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Child Development

Elementary Teacher Education Program

Become an Elementary School Teacher, Start at Foothill!

Recommended Course Sequence

Total 90 units required for completion of the degree.

Year One

Fall
  • ENGL 1A/1AH/1T (5)
  • MATH 42 (5)
  • CHLD 1 (4)
Winter
  • ENGL 1B/1BH/1C/1CH/PHIL 1/PHIL 7 (5)
  • CHLD 2 (4)
  • HIST 17A (4)
  • CSU Transferable Elective (2-4)
Spring
  • COMM 1A/1AH (5)
  • EDUC 2 (4)
  • HIST 17B (4)
  • CSU Transferable Elective (2-4)

Year Two

Fall
  • ENGL 16 (4)
  • HIST 3A (4)
  • BIOL 10 OR BIOL 14 (5)
  • CSU GE AREA C1 or C2 (4)
Winter
  • HIST 3B (4)
  • GEOG 20 (4)
  • ART 1/MUS 1/THTR 1 (4-4.5)
  • CSU GE AREA E (4)
Spring
  • GEOG 10 (4)
  • PSE 20 (5)
  • POLI 1 (5)

Learning Outcomes

After completing the Elementary Teacher Educationr program, you will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the teaching profession including requirements and evaluation of effectiveness
  • Identify major economic, political, and social policies that have affected the American school system
  • Describe curriculum and instruction, including development and design



Located at the Foothill College Sunnyvale Center

Change young lives Be a lifelong learner

Earn an Assistant Teacher Permit in One Year

Foothill College is a partner in the Teacher Pipeline Program, with locations in Redwood City and Menlo Park. Fall classes held Mondays and Wednesdays 6-7:50 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m.-12:50 p.m. LEARN MORE
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Child Development Department

408.745.8056


kerbeynicole@foothill.edu


Sunnyvale Campus, 211Q

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