Education (EDUC)

EDUC-100 3 Units Teaching as a Profession

36 hours lecture; 54 hours lab; 90 hours total

This course explores teaching as a profession in K-12 education. Topics include teaching as a profession and career, historical and philosophical foundations of the American education system, contemporary educational issues, California's content standards and frameworks, and teacher performance standards. In addition to class time, the course requires a minimum of 54 hours of structured fieldwork in public school elementary classrooms that represent California's diverse student population, and includes cooperation with at least one carefully selected and campus-approved certificated classroom teacher.

Transfers to both UC/CSU