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Child Development

Elementary Teacher Education Program

Become an Elementary School Teacher, Start at Foothill!

Recommended Course Sequence

Total 90 units required for completion of the degree.

Year One

Fall

  • ENGL 1A/1AH/1T (5)
  • COMM 1A/1AH (5)
  • CSU GE AREA C1 or C2 (4)

Winter

  • ENGL 1B/1BH/1C/1CH/PHIL 1/PHIL 7 (5)
  • HIST 17A (4)
  • CHLD 1 (4)
  • CSU Transferable Elective (2-4) Suggested: CHLD 8, CHLD 51A, CHLD 59

Spring

  • HIST 17B (4)
  • CHLD 2 (4)
  • ENGL 16 (4)
  • CSU GE AREA C1 or C2 (4)

Year Two

Fall

  • EDUC 2 (5)   Offered once annually only!
  • HIST 3A (4)
  • BIOL 10 OR BIOL 14 (5)
  • PSE 20 (5) Offered once annually only!

Winter

  • HIST 3B (4)
  • GEOG 10 (4)
  • ART 1/MUS 1/THTR 1 (4-4.5)
  • CSU GE AREA E (4)

Spring

  • GEOG 20 (4) Offered once annually only!
  • POLI 1 (5)
  • MATH 42 (5) Offered once annually only!
  • CSU Transferable Elective (2-4) Suggested: CHLD 8, CHLD 51A, CHLD 59

 

  • This document may change as courses shift, and these are simply suggestions for completion. Please remain in contact with your counselor to stay on track.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the Elementary Teacher Education program, you will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the teaching profession including requirements and evaluation of effectiveness
  • Identify major economic, political, and social policies that have affected the American school system
  • Describe curriculum and instruction, including development and design



Located at the Foothill College Sunnyvale Center

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Earn an Assistant Teacher Permit in One Year

Foothill College is a partner in the Teacher Pipeline Program, with locations in Redwood City and Menlo Park. Fall classes held Mondays and Wednesdays 6-7:50 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m.-12:50 p.m. LEARN MORE
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Child Development Department

408.745.8056


kerbeynicole@foothill.edu


Sunnyvale Campus, 211Q

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