Care & Dev. of Young Children (CDYC)

CDYC 1110 - Working With Young Children (3 Credit Hours)

An introduction to Care and Development of Young Children as a part of total education to include the study of theory, models, contemporary issues, professionalism, career opportunities and employability skills, observing and recording, technology, and developmentally appropriate practices (DAP).

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

CDYC 1120 - Health, Safety & Nutrition (3 Credit Hours)

This course examines fire prevention, health, safety, and nutrition for children. Topics covered include: signs and symptoms of common communicable diseases, pediatric first aid, and infant/child Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Also covered is application of the principles of nutrition to children with emphasis on prenatal nutrition, the special requirements of various age levels from birth through adolescence, and problems related to children and nutrition. Menus that meet nutritional needs for all children are planned and prepared.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

CDYC 1130 - Child Guidance and Behaviors (3 Credit Hours)

Typical, age-related behavior patterns, child guidance practices and their consequences; techniques and procedures for successful management.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

CDYC 1151 - Observation/Participation Lab (3 Credit Hours)

Directed observation, documentation, and supervised participation of practical experiences and situations in the early childhood environment.

Prerequisite(s): None

(0/3/3)

CDYC 1210 - Growth/Devlop of Young Childre (3 Credit Hours)

A holistic approach to the study of the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development needs and related theories of infant/toddlers and preschooler age children.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

CDYC 1220 - Infant/Todd Care & Curriculum (3 Credit Hours)

Designing culturally sensitive environments and education practices appropriate to developmental needs of infant/toddlers from conception to age 3, including facilities, schedules, activities, and regulations.

Prerequisite(s): None

(2/1/3)

CDYC 1230 - Family Relantionships & Issues (3 Credit Hours)

A study of the dynamics of family cycles, interpersonal relationships and application of principles of child and family development to relationships among young children, their families and teachers/ communities

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

CDYC 1241 - Infant/Toddler Lab (3 Credit Hours)

Directed observation, documentation, and supervised participation in practical experiences and situations with infants and/or toddlers in the early childhood environment.

Prerequisite(s): None

(0/3/3)

CDYC 1320 - Preschool Curriculum (3 Credit Hours)

A study of developmentally appropriate practices, including cultural diversity scheduling, classroom environments, and assessing needs to individualize activities and utilize emergent curricula with young children.

Prerequisite(s): None

(2/1/3)

CDYC 1330 - Literature/Language Methods (3 Credit Hours)

This course will examine young children’s emergent use and understanding of literacy. Topics covered include to analyze current practices in teaching language arts, as well as, the methods and materials appropriate for promoting and assessing the literacy development of young children, to consider and promote issues of individual and cultural differences, and to explore technology in language and literacy development.

Prerequisite(s): None

(2/1/3)

CDYC 1332 - Preschool Methods (3 Credit Hours)

Survey of principles, methods, techniques, and materials for teaching music, movement, art, creative dramatics, social studies, math and science in an early childhood setting. Emphasis will be on exploring best practices for teaching young children through a combination of naturalistic, informal, and structured activities as well as planning, implementing, and evaluating developmentally appropriate activities in these content areas. Includes selection, development, and presentation of instructional materials with an integrated curriculum approach.

Prerequisite(s): None

(2/1/3)

CDYC 1333 - Social Studies/TheArts Methods (3 Credit Hours)

Survey of principals, methods, techniques, and materials for teaching music, movement, art, creative dramatics and social studies in an early childhood setting. Includes planning, implementing, and evaluating developmentally appropriate creative experiences with an integrated curriculum approach.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

CDYC 1341 - Preschool Lab (3 Credit Hours)

Directed observation, documentation, and supervised participation of practical experiences and situations with preschool children.

Prerequisite(s): None

(0/3/3)

CDYC 1410 - Children With Special Needs (3 Credit Hours)

A study of information regarding children with special needs including assessment and programming, strategies for developing adaptive environments, utilizing family input and community resources, legislation, and possible causes and characteristics of exceptionalities.

Prerequisite(s): None

(2/1/3)

CDYC 1420 - Organization & Administration (3 Credit Hours)

Philosophy, objectives, and methods of organizing and operations of early childhood programs to include licensing issues, budgeting, personnel, policy development, facilities, supervisory/management skills, and advocacy.

Prerequisite(s): None

(2/1/3)

CDYC 2211 - Practicum In CDYC (5 Credit Hours)

Individualized program under supervision and guidance; practical or field experience in organized programs in Care and Development of Young Children.

Prerequisite(s): None

(0/5/5)

CDYC 2991 - Special Projects I (1 Credit Hour)

A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs. Associate Provost of Technical Studies approval required.

Prerequisite(s): None

(0/1/1)

CDYC 2993 - Special Projects II (2 Credit Hours)

A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs. Associate Provost of Technical Studies approval required.

Prerequisite(s): None

(0/2/2)

CDYC 2995 - Special Projects III (3 Credit Hours)

A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs. Associate Provost of Technical Studies approval required.

Prerequisite(s): None

(0/3/3)

CDYC 2996 - Special Projects IV (3 Credit Hours)

A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs. Associate Provost of Technical Studies approval required.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

CDYC 2997 - Practicum (3 Credit Hours)

A Practicum provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student's education objectives. Students participating in Practicum do not receive compensation. Associate Provost of Technical Studies approval required.

Prerequisite(s): None

(0/3/3)

CDYC 2999 - Cooperative Education (3 Credit Hours)

Cooperative Education provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student's educational objectives. Students participating in Cooperative Education receive compensation for their work. Associate Provost of Technical Studies approval required.

Prerequisite(s): None

(0/3/3)