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El Centro College First-Year Experience Courses 

The First-Year Experience curriculum is composed of several courses that provide a theoretical and practical foundation in human growth and development across the life span. These courses are organized around different topics, including, but not limited to, educational and career planning, self-regulation, critical thinking, learning theory, cognitive development, and strategies for success in college.

EDUC/HDEV Faculty and Coordinator

Human Development-
Student Success Coordinator
Mwauna Maxwell
Office Location: A323
Joselyn Gonzalez
Office Location: A939

EDUC 1300 (3 Credit Hours)
Learning Framework
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Pre-Core Curriculum Course. Prerequisite:
One of the following must be met: (1) Developmental Reading 0093; (2) English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044; or (3) have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standard in Reading.
Course Description

HDEV 0092 (3 Credit Hours)
Human Development - Student Success
This is a mandatory First-Year Experience course for all El Centro students who meet at least one of the following: Have completed less than 12 credit hours and have not met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI ) Reading standards, or have declared a technical program of study.
Course Description

Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201015212

Click here for the current schedule of classes for Learning Framework (EDUC 1300).
For details about graduation rates, program costs and other important information, view the gainful employment disclosure.