

CDEC 1458 CREATIVE ARTS FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD (4-3-3). An exploration of principles, methods, and materials for teaching young
children music, movement, visual arts, and dramatic play through process-oriented experiences to support divergent thinking. Three hours per week
of supervised fieldwork with young children is required. Offered in Fall. Prerequisites: TECA 1311 (CDP 1214) and CDEC 1413 (CDP 1314) (or
concurrent enrollment in CDEC 1413 (CDP 1314)) and DEVR 0303 and DEVW 0403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement test.
Co-Requisite: DEVR 1303 and DEVW 1403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement test. (CDP 1584)

CDEC 2166 PRACTICUM II -- CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND EARLY CHILDHOOD (1-0-10). A specialized, intensive workplace experience
designed to strengthen a student's job skills by providing an opportunity to use acquired skills and techniques with young children. This course and
CDEC 1394 replace CDP 2664. NOTE: Ten hours per week of regularly scheduled lab experience is required; five hours of this must be
completed at the ACC Lab School. Offered in Spring. Skills: E Prerequisites: Departmental approval and DEVR 0303 and DEVW 0403 or
satisfactory score on appropriate placement test. Co-Requisite: CDEC 1394 and DEVR 1303 and DEVW 1403 or satisfactory score on appropriate
placement test.

CDEC 2326 ADMINISTRATION OF PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN (3-3-1). A practical application of management procedures for early care and
education programs, including a study of operating, supervising, and evaluating programs. Topics covered include program philosophies, types of
programs, policies, fiscal management, regulations, staffing, evaluation and communication. Regularly scheduled field assignments are required.
Offered in Fall. Prerequisites: TECA 1311 or CDP 1214 or departmental approval and DEVR 0303 and DEVW 0403 or satisfactory score on
appropriate placement test. Co-Requisite: DEVR 1303 and DEVW 1403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement test. (CDP 1643)

CDEC 2341 THE SCHOOL AGE CHILD (3-3-1). A study of age appropriate child care programs for children 5 to 13 years old. Topics covered
include an overview of school age development, developmentally appropriate environments, activities, planning and teaching techniques appropriate
for school age children. Weekly observations of school age children are required. Offered in Spring. Prerequisites: DEVR 0303 and DEVW 0403 or
satisfactory score on appropriate placement test. Co-Requisite: DEVR 1303 and DEVW 1403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement test.
(CDP 2413)

COSC 1301 PERSONAL COMPUTING (3-2-2). A hands-on course for the development of skills needed to use personal computer systems for
business, individual, and educational applications. Learn word processing, database management, spreadsheet development, and how to use the
operating system. Keyboarding skills are not required, but are helpful. May not be applied toward a CSC degree. Fee: $12 Skills: R (CSC 1003)

ENGL 1301 ENGLISH COMPOSITION I (3-3-0). A study of the principles of composition with emphasis on language, the mechanics of writing, the
types of discourse, and research and documentation. Skills: E (ENG 1613)

MATH 1314 COLLEGE ALGEBRA (3-3-0). A course designed for students majoring in business, mathematics, science, engineering, or certain
engineering-related technical fields. Content includes the rational, real, and complex number systems; the study of functions including polynomial,
rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions and related equations; inequalities; and systems of linear equations and determinants. Prerequisites:
MATD 0390 with a C or better or satisfactory score on the ACC Mathematics Assessment Test taken before enrolling in ACC mathematics courses.
(MTH 1743)

MATH 1332 COLLEGE MATHEMATICS (3-3-0). A course designed for non-mathematics and non-science majors. Topics may include, but are not
limited to, sets, logic, number theory, geometric concepts, and an introduction to probability and statistics. Prerequisites: A satisfactory score on the
ACC Mathematics Assessment Test. A second option is an appropriate secondary school course (Algebra II) and completion of any
TASP-mandated mathematics remediation. (MTH 1513)

PSYC 2301 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY (3-3-0). Survey of introductory topics such as learning, memory, sensation and perception,
personality, life-span development, physiological basis of behavior, stress and health, psychological disorders, social psychology, and research
methods. Additional topics such as language development, states of consciousness, and psychotherapy may also be included as determined by the
instructor. The Honors course provides a more in-depth introduction to the science and profession of psychology with emphasis on developing oral
and written communication skills as they relate to the analysis and discussion of research and controversial issues in psychology. Skills: E (PSY
1613)

SPCH 1318 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION (3-3-0). Theories and practice in verbal and nonverbal communication with a focus on
interpersonal relationships. Emphasis on improving interpersonal skills and helping students increase their communication competence in everyday
social exchanges. Skills: E (SPE 1623)

TECA 1303 FAMILY AND COMMUNITY (3-3-1). A study of the relationship between the child, the family, the community, and early childhood
educators. Also includes parent education, family and community lifestyles, child abuse, and current issues. Students will develop activities to
enhance understanding of diverse lifestyles and multi-cultural influences. Field projects in the community are required. Offered in Fall. (CDP 1333)
Prerequisites: DEVR 0303 and DEVW 0403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement test. Co-Requisite: DEVR 1303 and DEVW 1403 or
satisfactory score on appropriate placement test. (CDEC 1303)

TECA 1311 INTRODUCTION TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (3-3-1). An introduction to the profession of early childhood education.
Topics covered include developmentally appropriate programs for young children; the history of early care and education; future trends and issues
of the early childhood profession. One hour per week of supervised fieldwork with young children is required. (CDP 1214) Prerequisites: DEVR
0303 and DEVW 0403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement test. Co-Requisite: DEVR 1303 and DEVW 1403 or satisfactory score on
appropriate placement test. (CDEC 1411)

TECA 1318 NUTRITION, HEALTH, AND SAFETY (3-3-1). A study of nutrition, health, safety, and related activities, including skill development
in management of issues, guidelines, and practices in nutrition, as well as community health, hygiene, safety, and legal implications. Integration of
these principles will be applied to a variety of settings through field projects. (CDP 1423) Prerequisites: DEVR 0303 and DEVW 0403 or
satisfactory score on appropriate placement test. Co-Requisite: DEVR 1303 and DEVW 1403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement test.
(CDEC 1318)
TECA 1354 CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT (3-3-1). A study of the principles of normal child growth and development from conception
to adolescence. Topics covered include physical, social-emotional and cognitive development; influences on development; and methods of child
observation. Regularly scheduled observations of children are required. (CDP 1023) Prerequisites: DEVR 0303 and DEVW 0403 or satisfactory
score on appropriate placement test. Co-Requisite: DEVR 1303 and DEVW 1403 or satisfactory score on appropriate placement test. (CDEC 1354)



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