Welcome to the home page of Holmes Community College Education Department. One may seek an AA degree in Elementary Education, Child Development/Child Care and Family Education, or Secondary Education.
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ART 1913 - Art for Elementary Teachers.
Development of essential concepts of children's art education in compliance with the National Standards for Arts Education. Three lectures. Three hours credit.
EDU 011(1-3) - Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators.
Review of basic skills in reading, writing, and mathematics required on the PRAXIS Core Academic Skills for Educators examination. Includes completion of practice examinations. One to three lectures. One to three hours institutional credit. (Not designed to transfer)
EDU 1613 - Foundations in Education (Prerequisite: ENG 1113)
Survey of the history and philosophies of American education with special emphasis on current issues and problems in education, including supervised field observations. Three lectures. Three hours credit.
HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND RECREATION
HPR 1613 - Physical Education in the Elementary School.
This is a study of the growth and development of children including their interests and tendencies. Educational and physical education philosophy and objectives are stressed, as well as methods of teaching. Emphasis is placed on a conceptual approach based on mechanical laws and related concepts which results in a program of physical education presented in sequential progressive problem-solving situations. Theory and laboratory. Three lectures. Three hours credit.
LEARNING & LIFESKILLS
LLS 1313 - Orientation.
This course is designed to help the new college student adjust to college life. It includes a study of personal and social adjustments and gives the student guidance in collegiate life. Three lectures. Three hours credit.
LLS 1321 - Career Exploration.
This course is designed to assist students in determining career goals. Interest tests, personality inventories, and aptitude tests are given to help students determine career choices. One lecture. One hour credit.
LLS 1413 - Improvement of Study.
This course is designed to aid the student in study skills, promote student success in basic reading and note-taking techniques, critical thinking, time management, test-taking strategies, and listening and memory enhancement. Three lectures. Three hours credit.
LLS 1713 - Job Search Skills.
This course is designed to prepare students for employment by teaching the importance of interviewing skills, employer expectations, employability skills, work ethics, and job retention skills. Three lectures. Three hours credit.
MAT 1723 - The Real Number System (Prerequisite: MAT 0124with a C or appropriate placement score for MAT 1233).
Designed for elementary and special education majors, this course includes set theory, numeration systems, foundations of number theory, and properties and operations of real numbers. Three lectures. Three hours credit.
MAT 1733 - Geometry, Measurement, and Probability (Prerequisite: MAT 1233 with a C or appropriate placement score for MAT 1313).
Designed for elementary and special education majors, this course includes geometric definitions, shapes, and formulas; linear and angular measurements; unit conversions; statistics and probability. Three lectures. Three hours credit.
MUS 2513 - Music for Elementary Teachers.
Designed for the needs of the elementary education student. Essentials of public school music, study of the fundamentals of music. Reading music notations and terminology. Three lectures. Three hours credit.