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SLCC Catalog

   
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog
Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Oct 19, 2017
 
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog

Course Descriptions

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Course Numbering Information:
Courses at SLCC are identified by an alphabetic prefix (two to four letters) followed by a four-digit number. Numbers beginning with a “1” generally indicate a course designed primarily for freshmen (such as ENGL 1010 ); numbers beginning with a “2” generally indicate courses designed primarily for sophomores (such as MATH 2010 ); numbers beginning with a “0” generally indicate preparatory courses that are non-transferable (such as WRTG 0990 ).

 

Family & Human Studies

  
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    FHS 0010 - Intro to Early Child. Ed. Lab

    Credits: 0
    A lab experience in which students complete two or more hours per week (depending on coreq course) of supervised interaction with children at the Eccles Lab School.

    Corequisite: FHS 2500, 2600, or 2620


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    FHS 0011 - Child Guidance - Lab

    Credits: 0
    A lab experience in which students complete two hours per week of supervised interactions with children at the Eccles Lab School.

    Corequisite: FHS 2610


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    FHS 1230 - Adolescent Growth & Dev.

    Credits: 3
    Studies the growth and development of adolescents. Principles and issues that affect adolescents’ daily lives in the home, school, and society are discussed.


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    FHS 1500 - Lifespan Human Development (SS)

    Credits: 3
    Fundamentals of growth and development from preconception to old age and death are explored. The domains of physical, cognitive, and social-emotional growth for each age in the life cycle are explored in a variety of contexts.

    Semester: All


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    FHS 1900 - Individual Studies in FHS

    Credits: 1-3
    Students plan areas of study, Service Learning, or travel and work with an instructor on an individual basis. The course may involve readings, discussion, research, service learning, intensive writing, or other skills deemed appropriate.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval


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    FHS 2000 - Co-op Education in FHS

    Credits: 1-2
    This course is designed to accommodate the needs of students who are working at least 20 hours per week in a professional environment that provides direct care to young children. Credit varies (1-2 hours).

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval


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    FHS 2300 - Administration of Early Childhood Programs

    Credits: 3
    This course focuses on the working world of a child care center director. Through readings, hands-on projects and discussions with other students in the course, students will explore decision-making from a programs inception, funding, and staffing. This class examines basic management principles in directing a preschool or child care program.


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    FHS 2340 - Creating Environments for Young Children

    Credits: 3
    Focuses on the preparation of indoor & outdoor learning environments for children in early childhood settings, developmentally and culturally appropriate materials, equipment & technological resources, and the importance of play as the primary vehicle through which young children learn. Emphasis is placed on how to provide learning environments that support and enhance all areas of development.


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    FHS 2400 - Marriage & Family Relations (SS)

    Credits: 3
    Introduction to marriage and the family. Personality, interpersonal relations, and society are examined within the context of the family life cycle. Emphasis is placed on the impact of societal and personal choices on the family.


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    FHS 2450 - Intro. to Human Sexuality (ID)

    Credits: 3
    Integration of biological, behavioral, and socio-cultural factors in human sexuality and relationships. Personal and social-sexual issues are explored as they relate to sexual decision-making/behavior and sexual health.


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    FHS 2500 - Child Development: Birth-Eight

    Credits: 3
    The study of child development. Emphasis on curriculum development and developmentally appropriate practices. Methods of teaching children are examined and practiced. Includes observation and participation in a supervised lab experience.

    Prerequisite: FHS 1500, FHS 2600, and FHS 2610 (can be taken concurrently), all w/C grade or better
    Corequisite: FHS 0010


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    FHS 2550 - Infant and Toddler Development

    Credits: 3
    The total development of the infant from birth to 24 months. Emphasis on observation, assessment, developmentally appropriate practices and professional infant care. Research on experimental learning will be reviewed.


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    FHS 2570 - Growth & Dev. of Children 6-12

    Credits: 3
    Studies the growth and development of children ages 6 to 12 years. Principles and issues that impact the child’s daily life in the home, school, and community are discussed.


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    FHS 2600 - Intro. to Early Childhood Ed.

    Credits: 3
    An introduction to the field of Early Childhood Education. The basics for shaping curriculum for young children are introduced. Observation and participation in a supervised lab experience (FHS 0010) is a key element of the course.

    Recommended Prerequisite: FHS 1500
    Corequisite: FHS 0010


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    FHS 2610 - Child Guidance

    Credits: 3
    This is an introduction to effective strategies for guiding children in individual and large group settings. It includes observations and participation in a supervised lab experience (FHS 0011).

    Recommended Prerequisite: FHS 1500
    Corequisite: FHS 0011


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    FHS 2620 - Creative Learning

    Credits: 4
    Capstone course for FHS AS degree. Emphasizes creative process in planning, implementing curriculum and self discovery. Assessment, home and school communication, professional ethics included. Department capstone project and e-portfolio required. Two weekly labs required.

    Prerequisite: FHS 1500, 2500, FHS 2600, and FHS 2610, all w/C grade or better
    Corequisite: FHS 0010 (a specified section of FHS 0010 must be taken with this course please contact the department for more information


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    FHS 2640 - Home, School & Comm. Relations

    Credits: 3
    The relationship between home, school and the community are explored. Emphasis is placed on building effective communication between parents and teachers.


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    FHS 2645 - Early Childhood Integrated Curriculum

    Credits: 3
    Provides students with a practical framework for building effective and meaningful curriculum for young children. Students will study, participate in and practice methods in planning and implementing an integrated early childhood curriculum.


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    FHS 2800 - Practicum Teaching

    Credits: 5
    Supervised classroom practicum experience in the Eccles Lab School. In collaboration with lead teacher, students plan and implement lesson plans and activities for a large group of children. Community placement module included.

    Prerequisite: FHS 2620 (may be taken concurrently) w/C grade or better and instructor approval
    Corequisite: FHS 2820


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    FHS 2820 - Teaching Seminar

    Credits: 2
    Examines child development concepts and how they apply to teaching young children. Focuses on building teaching competencies. Seminar format. Discussion of strengths and challenges associated with practicum teaching experience.

    Prerequisite: FHS 2620 (may be taken concurrently) w/C grade or better and instructor approval
    Corequisite: FHS 2800


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    FHS 2900 - Special Topics in FHS

    Credits: 1-3
    An in depth study of a particular topic in early childhood, family or human studies. The course may involve readings, discussion, research, intensive writing or other skills deemed appropriate. Course may be taught with a Service Learning component.


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