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Early Childhood Education - M.A. and M.Ed. Program Requirements PDFDownload to print

Course Title Credits
ECED 60152  Application of Selected Theoretical Principles to the Development of Young Children 3
Early Childhood electives: choose from the following: 12
ECED 50114 Teaching Science in the Early Years (3)  
  50123 Critical Inquiry into Integrated Curriculum in Primary Years (3)  
  50142 Home, School and Community Relations (3)  
  50145 Music and Rhythms in Preprimary Education (3)  
  50147 Teaching Mathematics: Early Years (3)  
  50153 Organization and Supervision of Early Childhood Centers (3)  
  60101 Constructivist Teaching in Early Childhood Classrooms (3)  
  60102 Developing a Balanced Literacy Program (3)  
  60112 Humanities for Children (2)  
  60113 Preschool Education (3)  
  60151 Sociomoral Environment in Early Childhood Education (3)  
  60153 Play in Childhood (3)  
  60155 Infant and Toddler Development and Education (3)  
  60158 Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Curriculum (3)  
  60161 Parenting Education: Supporting the Parenting Process (3)  
  60164 Appropriate Assessment in Early Childhood Education (3)  
  60167 Language and Literacy: Understanding Development (3)  
  67291 Seminar in Early Childhood Education (1-4)  
Workshops: choose two workshops 4
ECED 50093 Variable Title Workshop in Early Childhood Education (1-5)  
Electives outside of ECED: sample electives listed below 15
CI 67004 Professional Development in Teaching (3)  
  67312 Teaching Writing as a Process (3)  
  67315 Survey of Children s Literature (3)  
  67318 Teaching Drama in the Classroom (3)  
  67331 Literacy Learning in Early Years (3)  
Exit Options: choose from either a Thesis, Non-Thesis, Practicum or Comprehensive Exam 2-6
ECED 60199 Thesis I (2-6)  
  60299 Thesis II (2)  
ECED 67296 Individual Investigation in Early Childhood Education (1-5)  
ECED 67292 Practicum and Internship in Early Childhood (2-4)  
Comprehensive Exam (no credits)  
Course Title  
Individual Study Options  
ECED 67292 Practicum and Internship in Early Childhood (1-10)  
  67296 Individual Investigation in Early Childhood Education (1-5)  
  67298 Research in Early Childhood Education (1-15)  
Concentration/Electives Options  

Licensure Requirement (not required for graduation):
Candidates seeking Ohio licensure are required to pass specific assessments in order to apply for licensure. Students should consult their advisors for specific program requirements and refer to the Ohio Department of Education-Educator Preparation website for more information on assessments specific to licensure type.