Curriculum

Graduate Programs in Education

 


 

  M.S. Childhood Education (Grade 1-6)

Course # Title Credit
EDU 620 Foundations of Learning Theory 3
EDU 621 Elementary School General Strategies 3
EDU 622 Needs of Exceptional Learners 3
EDU 623 Childhood Content Methods 3
EDU 624 Foundations of Teaching Reading and Literacy 3
EDU 626 Teaching Children's Literature 3
EDU 627 Diagnostic and Corrective Reading 3
EDU 651 Multiculturalism and Cultural Diversity 3
EDU 652 Curriculum Planning in Education 3
EDU 656 Philosophical and Social Foundations of Education 3
EDU 659 Language Acquisition and ELL Instruction 3
EDU 677 Field Experience Observations in Childhood Education 3
EDU 681 Student Teaching Seminar 0
EDU 682 Practicum in Student Teaching 6
EDU 684 Portfolio Capstone Course 3
EDU 698 Comprehensive Examination 0
  TOTAL 45




 

Curriculum and Instruction (30 credits)

Required Core Courses

Course # Title Credit
EDU 601 Applied Research for Curriculum Leaders 3
EDU 602 Research-based Literacy: Application to Curriculum Design and Instruction 3
EDU 603 Theories, Principles and Practices of Advanced Applications in Classroom Management 3
EDU 604 Applied Curriculum-Based Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes 3
EDU 605 Curriculum & Instruction Capstone Project 3

Choose one of four sequences (concentrations)

Childhood Sequence Courses

Course # Title Credit
EDU 623 Childhood Content Methods 3
EDU 624 Foundations of Teaching Reading and Literacy 3
EDU 627 Diagnostic and Corrective Reading 3
EDU 6XX* Elective 3
EDU 6XX* Elective 3

* Selected from EDU, SED, TSL 600 level courses (or EDL 700 level courses, with permission of the Director of Doctoral Programs).

Adolescence Sequence Courses

Course # Title Credit
EDU 613 Methods of Content Area Literacy 3
EDU 631 Secondary School Content Methods 3
EDU 637 Adolescent Literacy 3
EDU 6XX* Elective 3
EDU 6XX* Elective 3

* Selected from EDU, SED, TSL 600 level courses (or EDL 700 level courses, with permission of the Director of Doctoral Programs)

TESOL Courses

Course # Title Credit
TSL 660 Applied Linguistics and Grammar 3
TSL 663 TESOL Methods I 3
TSL 667 TESOL Methods II 3
EDU 6XX* Elective 3
EDU 6XX* Elective 3
* Selected from EDU, SED, TSL 600 level courses (or EDL 700 level courses, with permission of the Director of Doctoral Programs)

Special Education Courses

Course # Title Credit
SED 641 Options / Alternatives in Special Education Classroom Management 3
SED 642 Diagnostic Assessment and Prescriptive Teaching of Individuals with Disabilities 3
SED 643 Theoretical Perspectives in the Education of Individuals with Mild Disabilities 3
SED 649 Curriculum Planning for Special Education 3
EDU 6XX* Elective 3
* Selected from EDU, SED, TSL 600 level courses (or EDL 700 level courses, with permission of the director of doctoral programs)



Special Education/Childhood Education (Grade 1-6)

Course # Title Credit
EDU 624 Foundations of Teaching Reading and Literacy 3
EDU 627 Diagnostic and Corrective Reading 3
EDU 651 Multiculturalism and Cultural Diversity 3
EDU 652 Curriculum Planning in Education 3
EDU 653 Critical Issues in Education 3
EDU 656 Philosophical and Social Foundations of Education 3
EDU 659 Language Acquisition & ELL Instruction 3
EDU 677 Field Experience Observations in Childhood Special Education 3
EDU 684 Portfolio Capstone Course 3
SED 641 Options/Alternatives in Special Education Classroom Management 3
SED 642 Diagnostic Assessment and Prescriptive Teaching of Individuals with Disabilities 3
SED 643 Theoretical Perspectives in Education of Individuals with Mild Disabilities 3
SED 644 Theoretical Perspectives in the Education of Individuals with Severe/Profound Disabilities 3
SED 649 Curriculum Planning for Special Education 3
SED 661 Student Teaching Seminar 0
SED 662 Practicum in Student Teaching 6
SED 699 Comprehensive Examination 0
  TOTAL 48

 


 

Special Education/Adolescence Education (Grade 7-12)

Course # Title Credit
EDU 613 Methods of Content Area Literacy 3
EDU 630 Secondary School Teaching Strategies 3
EDU 637 Technology Literacy for Adolescence Education 3
EDU 651 Multiculturalism and Cultural Diversity 3
EDU 652 Curriculum Planning in Education 3
EDU 653 Critical Issues in Education 3
EDU 656 Philosophical and Social Foundations of Education 3
EDU 659 Language Acquisition & ELL Instruction 3
EDU 678 Field Experience Observations in Adolescence Special Education 3
EDU 684 Portfolio Capstone Course 3
SED 641 Options/Alternatives in Special Education Classroom Management 3
SED 642 Diagnostic Assessment and Prescriptive Teaching of Individuals with Disabilities 3
SED 643 Theoretical Perspectives in the Education of Individuals with Mild Disabilities 3
SED 644 Theoretical Perspectives in the Education of Individuals with Severe/Profound Disabilities 3
SED 649 Curriculum Planning for Special Education 3
SED 671 Student Teaching Seminar 0
SED 672 Practicum in Student Teaching 6
SED 699 Comprehensive Exam 0
  TOTAL 51

 


 

TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Grade Pre-K To 12

Course # Title Credit
EDU 622 Needs of Exceptional Learners 3
EDU 684 Portfolio Capstone Course 3
EDU 652 Curriculum Planning in Education 3
TSL 658 Research in TESOL 3
TSL 660 Applied Linguistics and Grammar 3
TSL 662 Second Language Acquisition 3
TSL 663 TESOL Methods I 3
TSL 664 Sociolinguistics & Multiculturalism in TESOL 3
TSL 667 TESOL Methods II 3
TSL 668 Practicum in Student Teaching 6
TSL 668x Student Teaching Seminar 0
TSL 669 Advanced Observation in TESOL 0
TSL 680 English Grammar for ESL Teachers 3
TSL 657 Comprehensive Examination 0
  TOTAL 36

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