Contact InformationEarly Childhood Department Website: Visit WebsiteContact Name: Danizete MartinezPosition: Department ChairEmail: email@example.comPhone: (505) 925-8728 Mailing Address280 La Entrada RoadLos LunasNew Mexico87031Financial Aid DepartmentFinancial Aid Department Website: Financial Aid DepartmentEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: (505) 925-8590 Program DetailsType of Institution: University Branch CampusCost Per Credit Hour in 2017-2018? (other fees may apply): $72.25Immigration 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 UNM-Valencia280 La Entrada RoadLos LunasNew Mexico 87031 Degrees or Certificates Offered Title: Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Multicultural EducationEarly Childhood Credit Hours: 29Total Credit Hours: 61 Title: Academic Certificate in Early Childhood Multicultural EducationEarly Childhood Credit Hours: 29Total Credit Hours: 38 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. UNM-Valencia 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. ACT minimum score in English and Math: 19 (or comparable Accuplacer scores). College Admission requirements: High School diploma or GED. Complete application, provide official transcripts and ACT/SAT scores, apply for financial aid, take academic placement tests (Accuplacer), meet with an advisor before registering for classes. Early Childhood Program Status Average # EC courses offered each term: 5Average # EC courses offered online each term: 2Average # EC courses offered in summer term: 0Average # EC courses offered in Spanish each term: 0Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) in the evening: 3Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) on Saturdays: 0Number of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarships in FY 2017-2018?: 2Average # 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.