Track A: Initial Certification (40-46 credits*)

Course Descriptions (from Bulletin)

Foundations (2 courses)

  • EDUC 7100A The Urban School in a Diverse Society
  • Pick one of three:
    EDUC 7200A Psychology of Learning and Teaching
    or
    EDUC 7300A Child Development
    or
    EDCE 2100K Developmental Issues in Early Childhood and Childhood

Core (3 courses)

  • EDCE 2900F Inclusive Practice for the General Education Classroom (Grade 1-6)
  • EDCE 3000F Curriculum Development in Childhood Education
  • Pick one of two:
    EDCE 1800K Family, Child, and School
    or
    EDCE 5700C Education That is Multicultural

Literacy (2 courses)

  • EDCE 7500C Emergent to Fluent Literacy
  • EDCE 7510C Literacy Strategies & Resources Across The Curriculum (Birth-Grade 6)

Methods (5 courses)

  • EDCE 2100C Teaching Social Studies in Childhood Education
  • EDCE 3100C Science in a Program of Childhood Education
  • EDCE¬†5950C Mathematics Knowledge for Teachers
  • EDCE 6100C How Children Learn Mathematics: Grades 1 - 6
  • Pick one of three:
    EDCE 4100C Teaching Arts and Crafts in Childhood Education
    or
    EDCE 4400C Integrating Theater and Related Arts into the Curriculum
    or
    EDCE 7100C Creative Movement and Music in Childhood Education

Research (2 courses)

  • EDCE 2204I Content Research Seminar in Childhood Education
  • EDCE 2900I Seminar in Educational Research

Student Teaching and Seminar (2 courses)

  • Pick one of two:
    EDCE 7401G Student Teaching in Childhood Education
    or
    EDCE 7403G Supervised Teaching in Childhood Education
  • EDCE 7402G Seminar in Childhood Education

* Candidates may qualify for a waiver of up to 6 credits

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