Graduate Teacher Education

Early Childhood Education Licensure, Ages 3-8

Early Childhood Education (48 credit hours) prepares individuals to teach children ages three through eight (grades pre-k through third).

To add the license, take the following courses:

EDUC 519* Motor Language and Adaptive Physical Education (3)
EDUC 528* Learning Differences and Exceptionalities (3)
EDUC 555* Proactive Approaches to Classroom Management and Support (2) 
EDUC 578 Theories of Early Childhood Development and Language (3)
EDUC 586* Social Studies in Early Childhood Education (3)
EDUC 588* Science in Early Childhood Education (3)
EDUC 591* Family-Centered Practices (3)
EDUC 592* Administration of Early Childhood Programs (3)
EDUC 593* Early Childhood Education (3)
EDUC 594* The Arts in Early Childhood (3)
EDUC 599* Mathematics in Early Childhood Education (3)

EDUC 520* Language, Literacy and Communication (3)
EDUC 521 Phonics and the Reading Process (3)
EDUC 523* Content Area Literacy (3)
EDUC 524* Literacy Assessment and Intervention (3)

EDUC 692 Early Childhood Practicum (3)
EDUC 693 Early Childhood Seminar (1)

If you choose, you can complete Master of Arts in Education by taking the following ONLINE courses (13 Credit Hours):

EDUC 605 Leading and Learning in a Culture of Change (3)
EDUC 606 Invitational and Inclusive Education (3)
EDUC 607 Applications of Educational Research (3)
EDUC 608* Critical Pedagogy: The Transformational Educator (1)
EDUC 700 Research Seminar & Project (3)
EDUC 705/706 National Board Certification Process (1+2)
EDUC 710 Practitioner Seminar and Project (3)

*Additional field hours required

For a complete listing of MAE requirements, policies and procedures please refer to the Graduate Catalog (pdf).

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