Early Childhood Education: Montessori

Early Childhood Education: Montessori

When I look back, those were the teachers I remembered the most. Those were the best ones I had. … There was this culture that said, ‘this was the place you want to be a part of.’
Anthony Butler '04
Director of Campus Ministry, St. Joseph’s (Ind.) College
  • About: Montesorri Education

Offered through partnership with the Adrian Dominican Montessori Teacher Education Institute and Montessori Children’s House on the Adrian campus, this program is intended for educators of students in preschool or early elementary (Pre-K through 2nd grade). It leads to an M.A. (36 credits). A similar program without emphasis on Montessori methodology is also offered; see Early Childhood Education (General) page.

Course Type
Required Credit Hours
Course Type PREREQUISITES
Required Credit Hours 6Credit Hours
Course Type PROFESSIONAL CORE REQUIRED
Required Credit Hours 6Credit Hours
Course Type SPECIALIZATION COURSES
Required Credit Hours 15Credit Hours
Course Type INTEGRATIVE EXPERIENCE
Required Credit Hours 6Credit Hours
Course Type SUMMARATIVE EXPERIENCE
Required Credit Hours 3Credit Hours
Total for major
36Credit Hours
Course Name
Course Type
Credit Hours
Course Name Reflective Teaching Practicum
Course Type COGNATE EXPERIENCE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Thesis Project/Seminar
Course Type COGNATE EXPERIENCE
Credit Hours 14
Course Name Perspectives on Diversity
Course Type COGNATE PROFESSIONAL CORE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Prof. Reading & Writing in TED
Course Type COGNATE PROFESSIONAL CORE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name History and Philosophy of Ideas
Course Type COGNATE REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Research & Professional Writing
Course Type COGNATE REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Admin/Supr in ECE Setting
Course Type COGNATE SPECIALIZATION
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Early Childhood and Special Edu
Course Type COGNATE SPECIALIZATION
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Explor Sp Needs of Exc Child
Course Type COGNATE SPECIALIZATION
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Foundations in Early Childhood America
Course Type COGNATE SPECIALIZATION
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Indiv Early Math Curriculum
Course Type COGNATE SPECIALIZATION
Credit Hours 12
Course Name Indiv Early Sci/Cultural Studies
Course Type COGNATE SPECIALIZATION
Credit Hours 12
Course Name Individualizing Language Curr
Course Type COGNATE SPECIALIZATION
Credit Hours 1
Course Name Observation, Analysis, and
Course Type COGNATE SPECIALIZATION
Credit Hours 3

Additional Info

Degree:

  • Master of Arts

Division:

  • The Graduate College

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