This curriculum is designed to prepare individuals to work with young children in safe and healthy environments that are supportive of children’s individual physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development. Occupational opportunities include employment as assistant teachers, teachers, group leaders, or family child care providers in programs for young children.
This General Education Certificate is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university following their studies at Southside Virginia Community College. Students will receive a strong foundation in the core competency areas and gain an advantage in transferring to a four-year institution over others who have not completed a college program of study.
The associate of arts and sciences degree program is designed for students who plan to transfer to four-year colleges or universities to complete baccalaureate degree programs. For students interested in four-year education degrees, the Education AA&S degree provides a core education class and key general education courses. The flexibility of the electives allows students to select courses to meet the transfer requirements of the four-year institution to which they plan to transfer.