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2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
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REC 230 - Introduction to Youth Development


Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-D1-2
Examines the principles of positive youth development for youth aged 5-17. Exploration of how the field of youth development evolved and how race, ethnicity, gender, religion, disability, and social class affect youth development work. The purpose, principles, and importance of youth leadership and peer mentorship.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: HOS 100 and REC 100.
Possible Instructional Methods: On-ground, or Hybrid or Online-Asynchronous.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-D1-2 - Lower Division Social Sciences
Course Typically Offered: Fall ONLY


Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Identify the principles of current youth development, as well as community and youth engagement practices.
  2. Understand the purpose and importance of youth leadership and peer mentorship.


D1-2. Lower-division Social Science Electives Learning Outcomes
  1. specify how social, political, economic, and environmental systems and/or behavior are interwoven;
  2. explain how humans individually and collectively relate to relevant sociocultural, political, economic, and/or environmental systems-how they produce, resist, and transform them;
  3. discuss and debate issues from the course’s disciplinary perspective in a variety of cultural, historical, contemporary, and/or potential future contexts; and
  4. explore principles, methodologies, value systems, and ethics employed in social scientific inquiry.



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