South Suburban College
South Suburban College

Education Courses

Numbers in parenthesis are credit hours/semester and actual hours/week in class.

Where special course fees are required in addition to tuition, they are noted at the end of the individual course description. These fees are subject to change without prior notice.


EDU 110 - Foundations of American Education (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

Focuses upon the historical and philosophical roots of our educational system and its place in the social, economic, legal, political and cultural milieu of America. Meets Illinois certification requirements.

EDU 111 - Language Arts in Elementary Schools (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

A course in the teaching of reading and writing in elementary school. Students learn philosophies, principles and approaches for teaching language arts. Course content includes strategies for teaching and assessing reading and writing in both narrative and expository formats.

EDU 150 - Educational Technology (3, 3)

Prerequisite: EDU 111 and either successful completion of MIS 101 or instructors permission

This course will provide information on how to use technological tools and the pedagogical rationale for these activities.  Fee.

EDU 204 - Introduction to Special Education (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

Various forms of exceptionalities are explored as they impact the individual, family and society. A life span approach is utilized, with emphasis on educational interventions. Considers developing abilities of those with exceptionalities, as well as dealing with their limitations.

For additional information contact: Donna Walker, Teacher Aid/Child Development Program Coordinator at 708-596-2000 ext. 2355.

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