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Early Childhood Education
Program Guide

Early Childhood Education

Required Courses: Early Childhood Education Associate of Technical Science Degree
Offered at Wenatchee and Omak Campuses

Prerequisites for ATS degree and certificate options: computer literacy skills and qualifying Compass assessment scores for placement in ENGL 100 and MATH& 171 or higher.**

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, Nutrition and Safety 5
ECE 119 Cornerstone 1

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 ECE program adviser at 509.682.
6633 for further
information.

     
Winter Quarter  
ENGL 100** Writing in the Workplace or higher 5
EDUC& 115 Child Development 5
EDUC& 130 Guiding Behavior 3
     
Spring Quarter  
CMST& 101, 210 or 220     5
ECED& 170 Environments for Young Children 3
ECED& 190 Observation & Assessment 3
ECE 132 Field Experience II 2
Note: concurrent enrollment in ECED& 190 and ECE 132 required.
     
Summer Quarter   
ECED& 160 Curriculum Development 5
ECED& 180 Language & Literacy I 3
EDUC& 150 Child, Family and Community 3
     
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
     
Winter Quarter  
ECED& 132 Infant/Toddler Curric. & Program 3
EDUC& 136
  ECED& 135
School Age Care/Mgmt or
  Family Child Care
3
ECED& 139 Administration 3
ECE 219 Language and Literacy II 5
     
Spring Quarter  
EDUC& 204 Exceptional Child 5
ECE 221 Movement & Motor Development 3
ECE 290 Practicum 4
ECE 260 Capstone 1
     
  Total Credits for Degree 91
     
**Prerequisites or qualifying COMPASS assessment scores for placement
in ENGL 100 and MATH& 171 or higher:
     
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


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