Early Childhood Education MS

The curriculum for the Master of Science in Early Childhood Education involves a minimum of 36 semester hours of study, 24 semester hours of which must be in ECE & EDCI (degree program for individuals without a Texas teaching certificate).  The outline of studies is as follows:

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

Research (3 semester hours)
EDCI 595Research Lit Tech (3 semester hours required)3
Required courses in the major (21 semester hours)
ECE 535Math Sci Social Stud Curr3
ECE 537Creative Expression in the Art3
ECE 538Clsrm Management Tchrs3
ECE 548Dsgn Inquiry-Based Lrng3
ECE 560Early Child Curric Design3
ECE 561Child Development3
Required Support Courses (6 semester hours)
BLED 501GLB/Theoretical Foundations of Bilingual/ESL Education3
EDCI 559Diversity & Equity in Edu3
Electives (6 semester hours)
Approved electives - 6 semester hours from any graduate courses in the department, college or university other than ECE.6
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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