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Overview

These tables reflect what a standard course rotation may look like for a student pursuing the M.A. in Education 3+2 with a B.A. in English at Western. Students in this program will take a different set of classes their fifth year depending on their chosen emphasis. Please note that a student’s individual path may vary somewhat from these projected course rotations, but it is up to the student to meet with their academic advisor to make sure they will complete all the credits they need to graduate within five years.

Elective3
HWTR 100Introduction to the Headwaters1
Math GE3
Social Sciences GE3
Natural Sciences GE3
ENG 102First-Year Academic Writing2
TOTAL16

ENG 205Introduction to Creative Writing3
ENG 250Critical Approaches to Literature3
Social Sciences GE3
Arts and Humanities GE3
Natural Sciences GE3
EDUC 000Education Gateway Course0
TOTAL15

COM 202Second-Year Academic Writing3
COM 241Media Writing3
ENG 220Grammar and the English Language3
ENGEnglish Elective3
Social Sciences GE3
TOTAL15

ENG 358Global Literature3
COM 216Dramatic Literature and Script Analysis3
ENG 384 or ENG 385American Literature Elective3
ENGLiterature Elective3
ENG 371Literary Theory and Criticism3
TOTAL15

ENG 370Myth and Culture3
ENG 493Senior Seminar3
ENGEnglish Elective3
ENGEnglish Elective3
Elective3
Elective3
TOTAL18

ENG 384 or ENG 385American Literature Elective3
ENGEnglish Elective3
Natural Science Elective3
EDUC 340Application of Pedagogy and Practice3
Elective3
TOTAL15

EDUC 403Instruction and Assessment in the Content Area3
EUDC 405Data-Driven Instructional Practices3
EDUC 604Learning Environments3
EDUC 606Reading and Writing in the Content Area3
EDUC 609Secondary Student Teaching3
TOTAL15

EDUC 607Enhancing Student Learning with Digital Techology3
EDUC 609Secondary Student Teaching3
EDUC 620Engaging Diverse Learners3
EDUC 629Inclusion and English Learners3
TOTAL12

K-12 Online Teacher Leadership Emphasis

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

EDUC 600Elective3
EDUC 623Designing and Delivering Effective Online and Blended Instruction3
EDUC 693Capstone3
EDUC 600Elective3
TOTAL12

Teacher Leadership Emphasis

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

EDUC 693Capstone3
EDUC 600Elective3
EDUC 696Engaging External Stakeholders3
EDUC 600Elective3
TOTAL12

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