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Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL Courses)

VESL 7300 Family Childcare Business

0.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
Grading Method: Noncredit no grade
This course is a non-credit class designed to prepare students for establishing a licensed business in Early Child Care and Education. It will combine learning English (including skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening) while completing the non-credit “Family Child Care Business” course. It is designed for students who have successfully completed NESL 7005 or NESL 7007 (Levels C or D) or demonstrated high-intermediate/Advanced ESL competency through assessment. This course is needed to complete a noncredit certificate in operating a childcare business.

VESL 7301 Child Health and Safety

18.0 - 30.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
Grading Method: Noncredit no grade
This course is a non-credit class designed to prepare students for establishing a licensed business in Early Care and Education. This course will cover English and Basic Skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening while completing the non-credit course “Basic Health, Safety and Nutrition”. It is designed for students who have successfully completed NESL 7005 or NESL 7007 (Level C and D ESL) or demonstrated high-intermediate/Advanced ESL competency through assessment. This course is needed to complete a noncredit certificate in operating a childcare business. This course is Module 2 of 5 modules.

VESL 7302 Developmental Needs of Children

0.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
Grading Method: Noncredit no grade
This course is a non-credit class designed to prepare students for establishing a licensed business in the Early Child Care & Education field. This course will cover English and Basic Skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening while completing the non-credit course “Developmental Needs of Children”. It is designed for students who have successfully completed NESL 7005 or NESL 7007 (Levels C and D) or demonstrated high-intermediate/Advanced ESL competency through assessment. This course is needed to complete a noncredit certificate in operating a childcare business.

VESL 7303 Infant and Toddler Care

0.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
Grading Method: Noncredit no grade
This course is a noncredit class designed to prepare students for establishing a licensed business in Early Child Care. It will combine learning English and Basic Skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening while completing the noncredit course "Caring for Infants and Toddlers". It is designed for students who have successfully completed NESL 7005 or 7007(levels C and D) or demonstrated high-intermediate/Advanced ESL competency through assessment. This course is needed to complete a noncredit certificate in operating a childcare business.

VESL 7304 Ethics and Business Contracts

0.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
Grading Method: Noncredit no grade
This course is a non-credit class designed to prepare students for establishing a licensed business in Early Child Care and Education. It will combine learning English and Basic Skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening while completing the non-credit course “Ethics and Business Contracts”. It is designed for students who have successfully completed NESL 7005 or NESL 7007 (Levels C and D) or demonstrated high-intermediate/Advanced ESL competency through assessment. This course is needed to complete a noncredit certificate in operating a childcare business.

VESL 7310 History of Child Development

36.0 - 48.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
Grading Method: Noncredit no grade
This course is designed to prepare non-credit students for success in the credit level Early Child Care Studies field. It will combine learning English and Basic Skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening while completing the non-credit course “History of Child Development”. It is designed for students who have successfully completed NESL 7005 or NESL 7007 (Levels C and D) or demonstrated high-intermediate/Advanced ESL competency through assessment.

VESL 7311 Guidance and Interaction

18.0 - 30.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
Grading Method: Noncredit no grade
This course is designed to prepare non-credit students for success in the credit level Early Child Care Studies Field. It will combine learning English and Basic Skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening while completing the non-credit course “Guidance and Interactions”. It is designed for students who have successfully completed NESL 7005 or NESL 7007 (Levels C and D) or demonstrated high-intermediate/Advanced ESL competency through assessment.

VESL 7312 The Importance of Play

32.0 - 36.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
Grading Method: Noncredit no grade
This course is designed to prepare non-credit students for success in the credit level Early Child Care Studies Field. It will combine learning English and Basic Skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening while completing the non-credit course, “The Importance of Play”. It is designed for students who have successfully completed NESL 7005 or NESL 7007 (Levels C and D) or demonstrated High-intermediate/Advanced ESL competency through assessment.

VESL 7313 Observation Made Easy

36.0 - 48.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
Grading Method: Noncredit no grade
This course is designed to prepare non-credit students for success in the credit level Early Child Care Studies Field. It will combine learning English and Basic Skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening while completing the non-credit course “Observation Made Easy”. It is designed for students who have successfully completed NESL 7005 or NESL 7007 (Levels C and D) or demonstrated high-intermediate/Advanced ESL competency through assessment.

VESL 7314 Assessment & Delivery Systems

15.0 - 25.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
Grading Method: Noncredit no grade
This course is designed to prepare non-credit students for success in the credit level Early Child Care Studies Field. It will combine learning English and Basic Skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening while completing the non-credit course “Assessments and Delivery Systems”. It is designed for students who have successfully completed NESL 7005 or NESL 7007 (Levels C and D) or demonstrated high-intermediate/advanced ESL competency through assessment.