ART 292

Foundations for Art Education

   3.0 Credits

This course introduces the philosophical foundations of the field of art education and the various elements of art education as it relates to art instruction in the school and community.  (Prerequisite: RDG 100)

 

COL 250

Information Literacy

3.0 Credits

Course introduces students to a wide range of print and electronic information resources and literacy skills basic to success in their academic work, their career, & in life long learning.  (Prerequisite: ENG 100, RDG 100)

 

EDU 201

Classroom Inquiry with Technology

3.0 Credits

This course explores teaching as a data driven, reflective practice.  The students will use research tools to understand teaching and learning with a classroom context and reflect on the relationship among and between technology, theory, student learning, and instructional practices.  This course includes a practicum requirement of 30 hours service/observation in public schools as designated by the instructor.  (Prerequisite:  CPT 101 or CPT 170)

 

EDU 230 

Schools in Communities

   4.0 Credits

This course provides students with a basic understanding of the social, political, and historical aspects of diverse educational institutions in American culture with an emphasis on families, schools, and communities.  This course includes a variety of field experiences in area schools.  (Prerequisite:  ENG 100, RDG 100)

 

EDU 241

Learners and Diversity

4.0 Credits

This course is a study of lifespan development and learning with an emphasis on individual and group diversity.  The students are required to participate in a field experience.  This course transfers to USC College of Education.  This course includes a practicum requirement of 30 hours service/observation in public schools as designated by the instructor.  (Prerequisite:  ENG 100 or ESL 110, RDG 100 or ESL 100)

 

ENG 207

Literature for Children

 3.0 Credits

This course provides an introduction to children’s literature in America through an examination of picture books and novels that depict Americans of various backgrounds and experiences.  It focuses on defining quality in children’s book writing and illustration, and stressing concerns in the field.

(Prerequisite:  ENG 102)

 

MAT 250

Elementary Mathematics

3.0 Credits

Course provides students with an understanding of the meaning of numbers, fundamental operations of arithmetic, structure of the real number system & its subsystems, & elementary numbers theory.  [Note: Course designed for transfer from OCTC & MTC to USC College of Edu - Dept of Instr & Teacher Edu.]  (Prerequisite: MAT 110)

 

MAT 251

Elementary Mathematics II

3.0 Credits

This course provides students with an understanding of informal geometry and basic concepts of algebra. [Note: This course is designed for transfer from OCTC and MTC to USC-Columbia's College of Education - Dept of Instruction and Teacher Education.]  (Prerequisite: MAT 110)