Early Care programs are paths for students entering the field of early childhood
education as daycare teachers, teachers’ assistants, and directors of
daycare programs. The programs are also designed to upgrade job skills
of individuals already employed in the field. Early Care offers transfer to select universities to pursue a bachelor's degree.
Teacher Education will start your path to becoming a teacher at SCC! After completing your Associate Degree at SCC through the University Transfer program, you are able to transfer to a four-year college or university for your Bachelor's Degree. SCC offers Associate in Arts (AA) and Associate in Sciences (AS) degrees with electives specific to the field of education you choose. See specific programs and contact information for more details below:
Advisors who specialize in Teacher Education at SCC will help you plan your core courses at SCC as well as ensure you are taking classes that will TRANSFER to your chosen four-year institution. Find an advisor by emailing TeacherEd@sccsc.edu.
SCC offers courses specifically designed for education majors, ensuring ease of transfer and preparation to continue at a four-year institution.
• Introduction to Teaching: School in Communities (EDU 230)• Three Mathematics courses for Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School or Special Needs Education students (MAT 211, 212 and 215)• Praxis Preparation: Praxis Core Exam required for entrance into all university and education programs in South Carolina.
The Teacher Education Club at SCC provides another opportunity to prepare for your career in education. Each year the club adopts a classroom or grade level and provides school supplies and books for them. We have also provided tutoring for those students. At club meetings we discuss various topics in education and offer training on specific technology used in classrooms. Each year we tour four-year institutions and meet with their education faculty for Q&A sessions. Email TeacherEd@sccsc.edu for more information.
Full Semester and Flex TermsJanuary 9 - Full semester, 7.5-Week Flex Term I beginFebruary 13 - 10-Week Flex Term, 5-Week Flex Term I beginMarch 4 - 7.5-Week Flex Term II beginsMarch 20 - 5-Week Flex Term II begins
Phone: (864) 592-4120