Required Courses: Offered at Wenatchee and Omak campuses
Prerequisites: Computer literacy skills and qualifying COMPASS assessment scores for placement in ENGL 097 and MATH 099 or higher.
The WVC ECE program has an agreement with Eastern Washington University (EWU) to transfer the associate of applied science-transfer (AAS-T) degree directly into the EWU Bachelor of Arts in Children's Studies program. Students wishing to pursue this pathway should work closely with the program adviser, Nancy Spurgeon, who will help with course choices and the preparations for transfer. For more information, contact her at 509.682.6633. Information about the EWU program can be found at www.ewu.edu/CSBSSW/Programs/Childrens-Studies.xml.
WVC students who enrolled in the ECE AAS-T program prior to June 30, 2013, will need to work closely with their program adviser. That program will be honored for three years, beginning July 1, 2013.
First Year - Fall Quarter
Intro to Early Childhood
Practicum: Nurturing Relationships
Health, Nutrition & Safety
First Year - Winter Quarter
First Year - Spring Quarter
CMST& 101, CMST& 210, CMST& 220
Introduction to Communication or Interpersonal Communication or Public Speaking
Environments for Young Children
Observation & Assessment
Field Experience II
ECED& 190 and ECE 132 must be taken concurrently.
First Year - Summer Quarter
Language & Literacy I
Child, Family & Community
Intro to Psychology
Total Credits - First Year
Second Year - Fall Quarter
Art and the Creative Process
Math and Science
Math for Elementary Educators I
Second Year - Winter Quarter
Infant/Toddler Curriculum & Program
EDUC& 136, ECED& 134, ECED& 139
School Age Care / Management or Family Child Care or Administration
Intro to Sociology
Language and Literacy II
Second Year - Spring Quarter
Movement & Motor Development
Total Credits - Second Year
Total Credits - Associated in Applied Science-Transfer Degree
* NOTE: Students completing ECED& 105, ECED& 120 and ECED& 107 and who have received training in CPR/First Aid and bloodborne pathogens may be eligible to test for the Child Development Associate national certification. Contact Nancy Spurgeon, WVC ECE Program Director, at 509.682.6633 for further information about the CDA program.
**Prerequisites or qualifying COMPASS assessment scores for placement in ENGL 097 and MATH 099 or higher.
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