EDUC 200  3 Units  
Introduction to Elementary Education  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

This course introduces students to the concepts and issues related to teaching diverse learners in contemporary public schools (K-12). Topics include historical and philosophical foundations of the American education system, teaching as a profession and career, contemporary education issues, California Content Standards and framework, and teacher performance standards. In addition to class time, 45-hours of structured fieldwork are required at an approved public school elementary classroom with a certified classroom teacher and students that represent California's diverse population. Proof of a negative TB test and fingerprint clearance are required for classroom observations.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only