Master of Arts in Education (M.A.) Curriculum and Instruction
(Master of Arts)
CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION (M.A.)
This option is designed for professional educators who seek to enhance their competence in curriculum design and implementation, both on a classroom and a systemic level. The requirements are sufficiently flexible to permit elementary teachers and teachers with subject-area concentrations (e.g., mathematics, science, history, English), or to enable those with supervisory interests, to improve their skills in curriculum development and instruction.
Specialization Prerequisites: State teacher certification and a minimum of 18 months of verified satisfactory full-time experience in education prior to awarding of degree.
Curriculum and Instruction
Curriculum and Instruction Core
|EDAD 539||SUPERVISION OF INSTRUCTION, K-12||
|EDAD 547||EFFECTIVE SCHOOLS||
|EDUC 506||PERSPECTIVES ON SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY||
|EDUC 521||PRINCIPLES OF TEACHING AND LEARNING IN INCLUSIVE CLASSROOMS||
|EDUC 556||CURRICULUM PLANNING||
*Electives must be chosen in consultation with the student's adviser.
Professional Education Electives 3-11
Courses from any department will satisfy the intent of the term "professional education" if the emphasis is on instructional learning principles, pupil characteristics, teaching methodology, curriculum materials or the roles of various school personnel.
Academic Content Electives 0-3
Academic content courses are found in departments other than Education and Psychology and must be in approved subjects clearly related to the teaching areas chosen by then student.
Professional Project or Thesis