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2017-2018 Catalog Year
Early Childhood Education
Certificate of Achievement

Salary: $24,180–$50,520 / year (Nevada)

Career Outlook: Slightly faster than average growth

Good To Know: Variable work hours - full-time or part-time


The Early Childhood Education Certificate of Achievement will provide the academic knowledge and skills for employment in a variety of child care settings.

A minimum of 30 total credits chosen from the following categories:

Program Requirements21 Units (Credits)

ECE 121Parent Care Relations1
ECE 122Observation Skills1
ECE 129Environment For Infant & Toddler1
ECE 204Principles of Child Guidance3
ECE 231Preschool Practicum: Early Childhood Lab3
ECE 250Introduction to Early Childhood Education3
ECE 251Curriculum in Early Childhood Education3
HDFS 201Life Span Human Development3
Choose 1-3 units from related courses in any of the following subject areas:
Early Childhood Education
Human Development and Family Studies

General Education Requirements9 Units (Credits)

English/Communications Requirements
Recommended: BUS 108; Must include a writing course
Mathematics Requirement
Recommended: BUS 109


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