Feb 03, 2023  
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog

Early Childhood Education Transfer Major AA - Academic Plan


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The purpose of a statewide articulation agreement is to identify the courses a student at a Colorado public community college must complete as part of an AA/AS degree to be guaranteed to be able to complete the designated baccalaureate degree program at any public four-year college and university (hereafter referred to as receiving institutions) that offers that program within the minimum number of credits designated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

Course Availability


Total Credits = 60

Required Courses - General Education Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
Arts / Humanities: LIT 1015  - Introduction to Literature OR
LIT 2055  - Children’s Literature*
3 No Yes Yes Yes
Arts / Humanities: MUS 1020  - Music Appreciation OR
ART 1110  - Art Appreciation OR
THE 1005  - Theatre Apprecication*
3 No Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1021  - English Composition I: GT-CO1* 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1022  - English Composition II: GT-CO2 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
GEO 1005  - World Regional Geography: GT-SS2* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
HIS 1210  - US History to Reconstruction: GT-H1 OR
HIS 1220  - US Hisotry since Civil Waar: GT-H1*
3 No Yes Yes Yes
MAT 1240  - Mathematics for the Liberal Arts: GT-MA1* 4 Yes Yes Yes Yes
PSY 1001  - General Psychology I: GT-SS3* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
SCI 1055  - Integrated Science I - Physics and Chemistry with Lab: GT-SC1* 4 No Yes Yes Yes
SCI 1056  - Integrated Science II - Earth and Life Science with Lab: GT-SC1* 4 No Yes Yes Yes

 

Required Courses - Additional Required Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
ECE 1011  - Introduction to Early Childhood Education* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
ECE 1045  - Introduction to Early Childhood Education Techniques 3 Yes Yes Yes No
ECE 1031  - Guidance Strategies for Young Children* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
ECE 2621  - ECE Curriculum Development: Methods and Techniques 3 Yes Yes Yes No
ECE 2381  - ECE Child Growth and Development* 3 No Yes Yes No
ECE 2101  - Working with Parents, Families, and Community Systems 3 No No Yes No
Electives (3 total - See Notes for specific requirements) 9 No Yes Yes Yes

 

Program Outcomes


  • Write a position paper on an ECE topic which integrates knowledgeable, reflective, and critical perspectives.
  • Perform a classroom assessment and report on the skills and development of children.
  • Develop an action plan that will improve social and emotional outcomes for children.
  • Create an Integrated Curricular Plan.
  • Create a learning environment that would foster the child’s development through age.

Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time Track)


Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time Track)


Elective Course


Select from 4-Year Institution (See NOTES for Details)

Year 1: Summer


Elective Course


Select from 4-Year Institution (See NOTES for Details)

Elective Course


Select from 4-Year Institution (See NOTES for Details)

Notes


  1. Adams State: ECE 1111 , ECE 1125 , and ECE 2401  or ECE 2411  
  2. CSU-Ft. Collins: MAT 1260 , PSY 2440 , ECE 2051  
  3. Ft. Lewis: PSY 2440 , ECE 2651 , ECE 2411  
  4. MSU-Denver: COM 1150 , PSY 1002 , ECE 1111  
  5. UC-Denver: ECE 2051 , ECE 2401 , and ECE 2641  or ECE 2411  
  6. UNC: ECE 1111 , ECE 2401 , ECE 2411  
  7. CMU: ECE 1111 , ECE 2051 , ECE 2401 , ECE 2411 , ECE 2601  
  • *This course requires college level readiness as measured by Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT scores; approved high school course work that is less than five years old; or successful completion of appropriate college-readiness course.
  • AAA 1001  – College 101: Student Experience is required for all new college students seeking degrees or transfer.
  • ECE 1045  and ECE 2381  are only available online during the Spring term.
  • Electives: Nine credits determined by receiving institution.
  • Recommended courses are listed above for certain electives; consult with the Academic Advising Office (advising@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5664) or the ECE Department for additional elective recommendations.
  • Student must successfully pass BOTH SCI 1055  and SCI 1056  to satisfy the GT Pathways science requirement.

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