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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
At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses.
CTRD 6000/6006Language and Literacy in the Content Areas3
Select 9 hours of advisor approved 6000-7000 level courses in English *9
Professional Studies: 18-21 hours
CTSE 7520/7526Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7530/7536Organization of Program in Area of Specialization3
or CTSE 7510 Research Studies in Area of Specialization
CTSE 7540/7546Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7920/7926Clinical Residency8
CTSE 6210/6216Teacher Inquiry Workshop: Problems and Possibilities1
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality (only required if not previously completed)
Total Hours30
*

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

Undergraduate courses may be required by your advisor 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.

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.

Additional Undergraduate Work May Be Required


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)3
English Language Arts programs shall require at least one course in two areas within the broader field.
Additional Courses: 18 hours
Required: 10 hours
CTSE 7520/7526Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7540/7546Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7910/7916Practicum in Area of Specialization1
EDMD 7210/7216Integration of Technology Into Curriculum3
Select 8 hours from the following:8
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
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality (only required if not previously completed) *
Other advisor approved courses 6000 level and above (e.g., Teaching field, pedagogy, research, evaluation, human behavior/development, foundations, technology)
Total Hours30
*

Required if survey of special education course not previously completed.

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

All course substitutions must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including any 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)3
English Language Arts programs shall require at least one course in two areas within the broader field.
Additional Courses: 18 hours
Select 18 hours from the following:18
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 *
Directed Studies
Practicum in Area of Specialization **
Special Topics
Field Project **
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality ***
Other advisor approved courses 6000 level and above (e.g., Teaching field, pedagogy, research, evaluation, human behavior/development, foundations, technology)
Total Hours30
*

CTSE 7520/CTSE 7526 required if a graduate level course in Current Issues and Trends in English Education not previously completed; CTSE 7540/CTSE 7546 required if a graduate level course in Evaluation of English Education not previously completed. 

**

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. 

***

 Required if survey of special education course not previously completed

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

All course substitutions must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including any 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