Master of Arts in Education with Concentration in Nature-Based Early Childhood Education Curriculum

Quarter 1 (Summer)
Total: 7 units
TEP 6350 Research Ethics for Human Subjects (1 unit)
TEP 6300.SB Social Justice Education (3 units)
EDC 5090.SB Nature-Based Early Childhood Curriculum (3 units)

Quarter 2 (Fall)
Total: 4.5 units
TEP 6140 Foundations of Educational Research (3 units)
EDP 5580.SB Working with Families & Communities (1.5 units)

Quarter 3 (Winter)
Total: 6 units
TEP 6160 Critical Evaluation of Education Research (3 units)
TEP 6370.SB Small Group Leadership (3 units)

Quarter 4 (Spring)
Total: 9 units
TEP 6190 Producing & Disseminating Educational Research (3 units)
TEP 6310 Resilience and the School Community (3 units)
EDP 5620.SB Risk Management for Nature-Based Early Childhood (3 units)

Quarter 5 (Summer)
Total: 9 units
TEP 6211 Thesis Study (6 units)
EDP 5600.SB Business Planning for Nature Preschools & Forest Kindergartens (3 units)

Total required units: 35.5 (9.5 additional elective units needed)

Elective Courses
(At least 4.5 of the 9.5 required units must be NBECE courses)
EDT 5100.SB Landscape Design for Nature Play & Learning (1.5 units) – Fall
EDC 6650.SB Music, Movement and Storytelling for Early Childhood (1.5 units) – Fall
EDC 5280.SB Ecology of Imagination in Childhood (1.5 units) – Winter
EDC 5030.SB Natural History for Early Childhood (1.5 units) – Winter
EDC 5900.SB Internship in Nature Preschools or Forest Kindergartens (variable units)
EDC 5160.SB School Change Practicum – own classroom (variable units)
TEP 6110 Independent Study (variable units)

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