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Overview

All students in the M.A. in Education 3+2 program will complete the same coursework until their fifth year of classes. From there, students in each emphasis will take several different courses designed to create an area-specific skillset.

MATH 140College Algebra
SCI 110Habitable Planet4
ENG 102Academic Writing (GE)3
EDUC 102Learning and Teaching3
SCI 111Nature of Science1
Social Sciences Elective3
TOTAL17

Social Sciences GE
SCI 120Living Planet
Social Sciences Elective (GE)
COM 202Academic Writing and Inquiry (GE)
Humanities GE
TOTAL16

 

MATH 221Foundations of Mathematics for Teaching3
Specialization Elective3
Social Sciences Elective (GE)3
EDUC 202Education and Schooling in the U.S.3
English Elective3
TOTAL15

MATH 222Foundations of Teaching for Mathematics II3
SCI 210Dynamic Planet4
Specialization Elective3
EDUC 210Science Methods for Elementary Teachers1
Social Sciences Elective3
TOTAL15

Humanities GE3
MATH 323Foundations of Mathematics for Teaching III3
Specialization Elective3
EDUC 316Introduction to Language Acquisition for Linguistically Diverse Students3
Specialization Elective3
TOTAL15

Specialization Elective3
Humanities GE3
English Elective3
EDUC 340Application of Pedagogy and Practice3
Specialization Elective3
TOTAL15

EDUC 405Data-Driven Instructional Practices3
EDUC 600Foundations of Literacy Development3
EDUC 604Learning Environments3
EDUC 619Elementary Student Teaching3
EDUC 628Pedagogies for English Learners3
TOTAL15

EDUC 601Methods and Strategies of Effective Reading Instruction3
EDUC 613Methods and Strategies of Effective Mathematics Instruction3
EDUC 619Elementary Student Teaching3
EDUC 417Teaching and Assessing Writing with the Linguistically Diverse Student in Mind3
TOTAL12

Year Five K-12 Online Teacher Leadership

EDUC 621Creating Effective Online Learning Environments3
EDUC 622Using Data to Plan for Online Learning and Targeted Interventions3
EDUC 680Research and Critical Inquiry for Leaders4
TOTAL10

EDUC 618Linguistically Diverse Student Teaching3
EDUC 623Designing and Delivering Effective Online Instruction3
EDUC 693Capstone3
EDUC 600Elective3
TOTAL12

Year Five Reading Leadership

EDUC 680Research and Critical Inquiry for Leaders4
EDUC 685Assessing, Evaluating and Instructing At-Risk and Struggling Readers3
EDUC 687School-Wide Comprehensive Literacy Program Development2
EDUC 600Elective3
TOTAL12

EDUC 693Capstone3
EDUC 618Linguistically Diverse Student Teaching3
EDUC 684Materials and Motivation for Reading2
EDUC 686Literacy Coaching and Mentoring2
TOTAL10

Year Five Teacher Leadership

EDUC 680Research and Critical Inquiry for Leaders4
EDUC 681Instructional Program Development and Evaluation3
EDUC 682Shaping School Systems3
TOTAL10

EDUC 693Capstone3
EDUC 618Linguistically Diverse Student Teaching3
EDUC 696Engaging External Stakeholders3
EDUC 600Elective3
TOTAL12

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