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ECME Certificate Program

Early Childhood Multicultural Education (36 credits)

This certificate program in Early Childhood Multicultural Education (ECME) is designed for students, who wish to work in this field or transfer to a two, or four-year college or university to complete an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education.

Courses in this program with an * after the course number are considered technical, vocational, occupational, or developmental and may not be transferable to a baccalaureate program. Please consult with your advisor for current transferability information.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (15):

Communications (6):
ENGL 110 Accelerated Composition 3cr
ENGL 120 Composition III 3cr

Mathematics (3):
MATH 111 Math for Elem/Mid School Teachers 3cr

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6)

EARLY CHILDHOOD CORE REQUIREMENTS (21):
ECME 101 Child Growth and Development 3cr
ECME 103 Health, Safety and Nutrition 2cr
ECME 111 Family and Community Collaboration 3cr
ECME 115 Guidance of Young Children 3cr
ECME 117** Curriculum Development & Implementation 3cr
ECME 117L** Practicum I 2cr
ECME 202 Intro to Reading & Literacy Dev 3cr
ECME 230 Professionalism 2cr
**ECME 117 & 117L must be taken concurrently.

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCING:

Recommended Course Sequence for Full-time Students (Part-time Students should see an Academic Advisor to customize their educational plan)

Term 1 - 14cr/hrs

ENGL 110 Accelerated Composition 3cr
MATH 111 Math for Elem/Mid School Teachers 3cr
ECME 101 Child Growth and Development 3cr
ECME 103 Health, Safety and Nutrition 2cr
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3cr

Term 2 - 12cr/hrs

ENGL 120 Composition III 3cr
ECME 111 Family and Community Collaboration 3cr
ECME 115 Guidance of Young Children 3cr
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3cr

Term 3 - 10cr/hrs

ECME 117** Curriculum Development & Implementation 3cr
ECME 117L** Practicum I 2cr
ECME 202 Intro to Reading & Literacy Dev 3cr
ECME 230 Professionalism 2cr

***Summer Semester as needed.

ECME Certificate Program

Contact:

Education Office: (505) 863-7541.

Irene Den Bleyker,Assistant Professor & Division Chair
Phone: (505) 863-7754
Room: CH124C
Email: iden@unm.edu

Anne Lundberg,Assistant Professor
Phone: (505) 863-7526
Room: CH124C
Email: anneke@unm.edu

Eunice Harrison,Administrative Assistant
Phone: (505) 863-7714
Room: CH124
Email: eharris3@unm.edu