Alternative Class A Program Master of Science in Education Major:Secondary Education Teaching Field: Family and Consumer Sciences (6-12)

Core Requirements (30-33 semester hours):

  ESE    500       Research and Statistics in Secondary Education (3)

  ESE    502       Curriculum Development in Secondary Schools (3)

  ESE    505       Education Methods, Assessment and Technology in Secondary Schools (3)

  ESE    561       Foundations of Secondary Education (3)

  ESE    567       Literacy Theory and Practice (3)

*SPE    500       Survey Course in Special Education (3) (SPE 500 is only required if SPE 300 was not previously completed.)

 CTE    544       Assessment of Learning for Career and Technical Education (3)

 CTE    506       Practicum in Career Technical Education (3)

 CTE    516       Methods of Teaching for Career and Technical Education (3)

 ED      595       Internship in Education (3) Equivalent to undergraduate student teaching and requires a semester long internship in the public

                       schools. This must be scheduled during the last semester of course work.

 ED      596       Reflective Practices in Education (3)  Must be taken concurrently with ED 595.

 

Teaching Field Requirements (15 semester hours):

By faculty advisement, 15 graduate semester hours must be completed.

CTE     500       History & Philosophy of Career and Technical Education (3)

FCS      526      Contemporary Issues in Textiles and Fashion (3)

FCS      538      Critical Issues in Nutrition and Food Sciences (3)

FCS      552      Advanced Human Development and Family Relations (3)

CTE     560       Advanced Methods for Teaching Career & Technical Education (3)

 **ED 595 Internship in Education, is equivalent to undergraduate student teaching and requires a semester long internship in the public schools. This must be scheduled during the last semester of course work.

 

45-48 Graduate Semester Hours Required for this Degree

Undergraduate deficiency courses other than those listed below may be required.  Consult your advisor.

Undergraduate Requirements: 5 hours of undergraduate course work in professional studies to include the following:

ED       300       Introduction to Teacher Education (2)

CTE     350       Professional & Technical Competency for Career & Technical Ed (3)

 

Students must have earned an undergraduate degree in family and consumer sciences OR complete 32 semester hours of approved undergraduate course work in family and consumer sciences with a minimum of 19 semester hours at the 300-400 levels to include the approved courses listed below OR earn passing scores on the appropriate Praxis II Family & Sciences exam.

Notes:

Students must meet eligibility requirements for the alternative class A teacher certification program.

 Completion of this program leads to eligibility for class A (master’s) teacher certification in family consumer science (6-12).

 Candidates admitted (to enroll in courses in a Class A teaching field program) may complete no more than five approved program courses prior to unconditional admission to the program (this includes transfer credit). Exceptions to this rule must be approved by the Dean of the School of Education and the Dean/Associate Dean of Graduate Studies.

 Successful completion of appropriate Praxis II examinations is required prior to internship for all alternative class A programs.