Master of Arts in Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum

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General requirements

The M.A. in Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum requires 39 semester credit hours.  All students must complete a final examination. See the Teacher Education website  for more information.

Master of Arts in Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum Program of Study (39 semester credit hours)

Required Courses9
Diversity in the Classroom
Curriculum Studies
Assessment in the Classroom
Additional Required Course
Choose one of the following courses3
Models and Theories of Learning and Teaching
Adult Models of Learning and Teaching
Research
ELDR 5203Research in Education3
EDUC 5983Thesis3
EDUC 5993Thesis3
Specialization Strands
Select a minimum of 18 semester credit hours; it is recommended that 12 hours be completed from one of the following specialization strands:18
Reading/Language Arts (EC-6)
Language and Literacy in Early Childhood
Literacy: Practice to Theory
Literacy: Assessment and Instruction
Phonological and Orthographic Language Systems in Literacy Learning
Literacy and the Diverse Learner
Literature for Children and Young Adults
Reading/Language Arts (Grades 4-8)
Literacy: Practice to Theory
Literacy: Assessment and Instruction
Processes and Strategies for Comprehending Texts
Literacy and the Diverse Learner
Literature for Children and Young Adults
Mathematics (EC-6) & (Grades 4-8)
Problem Solving in the Math Classroom
Algebra in the Mathematics Classroom (Grades 4-8)
Geometry in the Mathematics Classroom (Grades 4-8)
Technology in the Math Classroom
Technology
Technology and the Young Learner
Technology Issues, Achievements and Challenges in Education
Bilingual Education & English as a Second Language
EDBE 5333Curriculum for Bilingual Education: Methods and Materials3
Teaching Reading and Other Language Arts to Linguistically Different Learners
English as a Second Language: Methods
Education in Culturally Diverse Environments
Second Language Acquisition: Theories and Practices
Special Topics (Literacy Development for English Language Learners)
Special Education
Psychology and Education of Exceptional Children
Collaborating for Effective Intervention
Using Assessments for Effective Interventions
Developmental Disabilities
Students With Emotional/Behavioral Disorders
Behavior Interventions for Students with Disabilities
Individuals with Learning Disabilities
Mathematics
History of Mathematics
Theory of Probability and Statistics I
Theory of Probability and Statistics II
Matrix Algebra
Introduction to Number Theory
Symbolic Logic
Statistical Methods I
Statistical Methods II
Educational Leadership
Leadership in Educational Settings
Professional Development and Supervision in Education
Administrative Processes in Schools
Curriculum Development, Assessment, and Evaluation
Government
Comparative Politics
American National Defense Policy
The Presidency and Public Policy
Political Women
Issues in Constitutional Law
Leadership and Women
Problems in the Legislative Process
American International Relations
Seminar in Political Theory
Seminar in Government
Special Topics
History
Studies in 19th Century U.S
Studies in 20th Century America
Special Topics
Science
Biostatistics
Advanced Scientific Communication
Readings in Biology
Seminar
Advanced Science in the Secondary Classroom
Advanced Biochemistry I
Advanced Biochemistry II
Endocrinology
Independent Study (Virology)
Independent Study (Immunology)
Independent Study (Evolution)
Independent Study (Botany)
Independent Study (Ecology)
Independent Study (Scanning Electron Microscopy)
Art Education
Foundations of Art Learning and Practice
Contemporary Issues in Art Learning and Practice
Individual Differences in Art Learning and Practice
Cognition, Art Learning, and Advocacy
Curriculum in Art Learning and Practice
Special Topics
English
Bibliography and Research Methods
Rhetoric and Composition: Theory and Pedagogy of Electronic Texts
Total Semester Credit Hours42