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)
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)

 

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

General Pedagogical Core (15 points):
TCHL-GE 2010 Inquiries in Teaching and Learning III
LITC-GE 2001 Language and Literacy in the Early Years
LITC-GE 2002 Language and Literacy for the Upper Grades
SPCED-GE 2051 Foundations of Curriculum for Diverse Learners
SPCED-GE 2124 Individuals with Disabilities in Schools and Communities
Specialized Pedagogical Courses - Childhood (10 points):
CHDED-GE 2011 Multicultural Perspectives in Social Studying
MTHED-GE 2115 Teaching Elementary School Math: Foundations and Concept Development
SCIED-GE 2009 Science Experiences in the Elementary School I
CHDED-GE 2055 Integrated Arts in Childhood Education II
 CHDED-GE 2359 Integrative Seminar I: Study of Teaching
Specialized Pedagogical Courses - Special Education (12 points):
SPCED-GE 2161 Education of Children with Special Needs in Childhood Settings
SPCED-GE 2108 Strategies for Working with Children with Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities
SPCED-GE 2133 Assessment and Instructional Design for Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
SPCED-GE 2052 Education of Students with Severe/Multiple Disabilities
Observation, Fieldwork, and Student Teaching (6 points):
SPCED-GE 2501 Observations in Special Education
CHDED-GE 2901 Student Teaching in Childhood Education
SPCED-GE 2902 Student Teaching in Childhood Special Education II
Culminating Experience (3 points):
SPCED-GE 2508 Integrating Seminar in Childhood Special Education II
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