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Required Courses

48 Credit Master of Science in Childhood Education/Literacy (Dual Certification)

Courses offered by the Department of Curriculum and Instruction:

Course Credits
EDI 600 Psychological Foundations of Education 3
EDI 601 Social Foundations of American Education 3
EDI 612 Teaching Social Studies in School Grades 1-6 3
EDI 613 Teaching Mathematics in School Grades 1-6 3
EDI 614 Teaching Science in School Grades 1-6 3
EDI 677 Curriculum and Assessment for the Classroom Teachers 3
EDI 710 Supervised Student Teaching and Seminar in Grades 1-6 3

Sub Total Credits: 21

Courses offered by Special Education & Literacy:

Course Credits
EDS 600 Introduction to the Study of the Exceptional Child 3
EDS 610 Literacy Teaching and Learning: Birth-Grade 6 3
EDS 619 Literacy Through Literature Across the Curriculum:
Birth-Grade 6
3
EDS 622 Contemporary Issues in Literacy Research 3
EDS 640 Literacy in the Content Areas: Birth-Grade 6 3
EDS 642 Literacy/Language Arts Instructions: Birth-Grade 6 3
EDS 615 Practicum I. Literacy Assessment and Intervention:
Birth-Grade 6
3
EDS 616 Practicum II. Overcoming Literacy Difficulties:
Birth-Grade 6 (Supervised Clinic)
3
HE 205A Health and Substance Abuse Seminar 0
EDS 703 Practicum III. Overcoming Literacy Difficulties:
Birth-Grade 6 (Supervised Clinic)
3

Sub Total Credits: 27

Total Credits: 48

Culminating Experience (0-3 credits)

Comprehensive Exam or Final Project or EDI 705 – Thesis = 3 credits
For Curriculum and Instruction ONLY