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College of Education
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Education and
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Master of Education
Middle Grades Education


Area 1 Professional Core                   Required Hours: 7 
EDUF 6115 Educational Psychology: Achievement for Diverse Learners 
EDUF 6116 Research Methods and Action Research 
EDUF 6795 Seminar in Collaboration for School and Student Academic Improvement

Area 2 Middle Grades Core                 Required Hours: 10 
EDCI 6158 Trends/Issues in Mid Grades/Sec Edu
EDCI 6255 Teacher Inquiry and Investigation 
EDRG 6116 Integrating Literacy Strat Mid Grds
EDMG 6155 Psych of Early Adolescent Learner 

Area 3 Concentration                          Required Hours: 15 
Select nine semester hours in one area and six semester hours in a second area of graduate elective courses in the content areas of:
Language Arts
EDMG 6115 Oral Language in the Mid Grades
EDMG 6117 Improved Teaching of English Language Arts in Grades 4-8
EDCI 6118 Teaching Composition in Grds 4-12
ENGL (5000 level or above)
Social Studies
EDCI 6159 Integrating Multicultural/Global Studies Throughout the Curriculum
HIST/POLS/ECON (5000 level or above)
EDMG 6125 Teaching Math in the Mid Grades
EDMG 6126 Content Underpinnings for Middle School Mathematics
MATH (5000 level or above)
EDMG 6135 Teaching Concepts of Physical Science in the Middle Grades
EDMG 6136 Teaching Concepts of Life Science in the Middle Grades
EDCI 6235 Space Science Methods, Grds 4-12
BIOL/CHEM/ GEOL/PHYS (5000 level or above)
EDRG 6148 Psychology of Reading
EDRG 6245 Assessment and Classroom Instruction
EDRG 6116 Integrating Literacy Strategies in Mid Grades
EDRG 6756 Classroom Literacy Seminar

Area 4 Electives                                   Required Hours: 4

Total Hours Required: 36



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