Program Profile

Professional Studies (12 semester hours)

EDUC 603 School Philosophy & Teacher Leadership
EDUC 651 Contemporary Curriculum Practices in ECE 
EDUC 690 Introduction to Educational Research
Choose one of the following:
EDUC 625 Culturally & Educationally Responsive Pedagogy
EDUC 618 Issues of Diversity: Language, Cognition, and Culture

Related Studies (18 semester hours)

Literacy Studies (6 hours)
EDUC 687 Reading Theory: Research & Best Practices in ECE Reading
EDUC 647 Preventing, Diagnosing, and Correcting Literacy Problems 

Mathematics (3 hours) – Choose one of the following:
EDMT 601 Problem Solving in Mathematics: ECE/MGE/SEC
EDMT 611 Theory of Arithmetic

Electives (Select 9 hours with advisor approval)
For a Reading Endorsement:
EDUC 662 Clinical Practicum 

For an English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Endorsement:
EDUC 646 Methods of Teaching to ESOL and EDEN 648 Applied English Linguistics

Other Electives:
EDUC 615 Classroom Management & Applied Learning Strategies with ECE Special Needs Students
EDUC 639 Teaching Strategies/Classroom Environment for Active Learning/ECE

TOTAL: 30 Credit Hours