M.A. Ed., and PK-4 Certification Requirements

Total Credits: 45.75 or 42.75 (certification only)

Graduate Coursework 45.75 credits
 Course #
 Course Title
 Credits
EDU-4500 Child Development Learning Theories
3.0
EDU-4503 Elements of Effective Instruction*
3.0
EDU-4506 Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education
.75
EDU-4508 Classroom Management Strategies
1.5
EDU-4510
Identity and Development of the Young Child+
3.0
EDU-4512 Technology in the Curriculum
1.5
EDU-4514
Teaching the Fine Arts
1.5
EDU-4516
Motor Development for Children
1.5
EDU-4520 Teaching the English Language Learners (ELL)
3.0
EDU-4530
Introduction to Special Education
3.0
EDU-4540 Special Education Legal Requirements
3.0
EDU-4550 Teaching Special Needs Students
3.0
EDU-4560 Language Development and Literacy Foundations*
3.0
EDU-4570 Literacy Development for Social Studies and Science*
3.0
EDU-4580
Instructional Methods for Mathematics*
3.0
EDU-4590 Classroom Assessment and Analysis
3.0
EDU-4600 Student Teaching/Seminar
6.0

*Field Experience hours accompany these course requirements, which are arranged by the student and completed under the direction of the field experience supervisor.

+Course not required for PK-4 certification only, which requires 42.75 credits.