Academics

Prerequisite Coursework for Elementary & Secondary Candidates

  • EDUR 5000: Cultural Paradigms of Education
  • EDES 5001: Applied Educational Psychology for the Childhood and Adolescent Years
  • EDES 5003: Theories and Policies of Second Language Acquisition
  • EDSS 6001: Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students with Exceptional Needs

Core Coursework - Elementary

  • EDES 8000: Health Education Requirement
  • EDES 5200: Methodology in ELD and SDAIE for Elementary Educators
  • EDES 6202: Teaching Reading for Today's Learners
  • EDES 6200: Elementary Curriculum and Methods

Core Coursework - Secondary

  • EDES 8000: Health Education Requirement
  • EDES 5250: Methodology in ELD and SDAIE for Secondary Educators
  • EDES 6203: Reading and Content Learning in Middle and Secondary Schools
  • Plus 1 of the following Methods courses:
    • EDES 5251: Methods in Teaching Secondary Languages Other than English
    • EDES 5252: Methods in Teaching Secondary Social Studies
    • EDES 5253: Methods in Teaching Secondary English
    • EDES 5254: Methods in Teaching Secondary Science
    • EDES 5255: Methods in Teaching Secondary Math
    • EDES 5256: Methods in Teaching Secondary Art

Additional Coursework Required for the MA and Bilingual Authorization: Mandarin option 

  • EDES 5324: Bilingualism and Biliteracy
  • EDES 5330: Chinese/American/American Chinese Cultures: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
  • EDES 6330: Methodology for Chinese Language Instruction in a Bilingual Setting

 Resources

  • Student Teaching (EDCE 5976: Elementary Directed Teaching)
  • Comprehensive Exam (EDES 6995)
  • Additional State Required Assessments