Course Descriptions for TECA 1318
TECA 1318 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC
Wellness of the Young Child
This is an Academic Transfer Credit Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: DREA 0093 or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standard in Reading. College level ready in Reading.
Corequisite/Concurrent: Students will be required to submit to and pass a criminal background search by the certification date as prescribed by the program and college. Failure to comply will result in the student being dropped from the course.
Course Description: A study of the factors that impact the well-being of the young child including healthy behavior, food, nutrition, fitness, and safety practices. Focus on local and national standards and legal implications of relevant policies and regulations. Students are required to participate in 16 hours of field experience with children from infancy through age 12 in a variety of settings with varied and diverse populations. Course content is aligned with State Board for Educator Certification Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities Standards. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1301015309
This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2015. (Original) | (Current)
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education 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.