Master of Arts in Elementary Education with Initial Certification
The MA in Elementary Education provides candidates with the theoretical and pedagogical knowledge and skills needed for initial certification in Elementary Education (Grades 1-6) within an advocacy based, culturally responsive framework. Candidates can earn their master's and certification in Elementary Education through the post-baccalaureate master's degree program or through the Five-Year Integrated Bachelor and Master of Arts degree program.
|ED 0429||Philosophical Foundations of Education||3|
|ED 0512||Contemporary Schooling in Society||3|
|ED 0522||Learning and the Child's Experience||3|
|or ED 0442||Educational Psychology|
|MD 0400||Introduction to Educational Technology||3|
|SE 0405||Exceptional Learners in the Mainstream||3|
|Elementary Education Coursework|
|ED 0405||Contexts of Education in the Primary Grades||3|
|ED 0431||Extending Literacy in the Elementary School: Grades 3-6||3|
|ED 0437||Developing Literacy in the Elementary School: Primary Grades||3|
|ED 0447||Learning Mathematics in the Elementary Classroom||3|
|ED 0497||Teaching Science in the Elementary Classroom||3|
|ED 0545||Developing Integrated Curriculum for Elementary Students: Inquiry and Action||3|
|ED 0559||Empowering Struggling Readers and Writers in the Elementary Grades||3|
|ED 0583||Elementary Student Teaching: Immersion in a Community of Practice 1||6|
|ED 0584||Reflective Practice Seminar: Elementary Education||3|
|Integrated Inquiry/Advocacy Sequence|
|ED 0499||Introduction to Educational Research||3|
|ED 0511||Educating for Social Responsibility and Civic Engagement: A Capstone Seminar||3|
A passing grade of B or better in student teaching is required.
Note: Based on elementary education faculty evaluations, teacher candidates may also be required to take ED 0441 Teaching and Learning within Multicultural Contexts of Education and/or ED 0442 Educational Psychology.