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.
|EDTC 5401||Introduction to Educational Technology||3|
|EDUC 5429||Philosophical Foundations of Education||3|
|EDUC 5442||Educational Psychology||3|
|EDUC 6512||Contemporary Schooling in Society||3|
|SPED 5403||Foundations in Research and Evaluation of Psychoeducational Issues in Special Education||3|
|SPED 6565||Evidence-Based Strategies in the Inclusive Classroom||3|
|Elementary Education Coursework|
|EDUC 5405||Contexts of Education in the Primary Grades||3|
|EDUC 5431||Extending Literacy in the Elementary School: Grades 3-6||3|
|EDUC 5437||Developing Literacy in the Elementary School: Primary Grades||3|
|EDUC 5447||Learning Mathematics in the Elementary Classroom||3|
|EDUC 5497||Teaching Science in the Elementary Classroom||3|
|EDUC 6545||Developing Integrated Curriculum for Elementary Students: Inquiry and Action||3|
|EDUC 6583||Elementary Student Teaching: Immersion in a Community of Practice 1||6|
|EDUC 6584||Reflective Practice Seminar: Elementary Education||3|
|EDUC 6598||edTPA Portfolio 2||0|
|Integrated Inquiry/Advocacy Sequence|
|EDUC 6552||Research for Action and Advocacy in School and Community Settings||3|
|EDUC 6999||Capstone: Educating for Social Responsibility and Civic Engagement||3|
A passing grade of B or better in student teaching is required.
$300 edTPA license fee required
Note: Based on elementary education faculty evaluations, teacher candidates may also be required to take EDUC 5441 Teaching and Learning within Multicultural Contexts of Education.