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Plan of Study in Masters in Secondary of Education

SUMMER - Prerequisites for Internship (12 CREDITS)

EDUC 501

Diversity in American Education*

3 Credits

EDUC 640

Content Area Reading and Writing I

3 Credits

EDUC 653

Behavior and Classroom Management*

3 Credits

EDUC 671

Educational Psychology: Learning and Development*

3 Credits

Non-credit Professional Development Modules / Co-Curricular Requirements

  • Foundations of Education and Urban Schooling
  • Professionalism or not required for certified teachers

FALL (12 CREDITS)

EDUC 550

Survey of Exceptional Populations*

3 Credits

or

EDUC 551

Teaching English Language Learners**

3 Credits

EDUC 672

Assessment and Measurement in Schools

3 Credits

and

Elective**

EDUC 699

Internship

6 Credits

or

HUDE 205

Introduction to Statistics**

Non-credit Professional Development Modules / Co-Curricular Requirements​​​

  • Instructional and Assistive Technology
  • Writing Workshop

Spring (12 Credits)

EDUC 673

Research Methods in Curriculum and Teaching*

3 Credits

and

Elective**

EDUC 690

Methods for Teaching

3 Credits

or

EDUC 695

Teaching Exceptional Children**

3 Credits

EDUC 699

Internship

6 Credits

or

EDUC 601

Advanced Instructional Technology**

Non-credit Professional Development Modules / Co-Curricular Requirements

  • Engaging Families, Communities, and School Personnel
  • TESOL or not required for certified teachers

EXIT CRITERIA

Timing

Expository Writing Examination

Completed during first fall or spring semester of enrollment

Comprehensive Examination

Completed one semester before graduation or during final semester

Action Research Paper

Completed concurrently with EDUC 673

Minimum G.P.A of 3.0

Ongoing

Praxis II (Specialty/Subject area and Pedagogy)

Completed one semester before graduation or during final semester

Reflective Journals

Completed during Internship or in consultation with advisor

Professional Portfolio

Ongoing

Internship Evaluation

Completed during Internship or in consultation with advisor

*Core Courses
**For canidates already holding a teacher license