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Early Childhood Education – MEd/MS, EdS, PhD

Early Childhood Education - MEd (Certification, Online Option Available)

 
Class A Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 24 Hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be teaching field courses.
Required: 9 hours
CTEC 7510/7516Research Studies in Early Childhood Education3
CTEC 7520/7526Curriculum and Teaching in Early Childhood Education3
EDMD 7210/7216Integration of Technology Into Curriculum3
Select 15 Hours of the following:15
Early Childhood Education Perspective
Origins of Thought
Play and Early Childhood Education
Theory-Based Problems in Early Childhood Education
Evaluation of Programs in Early Childhood Education
Practicum in Area of Specialization *
Research and Thesis
Evaluation of Programs in Areas of Specialization
Other advisor approved courses 6000 level and above in teaching field (e.g. CTEE, HDFS, KINE, RSED)
Survey of Special Education Coursework: **
See RSED 6000/RSED 6006 in Additional Courses
Additional Courses: 6 hours6
Select 6 hours of advisor approved 6000 level or above courses. (e.g., teaching field, pedagogy, research, evaluation, human behavior/development, foundations, technology)
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality **
Total Hours30
*

Required unless teaching in area of certification at an approved school site.

**

 Required if survey of special education course not previously completed.

Coursework used to meet Class B certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class A certification.

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.

 

Early Childhood Education - MS (Non-certification, Online Option Available)

Early Childhood Education - MS (Non-certification)
Teaching and Learning: 15 Hours
CTSE 7000/7006Orientation to Teaching and Learning1
CTSE 7800/7806Capstone in Teaching and Learning2
EDMD 7000/EDMD 7006 or other advisor-approved instructional design course3
Advisor-approved CTEC Courses: 9 Hours9
Advisor-Approved Electives: 15 Hours15
Total Hours30


Early Childhood Childhood Education - EdS (Certification, Online Option Available)

Class AA Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 15 Hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be teaching field courses.
CTEC 7270/7276Theory-Based Problems in Early Childhood Education3
or CTEC 7540/7546 Evaluation of Programs in Early Childhood Education
or other advisor approved 6000 level or above (e.g. CTEC, CTEE, HDFS, KINE, RSED)
CTEC 8240/8246Research in Early Childhood Education3
CTEC 8270/8276Theory-Based Problems in Early Childhood Education **3
CTEC 8270/8276Theory-Based Problems in Early Childhood Education **3
CTEC 8720/8726Designing Early Childhood Curriculum3
Additional Courses: 15 hours
Required: 9 hours9
Advanced Study of Educational Measurement and Evaluation
Theory and Methodology of Qualitative Research
Design and Analysis in Education I
Ed Psych & Educational Implica
The Individual in the Teaching-Learning Process
Required: 1-3 hours1-3
Practicum in Area of Specialization #
Field Project #
Select remaining 3-5 hours from the following:5-3
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality ##
Other advisor approved courses 6000 level or above (e.g., CTEC, CTEE, HDFS, KINE, RSED)
Total Hours30
#

To ensure a field experience, CTEC 7910/CTEC 7916 is required for those seeking Class AA certification only; this requirement is in addition to any practicum credit counted for Class A certification. CTEC 8980/CTEC 8986 is required for those seeking the EdS degree

##

Required if survey of special education course not previously completed. 

*

Required if not previously completed.

**

CTEC 8270/CTEC 8276 may be repeated with different titles (e.g., Possibility & Necessity, Understanding Causality)

Coursework used to meet Class A certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class AA certification.
All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.


Early Childhood Education - PhD

Early Childhood Education - PhD
Research: 18-21 Hours18-21
Research in Early Childhood Education
Basic Methods in Education Research
Design and Analysis in Education I
Design and Analysis in Education II
Design and Analysis in Education III
A Practical Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling
Theory and Methodology of Qualitative Research
Applied Qualitative Research
Constructivist Investigations in Early Childhood Settings
Foundations of Education: 9 Hours9
Ed Psych & Educational Implica
The Individual in the Teaching-Learning Process
ERMA, ESPY, EDMD, EDLD, or FOUN Elective
Teaching Field: 30-45 Hours (Generally transfered from Master's or EdS degrees.)30-45
Designing Early Childhood Curriculum
Theory-Based Problems in Early Childhood Education
Theory-Based Problems in Early Childhood Education
Specialized Professional Courses: 18-21 Hours18-21
CTEC 8990/8996Research and Dissertation10
Total Hours85-106