EDU 200 (3)

Introduction to Education 

An examination of the development of education in the United States, the historical development and social foundations of education, the student as learner, the teacher as a professional and current issues and trends in education.  This course includes 30 hours of classroom observations and experiences.  Pre requisite: *RDG 099 and *ENG 100, or placement test scores beyond prerequisite course(s), or consent of instructor. Three lecture.


EDU 222 (3)

Introduction to the Exceptional Student

Study of special education and the exceptional student with emphasis on factors relating to current practices, identification, and characteristics of the exceptional learner, one who differs from the average learner. Pre or Co-requisite: *ENG 101 or consent of instructor. Three lecture.


EDU 230 (3)

Cultural Diversity in Education

This course examines the relationship of cultural values and social contexts to the formation of the child's self concept and success in the educational environment. An examination of the role of prejudice, stereotypes, institutional racism and sexism,, and cultural incompatibilities in education will be included. Emphasis on considering different world views, preparing future teachers to offer an equal educational opportunity to children of all cultural groups, and considering course concepts in relationship to the work environment. Pre or Corequisite: *ENG 102. General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Special Requirements: Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness. Three lecture. 


EDU 235 (3)

Relationships in Classroom Settings

Provides an introduction to K-12 classroom settings and the relationships between teachers and their students.  Includes a focus on classroom management, developing positive and appropriate individual relationships with students, and classroom participation.  Course includes fieldwork in actual classroom settings. Prerequisite: *EDU 222 or EDU 230 or COI; and Education Fingerprint Clearance Card. Two lecture. Two lab.


EDU 236 (3) 

Structured English Immersion

This course prepares teachers to successfully work with English Language Learners in the K-12 classroom, exploring the history, theoretical foundations and practical applications of Structured English Immersion. Course topics are in compliance with the Arizona Department of Education requirements for provisional Structured English Immersion (SEI) endorsement. Three lecture.


EDU 247 (1)

Beginning Community College Teaching

A beginning methods course that focuses on an analysis of teaching and learning styles, delivery, classroom management and college policies. One Lecture.


EDU 248 (1)

Intermediate Community College Teaching 

Explore development and purpose of the community college in the United States including current practices and issues with a particular focus on The Learning College. A methods course that focuses on student advisement and course articulation, assessment at both the course and program level, and technical expertise in the classroom. One Lecture.


EDU 249 (1)

Advanced Community College Teaching

A methods course that focuses on an application of teaching and learning styles and delivery, including discipline specific techniques and skills and advanced curriculum development. One Lecture.


EDU 250 (3)

The Community College 

Development and purpose of the community college in the United States including current practices and issues. A methods course that focuses on analysis of teaching and learning styles, delivery, student assessment at course and program level, and curriculum development. Completing EDU 247, EDU 248, and EDU 249 is equivalent to EDU 250. Three lecture.


EDU 260 (3)

Principles and Philosophy of Career and Technical Education 

Students explore and learn the history and philosophy of the comprehensive CTE program in Arizona including its various components: Program Standards and Measures, Performance Standards/ Data Reporting. Three Lecture.


EDU 261 (3)

Methods for Teaching Career and Technical Education

Students examine CTE philosophy and teaching methods, preparation and use of instructional material for the CTE classroom. Three Lecture.


EDU 262 (3)

Curriculum Development and Assessment for Career and Technical Education 

Students study the process for developing curriculum for a CTE program including: courses of study, syllabi, lesson plans and assessment. Three Lecture.


EDU 263 (3) 

Career and Technical Education Student Leadership Organizations

Students explore the benefits of integrating student leadership organizations in secondary and postsecondary CTE programs. Three Lecture.


EDU 264 (3)

Career and Technical Education Internship/Practicum 

Students study the various components of quality CTE Instructional programs.  Three Lecture.


EDU 289 (1–6)

Internship I

Designed for students who are looking for paid or voluntary, practical learning experiences that apply academic and occupational education to real-life, on-the-job situations.  Credit hours will be negotiated based on fulfillment of a contract.  Each credit hour requires the completion of a minimum 45 hours of on-the-job participation.  Prior experience or course work in the field of interest is required.  One to six variable credit hours.  May be taken for S/U credit.


EDU 291 (3)

Children's Literature 

An introduction to children’s literature, genres of children’s literature, the qualities of classic and current children’s literature, and methods to integrate literature into the elementary and middle school classroom.  Prerequisite:  ENG 100, or placement test scores beyond prerequisite course, or consent of instructor.


EDU 298 (1-6)                                                                                                      

Special Topics                                                                                                          

Designed to meet the needs of an individual(s) who has an interest in pursuing an original topic in an instructional area under faculty supervision.  One to six variable credit hours.


*Course has additional pre or co requisite(s)


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