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    St. Philip's College
   
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
St. Philip’s College Schedule/Catalog 2017-2018

Early Childhood and Family Studies Level 2 Certificate


This program is designed to study child development ages 0-8 years old, as well as their families. It prepares graduates for immediate workforce entry into a variety of careers in the field of early care and education. All courses in this certificate can be applied to the AAS degree in Early Childhood and Family Studies.  

With this award, you may seek jobs such as: 

Assistant Head Start Teacher, Assistant Child Development Specialist, Child Care Teacher, Day Care Home Provider, Family Worker/Assistant, School-age After-School Provider, Nanny

Related Awards: 

Early Childhood and Family Studies, A.A.S.  

Total Credit Hours Required: 30


Semester I


Courses will be offered in a block scheduling format, either as 8 weeks, 10 weeks and/or 16 weeks courses.

Semester II


Courses will be offered in a block scheduling format, either as 8 weeks, 10 weeks and/or 16 weeks courses.

Semester III


Milestone Course(s)


*** denotes Milestone course(s).
A milestone course is a course that is critical for success in this program.

Additional Program Information


This program is designed to provide knowledge and skills for immediate workforce entry into a variety of careers in the field of early care and education.  Careers are focused on working with young children and their families.  The credits from the certificate transfer into all AAS degrees.  The AAS degree may transfer credits to other BAAS, BA or BS degrees.  Students will be required to complete a tuberculosis screening test, background check and drug screening for internship experiences.  Students enrolled in internship experiences must complete no less than 22 hours per week at an early childhood/community setting (paid or volunteer) approved by the program.

Students must contact the Student Advisor for a current degree plan to verify fulfillment of core and general education course requirements.

Effective Fall 2012, the Practicum Experiences have been replaced with an Internship. The student seeking a degree in Early Childhood and Family Studies must complete an Internship to be awarded a certificate or degree. The Internship is completed in the last semester of the program. In the semester before enrolling in the Internship, students must complete the following steps: 1) Contact the Early Childhood and Family Studies Program to enroll in the course. 2) Completed drug screening. 3) Completed criminal background check, 4) Completed tuberculosis screening. Students enrolled in Internship Courses must complete a minimum of 22 hours per week at an early childhood setting (it can be paid or volunteer) approved by the department.

NOTES


CIP Code: 19.0706
Major Code: ECST