English Language Arts Education – MEd/MS, EdS, PhD

English Language Arts Education - MEd (Alternative Certification)

Alternative Class A Education Program Checklist
Teaching Field: 12 hours 1
At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses.
CTRD 6000/6006Language and Literacy in the Content Areas 23
Select 9 hours of advisor-approved 6000-7000 level courses in English9
Professional Studies: 21 hours
CTSE 7520Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7530Organization of Program in Area of Specialization3
or CTSE 7510 Research Studies in Area of Specialization
CTSE 7540Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization3
RSED 6000/6006Advanced Survey of Exceptionality 23
CTSE 6210/6216Teacher Inquiry Workshop: Problems and Possibilities 31
CTSE 7920/7926Clinical Residency 38
Total Hours33
1

English Language Arts programs shall require at least one course in two areas within the broader field.

2

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.

3

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 graduate program hours noted above and must be completed prior to Clinical Residency. 


English Language Arts Education - MEd (Certification)

Class A Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 12 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be teaching field courses.
Select 9 hours of advisor-approved 6000-7000 level courses in English 9
Select 3 hours of advisor-approved 6000-7000 level courses in the teaching field (i.e., speech, grammar, reading, rhetoric, or composition) 13
Survey of Special Education/Diversity Course: 3 hours
RSED 6000/6006 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality OR state-approved diversity course 23
Additional Courses: 15 hours
Required: 10 hours
CTSE 7520Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7540Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7910/7916Practicum in Area of Specialization1
EDMD 7210/7216Integration of Technology Into Curriculum3
Select 5 hours from the following:5
Research Studies in Area of Specialization
Organization of Program in Area of Specialization
Directed Studies
Practicum in Area of Specialization
Special Topics
Research and Thesis
Other advisor-approved supporting courses 6000 level and above 3
Total Hours30
1

English Language Arts programs shall require at least one course in two areas within the broader field. 

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. 


English Language Arts Education - MS (Non-certification)

English Language Arts Education - MS (Non-certification)
CTSE 7000/7006Orientation to Teaching and Learning1
CTSE 7800/7806Capstone in Teaching and Learning2
Teaching and Learning: 3 Hours3
Instructional Design and Development (or other advisor- approved instructional design course – 3 hrs)
Advisor-Approved CTSE (English Language Arts) Courses: 9 Hours9
Advisor-Approved Electives: 15 Hours15
Total Hours30


English Language Arts Education - EdS (Certification)

Class AA Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 12 Hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be teaching field courses.
Select 9 hours of advisor-approved 6000-7000 level courses in English 9
Select 3 hours of advisor-approved 6000-7000 level courses in the teaching field (i.e., speech, grammar, reading, rhetoric, or composition) 13
Survey of Special Education/Diversity Course: 3 hours3
RSED 6000/6006 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality OR state-approved diversity course 2
Additional Courses: 15 hours
Select 15 hours from the following:15
Research Studies in Area of Specialization
Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization 3
Organization of Program in Area of Specialization
Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization 3
Directed Studies
Practicum in Area of Specialization 4
Special Topics
Field Project 4
Other advisor-approved supporting courses 6000 level and above 5
Total Hours30
1

English Language Arts programs shall require at least one course in two areas within the broader field. 

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

CTSE 7520 required if a graduate level course in curriculum and teaching in English Education not previously completed; CTSE 7540 required if a graduate level course in evaluation of English Education not previously completed. 

4

To ensure a field experience, CTSE 7910/CTSE 7916 is required for those seeking Class AA certification only; this requirement is in addition to any practicum credit counted for Class A certification. CTSE 8980/CTSE 8986 is required for those seeking the EdS degree. 

5

 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. 

English Language Arts Education - PhD

English Language Arts Education - PhD
Required Departmental Courses: 22 Hours22
Research Studies in Area of Specialization
Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization
Organization of Program in Area of Specialization
Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization
Research and Dissertation
Research: 18 Hours18
Basic Methods in Education Research
Theory and Methodology of Qualitative Research
Design and Analysis in Education I
Other Approved Research Electives
Department Electives: 6 Hours6
Language Study for Teachers
Rhetoric and Composition for Teachers
Language Study for Teachers
Teaching Field: 30 Hours 30
ENGL 6000-8000 (24-30)
COMM 6000-8000 (6)
Common Areas: 12 Hours12
Total Hours88