Options

Anthropology Option (12 units)

Ethnology Required Course (3 Units)

  • ANT 312 Language and Culture (3) (#)

Ethnography:  select one (3 units)

  • ANT 341 Folklore (3)
  • ANT 370 Peoples of the Old World (3)

Ancient Civilizations and Prehistory:  select one (3 units)

  • ANT 333 Ancient Peoples of Mexico and Guatemala (3)
  • ANT 351 Prehistory of the Americas (3)

Research Methods:  select one (3 units)

  • ANT 313 Methods and Techniques of Archaeology (3)
  • ANT 375 Ethnographic Methods and Techniques (3)

Art Option (12 units)

Required Course (3 units)

  • ART 100 Looking at Art (3) (#)

Select three of the following courses (9 units)

  • ART 150 Ceramics I (3)
  • ART 179 Drawing I (3)
  • ART 180 Painting I (3)
  • ART 190 Sculpture I (3)

Dance Option (12 units)

  • DAN 210 Ballet I (2)
  • DAN 220 Modern Dance I (2)
  • DAN 330 Beginning Choreography I (2)
  • DAN 355 History of Dance (3)
  • DAN 440 Dance for Children (3) (#)

Early Learning and Teaching Option (12 units)

Required courses (12 units)

  • LBS 310 Early Language and Learning (3)
  • LBS 320 Emergent Literacy and Learning (3)
  • LBS 330 Bridging Cultures through Language and Learning (3)
  • LBS 340 Learning Early Mathematical Concepts and Reasoning (3)

English Language and Linguistics Option (12 units)

  • ENG 317 Sociolinguistics: Black English (3)
  • ENG 311 Phonology (3)
  • ENG 414 American English (3)
  • ENG 487 Introduction to Second Language Learning and Teaching (3) (#)

Literature Option (12 units)

  • ENG 305 Critical Reading of Literature (3) (#)
  • ENG 306 Backgrounds of Western Literature (3)
  • ENG 325 Poetry (3)
  • ENG 341 American Literature:  1865-Present (3)

Human Development Option (12 units)

Required courses (6 units)

  • PSY 350 Child Psychology (3) (#)
  • SOC 322 Social Environment of Education (3)

Select one (3 units)

  • PSY 351 Psychology of Adolescent Experience (3)
  • PSY 382 Psychological Development of the Black Child (3)

Select one (3 units)

  • SOC 369 Theories of Personality (3) or
  • SOC 321 Sociology of Education (3)
  • BIO 380 Biology of Childhood and Adolescence (3)

Mathematics Option (13-16 units)

Required courses (8 units)

  • MAT 207 Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers: Geometry (4) (#)
  • MAT 153 College Algebra and Trigonometry (4)

Select two courses (6 units)

  • MAT 131 Elementary Statistics and Probability (3)
  • MAT 143 Problem Solving in Mathematics (3)
  • MAT 307 Foundations of Middle School Mathematics I (3)

Natural Science Option (14 units)

Required courses (8 units)

  • PHY 300/300L Physical Science for Teachers (4)
  • CHE 102 Chemistry for the Citizen (3)
  • CHE 103L Chemistry Laboratory for the Citizen (1)

Select one course (3 units)

  • BIO 254 Human Biology (3)
  • BIO 336 Environmental Biology (3)

Select one course (3 units)

  • EAR 100 Physical Geology (3)
  • GEO 315 Meteorology (3)

Physical Education Option (12 units)

Required courses (8 units)

  • KIN 305 Motor Learning (3)
  • KIN 425 Physical Education in the Elementary School (3) (#)
  • KIN 426 Directed Teaching in Elementary Physical Education (2)

Select two courses (2 units)

  • KIN 111 Aerobics (1)
  • KIN 113 Social and Folk Dance (1)
  • KIN 132 Gymnastics (1)

Select two courses (2 units)

  • KIN Basketball (1)
  • KIN 150 Soccer (1)
  • KIN 152 Softball (1)
  • KIN 164 Volleyball (1)

Spanish Option (12 units)

Students who have completed some high school or community college Spanish and who pass a proficiency test will be placed in the appropriate level of coursework.  Prerequisite course completion may be necessary to satisfy competency before enrolling in upper division Option course requirements.  Consult the Modern Languages Department for details at 310-243-3315.

Required Courses (9-12 units)

  • SPA 280 Grammar for Spanish Composition (3)
  • SPA 341 Advanced Conversation (3)
  • SPA 351 Contemporary Hispanic Culture: Spanish-Speaking America (3)
  • SPA 435 A Sociolinguistic Approach to Chicano/Latino Dialect (3) (#)

Theatre Arts Option (12 units)

Required courses (9 units)

  • THE 320 Speech Skills and Techniques (3 units)
  • THE 337 Creative Dramatics (3 units) (#)
  • THE 374 State Directing (3 units)

Select a minimum of 3 units

  • THE 243 Stagecraft (3 units)
  • THE 346 Theatre Workshop (1-2 units)
  • THE 355 World Theatre I (3 units)
  • THE 357 World Theatre II (3 units)