Master of Arts in Education with a Concentration in EC/Dual Cert ECSE

The program outlined below will allow a student to obtain Arizona dual-certification in Early Childhood Education (ECE) and Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE). Certified teachers will be highly-qualified to teach children birth to age 8 years old with and without special needs.

Students not seeking dual certification will not need to take EDC 8565.

Degree Requirements

Foundation Courses

EDF 7003EC POSITIVE CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENTS

EDF 7013EC SPECIAL EDUCATION STRATEGIES

EDF 7063EC ASSESSMENT SCREENING, MONITORING, AND EVALUATION

EDF 7163RESEARCH:ASSESSMENT AND EVAL

EDF 8503MASTER'S RESEARCH PROJECT

Concentration Courses

ECC 7000FOUNDATIONS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD

ECC 7006EARLY LITERACY DEVELOPMENT

ECC 7010CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

ECC 7020CHILD GUIDANCE & CLASSROOM MGMT

ECC 7030CHILD/FAMILY CULT & COMM RLTNS

ECC 7040EC DEV & MATH/SCIENCE METHODS

ECC 7050EC DEV MTHDS LANG,LIT,RDG,SS,ART

ECC 7060QUAL PRCTCS BEHAVIORS YOUNG CHLD

EDC 8563STUDENT TEACHING:ACTION RSRCH I

EDC 8564STUDENT TEACHING:ACTION RSRCH II

EDC 8565INFANT/TODDLER SPECIAL EDUC PRACTICUM

State-Specific Requirements

Courses needed prior to certification:

HPS 30151ARIZONA CONSTITUTION

HPS 30251UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION

EDC 7813STRUCTURED ENG IMMERSION FOR ELL

EDC 8613ADV STRUCTURED ENG IMMERSION ELL

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