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Early Childhood Education Degree Suggested Schedule




ATA in Early Childhood Education

First Year

Second Year

* or EDUC& 202

** Electives (total of 10 credits) approved by Department Chair.

*** or NUTR& 101.

**** ECED& 120 may be taken any time during the second quarter of the two year process. A minimum of four credits of ECED& 120 must be completed.

***** or EDUC& 122 with department chair permission.

****** Students who do not receive an appropriate test score will require additional coursework to develop necessary skills for entry into class. (ENGL 170 can substitute for ENGL& 101). (BMT 111 can substitute for WMATH 100 with approval of dept. chair)

******* Accepted academic electives include: ART 141, 142, 143, 144; ASTR& 101; BIOL& 100, 211, 213, BIOL 105, 133; EASC 102, 111; GEOL& 101, 110, 208; MUSIC 100, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127; MUSC& 141; NASC 100; OCEA& 101; PHYS 111. For a complete course list, please see the department chair.

******** or CMST& 210.

********* or OFTEC 162.

NOTE: Student schedule may vary based on entry point, credit load, and prerequisites. Consult with department chair or SVC counselor for scheduling options. Also see Education Paraprofessional (EDUC) for information on a related program. Includes required ATA courses.

AAS/T in Early Childhood Education

First Year

Second Year

* or EDUC& 202

** or EDUC& 122 with department chair permission.

*** Specialization, choose one, three credit class from the following: ECED& 132, 134, 139, or EDUC& 136.

**** Students who do not receive an appropriate test score will require additional coursework to develop necessary skills for entry into class.

***** ENGL& 101 and ENGL& 102 need to be taken in an integrated format. Please contact the department chair for further details.

****** 2 PE activity credits (excludes PE 200, 204 and 205.

NOTE: This transfer degree is accepted by City University, DeVry University, The Evergreen State College, EWU-Child Studies, Goddard College, Seattle Pacific University, University of Cincinnati-College of Education, University of Phoenix, and WSU-Human Development. This degree will be granted to SVC students completing with a 2.0 GPA.

Associate in Education (A.Ed.)

First Year

Second Year

* or EDUC& 202.

** Students who do not receive an appropriate test score will require additional coursework to develop necessary skills for entry into class.

*** or MATH 99.

**** or EDUC& 122 with department chair permission.

***** Specialization, choose one three credit class from the following: ECED& 132, 134, 139, or EDUC& 136.

****** ENGL& 101 and ENGL& 102 need to be taken in an integrated format. Please contact the department chair for further details.

******* 2 PE activity credits (excludes PE 200, 204 and 205).

NOTE: This degree offers the needed preparation in critical ECED content (as recommended by the National Association for the Education of Young Children Associate’s Degree Standards) for employment upon graduation. It also prepares students for future transfer to a four-year college or university.