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Early Childhood Education (ECE) Program Guide

ECE Associate in Applied Science-Transfer

NEW! Effective July 1, 2013

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 Credits
ECED& 105* Intro to Early Childhood 5
ECED& 120* Practicum: Nurturing Relationships 2
ECED& 107* Health, Nutrition & Safety 5
ECE 119 Cornerstone 1
     
First Year - Winter Quarter  
ENGL& 101** Composition: General 5
EDUC& 115 Child Development 5
EDUC& 130 Guiding Behavior 3
     
First Year - Spring Quarter  
CMST& 101,
  CMST& 210,
  CMST& 220
Introduction to Communication or
  Interpersonal Communication or
  Public Speaking
5
ECED& 170 Environments for Young Children 3
ECED& 190 Observation & Assessment 3
ECE 132 Field Experience II 2
  ECED& 190 and ECE 132 must be taken concurrently.  
     
First Year - Summer Quarter  
ECED& 160 Curriculum Development 5
ECED& 180 Language & Literacy I 3
EDUC& 150 Child, Family & Community 3
PSYC& 100 Intro to Psychology 5
     
Total Credits - First Year    55
     
Second Year - Fall Quarter  
ECE 117 Diversity 3
ECE 222 Art and the Creative Process 3
ECE 220 Math and Science 3
MATH 171** Math for Elementary Educators I 5
     
Second Year - Winter Quarter   
ECED& 132 Infant/Toddler Curriculum & Program 3
EDUC& 136,
   ECED& 134,
   ECED& 139
School Age Care / Management or
   Family Child Care or
  Administration
3
SOC& 101 Intro to Sociology 5
ECE 219 Language and Literacy II 5
     
Second Year - Spring Quarter   
EDUC& 204 Exceptional Child 5
ECE 221 Movement & Motor Development 3
ECE 260 Capstone 1
ECE 290 Practicum 4
     
Total Credits - Second Year   43
     
Total Credits - Associated in Applied Science-Transfer Degree  98

 

 * 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.
Course # Course Name Credits
MATH 090 Basic Mathematics     5
MATH 093 Pre-Algebra 5
MATH 098 Elementary Algebra 5
MATH 099 Intermediate Algebra    5
ENGL 090 Basic English Structure     5
ENGL 092 Reading Concepts 5
ENGL 097     Composition: Paragraph     5

 


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