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Professional Studies

Degree Requirements
36 credits

  • ED 502 Foundations of Education
  • ED 503 Curriculum: Theory and Practice
  • ED 508 Special Education and the Exceptional Learner
  • ED 550 Research Methods
  • ED 552 Effective Classroom Management
  • ED 554 Computers and Technology in the Classroom
  • ED 580 Capstone: Professional Studies Program
Those seeking an emphasis in Elementary Education also take
  • ED 555 Reading and Language Arts: Grades PK-2
  • ED 556 Reading and Language Arts: Grades 3-6
  • ED 557 Social Studies and the Expressive Arts
  • ED 558 Elementary Math Methods
  • ED 559 Elementary Science Methods

Those seeking an emphasis in Secondary Education also take

  • ED 537 Reading Across the Curriculum
  • ED 538 Teaching Strategies for Secondary Education
  • ED 565 Cross-cultural Education and the Language Arts
  • ED 568 Teaching English and Social Studies in the Middle/Secondary School
  • ED 569 Teaching Science and Mathematics in the Middle/Secondary School

(Students with an undergraduate education equivalent may waive the content of ED 502 and ED 503 and replace with additional elective hours.)