Master of Education - 36 Hours

Professional Foundation Core (18 Hours): see self-advising chart  
ED505  Liberal Arts in Education (3)
ED514  Instructional Technology (3)
ED516  Exceptional and Diverse Learners (3)
May substitute ED602, ED623, or ED625 (VESi courses).
ED595 Introduction to Educational Research (3)
ED596 Final Project (3)
PS501 American Public School Law (3)
 
All students are required to complete 18 hours listed above and choose a secondary core from the list below to complete a total of 36 hours.  
Professional Teaching Core (18 Hours): Students may request a course substitution for all tracks except for Mathematics. The course substitution form is available in the Graduate Studies Office. All substitutions are subject to approval of the Dean of the University.Courses are approved for a specific standard; a student must successfully complete coursework in at least four (4) of the five (5) following standards: Content knowledge
Planning and preparing for instruction
Delivery of instruction that meets multiple learning needs of students
Monitoring and assessment
Individual and classroom management
Political Science Core (18 Hours): Students who wish to focus their graduate studies on Political Science may choose to replace the Professional Teaching Core with the following courses in Political Science. PS500 International Relations (3)
PS505 Modern Political Thought (3)
PS508 Law and Judicial Process (3)
PS518 Congress (3)
PS519 The American Presidency (3)
PS530 Public Administration (3) 
Mathematics Core (18 Hours): Students who wish to focus their graduate studies on Mathematics may choose to replace the Professional Teaching Core with the following courses in Mathematics:
MA503  History of Mathematics (3)
MA515  Advanced Statistics (4)
MA516 Mathematical Statistics (3)
MA517  Modern Algebra (4)
MA518  Matrices and Linear Algebra (3)
MA521 Introduction to Real Analysis (3)
MA522 Writing Mathematical Documents (3)
MA523  Introduction to Complex Variables (3)
MA524 Topology (3)
MA531 Numerical Analysis (3)
MA535 Proof in Mathematics (3)
Athletic Administration Core (18 Hours): Students who wish to focus their graduate studies on Athletic Administration may choose to replace the Professional Teaching Core with the following courses in Education and Psychology. Students electing the Athletic Administration Emphasis must also complete the 18 hour Professional Foundation Core that is required of all M.Ed. students.
ED504 Current Issues and Trends in Education (3)
ED507 Foundations of Educational Administration (3)
ED533 Classroom and Behavior Management (3)
ED547 Introduction to Interscholastic and Intercollegiate Athletic Program Administration I (3)
ED548  Introduction to Interscholastic and Intercollegiate Athletic Program Administration II (3)
ED549 Introduction to Interscholastic and Intercollegiate Athletic Program Administration III (3)
ED523 Teacher Leadership (3)
ED550 The Role of the Collegiate Athletic Director (3)
PY523  Human Growth and Development (3)
Special Education Core (18 Hours): Students who wish to focus their graduate studies in the area of Special Education may choose to replace the Professional Teaching Core with the following courses in Special Education. Students electing this emphasis must also complete the 18 hour Professional Foundation Core, which is required of all M.Ed. students. SE503  Introduction to Graduate Study in Special Education (3)
PY543  Advanced  Psychology for the Exceptional Child (2)
SE533  Special Education Law (3)
SE545  Advanced Behavior Management (3)
SE513  Advanced Curriculum and Assessment (3)
SE508  Advanced Organization and Management (2)
SE514  Special Education Internship (3)
ED618  Educational Assessment:  Assessing Student Learning in the Classroom (2)