College of Education and Health Professions
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Education and Health Professions and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

Master of Education
Middle Grades Education

Area 1 Professional Core Required Hours: 7
EDUF 6115 Educational Psychology: Achievement for Diverse Learners
EDUF 6116 Educational Research Methods
EDUF 6795 Seminar: Foundations of Collaborative Student Support

Area 2 Middle Grades Core Required Hours: 11
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 as approved by advisor:
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)
Mathematics
EDMG 6125 Teaching Math in the Mid Grades
EDMG 6126 Content Underpinnings for Middle School Mathematics

MATH, EDMG Math, EDSE Math, or EDCI Math, (5000 level or above)
Science
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
EDSE 6136 Earth Systems Science For Teachers Grades 6-12
BIOL/CHEM/ GEOL/PHYS (5000 level or above)
Reading
EDRG 6148 Psychology of Reading
EDRG 6245 Assessment and Classroom Instruction
EDRG 6756 Classroom Literacy Seminar

EDRG 5000G or above

Area 4 Electives Required Hours: 3

Total Hours Required: 36