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CHST 035: Practicum in Early Childhood Education

Course Description

In this course students have the opportunity to practice and demonstrate developmentally appropriate early childhood program planning and teaching competencies under the supervision of ECE/CD faculty and other qualified early education professionals. Students have the opportunity to utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment and knowledge of curriculum content areas are emphasized as student teachers have the opportunity to design, implement, and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. Students may be placed in the public school setting in pre-kindergarten to 3rd grade classrooms, in licensed early childhood programs serving infants through school-age children, or in classrooms serving children with special needs.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to CSU only

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: CHST 001, CHST 002, CHST 063, CHST 080
  • Co-Requisites: CHST 035A
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to CSU only
  • C-ID: ECE 210 - Practicum in Early Childhood Education
Last Updated 7/19/23