2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 256

D-256 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
D–CourseDescriptions
DRAFTING
Introduction to 3DStudioMax
DFT
240
3.00
Prerequisite: CADD 105.
This course is an introduction to 3DStudioMax. Topics coveredwill include the3DStudioMax program interface,managing object and
project files, creating a basic scene,modeling, lighting, thematerials editor, animation techniques, output of images and animations and
introduction to the special effects and plug-in capabilities of 3DStudioMax..
EARLYCHILDHOODEDUCATION
Parent Caregiver Relationships
ECE 121
1.00
Prerequisite: None
Acourse designed for child development students inwhich they can acquire various communication skills to enhance parent/caregiver
relationships. Newsletters, parent conferences, phone conversations, record keeping and student data folders.
Health andNutrition for YoungChildren
ECE 123
1.00
Prerequisite: None
Astudy of young children concerning physical development, nutrition, health, safety and childhood illnesses and diseases. Skills
developed inmenu planning, selecting safe equipment and toys, routines to ensure good health and policies on illness.
Sensorimotor Development in Infants andToddlers
ECE 124
1.00 - 3.00
Prerequisite: None
Study of the development of sensorimotor skills in infants and toddlers. Emphasis placed on developingmaterials and activities for use in
the home and child care settingwhichwill foster sensory andmotor skills in children from birth to two years.
LanguageDevelopment Infant Toddler
ECE 125
1.00 - 3.00
Prerequisite: None
Study of language acquisition in infants and toddlers. Emphasis placed on developingmaterials and activities for use in the home and child
care settingwhich enhance the development of expressive language in children from birth to three years.
Social/Emotional Development for Infants andToddlers
ECE 126
1.00 - 3.00
Prerequisite: None
The study of affective development in infancy and toddlerhood. Emphasis on experiences and techniques for use in the home and child
care settingwhichwill foster self-concept and social interactions for children from birth to three years old.
Roleof Play for InfantsandToddlers
ECE 127
1.00 - 3.00
Prerequisite: None
The study of the role of play as it affects the social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth and development of infants and toddlers.
Self HelpSkills for Infants andToddlers
ECE 128
1.00 - 3.00
Prerequisite: None
The study of exploring the ideas that promote self-help skills in the infant and toddler. Emphasis is placed on developingmaterials and
activities for use in the home and child care settingwhich enhance the development of self-help skills in children from birth to three years.
Environments for Infant andToddler
ECE 129
1.00 - 3.00
Prerequisite: None
The study of setting up andmaintaining an infant/toddler program-environmentwith emphasis on health and safety concerns, space
utilization, equipment, andmaterial needs and usage.
Infancy
ECE 130
3.00
Prerequisite: None
The coursewill provide a comprehensive introduction to the principles and basic concepts of the development of the child from conception
to age three. Emphasis on the physical, emotional and social growth of the infant aswell as understanding of the parenting process and the
development of parenting skills.
Math in thePreschool Curriculum
ECE 151
1.00
Prerequisite: None
Activities andmaterials for developingmathematics readiness in the preschool child.Math concepts such as shapes and counting setswill
be included.
Science in thePreschool Curriculum
ECE 152
1.00
Prerequisite: None
Activities andmaterials for teaching science in the preschool. Lectures and hands on activities designed to acquaint the childwith the
world around him/her.
Literature for Preschool Children
ECE 154
1.00
Prerequisite: None
Survey of books for usewith preschool children. Included are criteria for selecting and using children's literature, techniques of story
tellingwith andwithout audiovisual aids such as puppets, flannel graphs, and story rolls.

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