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CHST 088A: The Outdoor Environment

Course Description

This course focuses on the value of nature in childhood experiences and examines the potential of the outdoor playground to become an extension of the classroom, offering many opportunities for children to explore, create, discover, and learn. Topics include playground design, enhancing outside play and learning opportunities, teacher and parent education, curriculum planning, and daily routines that support active participation in the outdoor environment.

Units: 1

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to CSU only

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 16 – 18
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to CSU only
Last Updated 7/19/23