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EDU 5460: The Integrated Curriculum in ECE II: Social Studies, Expressive Arts, Health And Safety (3 cr.)**
Based upon current child development theories and principles, this course will examine methodology and resources applicable to teaching in the infant, toddler and early childhood classroom. Focus will be on the study, design and evaluation of developmentally appropriate curriculum in the areas of social studies, expressive arts, physical education, safety and health and ways in which these areas may be integrated with other areas of the curriculum. Emphasis will include fostering skills of inquiry, problem-solving and creative thinking in young children through discovery and play. Students will do classroom observations, create and execute lesson plans, develop curriculum units and conduct case studies for practical application of concepts and principles. Field experience required.
Not counted as Liberal Arts
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