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ECE ATS Degree

ECE Associate of Technical Science Degree Program Guide

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

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.  
     
First Year - Winter Quarter  
OCED 102* Writing in the Workplace/Technical English or higher 5
EDUC& 115 Child Development 5
EDUC& 130 Guiding Behavior 3
     
First Year - Spring Quarter  
CMST& 101
 CMST& 210
 CMST& 220
Intro. to Communication or
 Interpersonal Communication or
 Public Speaking
5
ECED& 170 Environments for Young Children 3
ECED& 190 Observation and Assessment 3
ECE 132 Field Experience II 2
  NOTE: concurrent enrollment in ECED& 190 and ECE 132 required.  
     
First Year - Summer Quarter  
ECED& 160 Curriculum Development 5
ECED& 180 Language and Literacy Development 3
EDUC& 150 Child, Family and Community 3
  Total 50
     
Second Year - Fall Quarter  
ECE 117 Diversity 3
ECE 222 Arts and the Creative Process 3
ECE 220 Math and Science in Early Childhood 3
MATH& 171* Math for Elementary Educators I 5
     
Second Year - Winter Quarter  
ECED& 132 Infant/Toddler Curriculum and Program 3
EDUC& 136
  ECED& 134
School Age Care/Mgmt or
  Family Child Care
3
 ECED& 139 Administration of Early Learning Program 3
ECE 219 Language and Literacy Development II 5
     
 Second Year - Spring Quarter  
EDUC& 204 Exceptional Child 5
ECE 221 Movement and Motor Development 3
ECE 290 Practicum 4
ECE 260 Capstone 1
     
  Total Credits for Degree 91