MS in Early Childhood and Special Education Course and Requirements

Professional core 6 Hours Required)

  • FVSU 0500 Orientation to Graduate Studies – 0 hr
  • EDUC 5503 Fundamentals of Research Design – 3 hrs
  • EDUC 5603 Instructional Leadership – 3 hrs

Specific Requirements (15Hours Required)

  • EDUC 5423 Seminar in social Issues and Comparative Education – 3 hrs
  • ECSP 5424 Diversity and Differentiation Instruction – 3 hrs
  • ECSP 5425 Educational Assessment and Program Planning – 3 hrs
  • EDMG 5623 Methods & Problem of Teaching in Early Childhood/Special Education – 3 hrs
  • EDUC 5793 Applied Research Practicum* – 3 hrs

Other Program Requirements (5 out of the 6 following courses)

  • READ 5131 Approaches to Teaching Reading – 3 hrs

or

  • READ 5434 Content Area Literacy – 3 hrs
  • ECSP 5426 Trends and Issues in Mathematics for Early Childhood/Special Education – 3 hrs
  • ECSP 5428 Using Instructional Strategies in the Content Areas – 3 hrs
  • ECSP 5429 Family Support and Intervention – 3 hrs
  • ECSP 5427 Ethics and the Law – 3 hrs