Value Knowledge, Educate
This program provides advanced professional and foundational courses that emphasize teacher education.
Curriculum and Instruction degree graduates understand the principles of instruction know a wide variety of teaching strategies and learning theories and incorporate relevant technologies while teaching core concepts, skills of inquiry, problem posing/solving, collaboration, and communication to facilitate student learning.
Study Plans and Curriculum
Students prepare with initial advisor or major professor a master's degree study plan outlining all course work to be completed to fulfill the requirements for the degree. The study plan is approved by the student's major professor, departmental administrator, and the dean of the College of Graduate Studies. Any subsequent changes in the study plan must be submitted for approval to the Graduate College. Initial Study Plan beginning with Curriculum and Instruction Core Courses. Most core courses are offered in an online format to provide the maximum flexibility for professionals.
- EDCI 570 Intro to Research in C&I
- EDCI 511 Planning and Administering the Curriculum
- EDCI 513 History of Educational Thought
- EDCI 524 Models of Teaching
- EDCI 572 Measurement and Evaluation
- EDCI 599 Non-Thesis Project
Refer to the 2012-2013 catalog for required course work.
To prepare for an Ed.S. or a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction students must have a Bachelor of Science.
The combined total of transfer credits, correspondence credits, non-degree credits, and approved credits more than 8 years at the time the degree is awarded will not exceed 12 credits for master's programs requiring 36 or fewer credits.