Master of Arts in Education Degree in Secondary Education-Social Science
Master of Arts in Education Degree
The Master of Arts in Education degree is awarded in the following major fields: school counseling, instructional leadership, elementary education K-6, P-12 education, secondary education, and special education: collaborative teacher K-6 and/or 6-12. Programs range from 33-48 semester hours. See specific program requirements below.
Secondary Education (6-12) (ALSDE/NCATE Approved)
Prerequisite: valid Class B professional educator certificate in the field of study.
|ED 000||Graduate Orientation||0|
|ED 601||Methods of Educational Research||3|
|or HPE 600||Research Methods|
|ED 603||Trends, Issues, and Diversity in Learning||3|
|ED 605||Curriculum Development||3|
|ED 634||Advanced Methods of Teaching in Grades 6-12||3|
|ED 655||Evaluation in Modern Education||3|
|EEX 605||Survey of Students with Disabilities 1||3|
|CHD 604||Human Growth and Development||3|
|or ED 644||Ethics and Education|
If requirement has been satisfied, a three-hour education or teaching field elective is required.
Teaching field requirements listed according to each major below. Note: Secondary education candidates may select a technology option. See academic advisor for specific requirements.
Social Science (ALSDE/NCATE Approved)
Prerequisites: Class B professional certificate in the field.
|Subject area advisor-approved graduate coursework from among any two of the following fields: geography, history, political science, sociology; six hours must be at the 600-level||12|