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Early Childhood Education (ECE) Program Guide

Certificates

NEW! Effective July 1, 2013

ECE Initial Certificate

This certificate program is not eligible for financial aid.

Required Courses: Initial Certificate
Offered at Wenatchee and Omak campuses

Prerequisites: qualifying COMPASS assessment scores for placement in ENGL 090, 092 or above.

Fall Quarter Credits
ECED& 105  Intro to Early Childhood 5
ECED& 120 Practicum - Nurturing Relationships     2
ECED& 107 Health, Nutrition and Safety 5
     
Initial Certificate - Total Credits 12

 

ECE Short Certificate: General

Required Courses: General Certificate
Offered at Wenatchee and Omak campuses

Prerequisites: qualifying COMPASS assessment scores for placement in ENGL 090, 092 or above.

Fall Quarter Credits
ECED& 105 Intro to Early Childhood   5
ECED& 120  Practicum - Nurturing Relationships      2
ECED* 107 Health, Nutrition and Safety 5
     
Winter Quarter  
EDUC& 115 Child Development 5
EDUC& 130 Guiding Behavior 3
     
ECE General Certificate - Total Credits 20

 

ECE Short Certificate: Infant/Toddler

Required Courses: Infant/Toddler Certificate
Offered at Wenatchee and Omak campuses

Prerequisites: qualifying COMPASS assessment scores for placement in ENGL 090, 092 or above.

Fall Quarter Credits
ECED& 105   Intro to Early Childhood 5
ECED& 120 Practicum - Nurturing Relationships   2
ECED& 107 Health, Nutrition and Safety 5
     
Winter Quarter  
EDUC& 115 Child Development 5
ECED& 132 Infant/Toddler Curric. & Program 3
     
ECE Infant/Toddler Certificate - Total Credits   20

 

ECE Short Certificate: School Age

Required Courses: School Age Certificate
Offered at Wenatchee and Omak campuses

Prerequisites: qualifying COMPASS assessment scores for placement in ENGL 090, 092 or above.

Fall Quarter Credits
ECED& 105   Intro to Early Childhood 5
ECED& 120 Practicum - Nurturing Relationships      2
ECED& 107 Health, Nutrition and Safety 5
     
Winter Quarter  
EDUC& 115 Child Development 5
EDUC& 136 School Age Care/Mgmt. 3
     
ECE School Age Certificate - Total Credits 20

 

ECE Short Certificate: Family Child Care

Required Courses: Family Child Care
Offered at Wenatchee and Omak campuses

Prerequisites: qualifying COMPASS assessment scores for placement in ENGL 090, 092 or above.

Fall Quarter Credits
ECED& 105 Intro to Early Childhood 5
ECED& 120 Practicum - Nurturing Relationships     2
ECED& 107 Health, Nutrition and Safety 5
     
Winter Quarter  
EDUC& 115   Child Development 5
ECED& 134 Family Child Care 3
     
ECE Family Child Care Certificate - Total Credits 20

 

ECE Short Certificate: Administration

Required Courses: Administration
Offered at Wenatchee and Omak campuses

Prerequisites: qualifying COMPASS assessment scores for placement in ENGL 090, 092 or above.

Fall Quarter Credits
ECED& 105   Intro to Early Childhood     5
ECED& 120 Practicum - Nurturing Relationships     2
ECED& 107 Health, Nutrition and Safety 5
     
Winter Quarter  
EDUC& 115 Child Development 5
ECED& 139 Administration 3
     
ECE Administration Certificate - Total Credits 20

 

Early Childhood Education - State Certificate

Required Courses: State Certificate
Offered at Wenatchee and Omak campuses

Prerequisites: qualifying COMPASS assessment scores for placement in ENGL 097 and MATH 099 or above.

To be eligible for the ATS degree or certificate, students must earn at least a "C" grade (2.0) in all ECE core courses and a cumulative 2.0 grade point average.

First Year - Fall Quarter Credits
ECED& 105 Intro to Early Childhood 5
ECED& 120 Practicum - Nurturing Relationships     2
ECED& 107 Health, Nutrition and Safety 5
     
First Year - Winter Quarter  
ENG 100** Writing in the Workplace or above 5
EDUC& 115   Child Development 5
One of the five courses listed below: 3
  EDUC& 130 Guiding Behavior,
ECED& 132 Infant/Toddler,
EDUC& 136 School Age,
ECED& 134 Family Child Care,
ECED& 138 Administration
 
     
First Year - Spring Quarter  
ECED& 170 Environments for Young Children 3
ECED& 190 Observation & Assessment 3
     
First Year - Summer Quarter  
ECED& 160 Curriculum Development 5
ECED& 180 Language & Literacy I 3
EDUC& 150 Child, Family and Community 3
     
Second Year - Fall Quarter  
MATH 171** Math for Elementary Educators I 5
     
ECE State Credential Certificate - Total Credits  47

** Qualifying COMPASS assessment scores for placement in ENGL 097 and MATH 099 or above.


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