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Education

Students taking Early Childhood Education and Education courses that include field work may be required to pay for Live Scan fingerprint processing and/or a TB test.

There is a limitation of 6 units in Education that are transferable to the CSU. Please note, EDUC 1 and EDUC 2 are the courses recommended to students who wish to become teachers.

EDUC 1, Career Choices in Education    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU

The course provides an introductory overview of the Early Childhood through 12th grade teaching profession. It will explore the philosophy, history and sociology of the American educational system with an emphasis on elements unique to the state of California. In addition, qualities of effective educators, elements and purposes of a professional portfolio, and critical issues in diverse contemporary classrooms will be addressed. Students will record school site observations that will be archived to a professional e-portfolio. Portfolio training will be provided within the course.

Students will perform up to 20 hours of field work in a school classroom.

1802   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Talleda M L

Above section 1802 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 26 to Oct 18, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4165   6:30p-9:35p Th   BUNDY 321   Perez L

Above section 4165 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

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IMPORTANT! Many SMC classes require the use of a computer with Internet access to reach class resources and/or to complete assignments and/or take exams. To locate a computer lab on campus go to www.smc.edu/acadcomp and click on the “Labs” link.