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Total credit hours needed for completion of the program: 42 Credit Hours. Candidates of the proposed program have to choose either plan A or plan B for their course of study.

Plan A: Candidates for the non-thesis option are required to complete 42 credit hours of course work (15 credit hours of core course work, 15 credit hours of concentration course work and 12 credit hours of elective course work).

Plan B: Candidates for the thesis option are required to take 33 credit hours of course work (15 credit hours of core course work, 15 credit hours of concentration course work and 3 credit hours of elective course work) plus a thesis equivalent to 9 semester hours of thesis registration.

CORE CURRICULUM PROGRAM COURSES

EDUC 5311: PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION & LEARNING THEORIES
EDUC 5312: RESEARCH METHODS IN EDUCATION
EDUC 5313: CURRICULUM DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT
EDUC 5314: TEACHING & LEARNING WITH TECHNOLOGY
EDUC 5315: CULTURE, LANGUAGE AND EDUCATION

TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (TESOL)

TESOL 5321: SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
TESOL 5322: FOUNDATIONS OF SECOND LANGUAGE TEACHING, LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT
TESOL 5323: TESOL METHODOLOGIES AND MATERIAL DESIGN
TESOL 5324: INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY IN TESOL
TESOL 5325: OBSERVATION AND SUPERVISION OF TESOL (PRACTICUM)

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY (INST)

INST 5321: INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEM DESIGNS
INST 5322: WEB DESIGN
INST 5323: MULTIMEDIA IN EDUCATION
INST 5324: EDUCATIONAL GAMES AND SIMULATION
INST 5325: ELEARNING THEORY AND PRACTICE

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION WITH A CONCENTRATION IN LITERACY (CICL)

CICL 5321: THEORY OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
CICL 5322: FOUNDATIONS OF LITERACY INSTRUCTION
CICL 5323: ENGAGING LITERACY PROGRAMS K-12
CICL 5324: DESIGNING LITERACY PROGRAMS K-12
CICL 5325: SUPERVISED PRACTICUM IN LITERACY

TEACHER EDUCATION (TEDU)

TEDU 5321: METHODS OF TEACHING
TEDU 5322: TEACHING AND LEARNING IN DIVERSE SETTINGS
TEDU 5323: EDUCATIONAL PRACTICES
TEDU 5324: CURRICULUM METHODS IN ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
TEDU 5325: CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP (EDUL)

EDUL 5321: FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP
EDUL 5322: EDUCATIONAL LAW, ETHICS, AND POLICY
EDUL 5323: EDUCATIONAL FINANCE AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
EDUL 5324: ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN AND PROGRAM EVALUATION
EDUL 5325: LEADING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, SUPERVISION & EVALUATION

HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT (HURD)

HURD 5321: PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
HURD 5322: PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING HRD PROGRAMS
HURD 5323: ORGANIZATIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL ANALYSIS
HURD 5324: QUALITY PROCESS IMPROVEMENT
HURD 5325: CAREER DEVELOPING COUNSELING

SPECIAL EDUCATION (SEDU)

SEDU 5321: FOUNDATIONS OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
SEDU 5322: TEACHING CHILDREN/YOUNG ADULTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
SEDU 5323: ACCOMMODATING STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS IN THE CLASSROOM
SEDU 5324: WRITING AND READING INSTRUCTION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION
SEDU 5325: FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT IN SPECIAL EDUCATION

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT ELECTIVES

EDUC 5316: LITERACY AND DIVERSE STUDENT POPULATIONS
EDUC 5317: CLASSROOM AND BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT IN SPECIAL EDUCATION
EDUC 5318: CURRENT TECHNOLOGIES IN EDUCATION
EDUC 5319: EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, HUMAN LEARNING & MOTIVATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
EDUC 5320: EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, SCHOOL & COMMUNITY RELATIONS