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Course Number: EDLL 3301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Language Literacy Acquisition

This is an Upper-Division Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: Concurrent enrollment and acceptance into the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) is required or consent of department dean. A minimum of a 2.75 GPA is required for all upper-level courses in the BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science) ECE (Early Childhood Education) program. Additional course specific prerequisites may apply.
Course Description: Study of the acquisition and development of language learning. Study of curriculum, instruction and exemplary classroom practices that foster literacy development. Field based course. (2 Lec. , 2 Lab.)

Course Number: EDLL 3305 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Foundations in Reading Instruction: The Science of Teaching Reading

This is an Upper-Division Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: Concurrent enrollment and acceptance into the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) is required or consent of department dean. A minimum of a 2.75 GPA is required for all upper-level courses in the BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science) ECE (Early Childhood Education) program. Additional course specific prerequisites may apply.
Course Description: Overview of reading development, scientifically proven strategies for teaching reading instruction and an understanding of how children learn to read. An emphasis on teaching reading through five scientifically-proven components of reading instruction including: phonics awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, reading comprehension. Field-based course. (Important: Course is approved by SACSCOC beginning Spring 2022.) (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.