Social Science

Social Science

The Social Sciences Department at Treasure Valley Community College offers an extensive selection of courses each term. We invite you to join us in learning more about your world, both past and present. We offer college transfer courses in a wide variety of separate disciplines.

Degrees & Certificates

Child Development Associate
CERT - Career Pathways Certificate

This Child Development Associate certificate meets the required classroom and practicum experience to satisfy the requirements for obtaining the national CDA certificate. Training includes portfolio development for employment in early childhood educator roles such as an infant/toddler, preschool/pre-kindergarten, early intervention, special education, family childcare provider, Head Start teacher, or paraprofessional in public schools.

Early Childhood Education
1YR - Certificate (One Year)

Students successfully completing the certificate are prepared to work in private daycare facilities as teaching assistants. All courses in this certification may be applied to the Early Childhood Education Associate of Applied Science degree. A minimum grade point average of 2.0 is required for this certificate.

Early Childhood Education
AAS - Associate of Applied Science

This program prepares students to teach and care for young children from birth to age eight with regard for children's social, physical, emotional development, and safety. Graduates are prepared to work in both public and private sectors, and in a variety of educational and child-care settings. Potential employment opportunities include nursery schools, pre-schools, day care businesses, government agencies, private kindergartens, and para-professionals in the public schools. This degree is designed for students wishing to directly enter the workforce. It is not designed for transfer to a four-year institution, although some coursework may be transferable. Students who wish to transfer coursework are strongly encouraged to work closely with their TVCC advisor to develop a transfer plan and to identify and contact an advisor at their chosen transfer institution. A minimum of 90 credits and a minimum grade point average of 2.0 are needed to graduate with a degree.

Early Intervention
CERT - Career Pathways Certificate

The required courses for earning the Early Intervention CPCC include initial child development concepts that are embedded in the in the Early Childhood Education AAS degree. These courses provide education experiences and training in the areas of Child Neglect and Abuse; Children of Incarcerated Parents; Homeless Children; and Critical Factors in Parent Neglect.

Elementary Education
AAOT - Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer

We can help you customize your Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree from Treasure Valley Community College with an emphasis in Elementary Education. By earning an AAOT, you can save money on the first two years of your bachelor's degree before you transfer to a university. See an advisor for more options and information about how to design your AAOT with your transfer degree in mind.

History
AAOT - Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer

We can help you customize your Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree from Treasure Valley Community College with an emphasis in History. By earning an AAOT, you can save money on the first two years of your bachelor's degree before you transfer to a university. See an advisor for more options and information about how to design your AAOT with your transfer degree in mind.

Political Science/Economics
AAOT - Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer

We can help you customize your Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree from Treasure Valley Community College with an emphasis in Political Science/Economics. By earning an AAOT, you can save money on the first two years of your bachelor's degree before you transfer to a university. See an advisor for more options and information about how to design your AAOT with your transfer degree in mind.

Secondary Education
AAOT - Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer

We can help you customize your Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree from Treasure Valley Community College with an emphasis in Secondary Education. By earning an AAOT, you can save money on the first two years of your bachelor's degree before you transfer to a university. See an advisor for more options and information about how to design your AAOT with your transfer degree in mind.

Social Science
AAOT - Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer

We can help you customize your Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree from Treasure Valley Community College with an emphasis in Social Science. By earning an AAOT, you can save money on the first two years of your bachelor's degree before you transfer to a university. See an advisor for more options and information about how to design your AAOT with your transfer degree in mind.

Social Work
AAOT - Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer

We can help you customize your Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree from Treasure Valley Community College with an emphasis in Social Work. By earning an AAOT, you can save money on the first two years of your bachelor's degree before you transfer to a university. See an advisor for more options and information about how to design your AAOT with your transfer degree in mind.

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