Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Art, Music, and Movement for Children

 Title Abbreviation:   ART MUSIC MOVEMT/CHILD

 Department:    ECED

 Course #:    201

 Credits:    4

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    4.5

 CIP:    131210

 EPC:    402

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Practical ways to plan, select and prepare art, music, and movement experiences for young children (birth to 8 years). Student will work or volunteer 2 hours a week in an early learning setting.


Prerequisite: EDUC& 115 with a grade of D or higher.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the value of art, music, and movement for the development of young children.
  2. Describe developmental sequences for creative arts.
  3. Identify teaching strategies that encourage artistic, musical, and physical development and expression.
  4. Describe concepts taught through participation in art, music, and movement activities.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to lead art, music, and movement activities.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Developmental progression of creative expression.
  2. Resources for curricula development.
  3. Individualization of curricula activities.
  4. Gross motor development.
  5. Teaching strategies that support creative expression.
  6. Selection of materials.
  7. Implementation of activities in an ECE environment.