Teaching, Learning and Leadership: Elementary/Middle/Secondary Ed/K-12 Ed, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 36 Hours

Common Core
CIED 5053Curriculum Issues3
CIED 5813Educational Advocacy and Leadership3
Hours Subtotal6
Research Requirement
Select two courses; or select one research course and ensure three courses found in the common or program core that are designated with an asterisk (*) are selected. 3-6
Introduction to Qualitative Inquiry (OR)
Research Design and Methodology (OR)
Pedagogical Research (OR)
Statistical Methods in Education
Hours Subtotal3-6
Program Core
CIED 5043Issues in Teaching *3
Select 3 hours from the following:3
Multicultural and Diversity Issues in Curriculum *
Integrating Teaching in the Secondary School
Culturally Responsive Teaching in Special Education
Hours Subtotal6
Areas of Emphasis
In consultation with an adviser, select 18-21 hours from the following:18-21
Teaching and Learning in the Secondary School
The Visual Arts in the Curriculum
Advanced Studies in Children’s Literature
Literature for Children, Adolescents and Adults
Teaching Reading with Literature
Young Adult Literature
Kindergarten-Primary Curriculum
Curriculum of the Elementary School
Curriculum in the Secondary School
Language Arts in the Curriculum
Media Literacy Across the Curriculum
Literature for Children, Adolescents and Adults
Reading and Writing in the Content Areas
Reading Assessment and Instruction
Reading & Writing Difficulties
Literacy and Technology Across the Curriculum
Literacy Leadership and Coaching
History of Reading
Introduction to First and Second Language Acquisition for Teachers
Foreign Language Instruction, Curriculum, and Assessment: Grades PK-12
Literacy Instruction in Primary Grades *
Practicum in Reading Instruction
Reading Processes and Practices GR 1-8
Seminar in Integrated Mathematics and Science Applications
Teaching Rational Number Concepts, Proportional Reasoning, and Classroom Interactions *
Assessment and Evaluation in School Mathematics *
Practicum in School Mathematics
Number Concepts and Assessment at the Elementary Level (PK-6)
Problem-Centered Learning in Mathematics
Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Technology *
Teaching Geometry and Spatial Visualization
Teaching Algebra and Mathematical Tasks
Teaching Data and Probability in Schools
Mathematics Leadership and Coaching
Teaching the Nature of Science Through an Inquiry Approach
Teaching and Learning Science in the Secondary School
Inquiry and Problem-Based Learning in Science Education
Teaching Science in the Schools
Seminar in Integrated Mathematics and Science Applications
Environmental Education in the Curriculum
Workshop in Science Education
Introduction to K-12 Engineering Education
Technology for the K-12 STEM Educator
Developing Informal and Formal STEM Programs in Schools
Teaching and Learning in the Secondary School
Teaching Social Studies in the Schools
Characteristics of Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
Planning, Compliance and Current Practices
Classroom and Behavior Management
Culturally Responsive Teaching in Special Education
Education Workshop
Seminar in Education
Design and Management of the Elementary School Classroom
CIED 5120
Mathematics Education: Theory and Practice(Grade 1-4)
Teaching Science in the Elementary School (Grades 1-8)
Effective Classroom Management for Secondary Schools
Effective Teaching Strategies for the 6-12 Classroom
Practicum for Early Career Secondary Teachers
Teaching and Learning in the Secondary Schools: English Language Arts Methods
Teaching and Learning in the Secondary Schools: Social Studies Methods
Methods for Teaching Secondary Math
Methods for Teaching Secondary Science
Hours Subtotal18-21
Total Hours36

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level