University of New Mexico-Taos

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Gary M. Atias
Position: 
Associate Professor/ECME Department Chair
Phone: 
575-737-6235

Mailing Address

1157 County Road 110
Ranchos de Taos
New Mexico
87557
Financial Aid Department
Phone: 
575-737-6217
Program Details
Type of Institution: 
University Branch Campus
Cost Per Credit Hour (other fees may apply): 
$78.00
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
Klauer Campus
1157 County Road 110
Ranchos de Taos
New Mexico
87557
Degrees or Certificates Offered
Title: 
Associates of Art (AA) in Early Childhood Multicultural Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
29
Total Credit Hours: 
64
Title: 
Certificate in Early Childhood Multicultural Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
12
Total Credit Hours: 
12
Notes: 
http://taos.unm.edu/academics/ecme/
Accreditation: 
UNM is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The early childhood education associate degree program is not accredited by NAEYC.
Requirements for Admission
Early Childhood Certificate class requirements: 

UNM-Taos has an open admissions policy, so if you intend to work towards a degree or certificate, all you need is a high school diploma or GED to qualify for admission.

Early Childhood Degree program requirements: 

UNM-Taos has an open admissions policy, so if you intend to work towards a degree or certificate, all you need is a high school diploma or GED to qualify for admission.

College Admission requirements: 

UNM-Taos has an open admissions policy, so if you intend to work towards a degree or certificate, all you need is a high school diploma or GED to qualify for admission. If you select a degree or certificate program you must arrange to have your high school, GED, and most recent college transcripts mailed to us directly from the school. We must receive these before you can register.
You must also pay the one-time admissions fee of $10.00.

Early Childhood Program Status
Average # EC courses offered each semester: 
5
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): 
4
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
Introduction to Language, Literacy and Reading Fall Associate

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