Graduate Teacher Education

Primary Education Licensure, PreK-5

Primary Education (67 credit hours)

Core Courses (13 Credit Hours)
EDUC  605 Leading and Learning in a Culture of Change (3)
EDUC  606 Invitational and Inclusive Education (3)
EDUC  607 Applications of Educational Research (3)
EDUC  608* Critical Pedagogy: The Transformational Educator (1)

Choose One of the Following:
EDUC  700 Research Seminar & Project (3)
EDUC  705/706 National Board Certification Process (1+2)
EDUC  710 Practitioner Seminar and Project (3)

Professional Education Courses (38 Credit Hours)
EDUC  528* Learning Differences and Exceptionalities (3)
EDUC  551* Social Studies Methods for Middle Childhood (3)  
EDUC  555* Proactive Approaches to Classroom Management and Support (2)
EDUC  578 Theories of Early Childhood Development and Language (3)
EDUC  586* Early Childhood Social Studies Methods (3)
EDUC  588* Early Childhood Science Methods (3)
EDUC  591* Family-Centered Practices (3)
EDUC  592* Administration of Early Childhood Programs (3)
EDUC  593* Early Childhood Education (3)
EDUC  594* Arts in Early Childhood Education (3)
EDUC  599* Early Childhood Math Methods (3)
EDUC  655* Integrated Science for Early Childhood Grades 4 & 5 (3)

Reading Courses (12 Credit Hours)
ASK YOUR ADVISOR: previous reading coursework may satisfy requirements
EDUC  520* Language, Literacy and Communication (3)
EDUC  521 Phonics and the Reading Process (3)
EDUC  523* Content Area Literacy (3)
EDUC  524* Literacy Assessment and Intervention (3)

Clinical Practice Courses (4 Credit Hours) 
EDUC  692 Early Childhood Practicum (3)
EDUC  693 Early Childhood Seminar (1)

 

*Additional field hours required

For a complete listing of MAE requirements, policies and procedures please refer to the Graduate Catalog (pdf).

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