55 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
400 Theory ofAlgorithms (3) Various types of algorithms, analytic techniques for the determination of algo rithmic efficiency, NP-complete problems, complexity hierarchies, intractable prob lems. Prerequisite: 300. Fee: $25. 402 Database Management (3) Integrated database systems, logical organi zation, data description language (DDL), data manipulation language (DML), of hierarchical networks and relational databases, overview of selected database management systems (DBMS). Prerequisite: 201 or 202. Fee: $25. 415 Compiler Theory (3) The theory of languages and their imple mentation. Topics include grammars and language generation; lexical, syntactical, and semantic analysis; code generation and optimization. Prerequisite: 300. Fee: $25. 425 Applied Software Development (3) Integration of knowledge and abilities gained through other courses in the cur riculum within a comprehensive system for development project. Prerequisite: 402 or consent. Fee: $25. 440 Topics in Computer Science (3) One section offered each year. Course may be repeated for credit with different content (section title). Prerequisite: 300. Fee: $25. SYSTEMS PROGRAMMING: Design and implementation of language translators and system utilities. THEORY OF COMPUTATION: Concepts from theoretical computer science, finite state concepts, decidability, computability, and Turing machines. COMPUTER GRAPHICS: Computer inter active graphics, software structures, screen display, graphical techniques. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: Concepts and techniques of artificial intelligence, rep resentation, search strategies, control, com munication and perception, and applications. COMMUNICATIONS: Concepts of com puter communication, local area networks, seven layers of communication protocals, global networks. 480 Research Seminar (1-3) Special studies in computer science. Prerequisite: senior standing or consent.
Chair: Claire Sibold, Ph.D.
CREDENTIAL PROGRAMS Two levels of California teaching creden tials-the PRELIMINARY CREDENTIAL and the PR0FES s10NAL CLEAR CREDENTIAL-are available, as well as the AssoC!ATION OF CHRISTIAN ScHOOLS INTERNA TIONAL CREDENT!Al. Each is outlined below: PRELIMINARY CREDENTIAL PROGRAMS: In order to qualify for a PreliminaryTeach ing Credential with the State of California, a student must complete (1) an approved waiver program in a major leading to a baccalaureate degree, or pass the National Teacher's Exami nation (NIB) in the subject area and CLEP exam, if required, and (2) Professional Educa tion courses including student teaching. Two types of credentials are available: Single Subject and Multiple Subject. ASingle Subject Credential certifies the student to teach a single subject from pre-school through 12th grade, but is especially appro priate for grades 7-12. The Multiple Subject Credential certifies the student to teach in a self-contained classroom from pre-school through 12th grade, but is especially appro priate for kindergarten through 6th grade. APPROVED MAJORS FOR SINGLE SUBJECT CREDENTIAL: Art, Biological Science (life science waiv er program), English (English-communica tion waiver program), History, Intercultural Studies, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Physical Science, Social Science. APPROVED MAJORS FOR MULTIPLE SUBJECT CREDENTIAL The liberal Studies and Intercultural Studies, Diversified Waiver Programs are cur rently under revision. Students completing these programs Spring 1994 may be required to take the N.T.E. - General Knowledge. (See the Education Department for details.) PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION COURSES REQUIRED: Students who wish to become candidates for a teaching credential must apply for admis sion to the Education Program in their sopho more year or immediately upon transfer into the University if beyond that year. A mini mum grade point average of 2.5 is required. Other requirements of the Education Department and competencies to be met are stated in the Guide for Students Entering the Teaching Profession, which may be obtained from the Education Department office. All candidates for the Preliminary Teach ing Credential in Multiple Subject instruction must complete the following education courses: 300, 330, 420, 430, 440, 442 as well as the following competency courses: ENGL 380, MATH 111, MUSC 310, and ARTS 306.
FACULTY Professor: Jones Associate Professor: Sibold
OBJECTIVES The major function of the Department of Education is to provide professional prepa ration for teaching. Upon completion of the teaching credential program, the student should have satisfactory subject matter knowledge, understand pupil behavior, be competent in the skills of teaching, be able to develop and encourage critical judgment and creativity, and have developed strong social and personal traits, ethical standards, and a Christian philosophy of education. DEGREE PROGRAM A BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN LIBERAL STUDIES is offered upon completion of the university baccalaureate and major requirements. The liberal arts major requires completion of 84 units, and is designed to prepare elementary school teachers with a broad foundation in subject matter. Course requirements consist of 21 units (with a 3 unit variation) in each of the following areas:
1. English, including grammar, literature, composition, and speech.
2. Mathematics and the physical and life sciences. Math 111, Computer Science 100, and one science lab are required. 3. Social sciences, other than education and education methodology. Psychology 200 and Intercultural Studies 331 are required.
4. Humanities and fine arts, including foreign language.
At least 24 upper division units must be taken. All appropriate general education courses are included in the 84 unit total. Elementary school activities Physical Education 201) is required as part of the student's physical education requirement. Students planning to enter this major are re quired to work with the Education Department for advisement. Other programs/educational options are as follows:
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