Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction

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Education (M.A.): Concentration in Elementary Education — 30 units

Credential Courses to Be Counted Toward the MA Degree (12 units)

E ED 701Social, Cultural, and Historical Foundations of Education3
E ED 777Curriculum and Instruction in Science3
E ED 782Teaching Reading and Language Arts: K-53
E ED 786Seminar in Developmental Teaching and Learning3

Additional Required Courses (9 units)

At least nine units must form an Area of Specialization:

E ED 765Elementary School Science3
E ED 7693
ISED 797Seminar in Educational Research3

Elective Courses (6 units)

In consultation with their academic advisor, students should select 6 elective units in the Department of Elementary Education or other academic departments university-wide that are relevant to their academic and professional learning goals. All electives must be approved by the academic advisor. Options include but are not limited to:
E ED 615Environmental Education in Early Childhood Education3
E ED 726Engaging Young Writers in Classroom Settings, TK-123
E ED 7603
E ED 761School Mathematics: Problem Solving3
E ED 767Elementary School Creative Arts3
E ED 850Mathematics and Science Inquiry for Children3
Relevant science content courses, with approval of advisor.

Culminating Experience (3 units)

E ED 895Field Study Project3