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Early Childhood Education (ECE) Program Guide

State Certificate Options

Offered at Wenatchee and Omak campuses

Prerequisites for certificate of accomplishment options: qualifying COMPASS assessment score for placement in ENGL 090 or ENGL 092 or above.

To be eligible for either of the associate degrees or the certificates, students must earn at least a "C" grade (2.0) in all ECE core courses and a cumulative 2.0 grade point average.

State Initial ECE Certificate

This certificate program is not eligible for financial aid.

Required Courses: State Initial ECE Certificate

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

 

State Short ECE Certificate of Specialization - General

Required Courses: State Short ECE Certificate of Specialization - General

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

 

State Short ECE Certificate of Specialization - Infants and Toddlers

Required Courses: State Short ECE Certificate of Specialization - Infants and Toddlers

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. and Program 3
     
Total Credits for Certificate 20

 

State Short ECE Certificate of Specialization - School Age Care

Required Courses: State Short ECE Certificate of Specialization - School Age Care

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

 

State Short ECE Certificate of Specialization - Family Child Care

Required Courses: State Short ECE Certificate of Specialization - Family Child Care

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

 

State Short ECE Certificate of Specialization - Administration

Required Courses: State Short ECE Certificate of Specialization - Administration

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

 

State Early Childhood Education Certificate

Required Courses: State Early Childhood Education Certificate
Offered at Wenatchee and Omak campuses

Prerequisites for ATS degree and certificate options: qualifying COMPASS assessment scores for placement in ENGL 097 and MATH 099 or above.**

To be eligible for either of the associate degrees or the 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, Safety and Nutrition 5
     
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& 139 Administration
 
     
Spring Quarter  
ECED& 170 Environments for Young Children 3
ECED& 190 Observation & Assessment 3
     
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
     
Total Credits for Certificate 47

 

**Prerequisites or qualifying COMPASS assessment scores for placement in ENGL 097 and MATH 099 or higher.
MATH 090 Basic Mathematics 5 credits
MATH 093 Pre-Algebra 5 credits
MATH 098 Elementary Algebra 5 credits
MATH 099 Intermediate Algebra 5 credits
ENGL 090 Basic English Structure 5 credits
ENGL 092 Reading Concepts 5 credits


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