Master’s in Early Childhood Schedule

M.S. in Early Childhood General and Special Education (Dual Certification, Birth – Grade 2)

46 credits (All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted)

Spring 2022 Start

 

Mandatory New Student Orientation

Thursday, February 3rd

 

Spring 2022 (6 credits)

 

EDUC 513 – Psychology of Teaching and Learning

Saturday – February 12; March 5, 12, 19, 26

 

EDUC 506 – Language, Cognitive Development, and Cultural Diversity

Saturday – April 2, 9, 30, May 7, 14

 

Summer 2022 (10 credits)

 

EDUC 340 – Introduction to Special Education

Saturday – May 21; June 4, 11, 18, 25

 

EDUC 509 – Working with Systems, Teams, and Culturally Diverse Families (2 credits)*

Saturday – July 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6

8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

 

EDUC 535 – Introduction to Assistive Technology (2 credits)*

Saturday – July 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

 

*EDUC 509 and EDUC 535 will meet for half-day sessions on the dates listed above*

 

EDUC 528 – Strategies for Inclusion, Differentiation, and UDL

Monday through Friday July 11 – 15

**This is a required on-campus course held at the College of Mount Saint Vincent**

 

Fall 2022 (12 credits)

 

**EDUC 621 is an online course that does not meet in person**

EDUC 621 – Early Literacy Methods I

EDUC 524 – Teaching Science and Social Studies in Inclusive Settings

Saturday – September 10, 17, 24; October 1, 8

 

 

EDUC 522 – Teaching Mathematics in Inclusive Settings

Saturday – October 15, 22, 29; November 5, 12

 

EDUC 527 – Classroom Management and Social Skills Instruction

Saturday – November 19, 20; December 3, 10, 17

**This course will meet on Saturday, November 19th and Sunday, November 20th

 

Spring 2023 (9 credits)

 

EDUC 622 – Early Literacy Methods II

Saturday – January 7, 14, 21, 28; February 4

 

EDUC 710 – Practicum in Teaching Early Literacy and Mathematics

Saturday – February 11; March 4, 11, 18, 25

 

EDUC 675 – Assessment of Young Children

Saturday – April 1, 22, 29; May 6, 13

 

Summer 2023 (9 credits)

 

EDUC 602 – Research for Classroom Teachers

Saturday – May 20; June 3, 10, 17, 24; July 8, 15, 22, 29; August 5, 12

8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

 

EDUC 530 – Student Teaching in General Education

Saturday – May 20; June 3, 10, 17, 24

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

 

EDUC 751 – Student Teaching in Special Education

Saturday – July 8, 15, 22, 29; August 5

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

 

*Individual edTPA appointments will be scheduled for July 22, 29; August 5, 12

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM