Contact InformationEarly Childhood Department Website: Visit WebsiteContact Name: Lynn LewisPosition: Assistant Professor of Early Childhood EducationEmail: email@example.comPhone: 575-527-7525 Mailing Address2800 Sonoma Ranch Blvd.Las CrucesNew Mexico88011Financial Aid DepartmentFinancial Aid Department Website: Financial Aid DepartmentEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: 575-527-7696 Program DetailsType of Institution: Community CollegeCost Per Credit Hour in 2017-2018? (other fees may apply): $72.00Immigration Status Verified for Admission?: No Locations Where Early Childhood Education Courses are Offered Main Campus2800 Sonoma Ranch Blvd.Las CrucesNew Mexico88011 Gadsden Center1700 E. O'Hara RoadAnthonyNew Mexico88021Bilingual (Spanish and English) classes in Early Childhood Education are offered on Saturdays at this campus. Sunland Park Center3365 McNutt RoadSunland ParkNew Mexico88063 Degrees or Certificates Offered Title: Associate Degree in Early Childhood EducationEarly Childhood Credit Hours: 29Total Credit Hours: 68 Title: Early Childhood Administration CertificateEarly Childhood Credit Hours: 24Total Credit Hours: 24Notes: The New Mexico Office of Child Development offers this certificate. To apply, the student must take the three required courses and two practica (13 credit hours), in addition to the four Early Childhood core courses (11 credit hours). Instructor approval (signature) is needed to register. Doña Ana CC offers all the required courses each year, with a different class in the fall, spring, and summer semesters. 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. DACC 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. A security background check is required before practicum experiences. College Admission requirements: High school diploma or GED. Complete an application, submit official transcripts and ACT/SAT scores, take the English and math placement tests, apply for financial aid, see an academic advisor before registering for classes. Early Childhood Program Status Average # EC courses offered each term: 10Average # EC courses offered online each term: 4Average # EC courses offered in summer term: 6Average # EC courses offered in Spanish each term: 3Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) in the evening: 2Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) on Saturdays: 3Number of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarships in FY 2017-2018?: 32Average # 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.