It is assumed that a candidate for the Master of Science degree has made a commitment to the scholarly study of education and to teaching as a career. Secondary education programs include courses in professional education, the teaching fields, and general education.
Candidates should apply to the College of Education for acceptance to a teacher education program no later than the fourth semester of their enrollment at Alabama State University. Upon acceptance to a program, an adviser in Secondary Education will be assigned to assist in designing an acceptable program. The adviser in the College of Education will coordinate the advisement process with the adviser in the teaching fields.
Candidates seeking certification in other states should seek advisement from the Certification Officer in the College of Education.
Curriculum and Teaching (6 semester hours)
- EDU 515 Instructional Strategies for Teachers (3)
- EDU 505 Curriculum in Secondary Schools (3)
Foundation of Professional Studies (6 semester hours)
- EDU 531 Modern Issues in Education or (3)
- EDU 554 Contrasting Philosophies of Education and (3)
- EDU 541 Advanced Educational Psychology or (3)
- EDU 527 Human Development and Behavior (3)
Survey of Special Education (0-3 semester hours)
- SED 500 Exceptional Students in Inclusive Schools (0-3)
Evaluation of Teaching and Learning (3 semester hours)
- EDU 511 Statistical Techniques, Research, and Evaluation (3)
Teaching Field (12 semester hours)
- Adviser-approved courses (12)
Technology (3 semester hours)
- EDT 574 Computer-Based Instructional Technologies (3)
Additional Elective Courses
- EDT 575 Current and Emerging Instructional Technologies (0-3)
- EDT 576 Integration of Technology into K-12 Curriculum (0-3)
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