Contact InformationEarly Childhood Department Website: Visit WebsiteContact Name: John VaccaPosition: Faculty (Coordinator with Las Cruces ECE program)Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: (575) 234-9223 Mailing Address1500 University DriveCarlsbadNew Mexico88220Financial Aid DepartmentFinancial Aid Department Website: Financial Aid DepartmentPhone: (575) 234-9227 Program DetailsType of Institution: University Branch CampusCost Per Credit Hour in 2017-2018? (other fees may apply): $49.00Immigration Status Verified for Admission?: NoArticulation: All early childhood courses are accepted at all New Mexico public institutions of higher education due to a statewide early childhood course articulation agreement. Locations Where Early Childhood Education Courses are Offered Main Campus1500 University DriveCarlsbadNew Mexico88220 Degrees or Certificates Offered Title: Associate Degree in Early Childhood EducationEarly Childhood Credit Hours: 30Total Credit Hours: 71 Degree Plan Page: Degree Plan PageCourse Schedule Page: Course Schedule PageEarly Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation?: No, the Early Childhood Associate Degree program is not accredited by NAEYC. NMSU-C is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of Chicago, IL. Requirements for AdmissionEarly Childhood Certificate class requirements: Same as college admission requirements Early Childhood Degree program requirements: Same as college admission requirements College Admission requirements: High school diploma or GED. Students must submit an application, take placement tests, and meet with an advisor before registering for classes. Early Childhood Program Status Average # EC courses offered each term: 8Average # EC courses offered online each term: 5Average # EC courses offered in summer term: 3Average # EC courses offered in Spanish each term: 0Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) in the evening: 2Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) on Saturdays: 0Number of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarships in FY 2017-2018?: 3Average # of Early Childhood Students per Advisor?: School did not update information for FY 2018Articulation credit for the national Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential?: All Early Childhood courses count as training towards the national CDA credential. The NM Child Development Certificate (CDC) is recognized in NM as a CDA equivalent.