2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 259

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EARLYCHILDHOODEDUCATION
Infant-Toddler Curriculum
ECE 252
3.00
Prerequisite: ECE 130, 210, 250, andHDFS 201, or permission of the instructor.
This course focuses on planning and implementing a curriculum for children ages birth to 3 years old. The course includes a variety of
child development theories and applies them to curriculum development for infants and toddlers. Themajor developmental domains such
as physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language development are utilized in developing infant/toddler curriculum. Studentswill learn
and apply best practice in infant/toddler curriculum planning including individualized curriculum, and care giving relationships and
routines as curriculum. An emphasiswill be placed on the relationship between the environment and successful curriculum planning for
infants and toddlers.
Internship inEarlyChildhoodEducation
ECE 290
1.00 - 8.00
Prerequisite: None
Acourse designedwherein studentswill apply knowledge to real on-the-job situations in a program designed by a company official and a
faculty advisor tomaximize learning experiences.Available to studentswho have completed all core andmajor requirements and have a
2.5GPA. Contact the appropriate chairperson for an application, screening and required skills evaluation. Up to eight semester hour credits
may be earned on the basis of 75 hours of internship for one credit.May be repeated for up to eight credits. This coursemay not transfer to
a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
ECONOMICS
PrinciplesofMicroeconomics
ECON 102
3.00
Prerequisite: BUS117, MATH 120,MATH 126or qualifyingACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT score. ***This course hasStrongly
RecommendedGeneral EducationPre-Requisites***
The study of the allocation of resources to alternative uses in producing the nation's output and the role of relative prices in distributing
these goods and services. Topics include: demand and supply, consumer behavior, business decision-making andmarket structures. This
course is offered via telecourse alternate semesters. See class schedule for details. SatisfiesUNRSocial Science core curriculum.
PrinciplesofMacroeconomics
ECON 103
3.00
Prerequisite: BUS117, MATH 120,MATH 126, or qualifyingACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT score. ***This course hasStrongly
RecommendedGeneral EducationPre-Requisites***
The study of the determination of output, employment and investment levels and strategies to promote growth,efficiency, equity and
stability in the economy. Topics include: demand and supply,measurement ofGDP, price fluctuations and the banking system. This course
is offered via telecourse alternate semesters. See class schedule for details. SatisfiesUNRSocial Science core curriculum.
Current Economic Issues
ECON 104
3.00
Prerequisite: ENG 101 or BUS 98.
Analysis of the economic news of the day and its importance to consumers, business persons and voters. Discussion of the possible future
economic effects of current policies and actions. Economic theories and concepts basic to the analysis of current events are reviewed,
explained and applied.
Special Topics inEconomics
ECON 198
1.00 - 3.00
Prerequisite: None
Various short courses and experimental classes covering a variety of subjects. The coursewill be variable credit of one to three credits
depending on the course content and number of hours required. The coursemay be repeated for up to three credits. This coursemay not
transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Principlesof Statistics I
ECON 261
3.00
Prerequisite: MATH126 or equivalent or qualifyingAccuplacer,ACT/SAT test results
The study of the collection, analysis, presentation and interpretation of data in order tomake good decisions.Topics include: descriptive
statistics, exploratory data analysis, probability and sampling distributions, indices and decision theory.
Principlesof Statistics II
ECON 262
3.00
Prerequisite: ECON 261 or approval of instructor.
The study of statisticalmethods, induction and the design of experimentswhich allow the estimation and testing of claims based on sample
information. Topics include estimation and hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, correlation and regression, times series analysis,
nonparametric and statistical process control.
Internship inEconomics
ECON 290
1.00 - 8.00
Prerequisite: None
Acourse designedwherein studentswill apply knowledge to real on-the-job situations in a program designed by a company official and a
faculty advisor tomaximize learning experiences.Available to studentswho have completed all core andmajor requirements and have a
2.5GPA. Contact the appropriate chairperson for the application, screening and required skills evaluation. Up to 8 semester hour credits
may be earned on the basis of 100 hours of internship for 1 credit.May be repeated for up to 8 credits. This coursemay not transfer to a
baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
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