M.Ed. Secondary Social Studies Education (7-12)

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

Emphasis Concentration in Secondary Social Studies Education (7-12)

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)

  • CIG 602 Differentiated Curriculum and Instruction (formerly CIG 702)
  • CIS 682 Secondary School Instruction (formerly CIS 704)
  • CIS 684 Secondary Education Curriculum (formerly CIS 705)

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

Social Studies (12 semester hours)

Required

  • CIS 640 Topics Secondary Education (formerly CIS 707; limited to 3 total hours)
  • CIS 644 Instructional Methods Secondary Education (formerly CIS 708)
  • CIS 649 Curriculum Development Secondary Social Studies Education (formerly CIS 709)

Select one: integrate social studies content

  • CIT 609 Internet for Educators (formerly CIT 709)
  • CIT 608 Integrating 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 649 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)