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Master's Programs in Curriculum and Instruction

Master of Education in Elementary and Early Childhood Education

A. College Core 12 hours Note: Students must complete CI 5860, CIEC 6310 or CIEC 5350 for the Curriculum Requirement. B. Specialization 19 hours Courses must be approved by an adviser. C. Culminating Experience 6 hours Theory and Research: CI 6490, 6590, 6690, 6790 or CIEC 6950 Note: Certification of options met in the Master's program may be arranged through consultation with faculty advisers. The following courses must be completed as part of core and specialization to fulfill the respective certification requirement.

K-3 Validation for students holding 1-8 Certificate CIEC 6310 Curric for Early Child EDP 5210 Child Develop CIEC 6750 Develop Assessment CIEC 5580 Early Child Practice II CIEC 5590 Seminar CI 5990:01 Kindergarten Methods CI 5990:02 Developmentally Appropriate Practice Applications Electives Pre K Validation for students holding K-3/1-8 Certificate CIEC 5350 Infant Toddler Curriculum EDP 5210 Child Development CIEC 6320 Play Behavior CIEC 5380 Early Child Practicum I CIEC 5390 Preschool Seminar CIEC 5580 Practicum: Infant/Toddler CIEC 5890 Seminar EEH Validation in Early Childhood for Special Education Certificates SPED 5000 Survey Exceptional Child EDP 5210 Child Development CIEC 6330 Language & Concept CIEC 6320 Play Behavior SPED 6070 Curric. Models & Intervention Strategies in Early Child SPED 5510 Characteristics of Impairment SPED 5260 Home-School Relations SPED 5990 Classroom Organization SPED 6080 Clinical Evaluation Note: For EEH Validation for Early Childhood Certificates, see Special Education programs. Middle School Certification (Requires student to hold 1-8, 7-12 or K-12 certificate) CI 5860 Middle School Curric EDP 5220 Adolescent Behavior & Development RESM Choose one course from Section B in the core TSOC Choose one course from Section C in the core CI 5830 Teaching in Middle School CI 5520 Math for Middle School CI 5460 Theory & Practice in Language Arts CI 5670 Science in Middle School Classroom CI 5950 Social Studies in Middle Grades CI 5990 Field Experiences In addition, two areas of content concentration (45 hours minimum) are required: Language Arts 30 hours Social Studies 20 hours Math 20 hours Science 20 hours Reading Endorsement (K-12) CI 6400 Foundations of Reading CI 6430 Diagnosis CI 6440 Remediation CI 6410 Content Reading CI 6490 Theory & Research in Reading Electives Two additional courses in Reading/Language Arts


Master's of Education in Secondary Education A. College Core 12 hours Note: Students must complete one of the following courses for core curriculum requirement: CI 5860, 5870, 6800, 6810, 6830 B. Specialization 21 hours (consult with an adviser) C. Project or Thesis 3 hours Note: Certification options may be arranged for a Master's program through consultation with an academic adviser. The following courses must be completed as part of core and specialization to fulfill the respective certification requirements: EDP 5220; RESM 5210; CI 5810; CI 6420; CI 5440; CI 5550, 5680, 5720 or 5430; SPED 5990; CI 4930; CI 4900. Additional undergraduate course work in a specific content may be required.


Master's of Education in Educational Technology A. College Core 12 hours B. Specialization 21 hours Instructional Technology, Library Media or Human Resources Development. C. Thesis, project or seminar 3 hours Note: Human Resource Development courses are labeled EDTH and are taught by the Department of Educational Leadership. Note: Students who hold a valid 1-8, 7-12 or K-12 certificate may complete the requirement for School Library Media certification within this degree. The following courses in addition to the Core sections A, B, C, and Master's Project, Thesis or Seminar must be included: CIET 6620, 6650; CI 5300, 5310 or 5320; CI 6680; CIET 5010, 5120; CIET 5150, 6300; CI 6940.


Master's of Arts and Education

This master's degree program is jointly delivered by the College of Education and Allied Professions and the College of Arts and Sciences. The degree programs require that students complete a minimum of 36 semester hours of course work including a master's project or thesis. As a general rule students will have an adviser in Arts & Sciences and in Education who will jointly plan and direct the program. The general program requirements are:

A. College Core 12 hours B. Specialization (Arts and Sciences) 21 hours Select a specialization in Anthropology, Economics, English, Literature, French, Geography, German, History, Mathematics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Philosophy or Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL). C. Project, Thesis or Seminar 3 hours Note: Students must demonstrate reading proficiency in a foreign language, either by earning a C grade or better in a course above the 3000 level or by passing an examination administered by the Department of Foreign Language and Literature. To complete requirements for TESOL Validations, students must hold a valid teaching certificate and complete the following courses: EDP 5220, TSOC 5100, CI 6800 and 5430, RESM 5210, ENGL 5150, 5100, 6150, 6170, and 6060.


Master's of Science and Education

This degree program is jointly delivered by the College of Education and Allied Professions and the College of Arts and Sciences. The degree programs require that students complete a minimum of 36 semester hours of course work including a master's project or thesis. As a general rule students will have an adviser in Arts & Sciences and in Education who will jointly plan and direct the program. The general program requirements are: A. College Core 12 hours B. Specialization (Arts and Sciences) 21 hours Select from Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics and Public Health C. Project or Thesis 3 hours Note: Students must fulfill the foreign language requirement. Please see the Master of Arts and Education section above.

Last Updated: 6/26/15