University Bulletin 2016-17

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Early Childhood Education (Alt. M.Ed.)

In general, the program requires a minimum of 42 graduate hours and such additional undergraduate courses or experiences as the Department may require. Please visit http://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/coe/programs.html for specific requirements. See College of Education general section for program admission requirements.

All prerequisites including those listed below are required for admission to the program. Equivalent courses or experiences may be substituted with written approval of the advisor and department chair.

Prerequisites

EDU 330

Other courses as the Program may require.

Program Credit Hours
The program for the Alternative M.Ed. in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education is as follows: 42 minimum graduate hours requires (500 level).
Curriculum and Teaching 6
EEC 522  
EEC 523  
Foundations/Special Education  6
SPE 500  
EPY 502  
Research and Evaluation 3
EPY 525  
Technology 3
EDM 510  
Teaching Field 15
EEC 532  
EEC 535  
EEC 537  
RED 531  
EEC 553  
Field Experience 3
EEC 557  
Clinical Field Experience 6
EEC 598 (Supervised practice in a school setting in the student's teaching field. The student will work full time in the school for an entire semester).

State board of education praxis iI test information

Applicants completing an Alternative Master program and applying for initial certification after the summer term 2012 will be required to pass Praxis II in their area of certification. Please see specific program requirements on advising sheets. Applicants applying for initial certification will be required to pass the appropriate Praxis II test.  Praxis II test requirements are subject to change as dictated by the ALSDE. Prior to registering for any Praxis II exam, please verify current requirements by going directly to the ALABAMA portion of the Praxis II website at http://www.ets.org/praxis/al

Department of Leadership and Teacher Education
251-380-2175
Chair Dr. Andre Green
Professors Baxter, Giles, Green, Kent, Santoli, Tunks
Associate Professors Bailey, Campbell, Green, Martin, Styron, Vitulli
Assistant Professors Allison, Delmas, Reeves
Emeritus Professors Cronis, Culp
Senior Instructor Byrd, Gaillard, Simpson
Instructors Brannan, Holland

Department of Leadership and Teacher Education web site 
http://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/coe/lte/

Undergraduate

The Department offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Education leading to Alabama Class B certification in the following areas: Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, Secondary Education, and Special Education. The department offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Education with a major in Early Childhood Studies and Educational Studies.

Graduate

The department offers the M.Ed. degree leading to Alabama Class A Certification in the following areas: Art Education, Instructional Leadership, Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, English for Speakers of Other Languages, Secondary Education, and Special Education. The department also offers the Instructional Specialist degree (Ed.S.) leading to Alabama Class AA Certification in the following areas: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Instructional Leadership, Reading Specialist, Secondary Education, Special Education and Teacher Leader. The department offers the Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership.