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Introduction to Teaching Pathway

 

Title: Introduction to Teaching 1 & 2                                              

Course Codes:  570300CW & 570400CW

Unit: 1 unit each

Description: Introduction to Teaching 1 and Teaching 2 are designed to prepare students for employment and/or postsecondary opportunities in the education field. The program provides instruction in the teaching profession, communication skills, human growth and development, planning and instructional strategies, and school-societal relationships. Technology is integrated throughout the course work.

Schools: BHS; BLHS

Prerequisites: No prerequisite for Level 1; Courses taken sequentially

 

 

Title: Child Development 1

Course Code:  580000CW

Unit: 1 unit

Description: This course covers prenatal development though focuses on children’s physical, intellectual, emotional-social development.  The prenatal stage of development is a major portion of this course, as it is widely recognized that quality of life begins before conception.  Related topics include teen parenting and responsibility and changing family roles.

Schools: BLHS

Prerequisites: None

 

 

Title: Child Development 2

Course Code:  580100CW

Unit: 1 unit

Description: This course covers the developmental needs in the ages and stages of a child’s growth while emphasizing positive parenting skills.  Work and family issues are addressed, as are problems involving developmental and educational delays. This course is for the mature student interested in the serious responsibility of caring for young children.

Schools: BLHS

Prerequisites: Child Development 1

 

Title: Dual Enrollment Teacher Cadet/CATE only (Completers)                                                                        Course Code: 570500EW (CATE)

Course Code:  373500EW (Non-CATE)

Description: This course is designed to introduce students to the teaching profession. Its main purpose is to encourage students who possess a high level of academic achievement and the personality traits found in good teachers to consider teaching as a career.  Students are exposed to teaching careers and the education system through class discussion, projects, observation, participation in public school classrooms, and interactions with successful administrators and teachers.

Schools: BCHS; BHS; BLHS; HHIHS; MRHS; WBECHS

Prerequisites: See Teacher Cadet guidelines

 

 

Title: Entrepreneurship                                                                                  

Course Code:  540000CW

Unit: 1 unit

Description: This course is designed to provide a general overview of the American Enterprise system with special emphasis being placed on small business ownership.  An important part of the course will be development of business and managerial leadership skills as they relate to the functions of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling a small business.

Schools: BCHS; BHS; BLHS; HHIHS; MRHS; WBECHS

Prerequisites: None

Title: Personal Finance
Course Code: 513100CW
Unit: 1 unit
Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to basic financial literacy skills which includes budgeting, obtaining credit, maintaining checking accounts, analyzing the basic elements of finance, computing payroll, recording business transactions, and applying computer operations to financial management.
Schools: BCHS; BHS; BLHS; HHIHS; MRHS; WBECHS
Prerequisites: None