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 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 Project 3
EDU 698 Comprehensive Examination 0
  TOTAL 45


 

Adolescence Education (Grade 7-12)

Course # Title Credit
EDU 613 Methods of Content Area Literacy 3
EDU 620 Foundations of Learning Theory 3
EDU 622 Needs of Exceptional Learners 3
EDU 631 Secondary School Content Methods 3
EDU 637 Technology Literacy for Adolescence Education 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 & ELL Instruction 3
EDU 678 Field Experience Observations in Adolescence Education 3
EDU 691 Student Teaching Seminar 0
EDU 692 Practicum in Childhood Education 6
EDU 684 Portfolio Capstone Course 3
EDU 697 Comprehensive Examination 0
  TOTAL 39


 

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

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

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 Sequence Courses

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 Sequence Courses

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 in 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 631 *Secondary School Content Methods 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 Project 3
SED 641 Options/Alternatives in Special Education Classroom Management 3
SED 642 Theoretical Perspectives in the Education of Individuals with Mild Disabilities 3
SED 644 Theoretical Perspectives in the Education of Individuals with Severe/Profound Disabilities 1
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 54
  *Elective course towards general subject teacher certification (also need 30 credits in subject).  

 


 

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 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 0
TSL 657 Comprehensive Examination 0
  TOTAL 36

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