Childhood Education

MA in Childhood Education: Programs of Study

MA, Childhood Education, Grades 1-6, Initial Certification (43 points)

Satisfactory completion of many Department of Teaching and Learning degrees includes field experiences.

Course Number

 Title

Foundations (9 points):
TCHL-GE 2010 Inquiries into Teaching and Learning III (3)
SPCED-GE 2124 Individuals with Disabilities in School/Community (3)
SPCED-GE 2051 Foundations of Curriculum for Diverse Learners (3)
Pedagogical Content (17 points):
LITC-GE 2001 Language and Literacy in the Early Grades I (3)
LITC-GE 2002 Language and Literacy in the Upper Grades (3)
MTHED-GE 2115 Teaching Elementary School Mathematics: Foundations and Concepts (2)
SCIED-GE 2009 Science Experiences in the Elementary School I (2)
SCIED-GE 2010 Science Experiences in the Elementary School II (2)
SPCED-GE 2161 Education of Children with Special Needs in Childhood Settings (3)
CHILD-GE 2055 Integrating Arts in Childhood Settings (2)
Fieldwork and Integrating Seminars (2-12 points):
TCHL-GE 2005 Fieldwork in Schools and Other Educational Settings (0)
CHDED-GE 2901 Student Teaching in Childhood I (1-6)
CHDED-GE 2902 Student Teaching in Childhood II (1-6)
CHDED-GE 2359 Integrative Seminar I: Study of Teaching (2)
Culminating Experience (3 points):
CHDED-GE 2010 Integrative Seminar II: Study of Teaching (3)
Electives (As Needed to Meet 43 Points Requirement):
CHDED-GE 2011 Multicultural issues in Social Studying (2)
LITC-GE 2011 Literacy Assessment (2)
BILED-GE 2103  Bilingual Except.Child (2)
SPCED-GE 2055 Literacy of Spec Learn (3)
SPCED-GE 2108 Strat Tchg Stds With Emot/Behav Disab (3)
Also required for New York State certification:
TCHL-GE 2999 Drug and Alcohol Education/Child Abuse Identification and School Violence Prevention/D.A.S.A.: The Social Responsibilities of Teachers (0)

 

MA, Childhood Education and Childhood Special Education, Grades 1-6, Initial Certification (46 points)

This program is open to participants who have a bachelor’s degree but who are not yet certified to teach. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be eligible for New York State certification in both general and special education at the childhood level (grades 1-6).

Satisfactory completion of many Department of Teaching and Learning degrees includes field experiences.

Course Number

Title of Course

Foundations (9 points):
TCHL-GE 2010 Inquiries in Teaching and Learning III (3)
SPCED-GE 2051 Foundations of Curriculum for Diverse Learners (3)
SPCED-GE 2124 Individuals with Disabilities in Schools and Communities (3)
Pedagogical Content - Childhood (13 points):
LITC-GE 2001 Language and Literacy in the Early Years (3)
LITC-GE 2002 Language and Literacy for the Upper Grades (3)
MTHED-GE 2115 Teaching Elementary School Math: Foundations and Concept Development (2)
SCIED-GE 2009 Science Experiences in the Elementary School I (2)
SCIED-GE 2010 Science Experiences in the Elementary School Il (2)
CHDED-GE 2055 Integrated Arts in Childhood Education II (2)
Pedagogical Content - Special Education (12 points):
SPCED-GE 2161 Education of Children with Special Needs in Childhood Settings (3)
SPCED-GE 2108 Strategies for Working with Children with Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities (3)
SPCED-GE 2133 Assessment and Instructional Design for Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities (3)
SPCED-GE 2052 Education of Students with Severe/Multiple Disabilities (3)
Fieldwork and Integrating Seminars (6-12 points):
SPCED-GE 2501 Observations in Special Education (1)
CHDED-GE 2901 Student Teaching in Childhood Education (1-6)
SPCED-GE 2901 Student Teaching Special Education I (2-3)
SPCED-GE 2902 Student Teaching in Childhood Special Education II (2-3)
CHDED-GE 2359 Integrative Seminar I: Study of Teaching (2)
TCHL-GE 2005 Field Work in Schools and Other Educational Settings (0)
Culminating Experience (3 points):
SPCED-GE 2508/2012 Integration Seminar With Special Education ll (1-3)
Electives (As Needed to Meet 46 Points Requirement)
CHDED-GE 2011 Multicultural issues in Social Studying (2)
LITC-GE 2011 Literacy Assessment (2)
BILED-GE 2103  Bilingual Except.Child (2)
Also required for New York State certification is:
TCHL-GE 2999 Drug and Alcohol Education/Child Abuse Identification and School Violence Prevention/D.A.S.A.: The Social Responsibilities of Teachers (0)