Culminating Experience: Curriculum and Instruction 3 - 4 units Justification: Program only allows 3 units of Culminating Experience.
EDTE 506Culminating Experience: Behavioral Sciences-Women's Studies 3 - 6 units Justification: Program only allows 3 units of Culminating Experience.
Special Education, Rehabilitation and School Psychology
EDS 232 Initial Student Teaching Seminar: Mild/Moderate . Designed to allow the special education candidate teacher/intern to focus upon two overall issues pertaining to their specific needs: problems and resolutions particular and general to their teaching assignment and initial portfolio development. Recommended to be taken during the first or second semester of program or concurrently with initial student teaching. 1 units Justification: Previously there was only one student teaching seminar (EDS 233) and it was taken twice. The first time was at the beginning of the student's program and the second time was with the final student teaching experience. This course was developed to differentiate between the initial and final student teaching seminar (EDS 233). Corequisite: EDS 471 or employed in an approved special education setting.
EDS 233 Student Teaching Seminar: Mild/Moderate and Moderate/Severe. Designed to allow the special education candidate teacher/intern to focus upon two overall issues pertaining to their specific needs: problems and resolutions particular and general to their teaching assignment and culminating portfolio development. 1 units Justification: Previously there was only one student teaching seminar (EDS 233) and it was taken twice. The first time was at the beginning of the student's program and the second time was with the final student teaching experience. For clarification, EDS 232 was created (Initial Student Teaching Seminar) and EDS 233 has been changed to reflect that it is the final student teaching seminar. Prerequisite: EDS 232 Corequisite: EDS 472, EDS 473
EDS 254 Advanced Positive Behavior Support forStudents with Significant Behavioral Challenges. Providing strategies for creating positive, supportive, and respectful environments with emphasis on comprehensive behavioral supports, social skills instruction, crisis management, and effective instruction for students experiencing persistent and/or serious behavioral and emotional problems. Collaboration with mental health and other agency personnel; ongoing assessment, data based management and preventive strategies, as well as non-aversive strategies in the least restrictive environment, particularly inclusive and supported environments will be stressed. 3 units Justification: The course is being offered as a response to special education directors' and school principals' requests that CSUS teacher candidates be provided with more advanced knowledge and experience in positive behavior support programs and classroom management for children with complex emotional and behavioral needs. EDS 254 incorporates EDS 254B which is being deleted. (Meets CCTC, Level I, Standard 24 – Positive Behavior Support) Prerequisite: EDS 120A/B
EDS 273 Instructional Strategies, Adaptations, and Transitions for Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities. Focus is on curriculum in content areas, to teach students with mild/moderate disabilities including English learners in K-12. Adaptations in the major areas in curriculum, including information on how to use various advanced instructional strategies, such as systematic and explicit instruction. Emphasizes systematic planning and coordination of transition services for students with mild/moderate disabilities. 3 units Justification: Course being revised to better meet the needs of students who are in the last phase of the Education Specialist: Mild/Moderate Disabilities Credential. Corequisite: To be taken with final student teaching experience in special education or general education.
EDS 254BInstructional Strategies, Adaptations, and Transitions for Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities. 1 unit Justification: EDS 254A/B is being changed to EDS 254 and, therefore, 254B is being deleted.
EDC 201 Seminar in Community Counseling: Scope, Theory & Process.
Explores the practice of community counseling by discussing the most current issues, theories and practices for community work, including its evolution and foundation. Emphasis on practices of diversity, ethics and the role of the counselor as change agent and advocate. Provides understanding of the role of the community counselor, services offered by community agencies and settings offered; examines four facets: direct community counseling, direct client services (outreach), indirect community services (influencing public policy) and indirect client services (client advocacy). 3 units Justification: EDC 201 is currently an approved CSUS course. This existing CSUS course will be synthesized and fused with EDC 202, and continue to be a required course in the Community Counseling Specialization through the Department of Counselor Education. The action is needed to meet enrollment and budgetary needs as well as CACREP accreditation mandates for the Department of Counselor Education.
EDC 202 Seminar in Community Counseling: Theory, Practice and Process; Individual, Family, Agency. 3 units Justification. The request for course deletion is to meet enrollment and budgetary needs as well as CACREP accreditation mandates for the Department of Counselor Education.
COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES &
Department of Anthropology
ANTH 016 Comparative Early Civilizations . Examines the emergence and development of early civilizations. Studies state formation, urbanization, market system development, and other processes relevant to the evolution of early civilizations from the standpoints of cross-cultural comparison and modern anthropological theory. The goal is to identify cross-cultural regularities as well as critical differences that can explain the various evolutionary trajectories of these societies. The civilizations that will be contrasted include societies from Mesopotamia , Egypt , the Indus Valley, China, Mesoamerica , Andean South America, and other regions 3 units Justification: Provides a comparative analysis of the emergence of civilization from an anthropological/archaeological perspective. The course is intended for non-majors who will not be exposed to major concepts in early civilizations through more specialized, upper division course offerings. Prerequisite: none