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Students are recommended to complete their college-level English and Math classes within their first two semesters of college.

ECED 140 Guiding Young Children in Group Settings (3) Prerequisite: “C” or higher in ECED 131 and Placement in ENG 100 Addresses positive ways to support children’s socialemotional development. Focuses on adult-child and child-child interactions and relationships. May be taken on a CR/N basis. (3 hrs. lect. per week) ECED 151 Field Experience Practicum #1 in early Childhood Education Seminar (1) Prerequisite: “C” or higher in ECED 131 or FAMR 230, and ECED 110 and Placement in ENG 100 Prerequisite or Co-requisite: “C” or higher in ECED 140 Co-requisite: ECED 191 Instructor approval required. A discussion seminar designed to accompany ECED 191 and to support students as they integrate content knowledge with practice. May be repeated. Students must be concurrently enrolled in ECED 191. (1 hr. lect. per week) ECED 152 Early Literacy Development (3) Prerequisite: Placement in ENG 100 This course begins with a survey of the history and contemporary issues and trends in early literacy development. It includes an in-depth exploration of how young children learn to read and write and what teachers and caregivers need to know and be able to do to support literacy development from birth through the primary years. (3 hrs. lect. per week) ECED 155 Creative Art for Young Children (3) Prerequisite: “C” or higher in ECED 110 and Placement in ENG 100 Principles and practices in planning, implementation and assessment of appropriate creative art and aesthetics experiences in early childhood settings. Students will experience diverse art and aesthetics activities that are appropriate for young children. Individual and as a group, the students will then develop appropriate activities and experiences for young children. May be taken on a CR/N basis. (3 hrs. lect. per week)

ECED 157 Puppetry for Young Children (3) Prerequisite: “C” or higher in ECED 110 and Placement in ENG 100 This course introduces making and using puppets with children for curriculum enhancement and promotion of children’s skills in language and literacy, reasoning, problem solving, and expression of feelings. It

includes designing meaningful puppetry activities and evaluating those activities when implemented. (3 hrs. lect. per week) ECED 158 The Hawaiian Culture for Young Children (3) Prerequisite: “C” or higher in ECED 110 and Placement in ENG 100 This course gives an overview of the culture of Hawai‘i that can be brought into the preschool classroom. Students will explore and study different aspects of the culture to identify understandings of the culture that are appropriate for young children. Individually and as a group, the students will develop appropriate activities and experiences for young children. May be taken on a CR/N basis. (3 hrs. lect. per week) ECED 170 Introduction to Working with Infants and Toddlers (3) Prerequisite: Placement in ENG 100 Provides an overview of the basic skills needed for working with infants and toddlers their families in group care settings. The course focuses on the pivotal role of the family in supporting each child’s individual development and includes strategies for promoting strong relationships between caregivers and families. Knowledge of development of very young children, infant-toddler caregiving routines, caregiver practices that enrich experiences, and caregiver roles are emphasized. May be taken on a CR/N basis. (3 hrs. lect. per week) ECED 191 Field Experience Practicum #1 in Early Childhood (3) [Formerly ECED 191V] Prerequisite: “C” or higher in ECED 131 or FAMR 230, and ECED 110 and Placement in ENG 100. Prerequisite or Co-requisite: “C” or higher in ECED 140 Co-requisite: ECED 151 Instructor approval required. A field-based practicum that serves as a mid-program supervised work experience in an early childhood education and care setting. It is designed to support students in integrating content knowledge with practice. (15 hrs. practicum per week) ECED 234 Observation and Assessment (2) Prerequisite: “C” or higher in ECED 105, ECED 131 AND in ENG 100 Advanced skills in methods of observing and recording behavior and assessing children. May be taken on a CR/N basis. (2 hrs. lect. per week) ECED 245 Child, Family and Community (3) Prerequisite: ENG 100; and “C” or higher in ECED 105 Develops communication skills for establishing effective relationships with diverse families and other adults. Introduces students to the local resources available for family referral. (3 hrs. lect. per week)

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ECED 156 Music and Movement for Young Children (3) Prerequisite: “C” or higher in ECED 110 and Placement in ENG 100 Principles and practices in planning, implementation and assessment of appropriate music and creative movement experiences in early childhood settings. Students will experience diverse activities that are appropriate for young children. Individual and as a group, the students will then develop appropriate activities and experiences for young children. May be taken on a CR/N basis. (3 hrs. lect. per week)

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