GCC 2018-19 Catalog - Page 108



Prerequisite:
Contact Hours:
Permission of Instructor or a cumulative CPA of 2.3 in
ECE classes and ECE 210 Child Guidance course
10 1/2 Hours Instruction & 90 Hours of fieldwork
ECE 210 CHILD GUIDANCE
3 (3-0)
Explores the principles of guiding children through the early childhood and
primary years. The emphasis is on the child's social development. Strategies
that enhance the child's self-esteem and consequently that increase selfdiscipline will be taught through role playing and small group activities.
None
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Early Childhood
Education occupational program.
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Early Childhood
Education occupational program.
None
ECE 240 LANGUAGE & LITERACY FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD
3 (3-0)
EDUCATION
This class will help students become familiar with teaching strategies and
techniques that support the language and literacy development of young children.
The topics of study will include: language development, reading readiness, print
rich environments, storytelling through puppets and flannel boards, and
children’s literature. Students will become proficient at helping children develop
both expressive and receptive language skills. The primary content of this course
is directly related to an Early Childhood Education occupational program.
Prerequisite:
None
ECE 290 MANAGING A CHILD CARE CENTER
3 (3-0)
Focuses on the design and operation of a preschool center. Includes assessment
of needs, schedules, health and safety services, licensing regulations, personnel
management, equipment purchasing, financing, and professionalism.
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Early Childhood
Education occupational program.
Prerequisite:
Permission of Instructor
ECE 295 PRACTICUM II IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
3 (3-0)
This course is utilized to practice skills learned throughout prior coursework
in the program. Students will be required to participate in 90 hours of fieldwork
within the preschool classroom. They will also be responsible for attending 5
seminars, where they will receive assignments and be given the opportunity to
discuss their various experiences.
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Early Childhood
Education occupational program.
Prerequisite:
Contact Hours:
Permission of instructor of a cumulative CPA of 2.3 in all
ECE classes. Must have completed ECE 210 Child
Guidance with 2.3 GPA.
10 1/2 Hours Instruction & 90 Hours Fieldwork
ECONOMICS
(ECO)
ECO 101 AMERICAN ECONOMY
3 (3-0)
This course will improve the economic literacy of our citizens through a survey of
both macro and microeconomics. By examination of recent historic events and by
the study of theories and principles that explain economic events that shape their
lives. These events include inflation, unemployment, national income, money and
banking, government, prices and output, monopoly, wages and profit,
international trade, and economic growth.
This fulfills a social science requirement for non-business majors only.
Prerequisite:
None
ECO 201 MACROECONOMICS
3 (3-0)
This course is designed to provide a study of aggregate behavior; how
consumers, businesses, and society choose, and what determines the level of
output that our economy chooses. Topics include GNP, GDP, unemployment,
inflation, monetary policy, fiscal policy, & national debt.
This fulfills a social science requirement.
Prerequisite:
(EDU)
EDU 104 WORKING WITH SPECIAL POPULATIONS
3 (4-6 online)
This is an Internet-based course which covers an overview of the field of special
education, including characteristics, programs, adaptive teaching methods, and
supporting research.
Prerequisite:
None
None
ECE 230 CREATIVE METHODS FOR TEACHING YOUNG CHILD
3 (3-0)
Prepares students to work with young children in a variety of creative activities.
Art, music, drama, science, math, and environmental awareness are
some of the topics covered. Emphasis shall be on acquiring methods and
skills which shall enhance a child's creativity, imagination, and curiosity.
Prerequisite:
None
EDUCATION
ECE 220 INFANT & TODDLER CARE
3 (3-0)
Emphasis is on the specialized care of infants and toddlers between birth and
thirty-six months of age. This emphasis includes developmental stages and
appropriate practices, daily care, feeding, and guidance.
Prerequisite:
This fulfills a social science requirement.
Prerequisite:
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Early Childhood
Education occupational program.
Prerequisite:
ECO 202 MICROECONOMICS
3 (3-0)
The Microeconomics course is designed to provide a study of individual markets
in our economy. We will examine price-output behavior in purely competitive,
oligopolistic, monopolistically competitive, & monopolistic markets. Other topics
reviewed in this course include - resource markets, concentration ratios, labor &
unions, pollution, agriculture, & international trade. In summary, our studies will
emphasize how households and firms make decisions & interact within the
economic markets in which we live.
None
EDU 201 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION
3 (3-1)
This program enables the student to explore a career in education. In addition to
providing background information on the organization, control, supervision,
financing and professional aspects of American schooling, various assessment
and observational activities have been designed to determine the individuals
potential for teaching.
Prerequisite: Education Majors with Sophomore Standing.
Accumulative GPA of 2.5 or better. (Standards are increasing and
consulting with transfer schools is important.)
ELECTRIC LINE MECHANIC
(ELM)
The primary content of these courses is directly related to an Electric Lineman Mechanic
occupational program.
ELM 102 ANALYSIS OF THE PUBLIC UTILITY INDUSTRY
3 (3-0)
Course addresses the history and legacy of public utilities in the United States as
they have existed for more than 100 years. In addition, this course presents the
most up-to-date information available on utility operations and the changing utility
environment. Special emphasis is placed upon the foundations of utility
regulation, the complexities of delivering gas and electric services, and an
analysis of the utility’s income and expenditures.
Prerequisite: None
ELM 103 UTILITY LABORATORY & FIELD EXERCISES I
3 (3-0)
This course is an introduction to construction, operation, and maintenance
procedures in the electric utility industry. The course will emphasize day- to-day
operation of the electric utility including the safe and proper procedures for
construction of new facilities and operation and maintenance of existing facilities.
Field trips to operating entities will provide a firsthand look at various segments
of the electric utility business. Lab and field exercises will focus on safety,
operating systems and construction practices and procedures. Specific subject
matter to be covered includes unloading, hauling, erecting and setting poles,
guying poles, insulators, cross arms and conductor supports, line conductors,
electric power system overview, electrical units, alternating current, three- phase
circuits, circuit protection, working in an electrical environment, and installing and
removing protective grounds. Other topics to be covered will include map
reading, property descriptions, design considerations, regulatory review, and the
one-call system. Some class sessions may consist of informational lectures
provided by experts in their field.
Prerequisite:
None
ELM 104 CAREERS AND APPRENTICESHIPS
Prerequisite:
None
2 (2-0)
ELM 110 SCIENCE FOR THE UTILITY INDUSTRY
3 (3-0)
An introduction to basic electricity, this course begins with the study of direct
current (DC) and ends with the study of alternating current (AC). DC topics
covered include Electron flow, Ohms Law, Series circuits, parallel circuits,
power, high and low voltage, and magnetism. AC topics covered include
significance of AC-voltage, wave form analysis, inductive reactance, capacitive
reactance, impedance, AC power, and meters.
Prerequisite: None
ELM 202 ANALYSIS OF THE PUBLIC UTILITY INDUSTRY II
Prerequisite:
None
3 (3-0)
ELM 203 UTILITY LABORATORY AND FIELD EXERCISES II
4 (4-0)
A continuation of ELM 103. Students will gain further knowledge in the subject
areas of supplying quality power, conductors and cable, transformers,
street lighting systems, revenue metering and line rigging. The line rigging
segment will cover some basic principles of physics, use of formulas in line
construction and how to safely lift and move field equipment using ropes, knots,
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