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M.Ed., Elementary Education

The Graduate Program in Elementary Education


gradprogram.jpgThe program in Elementary Education is designed to meet the needs of the classroom teacher of grades K-6. The student successfully fulfilling the program requirements will qualify for North Carolina licensure at the Advanced level.  


Candidates must complete 33 semester hours of coursework:

Core Courses  

Hours

EDUC 5102 School Curriculum

3

EDUC 5103 Research Methods for the Classroom Teacher

3

EDUC 5104 Advanced Educational Psychology

3

EDUC 5111 Teacher Leadership

3

EDUC 5116 Action Research I

3

EDUC 5117 Action Research II

3

EDUC 5118 Graduate Capstone

3

EDUC 5502 Theory of Numbers

3

A  language arts course selected from ONE the following five courses:
- EDUC 4351G Developmental Reading Instruction                
- EDUC 4952G Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Difficulties                
- EDUC 4954G Content Area Multiliteracies                
- EDUC 5301 Literacy Methods for English / Language Arts Teachers            
- EDUC 5204 Literature in the Elementary Classroom

3

*Two electives

6

TOTAL

33

*National Board Certification in the areas of Early Childhood Generalist or Middle Childhood Generalist may be substituted for one elective course.