Agriscience Education- MEd/MS, EdS

Agriscience Education - MEd (Alternative Certification, Online Option Available)

Alternative Class A Education Program Checklist
Teaching Field: 12 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses.
Required: 4 hours
CTCT 7910/7916Practicum in Area of Specialization1
CTCT 7300/7306Integrating Technology in Career and Technical Education3
Select 8 hours from the following:8
Foundations of Career and Technical Education
Youth Program Development
Courses of Study in Agriscience Education
Directed Studies
Practicum in Area of Specialization
Special Topics in Area of Specialization
Other advisor approved courses 6000 level and above in the teaching field (i.e., CTCT, AGEC, AGRI, AGRN, ANSC, CSES, ENTM, ENVI, FDSC, FISH, FORY, HORT, PLPA, POUL, RSOC)
Professional Studies: 21 hours
CTCT 6050/6056Methods of Teaching in Area of Specialization3
CTCT 6060/6066Program Planning in Area of Specialization3
CTRD 6000/6006Language and Literacy in the Content Areas 13
RSED 6000/6006Advanced Survey of Exceptionality 13
CTCT 7920/7926Clinical Residency 29
Total Hours33
1

RSED 6000/6 must be completed if a survey of special education course was not completed prior to unconditional admission. If a survey of special education course was completed prior to unconditional admission, the state diversity course requirement is fulfilled with CTRD 6000/6 Language and Literacy and the 3-hour course requirement for RSED 6000/6 will be waived resulting in 18 hours in Professional Studies and 30 total program hours.

2

Clearance for Clinical Residency includes completion of all other coursework. Exceptions require approval using the Student Petition Form.

In addition to the Graduate School requirement of a cumulative 3.0 GPA on all AU courses carrying graduate credit, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 is required on all courses used to meet program requirements.  

Coursework used to meet admission requirements cannot be used again to meet Alternative Class A program requirements.

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.

Undergraduate courses may be required by your advisory committee for your plan of study.  This coursework is in addition to the total hours noted above and must be completed prior to Clinical Residency.


Agriscience Education - MEd (Certification, Online Option Available)

Class A Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 15 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be teaching field courses.
Required: 3 hours
CTCT 7300/7306Integrating Technology in Career and Technical Education3
Select 12 hours from the following:12
Teaching Mechanical Technology
Courses of Study in Agriscience Education
Directed Studies
Practicum in Area of Specialization 1
Special Problems
Special Topics in Area of Specialization
Other advisor-approved courses in the teaching field (i.e., CTCT, AGEC, AGRI, AGRN, ANSC, CSES, ENTM, ENVI, FDSC, FISH, FORY, HORT, PLPA, POUL, or RSOC)
Survey of Special Education/Diversity Course: 3 hours 3
RSED 6000/6006 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality OR state-approved diversity course 2
Additional Courses: 12 hours
Required: 6 hours
CTCT 7010/7010Youth Program Development3
CTCT 7710/7716Advanced Teaching Methods3
Select 6 hours from the following:6
Principles of Coordination
Foundations of Career and Technical Education
Program Evaluation
Administration of Career and Technical Education
Comprehensive Planning in Career and Technical Education
Research in Career and Technical Education
Seminar in Area of Specialization
Research and Thesis
Other advisor-approved supporting courses 6000 level and above 3
Total Hours30
1

 Required unless teaching in area of certification at an approved school site.

2

RSED 6000/6 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality must be used to fulfill requirement if survey of special education course was not completed for prior level certification. It may not be used to fulfill the requirement if a survey of special education course was completed for prior level certification. State-approved diversity courses for Auburn University are posted on the ALSDE website.

3

Supporting courses must be applicable to the area of certification (e.g., research, assessment/evaluation, classroom management, pedagogy, human behavior/development, foundations, technology, teaching field).

In addition to the Graduate School requirement of a cumulative 3.0 GPA on all AU courses carrying graduate credit, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 is required on all courses used to meet program requirements.  

Coursework used to meet Class B certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class A certification.

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.

Agriscience Education - MS (Non-certification, Online Option Available)

Agriscience Education - MS (Non-certification)
Teaching and Learning: 15 Hours
CTSE 7000/7006Orientation to Teaching and Learning1
CTSE 7800/7806Capstone in Teaching and Learning2
Advisor-Approved CTCT Courses: 12 Hours12
Advisor-Approved Electives: 15 Hours15
Total Hours30


Agriscience Education - EdS (Certification, Online Option Available)

Class AA Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 12 Hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be teaching field courses.
Select 12 hours of advisor-approved 6000-7000 level courses from the following: 12
Teaching Mechanical Technology
Courses of Study in Agriscience Education
Directed Studies
Practicum in Area of Specialization
Special Problems
Special Topics in Area of Specialization
Other advisor-approved courses 6000 level and above in teaching field (i.e., CTCT, AGEC, AGRI, AGRN, ANSC, CSES, ENTM, ENVI, FISH, FORY, HORT, PLPA, POUL, or RSOC)
Survey of Special Education/Diversity Course: 3 hours3
RSED 6000/6006 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality OR state-approved diversity course 1
Additional Courses: 15 Hours
Select 15 hours from the following:15
Principles of Coordination
Foundations of Career and Technical Education
Youth Program Development
Career and Occupational Information
Integrating Technology in Career and Technical Education
Advanced Teaching Methods
Advanced Program Planning in Area of Specialization
Program Evaluation
Administration of Career and Technical Education
Comprehensive Planning in Career and Technical Education
Clinical Supervision
Research in Career and Technical Education
Practicum in Area of Specialization 2
Field Project 2
Other advisor-approved supporting courses 6000 level and above 3
Total Hours30
1

RSED 6000/6 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality must be used to fulfill requirement if survey of special education course was not completed for prior level certification. It may not be used to fulfill the requirement if a survey of special education course was completed for prior level certification. State-approved diversity courses for Auburn University are posted on the ALSDE website.

2

 To ensure a field experience, CTCT 8910 is required for those seeking Class AA certification only; this requirement is in addition to any practicum credit counted for Class A certification. CTCT 8980/CTCT 8986 is required for those seeking the EdS degree.

3

Supporting courses must be applicable to the area of certification (e.g., research, assessment/evaluation, classroom management, pedagogy, human behavior/development, foundations, technology, teaching field).

In addition to the Graduate School requirement of a cumulative 3.0 GPA on all AU courses carrying graduate credit, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 is required on all courses used to meet program requirements.   

Coursework used to meet Class A certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class AA certification.

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.