2004 - 2005 Catalog

Programs of Study

Teaching Assistant

California's recruitment of teachers will provide one of the fastest growing opportunities over the next decade.  West Hills College responds to the growing need by offering two teaching assistant certificates. The teaching assistant curriculum will provide students with the opportunity to enhance their abilities to perform various teaching assignments in an elementary, secondary, middle school, senior high classroom, and adult education setting.

Teaching Assistant Certificate - Elementary

Course Number

Title

Units

EA 31

Introduction to Teaching

3

CD 10

Child, Family and Society

3

CD 16

Creative Activities for Young Children

3

CD 5

Child Development

3

CD 4

Parenting

3

 

Electives

2

 

                                     TOTAL

  17

Recommended Electives: Art 4, 12, CIS 8, HE 35, MUS 1A/B, 42/52, PE 48, PSYCH 1, EA 55, 56, EDUC 57

Teaching Assistant Certificate - Secondary

Course Number

Title

Units

EA 31

Introduction to Teaching

3

ENG 1A or ENG 51A or 51B

Composition and Reading/Intro. to Communciation Skills/Inter. Communciation Skills

3

Math 45 or Math 87

Contemporary Math/Mathematics for Life

3

EA 15X

Cooperative Work Experience

3

 

Electives

5

 

TOTAL

17

Recommended Electives: Art 5A, 15A, 13A, or 42, BIO 10, CIS 8, ENG 1A, GEOG 2A, 2B, 3, or 18, HE 35, HIST 4 A,B, 17A, or 18, MATH 10A, 25, or 45, MUS 42, PE 48, PHYSCI 1, POLSCI 1 or 2, PSYCH 5 , SP 1, EA 55,56, EDUC 57

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