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MSEd in Early Childhood Education Birth through Grade 2, with a Bilingual Extension: Course of Study

Program 1: 40-52 credits*

Course/No. Title Credits Pre/Coreqs  Field Experience
ECF 700 Child Development: Birth to Age Eight 3 None 15 hours
ECF 701 Social and Historical Contexts of Early Childhood Education 3 None
ECF 702 Assessment in Early Childhood Education: Birth through Grade 2 3 ECF 700
ECC 703 Early Childhood Curriculum: Birth through Grade 2 3 ECF 700 20 hours
ECC 705 Language and Literacy: Birth through Kindergarten 3 ECF 700
ECC 706 Language and Literacy: K through Grade 2 3 pre- or coreq: ECC 705
ECC 708 Children with Special Needs: Birth through Grade 2 3
ECC 703; pre- or coreq: ECF 702 15 hours
ECC 709 Mathematical and Scientific Thinking in Early Childhood 3
ECC 703
ECC 712
Pre-Student Teaching Field Placements in Early Childhood 1

50 hours
ECC 713 The Expressive Arts in Early Childhood
3


ECC 714
Health, Safety and Nutrition in Early Childhood
3
pre- or coreq: ECF 700
ECC 715 Educational Technology in Early Childhood
1


BILED 701
Foundations of Bilingual Education
3
None 5 hours
BILED 711/712/ 713** Bilingual Literacy
2 BILED 771, coreq: BILED 711.50
BILED 711.50 Fieldwork in Bilingual Literacy 1
coreq:BILED 711 75 hours
BILED 771 Psychology of Language Learning and Teaching
2
ECF 700, BILED 701 , ECC 704 5 hours
BILED 778/768/ 769*** Instruction Through the Native Language 3 BILED 701 , ECF 700 10 hours
BILED 779 Multicultural Education 
3
ECF 700, BILED 701 5 hours
ECC 720
Integrative Seminar in Early Childhood Education 3
permission of program coordinator







Take Either


ECC 716.50
Student Teaching Experiences in Early Childhood Settings for Students in the Bilingual Extension: 40 Days 3
permission of program coordinator 20 days pre-k, K
20 days 1-2






Or



ECC 717.50
Supervised Practicum in Early Childhood in a Bilingual Setting 1
permission of program coordinator






Plus


ECC 718.50 Early Childhood Student Teaching in a
Bilingual Setting: 20 Days
2 permission of program coordinator 20 days student teaching

Total Credits: 52

* Master’s candidates who have completed some pedagogical courses may be exempted from up to 12 credits of coursework by providing transcripts and course syllabi as evidence that the content is equivalent to courses in the sequence and a grade of at least B has been attained.

** Spanish/English students take BILED 711, French/English students take BILED 712,
Chinese/English students take BILED 713*

*** Spanish/English students take BILED 778, French/English students take BILED 768,
Chinese/English students take BILED 769

 

MSEd in Early Childhood Education Birth through Grade 2, with a Bilingual Extension: Course of Study

Program 2: 36-48 credits*

Course/No. Title Credits Pre/Coreqs  Field Experience
ECF 700 Child Development: Birth to Age Eight 3 None 15 hours
ECF 701 Social and Historical Contexts of Early Childhood Education 3 None
ECF 702 Assessment in Early Childhood Education: Birth through Grade 2 3 ECF 700
ECC 705 Early Childhood Curriculum: Birth through Grade 2 3 ECF 700 20 hours
ECC 704
Language and Literacy: Birth through Grade 2
3
ECF 700
ECC 708 Children with Special Needs: Birth through Grade 2 3
ECC 703; pre- or coreq: ECF 702 15 hours
ECC 709 Mathematical and Scientific Thinking in Early Childhood 3
ECC 703
ECC 713 The Expressive Arts in Early Childhood
3


ECC 715 Educational Technology in Early Childhood
1


BILED 701 Foundations of Bilingual Education
3
None 5 hours
BILED 711/712/ 713** Bilingual Literacy
2 BILED 771, coreq: BILED 711.50
BILED 711.50 Fieldwork in Bilingual Literacy 1
coreq: BILED 711 75 hours
BILED 771 Psychology of Language Learning and Teaching
2
ECF 700, BILED 701, ECC 704 5 hours
BILED 778/768/ 769*** Instruction Through the Native Language 3 BILED 701 , ECF 700 10 hours
BILED 779 Multicultural Education 
3
ECF 700, BILED 701 5 hours
ECC 720 Integrative Seminar in Early Childhood Education 3
permission of program coordinator






Take Either


ECC 716.50 Student Teaching Experiences in Early Childhood Settings for Students in the Bilingual Extension: 40 Days 3
permission of program coordinator 20 days pre-k, K
20 days 1-2






Or



ECC 717.50 Supervised Practicum in Early Childhood in a Bilingual Setting 1
permission of program coordinator






Plus


ECC 718.50 Early Childhood Student Teaching in a
Bilingual Setting: 20 Days
2 permission of program coordinator 20 days student teaching

Total Credits: 45

* Master’s candidates who have completed some pedagogical courses may be exempted from up to 12 credits (Program 2) or 6 credits (program 3) of coursework by providing transcripts and course syllabi as evidence that the content is equivalent to courses in the sequence and a grade of at least B has been attained.

** Spanish/English students take BILED 711, French/English students take BILED 712,
Chinese/English students take BILED 713*

*** Spanish/English students take BILED 778, French/English students take BILED 768,
Chinese/English students take BILED 769

 

MSEd in Early Childhood Education Birth through Grade 2, with a Bilingual Extension: Course of Study

Program 3: 30-36 credits*

Course/No. Title Credits Pre/Coreqs  Field Experience
ECC 705 Early Childhood Curriculum: Birth through Grade 2 3 ECF 700 20 hours
BILED 701 Foundations of Bilingual Education
3
None 5 hours
BILED 711/712/ 713** Bilingual Literacy
2 BILED 771, coreq: BILED 711.50
BILED 711.50 Fieldwork in Bilingual Literacy 1
coreq: BILED 711 75 hours
BILED 771 Psychology of Language Learning and Teaching
2
ECF 700, BILED 701 , ECC 704 5 hours
BILED 778/768/ 769*** Instruction Through the Native Language 3 BILED 701 , ECF 700 10 hours
BILED 779 Multicultural Education 
3
ECF 700, BILED 701 5 hours
ECC 720 Integrative Seminar in Early Childhood Education 3
See listing of courses






Take Either


ECC 716.50 Student Teaching Experiences in Early Childhood Settings for Students in the Bilingual Extension: 40 Days 3
permission of program coordinator 20 days pre-k, K
20 days 1-2






Or



ECC 717.50 Supervised Practicum in Early Childhood in a Bilingual Setting 1
permission of program coordinator






Plus


ECC 718.50
Early Childhood Student Teaching in a
Bilingual Setting: 20 Days
2 permission of program coordinator 20 days student teaching






PLUS 7-13 credits from the courses below based on a transcript review of prior coursework in early childhood education:


ECF 702 Assessment in Early Childhood Education: Birth through Grade 2
 3 ECF 700
ECC 704 Language and Literacy: Birth through Grade 2  3 ECF 700
ECC 708 Children with Special Needs: Birth through Grade 2
 3 ECC 703; pre or coreq: ECF 702 15 hours
ECC 709 Mathematical and Scientific Thinking in Early Childhood
 3 ECC 703
ECC 713 The Expressive Arts in Early Childhood  3

ECC 715 Educational Technology in Early Childhood  1


Total Credits: 30-36**

* Master’s candidates who have completed some pedagogical courses may be exempted from up to 12 credits (Program 2) or 6 credits (program 3) of coursework by providing transcripts and course syllabi as evidence that the content is equivalent to courses in the sequence and a grade of at least B has been attained.

** Spanish/English students take BILED 711, French/English students take BILED 712,
Chinese/English students take BILED 713*

*** Spanish/English students take BILED 778, French/English students take BILED 768,
Chinese/English students take BILED 769

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