Curriculum and Instruction Program Overview

Curriculum and Instruction Program Overview


Program of Study: (Teacher Certification Track)

A minimum of 33 credits are required for the certification track of the Curriculum and Instruction (M.Ed.).

The following courses are required:

    EDFOUND-527 Classroom Management and Effective Discipline
    EDFOUND-561 Measurement and Evaluation in Secondary Schools or PROFSTUD 501 Teaching, Learning & Assessment
    EDFOUND-565 Advanced Foundations of Education or EDFOUND-531 Adapting Teaching Strategies
    EDFOUND-584 Curriculum and Instruction Theory, Design and Development
    SECED-530 Foundations of Teaching
    SECED-597 Practicum (6 credits)
    SPECED-516 Psychology of Exceptional Individuals
    PROFSTUD-591 Research in Education
    EDFOUND-506 Multicultural Education or PROFSTUD-593 Studies in Diversity

Any 500 level Educational Technology course, such as:

    EDFOUND-504 Computers and Teaching
    EDFOUND-515 Integrating Technology in Teaching
    EDFOUND-516 Computers and the Curriculum
    EDFOUND-512 Computer Media
    EDFOUND-522 Internet for Teachers

    These courses are also required IF you have not already taken similar courses or have not developed these competencies.
    SPECED-557 Lining Assessment & Instruction for Individuals w/disabilities
    SPEDED-558 Methods of Instruction for Individuals w/disabilities
    PROFSTUD-594 ELL Strategies
    Curriculum and Instruction Course Sequence

Program of Study: (No Teacher Certification)

A minimum of 30 credits are required for the Curriculum and Instruction (M.Ed.).

The following courses are required:

    EDFOUND.506 Multicultural Education or PROFSTUD-593 Studies in Human Diversity
    EDFOUND-565 Advanced Foundations of Education or EDFOUND-531 Adapting Teaching Strategies
    EDFOUND-584 Curriculum and Instructional Theory, Design and Development
    PROFSTUD-591 Research in Education

Individualized Curriculum (18 credits) and a departmental paper: