M.Ed. in C&I Secondary Education Emphasis

Emphasis Concentration in Secondary Education (7-12)

I. Core (9 semester hours)

Research (select one: 3 semester hours)

  • CIG 690 Teacher as Action Researcher
  • EPY 702 Research Methods
  • EPY 703 Teachers as Producers and Consumers of Educational Research

Foundations (select one: 3 semester hours)

  • CIG 660* Multicultural Education
  • EPY 707 Adolescent Development
  • EPY 711 Human Growth and Development
  • EPY 712 Foundations of Learning and Cognition

Curriculum and Instruction (select one: 3 semester hours)

  • CIG 602 Differentiated Curriculum and Instruction
  • CIS 682 Secondary School Instruction

II. Concentration: Secondary Education (24 semester hours)

Pedagogy (6 semester hours)

  • CIS 684 Secondary Education Curriculum (MUST be completed within final 30-36 hours of study and before enrollment in CIG 697 C&I Culminating Experience.)
  • CIG 603 Urban Education

Subject Area (9 semester hours)
Select 9 semester hours from one of the subject areas below:

1. English Education (one methods** course required)

  • CIL 610 Content Area Literacy
  • **CIL 642 Instruction English Education
  • CIL 643 Curriculum Development English Education
  • CIL 616 Teaching Writing
  • 600-700 level course(s) in English

2. Mathematics Education (one methods** course required)

  • CIG 621 Principles of Mathematics Learning
  • CIS 620 Topics Secondary Mathematics Education (limited to 3 total hours)
  • **CIS 622 Instruction Middle School Mathematics Education
  • **CIS 624 Instruction Secondary School Mathematics Education
  • CIS 628 Applications of Technology in Secondary Mathematics
  • 600-700 level course(s) in Mathematics

3. Science Education (one methods** course required)

  • CIS 630 Topics Secondary Science Education (limited to 3 total hours)
  • **CIS 632 Instruction Middle School Science Education
  • **CIS 634 Instruction Secondary Science Education
  • CIS 639 Curriculum Development Secondary Science Education
  • CIS 638 Applications of Technology in Secondary Science
  • 600-700 level course(s) in Biology, Chemistry, Geosciences, and/or Physics

4. Social Studies (one methods** course required)

  • CIS 640 Topics Secondary Social Studies Education (limited to 3 total hours)
  • **CIS 644 Instruction Secondary Social Studies Education
  • CIS 649 Curriculum Development Secondary Social Studies Education
  • 600-700 level course(s) in Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology and/or Sociology

     

5. Art (one methods** course required)

  • CIG 650 Art History for the Art Educator
  • CIG 651 Aesthetics and Criticism Art Education
  • CIG 652 Technology Applications Art Education
  • **CIG 653 Instruction Discipline-Based Art Education 700 level course(s) in Art

6. Other Subject Areas (such as Business, Foreign Languages, or Performing Arts, etc.)

  • Advisor approved 600 or 700 level courses in subject area

Cognate Area (9 semester hours)
Select one cognate area with advisor approval:

1. Multicultural Education

  • CIG 660* Multicultural Education
  • CIG 661 Topics in Multicultural Education (limited to 3 total hours)
  • CIG 662 Theory and Research in Multicultural Education
  • CIL 684 Multicultural Literature and Materials
  • CIL 693 Literacy Issues for a Diverse Society

2. Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)***

  • CIL 651R Theories of Second Language Acquisition
  • CIL 652R TESL Methods and Material
  • CIL 653 TESL Curriculum
  • CIL 654 TESL Assessment Procedures

*** If elective is within the TESL cognate area, meets Nevada Department of Education (NDE) 12-credit endorsement requirements for TESL.

3. Technology Education***

  • CIT 602 Computers in the Secondary Curriculum
  • CIT 607 Technology as Mindtools for Education
  • CIT 609 Internet for Educators
  • CIT 611 Desktop Publishing for Educators
  • CIT 620 Integrating Computer Based Technology in Teaching and Learning
  • CIT 649 Methods of Teaching Computer Applications

*** If elective is within the TECHNOLOGY cognate area and selected courses correlate with NDE requirements, meets NDE 12-credit endorsement requirements for Computer Applications.

4. Select a cognate area with advisor approval (e.g., Educ Psychology, Gifted Educ, etc.)

  • *Course cannot satisfy requirements in more than one category.

III. Elective (3 semester hours)

  • Select with advisor approval.

IV. Culminating Experience (1 semester hour)

Registration for the Culminating Experience is restricted to students who have 6 credits or less remaining in their program of study.