University of New Mexico-Gallup

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Irene Den Bleyker
Position: 
Assistant Professor & Division Chair
Email: 
Phone: 
505-863-7754

Mailing Address

705 Gurley Ave
Gallup
New Mexico
87301
Financial Aid Department
Phone: 
505-863-7663
Program Details
Type of Institution: 
University Branch Campus
Cost Per Credit Hour (other fees may apply): 
$80.50
Immigration Status Policy: 
Immigration status does not apparent to be a requirement for taking early childhood college courses.
Articulation: 
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 Campus
705 Gurley Ave
Gallup
New Mexico
87301
Degrees or Certificates Offered
Title: 
Associates of Art (AA) in Early Childhood Multicultural Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
29
Total Credit Hours: 
64
Notes: 
http://www.gallup.unm.edu/ecme
Title: 
Early Childhood Multicultural Education (ECME) Certificate Program
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
21
Total Credit Hours: 
36
Notes: 
http://www.gallup.unm.edu/ecme-cert
Accreditation: 
UNM is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The early childhood education associate degree program is not accredited by NAEYC.
Requirements for Admission
College Admission requirements: 

The University of New Mexico Gallup has an Open Admission Policy. Admission is available to any student, not currently under suspension from any post-secondary institution, who meets at least one of the following criteria:
1. Is a high school graduate, or
2. Has passed the GED® test.
3. Is 18 years or older and not currently enrolled in high school. Students under 18 should contact the Admissions Office for special admissions programs and requirements.
4. Is a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
Admission to UNM Gallup does not necessarily mean acceptance into specific degree programs.
Enrollment Services directs all functions of the Admissions and Records Office. The Office of Admissions is located in the Student Services & Technology Building. All correspondence regarding admissions should be directed to: Office of Admissions, UNM Gallup, 705 Gurley Avenue, Gallup, NM 87301.

Early Childhood Program Status
Average # EC courses offered each semester: 
10
Average # EC courses offered online each semester: 
0
Average # EC courses offered in summer semester: 
0
Average # EC courses offered in Spanish each semester: 
0
Average # EC courses offered each semester (not summer) in the evening: 
0
Average # EC courses offered each semester (not summer) on Saturdays: 
0
Number of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarships per year (average): 
11
Articulation 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.

Early Childhood Education Courses

Course Semester Offered Course Level
Child Growth, Development and Learning Fall Associate
Health, Safety and Nutrition Fall Associate
Guiding Young Children Fall Associate
Family and Community Collaboration I Fall Associate
Guiding Young Children Fall Associate

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