Early Childhood (Ages 2 1/2 - 6)

A.M.S. Early Childhood Credential (Ages 2 1/2 to 6)
M.Ed.
Ohio Pre-Kindergarten & K-3 Licensure

Course Name
Credit Hours
EDFD 505 Educational Administration
3
EDFD 507 Educational Research
2
EDFD 508 Educational Research Paper*
1
EDME 551 Montessori Education: Philosophical Approach
3
EDME 563 Early Cognitive Development
3
EDME 564 Early Childhood/Montessori Methods
3
EDME 577 Early Childhood/Math & Science
3
EDME 566 Montessori Curriculum Design & Teaching Strategies I
3
EDME 567 Montessori Curriculum Design & Teaching Strategies II
3
EDME 673 Montessori Early Child Practicum I
3
EDME 674 Montessori Early Child Practicum II
3
EDME 550 Methods of Observation
3
EDME 559 Full Day Child Care Methods
3
Reading Course
3
EDME 576 Phonics skills
3
EDME 554 Montessori Language Arts and Reading
3
EDSP 505 Foundations in Early Childhood Special Education
3
Reading Course
3
Total Credit Hours
51

*The research paper should be completed in the area of early childhood education and an approved copy of the completed paper submitted to the director of the program for the departmental library.

Students wishing Ohio licensure for Pre-Kindergarten and K-3 must meet general education background requirements. An additional reading course must be taken during the first year of teaching.