Interested in a degree tailored to the needs of secondary school teachers?
Secondary Education: a course of study designed to further secondary teaching in any content area
A logical selection of courses both in the secondary content area in Curriculum & Instruction or Education.
36 Credits: 24 in the content area, 12 in Curriculum & Instruction or Education (recommended); program of study to be designed in consultation with an academic advisor in the content area, with assistance from a faculty member in Education or Graduate Education.
- At least 9 credits of research seminars at the graduate level
- One masters-level research/analysis project of at least one semester and a minimum of 3 credits
- The program of study must be clearly and logically defined and must be approved by the relevant academic department and the coordinator of Liberal Studies
A Sample Curriculum: Secondary Teaching (English)
Content Area: English (24 credits)
- ENG 5450, Issues in British Literature & Culture 1750-Present: Novel and the City (Research Seminar)
- ENG 5250, Issues in British Literature & Culture 750-1750: Tolkien and Medieval Lit (Research Seminar)
- ENG 5240, Bible as Literature
- ENG 5255, Folklore, Fairytales, and Children’s Literature
- ENG 5010, Advanced Composition and Rhetoric
- ENG 6240, Major Author—Shakespeare (Research Seminar)
- ENG 6710, I/S: Research Seminar
- ENG 6910, I/S: Masters Thesis
Secondary Teaching (12 credits)
- EDU 5223, Differentiating Instruction, Assessment, and Special Education Law
- EDU 5250, Literacy Development in the Content Area
- EDU 6540, Advanced Studies in Learning Theory
- EDU 6495, Tools of Educational Technology