Early Childhood Education – MEd/MS, EdS, PhD

Early Childhood Education – MEd/MS, EdS, PhD

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

 
CodeTitleHours
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 7510Research Studies in Early Childhood Education3
CTEC 7520Curriculum and Teaching in Early Childhood Education3
EDMD 7210Integration 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 1
Research and Thesis
Evaluation of Programs in Areas of Specialization
Other advisor-approved courses 6000 level and above in teaching field (i.e., CTEC, CTEE, CTRD, CTES. CTMU, RSED)
Survey of Special Education/ Diversity Course: 3 hours3
RSED 6000 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality OR state-approved diversity course 2
Additional Courses: 3 hours3
Select 3 hours of advisor-approved supporting courses 6000 level or above 3
Total Hours30
 

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

CodeTitleHours
Early Childhood Education - MS (Non-certification)
Teaching and Learning: 15 Hours
CTSE 7000Orientation to Teaching and Learning1
CTSE 7800Capstone in Teaching and Learning2
EDMD 7000 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)

CodeTitleHours
Class AA Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 15 Hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be teaching field courses.
Select 15 hours from the following:
CTEC 7270Theory-Based Problems in Early Childhood Education3
CTEC 7540Evaluation of Programs in Early Childhood Education 13
CTEC 8240Research in Early Childhood Education3
CTEC 8270Theory-Based Problems in Early Childhood Education 23
CTEC 8720Designing Early Childhood Curriculum3
Other advisor-approved 6000 level or above in the Teaching Field (i.e. CTEC, CTEE, CTRD,CTES, CTMU, RSED)
Survey of Special Education/Diversity Course: 3 hours3
RSED 6000 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality OR state-approved diversity course 3
Additional Courses: 12 hours
Required: 9 hours
ERMA 7100Advanced Study of Educational Measurement and Evaluation3
ERMA 7210Theory and Methodology of Qualitative Research3
or ERMA 7300 Design and Analysis in Education I
EPSY 7400Ed Psych & Educational Implica3
or EPSY 7410 The Individual in the Teaching-Learning Process
Select remaining 3 hours from the following:3
Practicum in Area of Specialization 4
Field Project 4
Other advisor-approved supporting courses 6000 level or above 5
Total Hours30


Early Childhood Education - PhD

CodeTitleHours
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 8990Research and Dissertation10
Total Hours85