Total Hours: 36 or 39 (Foundation Courses, Concentration/Focus Area Courses, and Research)
|FOUNDATION COURSES||15 HOURS|
|ED 704: Foundations of Educational Research||3 hrs.|
|ED 720: Curriculum||3 hrs.|
|ED 780: Educational Technology Applied to Classroom*||3 hrs.|
|ED 706: Learning and Education||3 hrs.|
|ED 700: Creating a Professional Learning Community||3 hrs.|
*Education Technology Leader will take either ED 681 or ED 684.
|ED 798: Final Project or||3 hrs.|
|ED 799: Thesis||6 hrs.|
MEDCI Concentration Areas
- Academically Gifted
FOCUS AREA COURSES 18 HOURS ED 763: Social Emotional Needs of Gifted 3 hrs. ED 764: Characteristics of Gifted 3 hrs. ED 765: Methods of Teaching the Gifted 3 hrs. ED 766: Curriculum Development for the Gifted 3 hrs. ED 773: Developing Creative Thought 3 hrs. ED 777: Practicum in Gifted Education 3 hrs.
- Educational Technology Leader
FOCUS AREA COURSES 18 HOURS ED 681: Multimedia and Video or ED 684: Educational Telecommunications, Networks, Internet* 3 hrs. ED 785: Technology Leadership in Schools 3 hrs. ED 786: Technology Planning and Administration 3 hrs. ED 787: Professional Development for K-12 Technology Integration 3 hrs. ED 788: Advanced Telecommunications and Distance Education 3 hrs. ED 789: Educational Technology Research, Evaluation and Assessment 3 hrs.
*Either ED 681 or 684 will have been taken as one of the Foundations courses.
- Library Science
FOCUS AREA COURSES 18 HOURS LIBS 612: Library Materials for Adolescents 3 hrs. LIBS 615: Library Materials for Children 3 hrs. LIBS 617: Organization of Library Materials 3 hrs. LIBS 618: School Library Administration 3 hrs. LIBS 627: Information Sources and Services 3 hrs. LIBS 630: Practicum 3 hrs.
- Reading and Literacy
FOCUS AREA COURSES 18 HOURS ED 740: Foundations in Reading 3 hrs. ED 741: Reading Assessment 3 hrs. ED 743: Practicum in Reading 3 hrs. ED 744: Reading in the Content Area 3 hrs. EDL 707: Utilizing Data for School Improvement 3 hrs. ED 734: Creating Multicultural Connections Through Literature 3 hrs.
- English as a Second Language
FOCUS AREA COURSES 18 HOURS ESL 601: Language and Culture 3 hrs. ESL 602: Linguistics for the ESL Educator 3 hrs. ESL 603: Methods for Teaching English as a Second Language 3 hrs. ESL: 604: Curriculum and the Multicultural Classroom 3 hrs. EDL 707: Utilizing Data for School Improvement 3 hrs. ED 734 Creating Multicultural Connections Through Literature 3 hrs.
- Secondary Content Eighteen hours of graduate level courses are selected in the area of certification: English, math, science, or social studies. These courses may be used toward the Highly Qualified endorsement. Approval is required prior to enrollment in these courses.