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2021-2022 Catalog
Curriculum and Instruction: Early Childhood Education (Master of Education)

Program Description for Curriculum and Instruction

Major: Curriculum and Instruction Concentration: Early Childhood Education Degree: Master of Education


  • Must meet all UNF requirements for admission to a graduate program.
  • Must hold a valid teaching license from any state or international equivalent.

Core Requirements (12 credits)

EDF6687 Foundations of Multic/Urb Ed (3 Credits)

EDG6067 Intro to Teacher Inquiry (3 Credits)

CHOOSE one of the following:

  • EDG6348 Coaching/Mentoring for Effective Teaching & Instruction (3 credits)
  • EDE6205 Effective Practices for Differentiating Instruction (3 credits)

CHOOSE one of the following:

  • EDE6225 Elementary School Curriculum & Instruction (3 credits)
  • EEC6205 Curriculum & Instruction in Early Childhood Ed (3 credits)
  • TSL6142 ESOL Curriculum Development (3 credits)
  • ESE6215 Secondary School Curriculum (3 credits)

Concentration Requirements (9 credits)

EEC6756 Social-Emotional Development (3 Credits)

EEC6611 Early Childhood Education (3 Credits)

EEC6261 Program Planning for EC (3 Credits)

Culminating Experience (3 credits)

CHOOSE one of the following

  • EDG6911 Action Research in Education (3 credits)
  • EEC6944 Practicum in Early Childhood Education (3 credits)

Electives (6 credits)

Electives must enhance pedagogical, curricular, or content knowledge, thus electives may be selected from graduate courses both/either inside and outside of the College of Education and Human Services. Students should consult with their faculty advisor to select courses that will benefit their personal educational goals.

CHOOSE 2 Electives

in Consultation with Faculty Advisor (Level 5000 or higher).