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Degree Seeking

Course content for the degree-seeking student is designed with concern for best practice, current research, and a commitment to the application and evaluation of content.

Program Design

Thirty-six credit hours are required for the Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Five courses are required; the remaining courses are electives, which are selected by the graduate student in consultation with the academic advisor to best meet the professional goals of the graduate student.

Students are allowed to register for a maximum of six credit hours each term in the fall and spring, and 12 credit hours during the summer term. 

Required Core Courses

  • EDU 601 - Critical Issues in Curriculum & Instruction (3 credits)
  • EDU 603 - Research Methods (3 credits)
  • EDU 604 - Culminating Project (3 credits)

Complete One Course

  • EDU 600 - Improvement of Instruction (3 credits)
  • EDU 613 - Models of Teaching (3 credits)

Complete One Course

  • EDU 602 - Assessment of Learning (3 credits)
  • EDU 645 - Assessment of Literacy (3 credits)
  • EDU 614 - Assessment of Literacy Development (3 credits)