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Education; Master of Education Early Childhood Concentration Recommended Courses

 

This map is broken down into courses needed for core courses and the concentration areas. The milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep you on course to graduate.  The sample schedule serves as a general guideline to help you build a full schedule each term.

 

COURSES HRS MILESTONES
CORE COURSES    
ED 520: INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH
3  
ED 522: ANALYSIS OF TEACHING OR
ED 563: READING PEDAGOGY  OR
ECH 501: EARLY CHILDHOOD CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
3  
ED 523:CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OR
ECH 502: EARLY CHILDHOOD CURRICULUM AND ASSESSMENT
3  
ED 578: PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR
3 SEMINAR
TOTAL HOURS 12  
CONCENTRATION COURSES
   
ECH 501: EARLY CHILDHOOD CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
3 *MUST COMPLETE 12 CREDIT HOURS
ECH 502: EARLY CHILDHOOD CURRICULUM AND ASSESSMENT
3 *STUDENT MUST MAINTAIN A 3.00/4.00 OR BE
  PLACED ON PROBATION
ECH 505: THE HEALTHY INFANT, TODDLER, AND YOUNG CHILD
3 *STUDENT IS REQUIRED TO COMPLETED AN ONLINE PROFESSIONAL
  PORTFOLIO PRESENTATION OR THESIS DEFENSE
ECH 510: LEADERSHIP IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE
3 *MUST SUBMIT GRADUATION APPLICATION ONE SEMESTER BEFORE DATE
  OF GRADUATION
ECH 512: LEADERSHIP IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE
3  
ED 534: WORKSHOP IN EDUCATION
3 *WITH PERMISSION OF ACADEMIC ADVISOR
ED 565: READING AND LANGUAGE ARTS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD
3  
ED 599: SPECIAL TOPICS IN EDUCATION
  *WITH PERMISSION OF ACADEMIC ADVISOR
TOTAL HOURS NEEDED 12
 
ELECTIVES
6
*MUST COMPLETE 6 CREDIT HOURS FROM
  ANY OF THE CONCENTRATION AREAS. 
  MUST BE SELECTED FROM APPROPRIATE
  400-500 LEVEL COURSES AS APPROVED
  BY ADVISOR.
TOTAL HOURS TO EARN M.ED. 30