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Associate of Science in Childhood Education & Family Studies

Program Details

The online AS in Childhood Education & Family Studies degree program from Southwestern Oregon Community College is designed to meet employment requirements for many early childhood programs and provide an opportunity for transfer into a bachelor's degree program at a four-year college or university. Main principles of the program include:

  • Understanding that children lead their own learning based on the level of their development
  • Focusing on the importance of families in their roles with their young children
  • Respecting diversity
  • Addressing the needs of children with diverse abilities in inclusive settings
  • Themes of inclusion, bilingual and multicultural education and care
  • Critical thinking
  • Reflective teaching

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities