Education - General (MSEd)

This program leads to a Master of Science in General Education Studies. This is an option for students who are not interested in teacher certification.

Please contact one of the Co-Chairs of the Teacher Education Department, Dr. Marya Grande or Dr. Kelly Harper, for questions about the General Education Curriculum.

Curriculum

EDU 505Foundations of Education3
SPE 541Inclusive Strategies3
or EDDI 505 Introduction to Differentiated Instruction
Literacy Elective (choose one of the following)3
Foundations of Adolescent Literacy
Reading and Writing in the Content Areas
Emergent Literacy
Pedagogy Elective (choose one of the following)3
Assessment of Student Learning
Pedagogical Strategies and Methods
Assessment for Diverse Learners
Teaching Social Studies Integrating English Language Arts
Human Growth and Development Elective (choose one of the following)3
Learning and Development Birth to Grade 6
Learning and Human Development: Adolescence
Human Growth and Development: Middle Childhood
Technology in the Classroom Elective (choose one of the following)3
Integrating Technology in the Differentiated Classroom
Learning with Technology
Integrating Technology and Project Management
Education elective (see options below)3
Education elective (see options below)3
Education elective (see options below)3
EDU 615Research Methods3
Total Credits30

Education Electives

Students must select three of the following.  Please note that a student may not use the same class to fulfill an area elective (e.g., Technology in the Classroom) and a general elective.

EDAD 502Foundations of Adolescent Literacy3
EDAD 534Assessment of Student Learning3
EDAD 535Learning and Human Development: Adolescence3
EDAD 572Pedagogical Strategies and Methods3
EDCH 540Learning and Development Birth to Grade 63
EDDI 585Integrating Technology in the Differentiated Classroom3
EMC 552Human Growth and Development: Middle Childhood3
EMC 553Cognition, Learning, Assessment and Diagnostic Teaching: Middle Childhood3
EDR 501Reading and Writing in the Content Areas3
EDR 508Emergent Literacy3
EDT 501Learning with Technology3
EDT 504Integrating Technology into Differentiated Settings3
EDT 505Integrating Technology and Project Management3
EDT 508Technology for Social Change3
EDU 556Assessment for Diverse Learners3
EDU 572Teaching Social Studies Integrating English Language Arts3
EDU 628Teaching Math & Science: Supporting STEM Education3
SPE 541Inclusive Strategies3
SPE 580Classroom Management3
SPE 631Reading and Writing Process for Students with Learning and Behavioral Disorders3
SPE 644Collaborative Practices on a Transdisciplinary Team3

Substitutions for some of the courses above are possible but require prior approval by the department chair and associate dean of the school of education and human services.