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The Master of Science in Education with a major in secondary education requires 36 credit hours of graduate level courses.

Core courses (12 credit hours)
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
EDUC-H 520 Education and Social Issues 3
EDUC-P 507 Assessment in Schools 3
EDUC-J 500 Instruction in the Context of Curriculum 3
EDUC-S 590,
or
EDUC-X 590*
Research in Education 3

Note: H520, P507, and J500 must be taken within the first 18 credit hours. A grade of B (3.0) or higher is required in all of these courses. (Note: A grade of "B-" is a 2.7 and will not meet the requirement).

*Candidates must have completed SDPII prior to being admitted to S590 or X590. Candidates must have permission in order to take the Research in Education course. Information related to the permission will be found in the schedule. The Research in Education course must be taken between the 21st and 30th hour. This course will assist in the preparation of the Teacher as Researcher paper (TAR) to be submitted for SDP III.

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Secondary pedagogy courses (9 credit hours)
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
EDUC-P 510 Psychology in Teaching (required) 3
EDUC-S 514 Advanced. Study in the Teaching of Reading in Junior High and Secondary Schools (required) 3
Students choose one of the following courses in Advanced Study in the Teaching in Secondary Schools:
EDUC-S 516 Advanced Study in the Teaching of English Language Arts in the Jr. High and Secondary School 3
EDUC-S 518 Adv. Study Teaching Sec. School Science 3
EDUC-S 519 Adv. Study Teaching Sec. School Social Studies 3
EDUC-N 517 Adv. Study in Mathematics 3
EDUC-L 512 Adv. Study in Writing 3
EDUC-L 520 Adv. Study in Second/Foreign Language Teaching (ENL/ESL) 3

Students choose three courses from the following list, after consulting with the program advisor.

Secondary courses (9 credit hours)
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
Students choose three courses from the following list, after consulting with the program advisor.
EDUC-A 508 School Law and the Teacher 3
EDUC-K 505 Introduction to Special Education for Graduate Students 3
EDUC-K 553 Management of Academic and Social Behavior 3
EDUC-L 524 Language Issues in ENL Instruction (E518/S512) 3
EDUC-P 570 Managing Classroom Behavior 3
EDUC-S 508 Problems in Secondary Education 3
EDUC-W 505 Professional Development Workshop: Improving Student Learning 3
EDUC-W 553 Methods and Materials for the Gifted and Talented
or
other approved Gifted and Talented Course
3

Electives - 6-credit hours »