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2016-2017 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
2016-2017 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Middle School Education, Humanities - Initial License, Master of Education

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This program is designed for individuals seeking a master’s degree and an initial license as a middle school humanities teacher and/or preparation in middle school education.


A Bachelor’s degree with a major either in English or History or related fields with an overall GPA of at least 2.75 with a 3.0 in the major

An undergraduate or graduate course in adolescent psychology

A passing score on the Communication and Literacy Skills portion of the MTEL

Program Requirements

Education Courses (12 Credits)

  • EDU 884 - Curriculum Issues in the Middle School
  • EDU 709 - Instruction & Assessment in the Secondary Classroom
  • EDG 705 - Culturally Responsive Teaching
  • EDU 814 - Reading and Writing in the Content Areas

Content Based Methods Courses (9 Credits)

  • HST 702 - Methods, Techniques, and Strategies in Teaching History
  • HST 704 - History Alive: Using Cultural Resources to Teach History or
  • HST 706 - Institute: Preserving the Past: Enrichment of the Social Studies Curriculum
  • ENG 744 - English Language Arts Curriculum, Materials, and Methods (8-12)

Content Electives* (12 Credits)

  • 4 pre-approved content courses in English or History

Practicum and Seminar (6 Credits)

  • EDU 990PH - Practicum in Middle School Humanities **
  • EDU 990SH - Practicum Seminar in Middle School Humanities **

Total Credits: 39

Additional Information and Notes

*Additional History/English courses may be required to meet standards

The successful completion of a Comprehensive Examination is required for completion of degree requirements.

**The Middle School Humanities MTEL must be passed prior to the practicum and seminar




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