FACS Course Offerings

Family and Consumer Science Course Offerings

 

CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT I (BT0811)
(T0811A) CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT I A
(T0811B) CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT I B
DETAILS: 2 Trimesters
CREDIT: 1.0
GRADE LEVEL: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: None

 
The purpose of this course is for students to develop knowledge and skills in areas of child development from conception to age five. Students who have career interests in teaching and/or health care will benefit from this course as well as students looking to develop skills for their future role as a parent. Part of the class will consist of students running and operating a preschool laboratory.
 
 
CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT II (BT0812)
(T0812A) CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT II A
(T0812B) CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT II B
DETAILS: 2 Trimesters
CREDIT: 1.0
GRADE LEVEL: 12
PREREQUISITE: It is required that a student receive a B average in Child Care and Development I and approval of instructor in order to take this course.
 
The application of the principles of child care learned in Child Care and Development I will be applied in Child Care and Development II through the operation of a children’s preschool laboratory. Three and four year old children will be selected from the community for a preschool experience. Students will be involved in planning, teaching, observation, and research activities with the preschool. There will be an off-site observation conducted in a local preschool/daycare program. Techniques for effective child care will be practiced and evaluated in relation to parenting and possible careers. 
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