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Early Childhood Teacher Education Transfer Major, AA


CIP 240101 (ECTD)

The purpose of a statewide articulation agreement is to identify the courses a student at a Colorado public community college must complete as part of an AA/AS degree to be guaranteed to be able to complete the designated baccalaureate degree program at any public four-year college and university (hereafter referred to as receiving institutions) that offers that program within the minimum number of credits designated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

For more information about this transfer degree please refer to the Colorado Department of Higher Education website.

Program Requirements

General Education Requirements (33 credit hours)
Written Communication (6 credit hours)
Mathematics (4 credit hours)
Arts and Humanities (6 credit hours)

Students must choose two of the following courses:


Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credit hours)
Natural and Physical Sciences (8 credit hours)

2Note: Students must pass with a C- or higher BOTH SCI 155 & 156 to satisfy the GT Pathways science requirement.

Additional Required Courses (18 credit hours)

Please Note: If these credits are not required for the major at a receiving 4-year institution, they will be applied to the Bachelor's degree as elective credit towards graduation. Please check with the receiving institution to determine in which way these courses will be applied.

Electives (9 credit hours)

Select 9 credit hours of qualifying courses as determined by the 4-year receiving institution:

  1. Adams State: ECE 111, ECE 112, and ECE 240 or ECE 241
  2. CSU-Ft. Collins: MAT 135, PSY 235, and ECE 205
  3. Ft. Lewis: PSY 235, ECE 228, and ECE 241
  4. MSU-Denver: COM 115, PSY 102, and ECE 111
  5. UC-Denver: ECE 205, ECE 240, and ECE 226 or ECE 241
  6. UNC: ECE 111, ECE 240, and ECE 241
  7. CMU: ECE 111, ECE 205, ECE 240, ECE 241 and ECE 260
Note: Consult an Advisor at transfer institution or ACC to determine appropriate electives
Total: 60 credit hours

All courses required for this degree must be completed with a "C" or better to be considered for transfer to another Colorado institution. Transferability of courses to colleges or universities outside of Colorado is determined by the receiving institution.

Graduation Requirements