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Plan of Study

M.S.Ed. in Middle Childhood and Adolescence Education Languages other than English (5-12)

(37 Credits)

Prerequisite: A major or its equivalent in each language for which certification is being sought

Tier I: Core Courses (12 credits)

Course Number Course Title Credits
TED 505 Issues in Education 3
TED 510 Introduction to Students with Disabilities 3
TED 520 Language and Literacy 3
TED 575 Lives Of Adolescents 3

Before moving on to Tier II, students must demonstrate proficiency in the following ways:

  • Maintain a GPA or 3.0 or above
  • Pass the LAST and CST
  • Demonstrate competence in writing

Tier II: Methods Courses (19 credits)

Course Number Course Title Credits
TED 550 Teaching Literacy and Language Arts 5-12 3
TED 560 Teaching Methods in Middle Childhood and Adolescence - General 3
TED 568 Teaching Methods in Middle Childhood and Adolescence – Languages Other than English 3
TED 555 Foundations of Middle Childhood Education 3
TED 545 Promoting Wellness in the Classroom 1
TED 650 Second Language Acquisition 3
TED 6__ Education Elective 3

Before moving on to Tier III, students must pass the ATS-W

TIER III: Field Work Experience (6 Credits)

Course Number Course Title Credits
TED 745 Field Experience: Middle Childhood and Adolescence Education 2
TED 750 
or
TED 751
Seminar and Student Teaching: Middle Childhood and Adolescence Education 
or
Seminar and Supervised Teaching: Middle Childhood and Adolescence Education
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The following course may be used as an elective or added to this program if the student wishes to be eligible for the extension in teaching languages other than English in early childhood and childhood education:

 

Course Number Course Title Credits
TED 569 Teaching Languages other than English in Childhood and Early Childhood 3

Portfolio Requirements

Initial portfolios should be submitted after 12-15 credits. A student must have a passing first portfolio submission in order to apply for student teaching.

Final portfolios should be submitted one semester prior to the final semester in the program. Portfolios need to be judged as satisfactory or better before the degree will be granted.

See Portfolio Guidelines