Course Corrections


  • ​ART 118 (HA, SE)
  • ART 120 (HB, SE)
  • ART 121 (HB, SE)
  • ART 122 (HB, SE)
  • BIOL 106 (​NS, SE)
  • DRMA 154 (HA, SE)
  • ENVS 109 - this IS a lab based course
  • HLTH 124 does not apply to SE (Specified Elective)
  • HPE 280 (SE)


  • ECED& 105:Explore the foundations of early childhood education. Examine theories defining the field, issues, trends, best practices, and program models. Observe children, professionals and programs in action​.
  • ECED& 107: Introduction to implementation of equitable health, safety and nutrition standards for the growing child in group care. Focus on federal Child Care Block Grant funding (CCDF) requirements, WA state licensing and Head Start Performance standards. Develop skills necessary to keep children healthy & safe, report abuse & neglect, and connect families to community resources.
  • ECED& 120: In an early learning setting, engage in establishing nurturing, supportive relationships with all children and professional peers.  Focus on children’s health & safety, promoting growth & development, and creating a culturally responsive environment.
  • ECED& 134: Learn how to manage a family childcare program. Topics include: licensing requirements, record-keeping, relationship building, communication strategies, guiding behavior, and promoting growth and development.
  • ECED& 139: Develop administrative skills required to develop, operate, manage and improve early childhood education and care programs.  Acquire basic business management skills. Explore resources and supports for meeting Washington State licensing and professional NAEYC standards.
  • ECED& 160: Investigate learning theory, program planning, tools and methods for curriculum development promoting language, fine/gross motor, social-emotional, cognitive and creative skills and growth in children birth through age 8 utilizing developmentally appropriate and culturally responsive practice.
  • ECED& 170: Focuses on the adult’s role in designing, evaluating, and improving indoor and outdoor environments that ensure quality learning, nurturing experiences, and optimize the development of young children.
  • EDUC& 115: Build foundation for explaining how children develop in all domains, conception through early adolescence.  Explore various developmental theories, methods for documenting growth, and impact of brain development. Topics addressed: stress, trauma, culture, race, gender identity, socioeconomic status, family status, language, and health issues
  • EDUC& 130: Examine the principles and theories promoting social competence in young children and creating safe learning environments.  Develop skills promoting effective interactions, providing positive individual guidance, and enhancing group experiences
  • EDUC& 136: Develop skills to provide developmentally appropriate and culturally relevant activities/care for children ages 5-12 in a variety of settings. Topics include: implementation of curriculum, preparation of environments, building relationships, guiding cognitive and social emotional development, and community outreach.
  • EDUC& 150: Integrate the family and community contexts in which a child develops.    Explore cultures and demographics of families in society, community resources, strategies for involving families in the education of their child, and tools for effective communication.


  • ECED& 105: Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • ECED& 107: Health/Safety/Nutrition
  • ECED& 132: Infants/Toddler Care
  • ECED& 134:  Family Care Management
  • ECED& 139: Administration of ECE
  • ECED& 170: Learning Environments
  • ECED& 180: Language and Literacy
  • ECED& 190: Observation and Assessment 



Credit Updates

  • CTEC 115 is 3 credits (33 hours of lecture)