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

Course Title: Supervised Experiences with Infants and Toddlers

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. A successful background check is required to spend time in early childcare centers.
Course Description: Supervised experience with infants and toddlers ages birth through two. Background check required. (2 Lec. , 2 Lab.)

Course Number: EDEC 3302 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Supervised Experiences with Young Children

This is an Upper-Division Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: EDEC 3301. 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: Supervised experience with young children ages three through five. Background check required. (Important: Course is approved by SACSCOC beginning Spring 2022.) (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)

Course Number: EDEC 3303 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Child and Adolescent Guidance

This is an Upper-Division Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: Concurrent enrollment and acceptance into the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) is required of 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: Development of strategies for promoting self-discipline, creative capacities and positive relationships with children and adolescents. (Important: Course is approved by SACSCOC beginning Spring 2022.) (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)

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

Course Title: Prenatal and Infant Development

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.
Course Description: Study of how to promote the psychomotor, social emotional and cognitive-language development of infants from the prenatal period through the first two years in their interactions with caregivers, peers and the environment. (Important: Course is approved by SACSCOC beginning Fall 2022.) (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)

Course Number: EDEC 3307 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Development During Early Childhood

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.
Course Description: Examination of psychomotor, social-emotional and cognitive language development during childhood. (Important: Course is approved by SACSCOC beginning Spring 2023.) (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)

Course Number: EDEC 3309 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Development in Cross-Cultural Perspective

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.
Course Description: Critical examination of developmental and family theory and research across a diverse range of cultures. (Important: Course is approved by SACSCOC beginning Spring 2023.) (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)

Course Number: EDEC 3311 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Theories of Human Development and Family Studies

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.
Course Description: The major theories in human development and family studies. Course focuses on the meaning of theory to individual and family development over the lifespan. Implication of theory and program development and services are reviewed. (Important: Course is approved by SACSCOC beginning Fall 2022.) (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


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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.