The M.Ed. Curriculum

Required core courses: (11 credits)

  • EDM500 Research for the Professional Educator (3 credits)
  • EDM501 Contemporary Issues in American Education (3 credits)
  • EDM517 Models of Effective Teaching and Planning (3 Credits)
  • EDM565 Educational Research Seminar (2 credits)

Literacy concentration and endorsement courses (21-24 Credits)

  • EMR 501 Theory and Practice of reading (3 SH)
  • EMR 502 Reading Strategies and Curriculum (3 SH)
  • EMR 503 Assessments in Reading Instruction (3 SH)
  • EMR 504 Socio-Cultural Factors in Literacy (3 SH)
  • EMR 505 Phonics (3 SH) *only required if not taken for initial licensure
  • EMR 512 Professional Development and Field Research (3 SH) Full Semester
  • EDM 511 Adolescent Literature (3 SH)
  • EDM 512 Critical Analysis of Children’s Literature (3 SH)

TESOL concentration and endorsement courses: (21 Credits)

  • EML 501 Sociocultural Awareness in the classroom (3 SH)
  • EML 502 Second Language Acquisition and Development (3 SH)
  • EML 503 Methods and Materials for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Lang (3 SH)
  • EML 504 Linguistics (3 SH)
  • EML 505 Assessment and Evaluation (3 SH)
  • EML 512 TESOL Practicum and Seminar (3 SH)

*Choose one elective from the literacy courses