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Curriculum

M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction Core Requirements

Professional Core (19 Credits)

EDGR 500 Professional Planning Seminar (1)
EDGR 502 Developing Character through the Curriculum (3)
EDGR 535 Theories of Teaching and Learning (3)
EDGR 595 Community of Learners (3)
EDGR 601 Educational Research (3)
EDGR 602 Contemporary Educational Thought (3)

Capstone Experience (3)

The Master of Education culminates with two courses: either EDGR 698-Action Research (3), or EDGR 699-Thesis (3). Either option provides candidates with an understanding of the role of research in the field of education as a tool to solve problems and as a way to improve student learning. Projects are designed to contribute to the district's learning community.

Course Code Course Title Credits
Select ONE of the following:
EDGR 698 Action Research 3
EDGR 699 Thesis 3
TOTAL (semester hours) 3

Personalized Concentrations (12 – 15)

Candidates complete one strand from the following options:

Adolescent Literacy (12)

Bible Literacy (12)

Business (HS) (14)

Common Core State Standards (12)

Early Childhood Education (ECE) (12 - 14)

E-Learning/Technology Education (12)

English Language Development (12)

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) (15)

Environmental Education (12)

Equity, Ethics and Justice (12)

Health and Physical Education (HPE) (9)

The Inclusive Classroom (12)

Leadership (12)

Mathematics (12)

Methods and Curriculum (12)

Reading Specialist (17)

Science (12)

Social Studies (12)

Teacher Leadership (12)