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

Part A (18 semester hours)
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 (18 semester hours)
EDCI 595Research Lit Tech (3 semester hours required)3
EDCI 514Mgmt & Curr Dev for Div Lrnrs3
EDCI 515 Evidence-Based Teaching for Diverse Populations3
EDCI 517Rdg & Lrng in K-12 Cont Area3
EDCI 519Response to Intervention Applied to Exceptional Learners3
RDG 516Foundations of Reading3
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, and ECE 561.

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

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