Supervisor Gordon Mar and City College of San Francisco are excited to announce the City College Sunset Fall 2020 semester with five classes serving working adults, seniors, and high school students. Classes start the week of August 17. All classes are tuition-free for San Francisco residents. Due to COVID-19, classes will be conducted remotely, with the possibility of in-person instruction resuming for high school students at Lincoln High School pending decisions by SF Unified School District.
Fall 2020 Classes
Child Development: Orientation to Early Childhood Education CDEV 65 (3 Credits)
Thursdays, 6pm - 9pm
Principles of developmentally appropriate practices applied to programs and environments; the key role of relationships, constructive adult-child interactions, and teaching strategies in supporting development across all domains for all children. Historical roots of early childhood programs and the evolution of professional practices promoting advocacy, ethics and professional identity.
Child Development: Child, Family, and Community CDEV 67 (3 Credits)
Tuesdays, 6pm - 9pm
An examination of tile developing child in a societal context focusing on the interrelationship of family, school and community and emphasizing historical and socio-cultural factors. The processes of socialization and identity development will be highlighted, showing the importance of respectful, reciprocal relationships that support and empower families.
FOR OLDER ADULTS
Mind-Body Health OLAD 7209 (36 Hours)
Thursdays, 12pm - 2pm
Through lecture, discussion and practice learn about the mind body connection. After successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 1: Identify two similarities and two differences of the medical model, self-healing and alternative medicine. 2: Demonstrate proper breathing and meditation techniques for stress control and pain relief. 3: Name the components of a healthy diet 4: Experience benefits from Chair Yoga flexibility exercises and Tai chi.
FOR HIGH SCHOOLERS
Elementary American Sign Language AMSL 1A (3 Credits)
Wednesdays, 2:30pm - 5:40pm
This is a course for the student with no prior or minimal skills in and knowledge of AMSL. The course is designed primarily to develop the students' receptive skills in functional settings. Everyday communication emphasizing vocabulary, syntax, and fingerspelling to enable students to communicate with Deaf individuals in a culturally appropriate manner.
Race and Ethnic Relations PSYC 23 (3 Credits)
Wednesdays, 2:30pm - 5:20pm
An exploration of the experiences, theories, and research concerning issues of race and ethnicity as they relate to individual and group behavior, emotion, and thinking, including attitudes, identity development, racism, privilege, coping strategies, and intersectional experiences. Psychohistorical analysis of the experiences of African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino(a) Americans, and Native Americans.