Secondary Education, M.S. Concentrations

(9 hours):

Concentration courses to be selected from the listed options in consultation with the student’s program advisor.

Art Concentration

Select a minimum of 9 credit hours from the courses listed below:

ART 8006Special Studies in Art Education

1 - 3 credits

ART 8706Cross-cultural Art History for Teachers

3 credits

ART 8930Special Topics in Art History

3 credits

ART 8726Women in Ancient and Medieval Art

3 credits

ART 8106/ART 8116Independent Study-Drawing

3 credits

ART 8310Graduate Sculpture

3 credits

ART 8316Advanced Sculpture

3 credits

ART 8410Graduate Painting

3 credits

ART 8416/ART 4410Advanced Painting

3 credits

ART 8510Special Processes in Printmaking

3 credits

ART 8516Advanced Techniques in Printmaking

3 credits

ART 8616Advanced Ceramics

3 credits

Other courses with advisor's approval

Bilingual Education Concentration

Required: 6 hours

TED 8695/TED 3690Literacy and Learning

3 credits

OR

TED 8410Improvement of Instruction: Special Topics

3 credits

TED 8130Language, Culture, and Power

3 credits

OR

SPCH 8536/SPCH 4530Intercultural Communication-US

3 credits

TED 8695, TED 8410 courses taught in Spanish

Select a minimum of 3 hours from the list below:

TED 8006/TED 4000Special Methods in the Content Area

3 credits

TED 8180Culturally Responsive Teaching

3 credits

TED 8616Teaching of Writing Throughout the Curriculum

3 credits

TED 8800Multicultural Literature for Children and Youth

3 credits

TED 8980Practicum: Various Content Areas

1 - 6 credits

TED 9100Theories, Models, and Practices of Literacy

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 8616: Course taught in Spanish

TED 8980: (deadline to apply is October 1)

Educational Leadership Concentration

Required: 3 hours

EDAD 8030Introduction to Educational Leadership

3 credits

Select a minimum of 6 hours from the courses listed below:

EDAD 8020Educational Policy and Leadership

3 credits

EDAD 8050School-Community Connections

3 credits

EDAD 8490Instructional Leadership

3 credits

EDAD 8710Interpersonal Relationships in Educational Leadership

3 credits

EDAD 9540School Law

3 credits

EDAD 8450Middle School Leadership

3

EDAD 8470Administration and Supervision in Schools

3 credits

Other courses with advisor's approval

English as a Second Language (ESL)Concentration

Required: 6 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

Select a minimum of 3 hours from the list below.

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

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

English Concentration

Select a minimum of 9 credit hours from the courses listed below:

TED 8080Storytelling and Education

3 credits

TED 8616Teaching of Writing Throughout the Curriculum

3 credits

TED 8660Young Adult Literature

3 credits

TED 8695/TED 3690Literacy and Learning

3 credits

TED 8800Multicultural Literature for Children and Youth

3 credits

TED 9140Assessment and Intervention - Secondary

3 credits

Other courses with advisor's approval

 

Foreign Languages Concentration

Required Courses: 9 hours

French

FREN 8226The Structure of French

3 credits

FREN 8440Seminar: French Composition

3 credits

FREN 8000Any 8000-level Literature course

3

Other courses with advisor's approval

German

GERM 8226The Structure of German

3 credits

GERM 8440Seminar: German Composition

3 credits

GERM 8000Any 8000-level Literature course

3

nine (9) additional hours of curriculum courses with advisor approval

Spanish

SPAN 8226The Structure of Spanish

3 credits

SPAN 8440Seminar: Spanish Composition

3 credits

SPAN 8000Any 8000-level Literature course

3

nine (9) additional hours of curriculum courses with advisor approval

Improvement of Instruction Concentration

Select a minimum of 9 credit hours from the courses listed below:

TED 8070Teaching Multiple Intelligence

3 credits

TED 8250Assessment for the Classroom Teacher

3 credits

TED 8300Effective Teaching Practices

3 credits

TED 8396Teaching at the Middle School

3 credits

TED 8410Improvement of Instruction: Special Topics

3 credits

TED 8616Teaching of Writing Throughout the Curriculum

3 credits

Other courses with advisor's approval

TED 8410: (content varies)

Mathematics Concentration

Required courses: 3 hours

TED 8410Improvement of Instruction: Special Topics

3 credits

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

TED 8550Digital Multi-media in Learning

3 credits

TED 8510/AVN 8510Aerospace Education Workshop

3 credits

TED 8100Research Project

1 - 3 credits

TED 8970Independent Study

1 - 3 credits

nine (9) additional hours of curriculum courses with advisor approval

TED 8100, TED 8970: (Mathematics Education)

Middle Level Concentration

Required: 6 hours

TED 8376Introduction to the Middle School

3 credits

TED 8396Teaching at the Middle School

3 credits

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

TED 8070Teaching Multiple Intelligence

3 credits

TED 8250Assessment for the Classroom Teacher

3 credits

TED 8300Effective Teaching Practices

3 credits

COUN 8010Teaching Models in Affective Education

3

Other courses with advisor's approval

Music Concentration

Required: 3 hours

MUS 8610Organization and Administration in Music

3 credits

OR

MUS 8620Seminar-Workshops in Music Education

1 - 3 credits

Both classes are offered on a rotating basis

Select a minimum of 6 hours from the courses listed below:

MUS 8006Special Studies in Music

1 - 3 credits

MUS 8546Renaissance Music Literature

3 credits

MUS 8556Baroque Music Literature

3 credits

MUS 8566Classical Music Literature

3 credits

MUS 8586Music from 1900-1945

3 credits

MUS 8446Music Since 1945

3 credits

MUS 8660Pedagogy of Theory

3 credits

MUS 8640Foundations of Music Education

3 credits

nine (9) additional hours of curriculum courses with advisor approval

Science Concentration

Required courses: 3 hours

TED 8420Trends and Teaching Strategies in Science Education

3 credits

Select a minimum of 6 hours from the courses listed below or courses with advisor’s approval:

TED 8300Effective Teaching Practices

3 credits

TED 8250Assessment for the Classroom Teacher

3 credits

TED 8510/AVN 8510Aerospace Education Workshop

3 credits

TED 8550Digital Multi-media in Learning

3 credits

TED 8100Research Project

1 - 3 credits

TED 8970Independent Study

1 - 3 credits

Other courses with advisor's approval

TED 8100, TED 8970: (Science Education)

School Library Concentration (Non-thesis option only)

Required: 21 hours

TED 8710Research and Inquiry

3 credits

TED 8746/TED 4740Organization of Information

3 credits

TED 8760Managing Collections in Libraries and Information Agencies

3 credits

TED 8660Young Adult Literature

3 credits

TED 8726Special Libraries and Information Agencies

3 credits

TED 8650Children's Literature and Education

3 credits

TED 8806/TED 4800Leadership and Management in Libraries

3 credits

Other courses with advisor's approval

Social Studies Concentration

9 hours in the Social Sciences in consultation with your academic advisor

or other TED courses as approved by advisor

STEM Concentration (Non-thesis option only)

Required: 3 hours

 

TED 8410Improvement of Instruction: Special Topics

3 credits

 

Select two areas of focus

Choose two areas of focus--mathematics, science or technology--and select 9 hours in each of two areas.

Math focus

Select a minimum of 9 hours from the courses listed below:
TED 8410Improvement of Instruction: Special Topics

3 credits

MATH 8010Statistical Research for Mathematics Teachers

3 credits

MATH 8020Topics in Geometry and Topology

3 credits

MATH 8080/CSCI 8080Design and Analysis of Algorithms

3 credits

MATH 8235Introduction to Analysis

3 credits

MATH 8306/CSCI 8306Deterministic Operations Research Models

3 credits

MATH 8746Introduction to Probability and Statistics I

3 credits

MATH 8880Advance Placement Institute: Calculus

3 credits

TED 8100Research Project

1 - 3 credits

TED 8970Independent Study

1 - 3 credits

nine (9) additional hours of curriculum courses with advisor approval

Science focus

Select a minimum of 9 hours from courses listed below or other courses, including graduate science courses, with advisor's appoval:
TED 8420Trends and Teaching Strategies in Science Education

3 credits

TED 8510/AVN 8510Aerospace Education Workshop

3 credits

TED 8100Research Project

1 - 3 credits

TED 8970Independent Study

1 - 3 credits

BIOL 8345Ecology

4 credits

BIOL 8535Flora of the Great Plains

3 credits

BIOL 8136Molecular Genetics

3 credits

BIOL 8146/BIOL 4140Cellular Biology

4 credits

BIOL 8200Plant Ecology

4 credits

PHYS 8956/PHYS 8966Problems in Physics

1 - 3 credits

PHYS 8236Special Relativity and Nuclear Physics

3 credits

PHYS 8755Electricity and Magnetism I

3 credits

CHEM 8246Advanced Organic Chemistry - Mechanism

3 credits

CHEM 8355Physical Chemistry I

3 credits

CHEM 8656/BIOL 8656Biochemistry I

3 credits

nine (9) additional hours of curriculum courses with advisor approval

Technology focus

Select a minimum of 9 hours from the courses listed below or other courses, including graduate computer science courses, with advisor's appoval.
TED 8540Intro to Technology Tools for Learning

3 credits

TED 8570Internet in the Learning Process

3 credits

TED 8970Independent Study

1 - 3 credits

EDAD 8250Technology for School Leaders

3 credits

Other courses with advisor's approval

Urban Schools Concentration

Required: 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

In addition, students must choose 3 hours from the list 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