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Plan of Study

M.S.Ed. in Adolescence Education: Mathematics (7-12)

Tier I: Core Courses (12 credits)

Old # New # Course Title Credits
EDI 601 TED 505 Issues in Education 3
EDS 600 TED 510 Introduction to Students w/Disabilities 3
EDI 643 TED 515 Multicultural Perspectives in Education 3
EDI 551 TED 575 Lives of Adolescents 3

Before moving to Tier II, students must demonstrate proficiency as follows:

  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Pass the Liberal Arts and Science Test (LAST)
  • Demonstrate competency in writing
  • Satisfactorily complete the initial portfolio submission

Tier II: Methods Courses (16 credits)

Old # New # Course Title Credits
EDS 640 TED 520 Language and Literacy 3
EDI 677 TED 560 Teaching Methods in Middle Childhood/Adol 3
EDS 618 TED 550 Teaching Literacy and Language Arts 5-12 3
HE 205A TED 545 Promoting Wellness in the Classroom 1
EDI 700 Elective (Special Ed courses toward certification) 3
One ONLY: Select one below based on area of concentration: 3
EDI 658 TED 566 Teaching English in Secondary School
EDI 659 TED 571 Teaching Mathematics in Secondary School
EDI 655 TED 572 Teaching Science in Secondary School
EDI 660 TED 567 Teaching Social Studies in Secondary School

Before moving to Tier III, students should pass the ATS-W (secondary) and the CST in the subject area. Students must also be fingerprinted.

Field Experiences (2 credits) and Student Teaching (4 credits)= T: 6 credits

Old # New # Course Title Credits
EDI 712 TED 745/746(2)
TED 750/752(4)
Field Experiences & Supervised Student
Teaching and Seminar: Adolescence

34 Credits Total

Portfolio Requirements

Initial portfolios should be submitted after 12-15 credits. A student must have a passing first portfolio submission in order to apply for student teaching.

Final portfolios should be submitted one semester prior to the final semester in the program. Portfolios need to be judged as satisfactory or better before the degree will be granted.

See Portfolio Guidelines