EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (AAAS) [EPC:402]
Summer 2012 - Spring 2013
Overview: ********Samantha Bowen 509 5245142 samantha.bowen@wwcc.edu********* Minimum 30 credits required from WWCC with a GPA 2.0. Students may graduate under the catalog in force at the time of entry, if continuously enrolled. Minimum of 18 related instruction credits required for the degree and 9 for the certificate. Application for this degree must be made by the student in the Office of Admissions and Records.
Minimum Total Credits Required: 94.0

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First Year Certificate Requirement
I. 30 ECE credits II. 3 ECE 191/291 credits III. 3 ECE 139/239 credits IV. 1 ECE 144/148 V. 9 related instruction credits
Optional 144/148 CREDITS
Maximum of 4 credits.
Course Id Title Credits
ECE 144 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION SEMINAR 2.0 (var)
ECE 148 INTRODUCTION TO CHILDCARE 2.0
ECE course work required for certificate
30 ECE credits required.
Course Id Title Credits
ECE 101 INTRODUCTION TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 3.0
ECE 129 CDA ORIENTATION AND PRE-ASSESSMENT 5.0
ECE 130 CDA ORIENTATION AND PRE-ASSESSMENT II 5.0
ECE 133 MUSIC & ART FOR EARLY EDUCATORS 4.0
ECE 136 ENVIRONMENTS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN 3.0
ECE 137 LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT AND LITERACY 3.0 (var)
ECE 141 CHILD DEVELOPMENT 3.0
ECE 147 FOSTER PARENT EDUCATION 5.0
ECE 150 MATH AND SCIENCE FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD 5.0
ECE 155 INTRODUCTION TO EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN 3.0
ECE 160 INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN 3.0
ECE 170 GUIDING BEHAVIOR OF YOUNG CHILDREN 3.0 (var)
ECE 175 OBSERVATION AND RECORDING BEHAVIOR 3.0
ECE 199 SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ECE 219 CHILD, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY RELATIONSHIPS 3.0 (var)
ECE 231 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT 3.0
ECE 232 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT II 5.0
ECE 234 CHILD NUTRITION, HEALTH, AND SAFETY 3.0
ECE 235 FAMILY DYNAMICS AND CULTURE 3.0
ECE 236 MUSIC AND MOVEMENT 4.0
ECE 240 PROGRAMS FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS 3.0 (var)
ECE 242 GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT, AND GUIDANCE FOR SCHOOL AGE 3.0
ECE 244 MATERIALS CONSTRUCTION 3.0
ECE 255 CHILDREN AT RISK 3.0 (var)
ECE 261 CURRENT ISSUES AND TRENDS IN EDUCATION 3.0
ECE 275 ADMINISTRATION OF EARLY LEARNING PROGRAMS 3.0 (var)
ECE 275A ADMINISTRATION OF EARLY LEARNING PROGRAMS I 1.0
ECE 275B ADMINISTRATION OF EARLY LEARNING PROGRAMS II 1.0
ECE 275C ADMINISTRATION OF EARLY LEARNING PROGRAMS III 1.0
ECE 297 SPECIAL PROJECTS 10.0 (var)
ED 101 ELEMENTS OF TEACHING 3.0
ED 102 OCCUPATIONAL ANALYSIS 3.0
ED 103 COURSE ORGANIZATION 3.0
ED 104 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 5.0
ED 106 TUTOR TRAINING 1.0
ED 110 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION 5.0
ED 111 TEACHING AND LEARNING LAB 3.0 (var)
ED 131 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOR EDUCATORS 3.0
ED 132 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE FOR EDUCATORS 3.0
ED 133 MUSIC AND ART FOR EDUCATORS 4.0
ED 135 SCIENCE EXPLORATION FOR EDUCATORS 3.0
ED 136 MOTOR DEVELOPMENT AND MOVEMENT EDUCATION 3.0
ED 137 LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT AND LITERACY 3.0
ED 141 CHILD DEVELOPMENT 3.0
ED 146 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE 3.0 (var)
ED 150 MATH FOR EDUCATORS 3.0
ED 155 INTRODUCTION TO EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS 3.0
ED 160 INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN 3.0
ED 161 CURRENT ISSUES AND TRENDS IN CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 3.0
ED 165 INSTRUCTION STRATEGIES-ENG. AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 3.0
ED 170 GUIDING BEHAVIOR OF YOUNG CHILDREN 3.0
ED 175 EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT,OBSERVATION/RECORDKEEPING 3.0
ED 180 INSTRUCTION MEDIA 1.0
ED 185 LEGAL, SAFETY, AND HEALTH ISSUES 3.0
ED 192 TECHNIQUES IN PEER TUTORING II 3.0 (var)
ED 193 TECHNIQUES IN PEER TUTORING III 3.0 (var)
ED 199 SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 200 PRACTICUM I: TEACHING YOUNG CHILDREN 3.0
ED 210 PRACTICUM II: TEACHING YOUNG CHILDREN 3.0
ED 231 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT 3.0
ED 232 CHILDREN'S ART AND LITERATURE FOR EDUCATORS 3.0
ED 236 MUSIC AND MOVEMENT 4.0
ED 255 CHILDREN AT RISK 3.0
ED 261 CURRENT ISSUES AND TRENDS IN EDUCATION 3.0
ED 265 INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES ENGLISH SECOND LANGUAGE 3.0
ED 285 LEGAL, SAFETY, AND HEALTH ISSUES 3.0
ED 292 TECHNICAL PEER TUTORING V 3.0 (var)
ED 293 TECHNICAL PEER TUTORING VI 3.0 (var)
ED 297 SPECIAL PROJECTS 10.0 (var)
ED 299 SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299A SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299B SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299C SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299D SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299E SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299F SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299G SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299H SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299I SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299J SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299K SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299M SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299R SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299S SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299T SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299U SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299V SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299W SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299X SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299Y SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299Z SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
EDUC& 114 CHILD DEVELOPMENT 3.0
EDUC& 115 CHILD DEVELOPMENT 5.0
EDUC& 201 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION 5.0
EDUC& 202 INTRO TO EDUCATION 5.0
EDUC& 203 EXCEPTIONAL CHILD 3.0
ECE 139 OR 239
Minimum of 3 credits.
Course Id Title Credits
ECE 139 TEACHING YOUNG CHILDREN I 3.0
ECE 239 TEACHING YOUNG CHILDREN II 3.0
ECE 191 OR 291
Minimum of 3 credits.
Course Id Title Credits
ECE 146 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE 3.0 (var)
ECE 191 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE 3.0 (var)
ECE 291 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE II 3.0 (var)
ED 146 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE 3.0 (var)
ED 246 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE 3.0 (var)
AAAS: Degree Requirements
I. 30 ECE credits II. 3 ECE 191/291 III. 3 ECE 139/239 IV. 1 ECE 144/148 V. 9 related instruction credits
Optional 144/148
Maximum of 4 credits.
Course Id Title Credits
ECE 144 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION SEMINAR 2.0 (var)
ECE 148 INTRODUCTION TO CHILDCARE 2.0
ECE course work required for AAAS
Course Id Title Credits
ECE 101 INTRODUCTION TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 3.0
ECE 129 CDA ORIENTATION AND PRE-ASSESSMENT 5.0
ECE 130 CDA ORIENTATION AND PRE-ASSESSMENT II 5.0
ECE 133 MUSIC & ART FOR EARLY EDUCATORS 4.0
ECE 136 ENVIRONMENTS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN 3.0
ECE 137 LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT AND LITERACY 3.0 (var)
ECE 141 CHILD DEVELOPMENT 3.0
ECE 147 FOSTER PARENT EDUCATION 5.0
ECE 150 MATH AND SCIENCE FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD 5.0
ECE 155 INTRODUCTION TO EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN 3.0
ECE 160 INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN 3.0
ECE 170 GUIDING BEHAVIOR OF YOUNG CHILDREN 3.0 (var)
ECE 175 OBSERVATION AND RECORDING BEHAVIOR 3.0
ECE 199 SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ECE 219 CHILD, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY RELATIONSHIPS 3.0 (var)
ECE 231 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT 3.0
ECE 232 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT II 5.0
ECE 234 CHILD NUTRITION, HEALTH, AND SAFETY 3.0
ECE 235 FAMILY DYNAMICS AND CULTURE 3.0
ECE 236 MUSIC AND MOVEMENT 4.0
ECE 240 PROGRAMS FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS 3.0 (var)
ECE 242 GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT, AND GUIDANCE FOR SCHOOL AGE 3.0
ECE 244 MATERIALS CONSTRUCTION 3.0
ECE 255 CHILDREN AT RISK 3.0 (var)
ECE 261 CURRENT ISSUES AND TRENDS IN EDUCATION 3.0
ECE 275 ADMINISTRATION OF EARLY LEARNING PROGRAMS 3.0 (var)
ECE 275A ADMINISTRATION OF EARLY LEARNING PROGRAMS I 1.0
ECE 275B ADMINISTRATION OF EARLY LEARNING PROGRAMS II 1.0
ECE 275C ADMINISTRATION OF EARLY LEARNING PROGRAMS III 1.0
ECE 297 SPECIAL PROJECTS 10.0 (var)
ED 101 ELEMENTS OF TEACHING 3.0
ED 102 OCCUPATIONAL ANALYSIS 3.0
ED 103 COURSE ORGANIZATION 3.0
ED 104 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 5.0
ED 106 TUTOR TRAINING 1.0
ED 110 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION 5.0
ED 111 TEACHING AND LEARNING LAB 3.0 (var)
ED 131 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOR EDUCATORS 3.0
ED 132 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE FOR EDUCATORS 3.0
ED 133 MUSIC AND ART FOR EDUCATORS 4.0
ED 135 SCIENCE EXPLORATION FOR EDUCATORS 3.0
ED 136 MOTOR DEVELOPMENT AND MOVEMENT EDUCATION 3.0
ED 137 LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT AND LITERACY 3.0
ED 141 CHILD DEVELOPMENT 3.0
ED 150 MATH FOR EDUCATORS 3.0
ED 155 INTRODUCTION TO EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS 3.0
ED 160 INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN 3.0
ED 161 CURRENT ISSUES AND TRENDS IN CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 3.0
ED 165 INSTRUCTION STRATEGIES-ENG. AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 3.0
ED 170 GUIDING BEHAVIOR OF YOUNG CHILDREN 3.0
ED 175 EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT,OBSERVATION/RECORDKEEPING 3.0
ED 180 INSTRUCTION MEDIA 1.0
ED 185 LEGAL, SAFETY, AND HEALTH ISSUES 3.0
ED 192 TECHNIQUES IN PEER TUTORING II 3.0 (var)
ED 193 TECHNIQUES IN PEER TUTORING III 3.0 (var)
ED 199 SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 231 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT 3.0
ED 232 CHILDREN'S ART AND LITERATURE FOR EDUCATORS 3.0
ED 236 MUSIC AND MOVEMENT 4.0
ED 255 CHILDREN AT RISK 3.0
ED 261 CURRENT ISSUES AND TRENDS IN EDUCATION 3.0
ED 265 INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES ENGLISH SECOND LANGUAGE 3.0
ED 285 LEGAL, SAFETY, AND HEALTH ISSUES 3.0
ED 292 TECHNICAL PEER TUTORING V 3.0 (var)
ED 293 TECHNICAL PEER TUTORING VI 3.0 (var)
ED 297 SPECIAL PROJECTS 10.0 (var)
ED 299 SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299A SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299B SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299C SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299D SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299E SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299F SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299G SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299H SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299I SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299J SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299K SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299M SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299R SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299S SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299T SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299U SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299V SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299W SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299X SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299Y SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
ED 299Z SPECIAL TOPICS 5.0 (var)
EDUC& 114 CHILD DEVELOPMENT 3.0
EDUC& 115 CHILD DEVELOPMENT 5.0
EDUC& 201 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION 5.0
EDUC& 202 INTRO TO EDUCATION 5.0
EDUC& 203 EXCEPTIONAL CHILD 3.0
ECE 139 OR 239
Minimum of 3 credits.
Course Id Title Credits
ECE 139 TEACHING YOUNG CHILDREN I 3.0
ECE 239 TEACHING YOUNG CHILDREN II 3.0
ECE 191 OR 291
Minimum of 3 credits.
Course Id Title Credits
ECE 146 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE 3.0 (var)
ECE 191 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE 3.0 (var)
ECE 246 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE 3.0 (var)
ECE 291 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE II 3.0 (var)
ED 146 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE 3.0 (var)
ED 191 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE 3.0 (var)
ED 246 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE 3.0 (var)
ED 291 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE II 3.0 (var)
Written Communications
Courses: min# 1
ENGL 97 or higher
Course Id Title Credits
ENG 097 BASIC EXPOSITORY WRITING 5.0
ENG 100 BASIC EXPOSITORY WRITING 5.0
ENG 101 ENGLISH COMPOSITION I 5.0
ENG 102 ENGLISH COMPOSITION II 5.0
ENGL 097 BASIC EXPOSITORY WRITING 5.0
ENGL& 101 ENGLISH COMPOSITION I 5.0
ENGL& 102 ENGLISH COMPOSITION II 5.0
Oral Communications
Courses: min# 1
CMST 102, CMST& 220 or OCSUP 102
Course Id Title Credits
CMST 102 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3.0
CMST& 220 PUBLIC SPEAKING 5.0
OCSUP 102 ORAL COMMUNICATION IN THE WORKPLACE 3.0
SPCH 101 FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH 5.0
SPCH 102 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS 3.0
Computation / Mathematics
Courses: min# 1
MATH 65 or higher
Course Id Title Credits
MATH 065 INTRODUCTORY ALGEBRA 5.0
MATH 095 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA 5.0
MATH 107 MATHEMATICS: A PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE 5.0
MATH 109 PRECALCULUS I 5.0
MATH 110 PRECALCULUS II 5.0
MATH 115 FINITE MATHEMATICS 5.0
MATH 121 SURVEY OF CALCULUS 5.0
MATH 124 CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I 5.0
MATH 125 CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY II 5.0
MATH 126 CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY III 5.0
MATH 201 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS 5.0
MATH 205 MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS I 5.0
MATH 206 MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS II 5.0
MATH 220 LINEAR ALGEBRA 5.0
MATH 224 CALCULUS & ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY IV 5.0
MATH 238 DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 5.0
MATH& 107 MATH IN SOCIETY 5.0
MATH& 141 PRECALCULUS I 5.0
MATH& 142 PRECALCULUS II 5.0
MATH& 148 BUSINESS CALCULUS 5.0
MATH& 151 CALCULUS I 5.0
MATH& 152 CALCULUS II 5.0
MATH& 153 CALCULUS III 5.0
MATH& 254 CALCULUS IV 5.0
Leadership
Courses: min# 1
ECE 299 or OCSUP 299
Course Id Title Credits
ECE 299 LEADERSHIP 1.0
OCSUP 299 PRINCIPLES OF LEADERSHIP 1.0
Job Seeking Skills
Courses: min# 1
OCSUP 103, PSYC 140
Course Id Title Credits
OCSUP 103 JOB SEEKING SKILLS 3.0
PSY 140 CAREER AND LIFE PLANNING 3.0
PSYC 140 CAREER AND LIFE PLANNING 3.0
Human Relations
Courses: min# 1
BUS 157, OCSUP 101, PSYC 111 OR PSYC& 100
Course Id Title Credits
BA 157 HUMAN RELATIONS IN BUSINESS 5.0
BUS 157 HUMAN RELATIONS IN BUSINESS 5.0
OCSUP 101 JOB PSYCHOLOGY: WORKPLACE AND ED SUCCESS SKILLS 3.0
PSY 101 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 5.0
PSY 111 EFFECTIVE INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS 3.0
PSYC 111 PSYCHOLOGY OF RELATIONSHIPS 3.0
PSYC& 100 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY 5.0
Minimum Credits Required: 94.0