Early Childhood Education MEd

The curriculum for the Master of Education in Early Childhood Education (MEd) involves a minimum of 36 semester hours of study, 24 semester hours of which must be in ECE & EDCI (degree program for individuals with a Texas teaching certificate).  The outline of studies is as follows:

Master of Education in Early Childhood Education - Option II Non-Thesis

Part A (18 semester hours required)
ECE 535Math Science and Social Studies Curriculum3
ECE 536Literacy Development in the Early Years3
ECE 537Creative Expression in the Art3
ECE 538Clsrm Management Tchrs3
ECE 548Dsgn Inquiry-Based Lrng3
ECE 561Child Development3
Part B (9 semester hours)
ECE 560Early Child Curric Design3
EDCI 595Research Lit Tech (3 semester hours required)3
EDCI 559Diversity & Equity in Edu3
Electives (9 semester hours)
3 Electives from any graduate courses from the Curriculum & Instruction Department (BLED, ECE, RDG, SED); Graduate Certificate in STEM Education, Graduate Certificate in Instructional Coaching, Bilingual Minor, Gifted & Talented Certification, Principal Certification, or Subject Area education related content (e.g., Special Education, Physics Education, Educational Technology).9
Total Hours36

Written Comprehensive Examination in Early Childhood Education

Courses for which students will be responsible on the master's written comprehensive examination include:  ECE 535, ECE 536, ECE 537, ECE 538, ECE 548, ECE 560, ECE 561, and EDCI 559.

Successful completion of the Comprehensive Exam is required of all students.

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