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University Catalog 2012-2013 (ARCHIVED CATALOG) 
University Catalog 2012-2013 (ARCHIVED CATALOG) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education: Option in Early Childhood/Primary Education, M.A.

Admission to the Program

Applicants must meet university requirements for admission to graduate study. In addition, applicants should have attained a minimum of 2.75 grade point average in the last 90 quarter units attempted, and have consulted with a faculty adviser. A score of 600 or higher on TOEFL is required for visa students. Finally, a California credential or a General Elementary or Kindergarten-Primary Credential issued by any state or two years experience teaching young children is recommended.

Requirements for the Degree (45 units)

A total of 45 units are required, with at least 23 in 500-level courses. A comprehensive examination is required.