Mar 01, 2021  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Curriculum and Instruction MA - STEM

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Areas of Study

  • Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Concentrations for Elementary Teachers: Science, Mathematics, or Mathematics/Science
  • Concentrations for Secondary Teachers: Science or Mathematics

Curriculum and instruction (C&I) studies lead to an advanced master’s degree in curriculum and instruction. All programs require 36 semester hours, including the C&I core or its equivalent. The core courses provide a sound basis in curriculum theory, teacher inquiry, appreciation of diversity and philosophical foundations. The various specializations allow teachers to focus in an area of interest.

Elementary teachers can select from concentrations in mathematics, science, or mathematics/science. Secondary teachers may choose concentrations in mathematics or science.

Science (Elementary or Secondary)

Comprehensive Experience (COMPS)

C&I programs require each student to complete a master’s comprehensive experience, known as COMPS, that consists of a project or research thesis completed in consultation with their faculty advisor.  Details may be obtained from your faculty advisor.

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