Early Childhood Education (offered when enrollment numbers allow: minimum of 10 students required)

Foundational Courses (6 hours)
EDUC 601 Nature of Learning: Philosophical and Psychological Foundations of Education OR
EDUC 603 The School and Society
EDUC 604 Educational Research Methodology

Pedagogical Content Courses (15-18 hours)
ECED 641 Child Development and Assessment in Early Education
ECED 642 Advanced Curriculum Development in Early Education
ECED 643 Policy Issues and Programs in Early Education
ECED 644 Family Relations in Early Education
ECED 645 Action Research Seminar in Early Education (required for candidates pursuing a research project or thesis
ECED 646 Language and Literacy across the Early Childhood Curriculum

Electives (3-6 hours)
In consultation with advisor

Internship (6 hours)
ECED 647 Leadership/Inquiry Internship in Early Education

Culminating Experience
Comprehensive examination OR
Videotaped presentation of a research project and project paper OR
Thesis 

 

Literacy B-12

It is recommended that candidates take CURR 610 and EDUC 604 early in their programs. CURR 610 and 611 are prerequisites for CURR 612. EDUC 604 must be taken before CURR 635, which is a capstone course. Please note that candidates in this program are required to take the Literacy Content Specialty Test (CST). For information about this test, go to http://www.nystce.nesinc.com.

Core of Common Literacy Courses (24 hours)  

CURR 610  Foundations of Literacy Education                        
CURR 611 Methods and Materials                  
CURR 612 Diagnosis and Assessment in Reading and Literacy               
CURR 613 Practicum: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Readers:B-6 
CURR 613 Practicum: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Readers:5-12
CURR 635 Action Research in Reading and Literacy

EDUC 604 Educational Inquiry, Evaluation, and Statistics

Choice of:
CURR 620 Teaching Reading for Secondary, College and Adult Students
OR
CURR 540 Reading in the Content Areas

Electives (9 hours)
Suggested:
CURR 620 Teaching Reading for Secondary, College and Adult Students
CURR 540 Reading in the Content Areas
CURR 630 Language Arts
CURR 536 Teaching Young Adult Literature in the 7-12 Curriculum
CURR 538 Teaching Children's Literature
CURR 640 The Writing Process Pre-K - 8
1 elective under advisement

 

Childhood Multicultural Education

Core (18 hours)
EDUC 601 Philosophical and Psychological Assumptions about the Nature of Learning
EDUC 603 The School and Society
EDUC 578 Creating a Multicultural Classroom
EDUC 604 Educational Research Methodology (or approved research course in Anthropology or Sociology)
CURR 632 Mathematics, Science and Technology Methods in the Elementary Classroom
CURR 633 Mathematics, Science and Technology Methods in the Elementary Classroom

Pedagogical Content Courses (6 hours)
(choose one from Language Arts and one from Social Studies)
CURR 630 Language Arts Methods for the Elementary School
CURR 631 Multicultural Social Studies Methods for the Elementary School
EDUC 660 Theory and Practice of Multicultural Education: Language Arts subtitle
EDUC 660 Theory and Practice of Multicultural Education: Social Studies subtitle

Electives (6 hours)
EDUC 588 Philosophy of Multicultural Education
CURR 630 Language Arts Methods in the Elementary School (if not already taken)
CURR 631 Multicultural Social Studies Methods in the Elementary School (if not already taken)
EDUC 660 series with different subtitles others chosen under advisement

Culminating Experience
EDUC 699 Independent Study (1-3 credits)
EDUC 620 Master's Thesis or Project Research (3 credits)

 

Adolescence Education

English
EDUC 601 The Nature of Learning: Philosophical and Psychological Foundations of Learning*
EDUC 603 The School and Society*
EDUC 604 Educational Research Methodology*
CURR 536 Teaching Young Adult Literature*
EDUC 625 Studies in Education*
CURR 635 Action Research in Reading & Literacy*
ENGL 401 Creative Writing+
ENGL 406 Writing for Teachers+
ENGL 444 Masters Studies in British Literature+
ENGL 445 Masters Studies in American Literature+
ENGL 460 English Language+
ENGL 499 Directed Study+
* Required course
+Designated pedagogy-linked course


French
EDUC 601 The Nature of Learning: Philosophical and Psychological Foundations of Learning*
EDUC 603 The School and Society*
FREN 413 Contemporary French Society+
FREN 416 Grammar and Syntax+
FREN 417 French Phonology+
FREN 418 Advanced Grammar and Composition+
FREN 419 History of the Language
FREN 423 Linguistics
FREN 425 French Civilization+
FREN 426The French Speaking World Outside Europe+
FREN 450 Early French Literature
FREN 455 Classical Period and Enlightenment
FREN 465 Selected Topics in French Literature
FREN 460 From Romanticism to Le Nouveau Roman
* Required course
+Designated pedagogy-linked course


Math
EDUC 601 The Nature of Learning: Philosophical and Psychological Foundations of Learning*
EDUC 603 The School and Society*
EDUC 604 Educational Research Methodology*
INTD 610 Seminar on Secondary School Mathematics and Pedagogy*
MATH 521 Foundations of the Calculus+
MATH 532 Classical Algebra+
MATH 533 Applied Linear Algebra+
MATH 535 Transformational Geometry+
MATH 536 Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Geometry+
MATH 537 Applied Combinatorics+
MATH 560 Statistical Methods+
MATH 570 History and Fundamental Concepts of Math+
MATH 575 Applied and Computational Mathematics+
MATH 599 Directed Study+
* Required course
+Designated pedagogy-linked course


Social Studies
EDUC 601 The Nature of Learning: Philosophical and Psychological Foundations of Learning*
EDUC 603 The School and Society*
EDUC 604 Educational Research Methodology*
CURR 540 Reading in the Content Areas*
INTD 697 Interdepartmental Seminar in the Social Studies*
INTD 690 Seminar in Secondary Education*
ANTH 515 Iroquois Field School+
ECON 599 Directed Study+
GEOG 599 Directed Study+
HIST 599 Directed Study+
PLSC 599 Directed Study+
SOCL 599 Directed Study+
* Required course
+Designated pedagogy-linked course

Spanish
EDUC 601 The Nature of Learning: Philosophical and Psychological Foundations of Learning*
EDUC 603 The School and Society*
SPAN 513 Contemporary Spanish Civilization+
SPAN 514 Contemporary Spanish-American Civilization
SPAN 516 Grammar and Syntax+
SPAN 517 Phonology
SPAN 518 Advanced Grammar and Composition+
SPAN 519 History of the Language
SPAN 523 Linguistics
SPAN 525 Spanish Civilization+
SPAN 526 Spanish-American Civilizations+
SPAN 550 Early Spanish Literature
SPAN 552 Golden Age Spanish Literature
SPAN 553 Colonial Latin-American Literature
SPAN 562 Nineteenth-Century Spanish Literature
SPAN 563 Nineteenth-Century Latin-American Literature
SPAN 572 Spanish Literature of the Twentieth Century
SPAN 573 Twentieth-Century Latin-American Literature
SPAN 582 Selected Topics in Hispanic Literature
* Required course
+Designated pedagogy-linked course