The Associate of Applied Science in Childhood Education and Family Studies prepares students to work in a variety of educational and child care settings, including preschool, day care, private kindergarten and as a para-professional in the public schools. This degree offers students the opportunity to gain enhanced practical experience through practicum and student teaching courses.
Total Credits Required
ANGEL (web-based classroom)
Specific Technology Requirements
Computer required. 486 personal computer, 8 MB of RAM, 28.8 Kbps modem.
Internet access required. Java plug-in.
Laurie Potts, Childhood Education Director
Currently, Portland State University accepts Southwestern Oregon Community College credits to apply toward a Bachelors of Social Science with an Early Childhood Certificate. This degree option is also articulated with Southern Oregon University’s bachelors in Early Childhood Development degree.