Course Descriptions

Child Development - CD
Course Classification

Courses numbered 1-49 — are baccalaureate level (transfer) courses. Courses thus numbered are transferable to four- year institutions. Agriculture courses are designed to parallel the work taught in similar courses at California Polytechnic State University or at California State University, Fresno but may not carry the same number.

Courses numbered 50-99 — are associate degree level courses. Courses thus numbered are primarily for the student who does not plan to continue his/her education beyond the community college level; however, occupational education courses may transfer according to articulation agreements. Complete information on articulation is available through the Counseling Center.

Courses Numbered 100-201 — are non-transfer and are non-degree applicable; they are skill building or remedial.

Abbreviations for Degree, Non-Degree, and Transfer Courses

The following abbreviations designate degree applicable, transfer, and non-degree applicable courses:
(AA) Associate Degree
(CSU) Transferable to California State University System
(UC) Transferable to University of California System
(NDA) Non-Degree Applicable

  • CD-012B
  • Principles and Practices of Ec
  • Credit(s) 3

Principles and Practices of Ece Field Wo Early Childhood Practicum-Field Exp
CD 012B offers an opportunity to demonstrate developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory an practice, to develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Students will be expanding their knowledge of curriculum content by designing, implementing , and evaluating their teaching experiences and the value of their interactions used in the classroom and with the children involved. Both positive and negative experiences will be evaluated and will be used for improvement and validation.

Class Hours:
18 Lecture | 108 Laboratory
Prerequisite(s) CD-5, CD-10, CD-12A, and CD-16:
CD 012A (Required, Previous or concurrent).
ENG 051A and Negative TB test (Recommended, Previous or concurrent).
Transfers to:
Transfers to CSU only