Department of Teaching and Learning

Childhood Education

Program of Study - Master's

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

Master of Arts Preservice MA Program in Childhood Education, Grades 1-6 (42 points)

Course Number


Foundations (9 points):
TCHL-GE 2010 Inquiries into Teaching and Learning III (3)
CHDED-GE 2021 Child Development and the Program in Childhood Education (3)
CHDED-GE 2070 Foundations of Curriculum in Childhood Education (3)
Pedagogical Content (24 points):
LITC-GE 2001 Language and Literacy in the Early Grades I (3)
LITC-GE 2002 Language and Literacy in the Upper Grades (3)
CHDED-GE 2011 Multicultural Perspectives in Social Studying (2)
MTHED-GE 2115 Teaching Elementary School Mathematics: Foundations and Concepts (2)
MTHED-GE 2116 Teaching Elementary School Mathematics: Problem Solving (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 2025 Developing Strategies That Support Children’s Social Behavior (3)
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 (6 points):
TCHL-GE 2005 Fieldwork in Schools and Other Educational Settings (0)
CHDED-GE 2901 Student Teaching in Childhood I (2)
CHDED-GE 2902 Student Teaching in Childhood II (2)
CHDED-GE 2359 Integrative Seminar I: Study of Teaching (2)
Culminating Experience (3 points):
CHDED-GE 2010 Integrative Seminar II: Study of Teaching (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)