M.Ed. Elementary Social Studies Education (K-8)

Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction (37 semester hours)

Emphasis Concentration in Elementary Social Studies Education (K-8)

I. Core (9 semester hours)

Research (select one: 3 semester hours)

  • CIG 690 Teachers as Action Researchers (formerly CIG 705)
  • EPY 702 Research Methods
  • EPY 703 Teachers as Consumers and Producers of Educational Research

Foundations (select one: 3 semester hours)

  • CIG 603 Urban Education (formerly CIG 703)
  • CIG 660 Multicultural Education (formerly CIG 750)
  • 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)

  • CIE 681 Elementary School Instruction (formerly CIE 701)
  • CIE 683 Elementary Classroom Management (formerly CIE 702)
  • CIE 685 Elementary Education Curriculum (formerly CIE 703)
  • CIG 602 Differentiated Curriculum and Instruction (formerly CIG 702)

II. Concentration: Elementary Social Studies Education (24 semester hours)

Social Studies (12 semester hours)

Required

  • CIE 640 Topics Elementary School Social Studies (formerly CIE 740)
  • CIE 645 Instructional Elementary Social Studies Education (formerly CIE 745)
  • CIE 649 Curriculum Development Elementary School Social Education (formerly CIE 749)

Select one: integrate social studies content

  • CIT 609 Internet for Educators (formerly CIT 709)
  • CIT 608 Integrating Computer-Based Technology Teaching and Learning (formerly CIT 720)

Social Science Content (12 semester hours)

  • Select three 600-level social science courses from Liberal Arts.

III. Culminating Experience (4 semester hours)

  • CIG 689 Curriculum and Instruction Seminar: Social Studies Education (formerly CIG 717; 3 semester hours - must be taken prior to Culminating Experience)
  • CIG 697 Curriculum and Instruction Culminating Experience: Social Studies (formerly CIG 715; 1 semester hour)