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Degree Plans - Child Development - Pre K - Grade 4 Skills Achievement Award (Archived)

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(Skills Achievement Award)

BHC and EFC-Closed June 1, 2011.

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: SA.CHILD.PREK-GR4

This award consists of the 4 field of study courses officially approved for students who wish to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Sciences or a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Child and Family Studies/Child Development to become an Early Childhood teacher (Grades PreK-4). Receiving institutions are not required to accept a grade below "C" in transfer.



TECA 1311 Educating Young Children 3
TECA 1354 Child Growth and Development 3


TECA 1303 Families, School and Community 3
TECA 1318 Wellness of the Young Children 3
Minimum Hours Required 12

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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