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  • Support | Whittier College
    Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Education Homepage Slider undergraduate An Interdisciplinary Approach The Department of Education Child Development prepares students with diverse interests for professional careers in a variety of fields Learn more Lessons in Urban Education Professor and students work to close the achievement gaps between English language learners and their peers Read more Making an Impact Jumpstart brings Whittier students opportunities to work with children of diverse communities Read more Prev Next In This Section Education Child Development Menu Mobile Home About Majors Minors Child Development Major Minor and Permit Requirements Education Programs Minor Requirements Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Education Child Development Support Support On 25 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Continued success of the Department of Education Child Development depends on the generosity of our donors Your gift of time money or resources allows us to continue to provide students with the best opportunities to learn and develop provide a quality education and attract and retain top scholars and students Ways to Support Gifts to the Whittier Fund Tuition does not cover the entire cost of educating a student Unrestricted gifts to the Whittier Fund bridge the funding gap and help provide exceptional opportunities that all students enjoy including access to a great education internships job counseling small class sizes and leadership and team building opportunities Unrestricted gifts provide the most flexibility and allow Whittier to use your gift where the need is greatest Directed gifts to the Whittier Fund may be designated for a particular purpose within the College s identified institutional needs including student service and academic program support student scholarships faculty recruitment and retention library resources

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  • Education and Child Development Latest News | Whittier College
    Home Academics Education Child Development Education and Child Development Latest News Education and Child Development Latest News Monday January 11 2016 Faculty Members Lead Travel Courses During JanTerm The study abroad experience has long been a hallmark of the liberal arts curriculum and a rite of passage for many American undergraduates In addition to the traditional semester long experience Whittier College offers student the opportunity to More Tuesday December 8 2015 Making An Impact in the Community For More Than a Decade For more than 12 years Whittier College students have had the opportunity to learn about children s literature and their welfare through the pair course taught by Associate Professor of Education and Child Development Kathleen Ralph and Associate More Tuesday October 27 2015 Whittier Hosts Students and Families at Preview Day Coinciding with the College s Whittier Weekend festivities the Office of Admission and Financial Aid hosted their annual Whittier Preview Day one of their signature on campus events Approximately 300 high school students and guests visited More Wednesday October 14 2015 Connecting Language Acquisition with Context and Culture Associate Professor of Education and Child Development Ivannia Soto is spending part of her sabbatical year in Italy where she s working with ESL English as a Second Language teachers at Scuola Media Statale Galileo Galilei di Arienzo and More Wednesday October 7 2015 Whittier College Receives 2 6M Title V Grant from the Department of Education The award will significantly increase the College s capacity for STEM learning and research The Department of Education s Title V Hispanic Serving Institutions Program has awarded Whittier College a 2 6M grant to enhance STEM Science More Monday September 28 2015 Poets Serve Community in 21st Annual Helping Hands Day More than 100 Whittier College students alumni staff faculty and administrators

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  • Upcoming Education and Child Development Events | Whittier College
    Contact Us Campus Life Campus Life Home Getting Involved Housing Food Health Exercise Sustainability Student Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni You are here Home Academics Upcoming Education and Child Development Events Upcoming Education and Child Development Events Jan 27 Wed 01 27 2016 8 00am Spring Orientation Jan 28 Thu 01 28 2016 8 00am Spring Term Begins Feb 15 Mon 02 15 2016 8 00am Presidents Day College Open Mar 14 Mon 03 14 2016 8 00am Spring Break Apr 23 Sat 04 23 2016 12 00am Passover May 03 Tue 05 03 2016 8 00am End of Spring Term May 04 Wed 05 04 2016 8 00am Faculty Reading Day May 05 Thu 05 05 2016 8 00am Final Exams May 13 Fri 05 13 2016 8 00am Commencement May 30 Mon 05 30 2016 8 00am Memorial Day College Closed Jul 04 Mon 07 04 2016 8 00am Independence Day College Closed Sep 05 Mon 09 05 2016 8 00am Labor Day College Open Sep 07 Wed 09 07 2016 8 00am Fall Term Begins Oct 03 Mon 10 03 2016 8 00am Rosh Hashana Oct 12 Wed 10 12 2016 8 00am Yom Kippur Oct 14 Fri 10 14 2016 8 00am Mid Semester Break Oct 21 Fri 10 21 2016 8 00am Whittier Weekend Dec 12 Mon 12 12 2016 8 00am Reading Day May 02 Tue

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  • About | Whittier College
    B A in science and letters from Whittier College The requirements for this program are more flexible than the requirements for a B A in a particular science In any case the B A from Whittier College will be awarded only after a student has successfully completed all of the graduation requirements at both schools Core Courses In addition to satisfying the Whittier College Liberal Education Requirements all 3 2 students must complete the following science and mathematics courses with grades of C or better in each course and a 3 0 GPA Calculus based Physics PHYS 150 180 9 credits Computational Oscillations and Waves PHYS250 3 credits General Chemistry CHEM 110 A 4 credits Calculus and Analytical Geometry MATH 141 A B 241 12 credits MATH 139A B may substitute for MATH 141 A Computer Programming I COSC 120 3 credits Differential Equations MATH345A 3 credits Also while not required in the core for some engineering specialties it is advisable to take the second semester of General Chemistry CHEM 110B 4 credits Talk to the 3 2 engineering advisor about this The following courses are strongly recommended for students planning to major in electrical engineering and related disciplines Electronics and Computer Interfacing PHYS 205 3 credits Optics and Modern Physic s PHYS 275 4 credits Please note that specific requirements vary from one engineering program to another Students may need to take additional courses at Whittier College to prepare for particular engineering programs Frequent consultation with the 3 2 Engineering advisor Seamus Lagan is strongly advised Option A 3 2 Physics program 3 2 students wishing to receive a B A in physics in combination with an engineering degree must complete in addition to the core courses the following 16 credits in physics Modern Physics PHYS 275 4 credits Mechanics PHYS 310 3 credits Optics PHYS 320 3 credits Electromagnetic Theory PHYS 330 3 credits Experimental Physics PHYS 380 3 credits Option B 3 2 Chemistry program 3 2 students wishing to receive a B A in chemistry in combination with an engineering degree must complete in addition to the core courses the following 24 credits in chemistry 1 The following courses must be taken at Whittier College General Chemistry CHEM 110B 4 credits Organic Chemistry CHEM 231A B 6 credits Organic Chemistry Lab CHEM 233A B 2 credits Quantitative Analysis CHEM 220A B 5 credits 2 The following course may be taken at Whittier or the engineering school Physical Chemistry CHEM 321 A 4 credits 3 One upper division chemistry course approved by the department 3 credits Option C 3 2 Math program 3 2 students wishing to receive a B A in mathematics in combination with an engineering degree must complete in addition to the core courses the following 15 credits in mathematics Abstract Thinking Math 280 3 credits Linear Algebra MATH 380 or Differential Equations I MATH 345A 3 credits Introduction to Analysis MATH 440A or Modern Algebra MATH 480A 3 credits Two upper division 200

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  • Preview of Courses | Whittier College
    Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Engineering Homepage Slider 3 2 Engineering Program Prev Next In This Section 3 2 Engineering Program Mobile Home About Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics 3 2 Engineering Program Preview of Courses Preview of Courses On 24 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments The following are courses that have been offered or are usually offered in support of the 3 2 Engineering Program For a comprehensive list of courses please refer to the current Schedule of Classes or Course Catalog PHYS 150 Calculus based Physics Mechanics This is a one semester calculus based introductory physics course that can serve as an entry to the major or that can be taken to satisfy the science division breadth requirement Topics covered include vectors projectile motion Newton s laws gravitation momentum and energy This course is taught in an activity based workshop format Prerequisite math 141A or math 139A may be concurrent MATH 141 A B Calculus and Analytic Geometry I II First two semesters of a three semester unified course in analytic geometry and calculus progresses from functions of one real variable their derivatives and integrals through multivariate calculus topics from infinite series and differential equations Prerequisite 85 or sufficient score on math Placement Exam CHEM 110 A B General Chemistry Lecture and laboratory work covering the fundamental principles

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  • Honor Society | Whittier College
    Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Engineering Homepage Slider 3 2 Engineering Program Prev Next In This Section 3 2 Engineering Program Mobile Home About Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics 3 2 Engineering Program Honor Society Honor Society On 24 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Whittier operates local chapters of national honorary academic and leadership societies Members of these organizations are selected based on criteria such as grade point average and in general exhibit a keen dedication to scholarship service and leadership Nu Mu Rho Chemistry Honor Society Nu Mu Rho serves to recognize and stimulate in its members personal accomplishments in chemical fields and to promote interest in all branches of pure and applied chemistry For information on joining Nu Mu Rho contact faculty advisor Devin Iimoto at numurho poets whittier edu Pi Mu Epsilon Math Honor Society Pi Mu Epsilon national mathematics honor society promotes and recognizes scholarly activity in the mathematical sciences among students at the academic institutions that have been chartered as chapters of the society Pi Mu Epsilon accomplishes its goals by promoting and recognizing scholarly activity Whittier s California Tau Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon was installed on May 10 2011 For information on joining Pi Mu Epsilon contact pme whittier edu Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honors Society Sigma Pi Sigma is a prestigious national honor society for students of physics Whittier College established a chapter in 1996 and

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  • Clubs & Organizations | Whittier College
    News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Engineering Homepage Slider 3 2 Engineering Program Prev Next In This Section 3 2 Engineering Program Mobile Home About Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics 3 2 Engineering Program Clubs Organizations Clubs Organizations On 24 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments The 3 2 Engineering Program offers students the opportunity to participate in a variety of clubs and organizations that promote academic and professional growth and more importantly connect students to peers who want to have fun and build upon their passions Recognized student clubs and organizations affiliated with the 3 2 Program are listed below Chemistry Club Whittier s Chemistry Club is open to all students who have an interest in chemistry The club strives to educate network and familiarize chemistry students with their peers and instructors through fun and educational chemistry oriented activities Members of the Chemistry Club can also become student affiliates of the American Chemical Society which connects them to resources concerning jobs and internships To learn more about the Chemistry Club contact chemclub poets whittier edu Math Club The Math Club a chapter of the Mathematical Association of America was established to provide a network of acquaintances for those involved in or interested in mathematics to advance the interests of the members in the areas of mathematics and to provide assistance to the Whittier College community in said areas The Math Club sponsors most of the activities for students mathematical or otherwise These include guest lectures The Problem Solving Group Putnam COMAP and Pi Day For more information about the club contact mathclub whittier edu Physics Club Established in 1993 and today one of the most popular clubs on campus the

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  • Facilities | Whittier College
    the Departments of Chemistry Math and Physics Chemistry Facilities Headquartered in the Science Building the Department of Chemistry has acquired many pieces of modern instrumentation in recent years that are routinely used by students in laboratory classes and in research endeavors A 300 MHz NMR nuclear magnetic resonance highlights our instrument holdings and was obtained from a Department of Defense DOD grant in 2003 Other recent equipment acquisitions include the following Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer GCMS 2 Gas Chromatographs GC Infrared Spectrophotometer FTIR Atomic Absorption AA Spectrophotometer High Performance Liquid Chromatograph HPLC Refrigerated High Speed Centrifuge Microplate Reader 2 Diode Array Spectrophotometers UV Vis Capillary Electrophoresis Spectroflourometer Math Facilities The Department of Mathematics has used technology in its teaching of the subject since 1989 beginning with the use of Maple for calculus Currently a number of mathematics courses offered in the department use the power of today s computer technology to simulate real world situations in the classroom We use software packages like Maple Microsoft Excel SPSS MatLab C and Java Programming environments TeX LaTeX typesetting packages etc A Math Lab containing twelve Pentium 4 PCs running Windows XP Pro and 2 classrooms with thirty PCs are used heavily throughout the year Physics Facilities The Department of Physics and Astronomy uses cutting edge equipment both on and off campus to understand matter from the largest to the smallest scales On the largest scales the department makes extensive use of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory s Very Long Baseline Array for studies of quasars These energetic objects are the most distant visible objects in the universe at distances of billions of light years The Very Long Baseline Array consists of an array of ten radio telescopes stretching from the Virgin Islands to Hawaii observing at frequencies from 300 MHz to 86

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