Elementary Education, M.S. Concentrations

 

Bilingual Education Concentration

 

Required Courses (9 hours)

TED 8410Improvement of Instruction: Special Topics

3 credits

TED 8695/TED 3690Literacy and Learning

3 credits

TED 8130Language, Culture, and Power

3 credits

OR

SPCH 8536/SPCH 4530Intercultural Communication-US

3 credits

TED 8410, TED 8695: These courses are taught in Spanish.

Elective Courses: Select a minimum of 3 hours from the list below.

TED 8006/TED 4000Special Methods in the Content Area

3 credits

TED 8055/TED 3050Foundations of English as a Second Language (ESL)

3 credits

TED 8180Culturally Responsive Teaching

3 credits

TED 8800Multicultural Literature for Children and Youth

3 credits

TED 8980Practicum: Various Content Areas

1 - 6 credits

TED 9110Principles and Practices for Teaching Readers

3 credits

ENGL 8615Introduction to Linguistics

3 credits

ENGL 8696Topics in Linguistics

3 credits

FLNG 8030Seminar: Second Language Acquisition Theory

3 credits

Other courses with advisor's approval

TED 8980: (Deadline to apply is October 1)

Early Childhood Education Concentration

Select a minimum of 12 hours from the courses listed below.

At least 6 credits in the concentration must have a TED prefix.

TED 8170Developmental Assessment of the Young Child

3 credits

TED 8200Social Worlds of the Young Child

3 credits

TED 8220Play as a Learning Medium in Early Childhood Education

3 credits

TED 8230Literature for the Young Child

3 credits

TED 8240Family, School, and Community Partnerships

3 credits

TED 8260Advanced Curriculum in Early Childhood Education

3 credits

TED 8270Trends in Early Childhood Education

3 credits

Other courses with advisor's approval

English as a Second Language (ESL) Concentration

At least 6 credits in the concentration must have a TED prefix.

Required Courses (9 hours)

TED 8006/TED 4000Special Methods in the Content Area

3 credits

TED 8130Language, Culture, and Power

3 credits

OR

ENGL 8676Sociolinguistics

3 credits

TED 8055/TED 3050Foundations of English as a Second Language (ESL)

3 credits

OR

ENGL 8615Introduction to Linguistics

3 credits

Elective Courses: Select a minimum of 3 hours from the list below.

TED 8410Improvement of Instruction: Special Topics

3 credits

TED 8980Practicum: Various Content Areas

1 - 6 credits

TED 8616Teaching of Writing Throughout the Curriculum

3 credits

TED 8800Multicultural Literature for Children and Youth

3 credits

TED 9110Principles and Practices for Teaching Readers

3 credits

TED 8470Teaching the Language Arts

3 credits

TED 8180Culturally Responsive Teaching

3 credits

Other courses with advisor's approval

Improvement of Instruction Concentration

Select a minimum of 12 hours from the courses listed below.

At least 6 credits must have a TED prefix.

TED 8070Teaching Multiple Intelligence

3 credits

TED 8250Assessment for the Classroom Teacher

3 credits

TED 8410Improvement of Instruction: Special Topics

3 credits

TED 8470Teaching the Language Arts

3 credits

TED 8570Internet in the Learning Process

3 credits

TED 8616Teaching of Writing Throughout the Curriculum

3 credits

SPED 8816Classroom Management

3 credits

TED 9110Principles and Practices for Teaching Readers

3 credits

TED 8540Intro to Technology Tools for Learning

3 credits

Other courses with advisor's approval

Inclusionary Practices Concentration

Students will choose 12 hours from the following courses:

SPED 8120High Incidence Disabilities

3 credits

SPED 8236Language Development and Disorders for Teachers

3 credits

SPED 8816Classroom Management

3 credits

SPED 8910Assessment in Special Education

3 credits

SPED 8980/TED 8850Professional Collaboration

3 credits

Other courses with advisor's approval

If any of these courses were taken as an undergraduate student at UNO, then they are not allowed in your graduate program.

Literacy Concentration

Select a minimum of 12 hours from the courses listed below.

At least six credits in the concentration must have a TED prefix.

TED 8080Storytelling and Education

3 credits

TED 8410Improvement of Instruction: Special Topics

3 credits

TED 8470Teaching the Language Arts

3 credits

TED 8616Teaching of Writing Throughout the Curriculum

3 credits

TED 8650Children's Literature and Education

3 credits

TED 8800Multicultural Literature for Children and Youth

3 credits

TED 9100Theories, Models, and Practices of Literacy

3 credits

TED 9110Principles and Practices for Teaching Readers

3 credits

TED 9130Assessments and Interventions - Elementary

3 credits

TED 9180Literacy Research Seminar

3 credits

Other courses with advisor's approval

TED 8410: (5 hours)

School Library Concentration (Non-thesis option only):

Required courses (12 hours)

TED 8006/TED 4000Special Methods in the Content Area

3 credits

TED 8596Teaching and Learning in Digital Environments

3 credits

TED 8650Children's Literature and Education

3 credits

TED 8660Young Adult Literature

3 credits

TED 8710Research and Inquiry

3 credits

TED 8726Special Libraries and Information Agencies

3 credits

TED 8746/TED 4740Organization of Information

3 credits

TED 8760Managing Collections in Libraries and Information Agencies

3 credits

TED 8806/TED 4800Leadership and Management in Libraries

3 credits

TED 8800Multicultural Literature for Children and Youth

3 credits

STEM Concentration

Select a minimum of 12 credit hours from the courses listed below.  At least six credits in the concentration must have a TED prefix. 


TED 8000Special Studies

1 - 3 credits

TED 8410Improvement of Instruction: Special Topics

3 credits

TED 8420Trends and Teaching Strategies in Science Education

3 credits

TED 8510/AVN 8510Aerospace Education Workshop

3 credits

TED 8540Intro to Technology Tools for Learning

3 credits

TED 8570Internet in the Learning Process

3 credits

MATH 8980Graduate Seminar

1 - 3 credits

PHYS 8055The Philosophy of Space Exploration

3 credits

CHEM 8936Special Topics in Chemistry

1 - 3 credits

BIOL 8010Seminar in Biology

1 credit

GEOG 8040Seminar in Educational Geography

3 credits

GEOG 8500Special Topics in Geography

1 - 3 credits

Other courses with advisor's approval


Urban Schools Concentration

Required Courses (9 hours)

TED 8190Contemporary Issues in Urban Education

3 credits

TED 8180Culturally Responsive Teaching

3 credits

TED 9200Critical Pedagogy: Teaching for Social Justice

3 credits

Select a minimum of 3 hours from the courses listed below:

TED 8800Multicultural Literature for Children and Youth

3 credits

UBNS 8020/BLST 8020Race, Ethnicity and American Urban Culture

3 credits

GEOG 8126Urban Geography

3 credits

HIST 8436American Urban History

3 credits

SOC 8100Social Inequality

3 credits

SOC 8110Social Problems of the Disadvantaged

3 credits

Other courses with advisor's approval