EDU 114: Driver Task Analysis (3 cr.) — Introduces the “driver task” as related to the highway transportation system and factors that influences performance ability. Prepares students so they may be eligible to take certification exams for driving school instructors in both public and private schools. Prerequisite: Placement into ENF 2 or ESL 41. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
EDU 200: Introduction to Teaching as a Profession (3 cr.) — Provides an orientation to the teaching profession in Virginia, including historical perspectives, current issues, and future trends in education on the national and state levels. Emphasizes information about teacher licensure examinations, steps to certification, teacher preparation and induction programs, and attention to critical shortage areas in Virginia. Includes supervised field placement (recommended: 40 clock hours) in a K-12 school. Prerequisite: ENG 111 eligible and successful completion of 24 credits of transfer courses. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
EDU 214: Instructional Principles of Driver Education (3 cr.) — Analyzes rules and regulations that govern the conduct of Driver Education programs with special emphasis on organization and administration. Includes uses in the classroom, driving range and on the street. Prepares students so they may be eligible to take the state certification exam in driver education. Prerequisite: Completed EDU 114. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
EDU 235 Health, Safety, and Nutrition Education (3 cr.) – Focuses on the health and developmental needs of children and the methods by which these needs are met. Emphasizes positive health, hygiene, nutrition and feeding routines, childhood diseases, and safety issues. Emphasizes supporting the mental and physical well being of children, as well as procedures for reporting child abuse. Lecture 3 hours per week.