Teaching, Learning and Leadership: Gifted and Talented Education, 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

Degree Core
CIED 5053Curriculum Issues3
CIED 5813Educational Advocacy and Leadership3
GTED 5063Introduction to Gifted and Talented Education3
GTED 5163Counseling Techniques for Teachers of Gifted and Talented Students3
GTED 5363Differentiating Curriculum for Gifted Learners3
GTED 5620Practicum with Exceptional Learners3
GTED 5763Teaching Methods and Techniques for Gifted Education3
GTED 5863Developing Programs for the Gifted and Talented3
GTED 5993Identification and Behavioral Characteristics of the Gifted and Talented3
Select 3 hours from the following:3
Pedagogical Research
Research Design and Methodology
Statistical Methods in Education
Introduction to Qualitative Inquiry
Hours Subtotal30
Select 6 hours from any discipline in consultation with your advisory committee.6
Hours Subtotal6
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