Secondary Education / Master of Arts

To obtain a Master of Arts degree in Secondary Education, candidates must complete a 39 hour program. The coursework is designed to provide pre-service teacher candidates with the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to be successful classroom teachers. In addition to the required coursework for licensure, in order to earn a Master of Arts degree in Secondary Education, candidates must successfully complete a comprehensive exam administered through the department.

Lewis offers Professional Educator Licensure in the areas of: English/language arts; mathematics; science with designations in biology, chemistry or physics; and social science with designations in history or psychology. (For content area courses, see undergraduate catalog)

See complete admission requirements in College of Education introduction.

Degree/Licensure Requirements (39)

Program: MA-SCED-E

Licensure Courses (32)

SCED-50000Field Experience 1: Secondary

1

SCED-50100Field Experience 2: Secondary

1

SCED-50700Educational Media Design for Effective Learning

1

SCED-50800Emerging Technologies for Education

1

SCED-51200Instructional Strategies and Learning Communities for Adolescents

3

SCED-51300Pedagogy and Assessment for Effective Instruction

3

SCED-5XXXXSpecial Methods (content area)

3

SCED-52200Characteristics and Development of the Adolescent Learner

3

SCED-52300Methods of Teaching Reading in the Content Areas to Adolescents

3

SCED-52500Curriculum and Instruction in the Middle School

3

SCED-54400Clinical Practice & Seminar: Secondary

6

ENLE-51000Foundations of Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations

3

SPED-50600Assistive Technology in Education

1

SPED-55700Exceptional Learners in Inclusive Communities

Degree Completion Courses (7)

RDLT-57500Practical Research for Learning Communities

3

XXXX-XXXXX4 credit hours of elective approved by advisor

4

Comprehensive Examination Required