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A "T" located to the left of the available semester indicates transfer to Murray State University, Southeast Missouri State University, and Southern Illinois University-Carbondale as per articulation agreements. These courses will also transfer to most public four-year institutions in the state of Illinois.


CEP 198 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION I

T Fall/Spring

This course is designed to give the student an opportunity to obtain further knowledge and skills in his/her field through a planned and supervised work experience. The instructor may assist the student in finding employment. This course will serve baccalaureate students who could benefit from supervised work experiences directly related to the field of study.

Credit: 4 hours - Eight lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Co-Op participant; consent of instructor.


CEP 199 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION II

T Fall/Spring

This course is a continuation of Cooperative Education I.

Credit: 4 hours - Eight lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Co-Op participant; consent of instructor.


EDU 110 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION

T By Request

This course is designed to provide students with a general introduction to the field of education. The purpose of this course is to provide students with a broad knowledge base concerning public education, including a variety of perspectives on historical, philosophical, social, legal, and ethical issues in a diverse society. A study of organizational structure and school governance is included. This course includes limited experiences in the public schools through an integrated clinical component of 15 clock hours, minimum. Students will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to their field experience. Students will be placed in schools that have a field experience site agreement on file with SCC. All field experience placements will be at the discretion of the Educational Program Coordinator.

Credit: 3 hours - 15 clinical hours required

Prerequisite(s): Writing and reading proficiency required, as determined by COMPASS exam scores. Cannot be concurrently enrolled in developmental English courses.


EDU 111 DIVERSITY OF SCHOOLS AND SOCIETY

T By Request

This course is a study of how schooling is shaped by the social contexts in which it occurs, particularly in multicultural and global contexts.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Basics of College Reading and Writing-ENG 047 or placement test score equivalents.


EDU 119 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

T By Request

This course introduces educators to the knowledge and skills required to demonstrate their proficiency in the current technology standards. The course focuses on both knowledge and performance, and includes hands-on technology activities. Upon successful completion of the course, students will have a solid understanding of educational technology, including how to use computers, how to access information on the World Wide Web, and how to effectively use technology in teaching and learning.

Credit: 3 hours - Two lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Intro to Essential Computer Skills-COM 101 or Business Computer Systems-COM 111 or consent of instructor.


EDU 130 PARAPROFESSIONAL AND BASIC SKILLS PREPARATION

By Request

This course is designed to prepare individuals for taking the Paraprofessional or WorkKeys Test in order to meet the state certification requirements as stated in the No Child Left Behind Act. Students will study math, reading for information, writing, and study skills. For current requirements for state and NCLB approved Paraprofessional, see ISBE.net or confer with your local Regional Superintendent.

Credit: 1 hour - One lecture hour per week.

Prerequisite(s): High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent


EDU 213 EDUCATION FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN

T Fall

This course is an introductory survey of the special education needs of children. This course includes a historical and philosophical overview of special education, as well as categories, characteristics, and methods of teaching exceptional children. In addition, an emphasis will be placed on litigation and legislation, current research, etiology, early identification, parenting issues, technology, and delivery systems, including universally designed instruction and inclusion.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week

Prerequisite(s): None


EDU 999 PREPARING FOR THE T.A.P.

By Request

This course is designed to prepare prospective teachers to take and pass the Illinois Basic Skills Test (IBST), by refreshing and/or improving skills and abilities in reading, writing, and mathematics.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Students must have basic computer skills.


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at 1-800-481-2242 or (618) 634-3200 or e-mail admissions@shawneecc.edu



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