2018-19 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Oct 23, 2018  
2018-19 Pierce College Catalog

Early Childhood Education (AAS-T) Course Map


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Created by Pierce faculty, this map outlines the initial coursework for this career field. It provides you a clear path to complete your degree by listing a specific set of courses relevant to your program and career.  The map is designed with the appropriate number of credits and meets degree requirements. Courses are organized in a recommended sequence; please schedule accordingly. If a course is unavailable, select the next appropriate course within the sequence. For each course, a purpose statement explains how the content relates to your career field. On this map, there may be instances when you will be required to select a course from several options. Use these purpose statements and notes to choose the course that best aligns with your interests and needs. You will also find action items to complete to assure you progress and graduate on time. While this map is a great guide to courses required to complete the Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Early Childhood Education, you are responsible for fulfilling all degree requirements. Questions? Your Success Network is ready to help you!

3. Introduction to Early Childhood Education


Action Item: Background Check


Apply for Portable Background Check through the Department of Early Learning and schedule TB test.

Action Item: Meet with Advisor


Use your Success Network! In your first quarter, meet with your advisor to revisit your career and transfer path, make adjustments to your goals as needed, and plan for your next steps.

Action Item: Meet with Advisor


Meet with an advisor to select the appropriate math class.

Action Item: Practicum Application


Complete practicum application and turn it into Leiani Sherwin for ECED& 120.

Action Item: Apply for Certificate


 Apply for the State Initial Early Childhood Education Certificate.

Action Item: Apply for Short Certificate


 Apply for the State Short Certificate in Early Childhood Education- ECE General.

Action Item: Practicum Application


Complete practicum application and turn it into Leiani Sherwin for ECED& 190.

Action Item: Apply for Graduation


Way to go! It is time to apply for graduation and/or apply for BAS-T program. For graduation details, visit the Pierce College Graduation website. https://www.pierce.ctc.edu/graduation

13. Language and Literacy Development


Action Item: Apply for State Certificate


Apply for the State Early Childhood Education Certificate.

16. Introduction to Inclusive Education


Action Item: Complete Practicum Application


Complete practicum application and turn it into Leiani Sherwin for ECED& 120.

17. Practicum: Focus on Special Education


Action Item: Basic Skills Assessment


If transferring to the Highline BAS-T, a basic skills assessment is required.

22. Planning and Assessment for Student Teaching


23. Early Childhood Student Teaching


24. Early Childhood Education Professional Portfolio


Total Credits: 96


Action Item: Apply for a Short Certificate


If you took any of the optional courses, apply for a short Certificate of Specialization in that area.

Program Code: 402T


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