Jul 18, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
2024-2025 Academic Catalog

Education: Early Childhood Education Transfer to Salish Kootenai College

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Transfer Articulation Agreement

FVCC and Salish Kootenai College (SKC) have established a transfer articulation agreement to support students seeking a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education at SKC to teach children ages zero to eight. Students completing the 67-70 semester credits from FVCC detailed in this agreement will be granted junior status at SKC. Upon acceptance into the SKC Division of Education, students will complete an additional 103 quarter credits from SKC to complete a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education. Upon completion of the program courses and all graduation requirements, a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education will be awarded by SKC. 

Associate of Arts Degree

Suggested course of study for transfer to Salish Kootenai College:

First Year-Fall Semester

First Semester Total: 16

Spring Semester

Second Semester Total: 18

First Year Total: 34

Second Year - Fall Semester

Third Semester Total: 18

Spring Semester

Fourth Semester Total: 16-18

Total Credits at FVCC for AA Degree: 68-70

*indicates pre or corequisite needed. Check course description. 

Upper Division Course of Study at Salish Kootenai College

SKC Courses Credits
Third Year - Fall Quarter  
ECED 330 Partnerships & Collaborations 3
EDUC 250 Education Psychology (EDU 222 at FVCC if taken) 3
HPED 225 First Aid and CPR 1
MATH 132 Math for K-8 Teachers (M 132M at FVCC if taken) 5
NAS Advanced Elective List 3
Open Elective (FVCC Transfer Course: History or Humanities) 3
Total Quarter Credits 18
Winter Quarter  
ECED 345 Dual Lang. Learners: Ed. Theory & Practice 3
EDUC 321 Research Writing in Education 3
EDUC 337 Intro to Special Education 5
NASD 225 Am. Ind. Ed. & Fed Policy 3
SCID 253 Integrated Perspectives in Science for Educators 4
Total Quarter Credits 18
Spring Quarter  
ECED 335 Technology in Early Childhood 3
ECED 370 Supporting Cognitive Dev. 5
EDUC 311 Cultures, Diversity and Ed. Ethics 3
EDUC 312 Diversity Practicum 1
NASD 101 Hist. of Indians in the U.S. (NASX 105G at FVCC if taken) 3
NASD Elective 3
Total Quarter Credits 16
Fourth Year - Fall Quarter  
ECED 111 Health, Safety, and Nutrition 2
ECED 305 Social Studies and Young Children 3
ECED 420 Observation, Documentation and Assessment of young Children 5
NASL Elective 2
SCWK 470 Working with Children & Families 2
Total Quarter Credits 16
Winter Quarter  
ART111 or ARTD 140 or ARTD 109 3
ECED 425 Mentoring and Coaching 4
EDUC 471 Action Research in Education 3
NASL Elective 3
PSYC 340 Childhood Trauma and Social Emotional Development 3
Total Quarter Credits 16
Spring Quarter  
ECED 498 Early Childhood Advanced Practicum 15
EDUC 495 Reflective Practice and Research in Education 2
Total Quarter Credits 17
Total Program Credits at SKC 103


Advising Information:

For more information about this program, contact an advisor.

Academic Advisor Faculty Advisor                           
Jori Bullemer Eliza Thomas, Ed.D.
LRC 129 BSS 120
(406) 756-3905 (406) 756-4865
jbullemer@fvcc.edu ethomas@fvcc.edu

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