Purpose

This concentration is designed to prepare specialists in early childhood education. This program will enable the student to strengthen his/her understanding of early childhood educational theory, improve understanding of human growth and development, and increase knowledge and expertise in the principles and practices of early childhood education.

Requirements

Required Courses
EDG 802Effct rltnshps w fam&communit3
or EDG 702 Effct rltnshps w fam&communit
EDG 803Develop Approp Assessment Prct3
or EDG 703 Develop Approp Assessment Prct
EDG 808Dev Apprp Pract Early Child Ed3
or EDG 708 Dev Apprp Pract Early Child Ed
EDG 860Curric Design Dev Early Ch Ed3
or EDG 560 Curric Design Dev Early Ch Ed
EDG 812Field Experience Early Childhd3
or EDG 712 Field Experience Early Childhd
EDG 818Portfolio0
or EDG 718 Portfolio
EDG 815Educational Research Methods3
or EDG 515 Educ Research Methods
EDG 890Thesis/Project Completion Semi 13
or EDG 895 Graduate Capstone Project
Select a concentration9
Accomplished Early Childhood Teacher in Literacy
Workshop:Books & Pictures
Workshop:Books & Pictures
Lang Dev & Lang Arts in EC
Lang Dev & Lang Arts in EC
Language & Literacy Develop
Language & Literacy Develop
Early Childhood Program Administrator
Administration and Supervision in Early Childhood
Administration and Supervision in Early Childhood
Market Operat & Fin Market ECE
Market Operat & Fin Market ECE
Laws, Regs, Lic & Credent ECE
Laws, Regs, Lic & Credent ECE
Total Hours30

Other Courses may be taken as part of your program with the Director’s approval.