Whittier College operations during Safer at Home period
Students who enroll in the Pathway Integrating Child Development and Education Specialist (PICES) program become highly trained special education teachers prepared to teach immediately after earning a bachelor of arts degree. Students can enroll in PICES as incoming first-years or as a community college transfers.
Whittier also has a graduate program in education which offers credential and Master of Arts in Education degree programs.
The courses listed below are for illustrative purposes only. Official degree requirements can be found in the Whittier College Catalog.
INTD 100 Freshmen Writing Seminar
Linked CourseMATH 80/PSYC 214 Statistics/LabEDUC 402 Literacy Development in Elementary SchoolEDUC 406 Learning and LearnersEDUC 429 Introduction to Exceptional LearnersEDUC 430 Foundations of Special EducationEDUC 431 Assessment of Exceptional StudentsEDUC 434 Instructional Methods—Mild/ModerateCHDV 497 Senior Seminar
EDUC 300 Introduction to Social and Anthropological PerspectivesEDUC 401 Teaching Diverse LearnersEDUC 404 Second Language AcquisitionPAIR 6 (CON 1/Lib Ed requirement)EDUC 420 Student Teaching SeminarEDUC 421 Student Teaching Seminar: Education SpecialistEDUC 432 Case Management and Assistive TechnologyEDUC 433 Creating Positive Classroom ManagementEDUC 436 Instructional Methods-Moderate/Severe
CHDV 105 Introductions to Child DevelopmentPLSC 110 American Government & PoliticsCHDV 225 Research Methods in Child DevelopmentPSYC 100 Introduction to PsychologyEDUC 67 Experiences in EducationCHDV 305 Literature ReviewCHDV 200/300 elective
CHDV 488 Child Development PracticumKNS 409 Promoting Student Health