Graduate Course Catalog 2009-2011

General Information

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FIELD-BASED ACCELERATED ELEMENTARY CERTIFICATION PROGRAM/MASTER OF ARTS

This is a field-based accelerated program leading to elementary certification and a Master of Arts degree. Candidates spend the entire school year in a partnership school working with a mentor teacher.

See complete admission requirements in College of Education introduction.

PREREQUISITES

  • Minimum GPA of 2.75

  • Meet all general education requirements

  • Eighteen hours in an endorsement area (See
    Program Director for list of acceptable areas of
    endorsement)

  • Substitute Certificate




REQUIRED COURSES

Summer
55-510 Foundations of Elementary Education (6)
51-546 Historical Foundations of American Education (3)

Fall (entire semester)
55-504 Technology For Teaching and Learning (2)
55-571 Methods of Teaching Reading and Integrated Language Arts, K-9 (4)
55-554 Methods of Teaching Social Studies and Multi-Cultural Studies, K-9 (3)
55-500 Clinical Experience in the Classroom (2)

Fall (1st eight weeks)
55-552 Methods of Teaching Mathematics, K-9 (2)

Fall (2nd eight weeks)
55-540 Methods of Teaching Science and Health, K-9 (2)

Spring
55-521 Curriculum and Instruction in the Middle School (3)
55-530 Classroom Assessment and Intervention (3)
55-581 Internship in the Elementary and Middle School Classroom (10)

Fall
55-576 First Year Teaching Experience (1)

5X-575 Practical Research for Learning Communities (3)