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St. Philip's College Library

MLK Campus: 210-486-2330
Location: Center for Learning Resources (CLR)

SWC Campus: 210-486-7023
Location: Building 1-C123

    St. Philip's College
  Aug 18, 2018
St. Philip's College Schedule/Catalog 2015-2016 
St. Philip’s College Schedule/Catalog 2015-2016 [Archived Catalog]

Early Childhood and Family Studies, A.A.S. - Specialization in Accreditation Leadership

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This program is designed to prepare students for a specialized career in the field of early care and education.  A career that focuses on leadership development and knowledge of the basic principles of accreditation when working with children, families and communities.  The AAS degree may transfer credits to other BAAS, BA or BS degrees.  Students will be required to complete and clear a background check and drug screening for practicum experiences.  Students enrolled in practicum expereinces must complete no less than 20 hours per week at an early childhood/community setting (paid or volunteer) approved by the program.

Total Program Credit Hours: 60

First Year

Second Year


* TECA courses require 16 hours of field experience

** 1396 is a continuation of 1392 (must complete both for full credit)


  • Student can do concurrent enrollment in developmental course prerquisites along with early childhood courses (CDEC/TECA).
  • Students are advised to complete academic core and/or electives during summer or flex semesters
  • Student must complete praticum expereinces.
  • Student may contact the advisor or Program about transfer of CDA credits and/or Experiential credit (i.e. credit for work experience).

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