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School of
Education
2001-2003
Graduate
Academic Bulletin

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Master of Science in Education Degree

Master of Science in Education Degree

Master of Science (M.S.) degrees are offered in 14 specialization areas in the School of Education. Some master’s programs are offered at both the Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses. Others are available at only one campus. Students must apply for admi ssion to the campus at which the degree is conferred. Course work for most programs is offered at both campuses, and is treated interchangeably in graduate programs. Application procedures and admission criteria are described in the chapter entitled “Admission to Graduate Programs.”

Master’s programs available at the Bloomington campus:

  • Art Education
  • Counseling and Counselor Education (school and agency tracks)
  • Educational Psychology (psychology and inquiry tracks)
  • Elementary Education (elementary and early childhood tracks)
  • Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) (higher education and student affairs tracks)
  • History and Philosophy of Education (history and philosophy tracks)
  • Instructional Systems Technology
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Language Education (English, foreign language, and reading education tracks)
  • Educational Leadership (elementary and secondary tracks)
  • Secondary Education (general, mathematics, music, and science education tracks)
  • Social Studies Education
  • Special Education
Master’s programs available at the Indianapolis campus:
  • Adult Education
  • Counseling and Counselor Education (school and agency tracks)
  • Elementary Education (elementary and early childhood tracks)
  • Language Education (English and reading education tracks)
  • Educational Leadership (elementary and secondary tracks)
  • Secondary Education (general, mathematics, and science education tracks)
  • Special Education
In addition, a music education master’s program is available through the School of Music, Bloomington (see School of Music Bulletin); a cooperative program in education and library science is available through the School of Li brary and Information Science (see School of Library and Information Science Bulletin); and a master’s program in art education is available at Indianapolis through the Herron Schoo l of Art (see Herron School of Art Bulletin).

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General Requirements for Master’s Programs

A master of science in education program requires a minimum of 36 credit hours. Some master’s programs require more than 36 hours. Up to 6 credits may be undergraduate course hours at the 300 and 400 level. (Courses counted in a bachelor’s degree may not be counted in a master’s degree.) All programs require that some minimum number of credit hours be taken in the major area of specialization. (This minimum varies across programs, from 12 to 30 credit hours.) Some programs also have course requirements in the areas of research and foundations. There is no “general” master’s program in education.

A minimum of 12 credit hours must be taken outside of the major program area for all master’s programs. Specific course requirements for each program are listed in this chapter. Master’s degree students must complete all program course work within seven years of matriculating in the program. Regulations governing all graduate programs in education are found in the chapter entitled “Policies Governing Graduate Programs.”

Faculty Advisor
An advisor from the major program area must be selected by the student or assigned by the department. Students should check with the department office at Bloomington or the Office of Student Services at Indianapolis for information about the assignment of faculty advisors. See the section entitled “The School of Education” for a listing of program advisors.

Program of Studies
For each master’s program there is a program outline form for use in planning the specific courses to be included in a student’s program of studies. This form is available from the respective departmental offices at Bloomington, or from the Office of Stud ent Services at Indianapolis. It must be completed, signed by the student’s advisor, and submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies at least three months prior to the date of graduation from the program.

Master’s Thesis
A master’s thesis is an option in many program areas. Some programs encourage their students to carry out master’s thesis research. Carrying out master’s thesis research and writing a master’s thesis are particularly valuable experiences for students who seek a scholarly career. Students who choose to write a master’s thesis should incorporate appropriate research course work in their program of studies.

Students who opt to do a master’s thesis must enroll in 6 credit hours of 599 Master’s Thesis as part of the minimum 36 credit hour requirement for the degree. A master’s research committee must be appointed. This committee consists of two or three facult y members. The thesis director must be from the major area of specialization.

The thesis study must include the gathering of information or data to answer a question that has been posed that is pertinent to the area of specialization of the student’s major. A thesis manuscript must be written and submitted to the research committee . Upon approval by the research committee, the department chair, and the associate dean for graduate studies, two bound copies of the thesis must be filed with the Office of Graduate Studies at Bloomington or the Office of Student Services at Indianapolis .

The thesis manuscript must explain all aspects of the study, including the question posed, the rationale for the study, a literature review, method and procedure for collecting information to answer the question, procedure for data reduction, synthesis an d analysis, conclusions of the study, and educational implications. It must be typed or computer printed on 8 x 11 inch rag paper. A nationally approved professional manuscript style (usually one used by a professional organization in the student’s field) must be followed. The printing and figures must be in black ink on white paper. Figures must be on 8 x11 inch paper.

The thesis must be defended in an public oral examination. The announcement of this examination must be submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies at Bloomington, or the Office of Student Services at Indianapolis, four weeks prior to the examination date for dissemination to school faculty. The committee members assess the quality of the manuscript and of the oral defense. They must approve the thesis in order for a passing grade to be awarded in 599.

Forms for the appointment of a thesis committee, for the acceptance of thesis proposal, and for the passing of the oral defense, as well as information about the format for the thesis manuscript, are available in Guide to the Preparation of the Master’ s Thesis in Education, available from the Office of Graduate Studies.

Practicum
Some programs require practicum course work; in other programs practicums are optional. Practicum course work focuses on experiences and activities in the field.

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Master of Arts in Teaching

Another master’s degree, offered through the University Graduate School, is the Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.). Students in M.A.T. programs do not major in education. They major in a subject field (usually in arts and sciences). M.A.T. programs are u seful for secondary teachers desiring to professionalize their teaching license or to earn an original teaching license in conjunction with a master’s degree. Those seeking original licenses or adding an endorsement must meet these requirements (see chapt er entitled “Licensure and Endorsement”). Application to M.A.T. programs is not through the School of Education. It is through the department in which the M.A.T. student is majoring. Two M.A.T. programs which are popula r with secondary teachers are the General Science Program and the Social Studies Program (see University Graduate School Bulletin).

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Programs That Combine a Master’s Degree with a Teaching License

The Elementary Certification Graduate Program (ECGP) admits students whose bachelor’s degree is not in education and who wish to be trained as elementary school teachers. For information about this program, see the section in this bulletin on maste r’s programs in elementary education. Students may also work with an advisor to pursue separate certification and master’s programs concurrently. This option is available for all master’s programs.

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Course Requirements for Each Master’s Program

The remainder of this chapter is dedicated to a detailed listing of the requirements for each of the education master’s degree programs offered in the School the Education.

Program Listing:

Adult Education

Program Office:
IUPUI, Union Building Room 503, (317) 274-3472
fax (317) 278-2280.
The master’s program in adult education is designed to provide the knowledge and skills required of an adult educator/human resource development specialist. Prospective students must have an interview with an adult education faculty member before admissio n. The adult education program is offered cooperatively by the Indiana University School of Continuing Studies and is widely available throughout the state via distance learning media.

The program offers specialties in:

  • Adult religious education
  • Consulting
  • Distance learning
  • Human resource development
  • Instructional design for adult programs
  • Instruction/facilitation in individual and group learning
  • Labor education
  • Organizational development
  • Training and development
  • Training management
  • Workforce development
Each specialty leads to a certificate as part of the master’s degree. A wide choice of careers is available to adult education majors. Among the organizations and institutions to professionally trained adult educators may apply in the above specialties ar e hospitals, businesses, industries, professional organizations, religious organizations, community human service groups, public schools, and many associations and councils. Adult education courses and certificates programs may be taken as electives to su pplement work in other major interest areas.

Students must complete a minimum of 36 credit hours, including the following:

I. Major (21 cr.)
D500 Introduction to Adult Educational Theory (3 cr.)
D505 The Adult as a Client of Education I (3 cr.)
D506 The Adult as a Client of Education II (3 cr.)
D512 Seminar in Forms and Forces of Adult Education (3 cr.)

Choose 9 credit hours:
D521 Participation Training (2 cr.)
D550 Practicum in Adult Education (1-3 cr.)
D590 Independent Study in Adult Education (cr. arr.)
X599 Master’s Thesis in Education (6 cr.)
D600 Seminar in the Teaching-Learning Relationship in Adult Education (3 cr.)
D613 The Diagnostic Procedure in Adult Education (3 cr.)
D625 Topical Seminar (1-3 cr.)

II. Research (6 cr.)

III. Electives (9 cr.)
Students must select 9 credit hours of graduate-level courses from outside the Adult Education Program that will fit their program of study. These courses are chosen in consultation with an adult education faculty member.

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Art Education

Program Office:

IUB, Education 3130, (812) 856-8102.
This program is available at Bloomington. (An art education master’s program is also available at Indianapolis, through the Herron School of Art at IUPUI. Students seeking information about this program should contact the Herron School of Art, 1701 N. Pen nsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202-1472.)

This program may be used to help experienced teachers improve their competencies, to help practicing artists become art teachers, and to prepare students to teach art at all levels of education. This program offers courses in curriculum theory and develop ment, computer graphics and other technology, art education history and literature, art instruction for atypical populations, development and applications of testing in art education, museum education, and other aspects of art education.

In addition to meeting the standard School of Education admission requirements, students interested in pursuing a master’s degree in art education must have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0. Applicants who do not meet this requirement may be admitted if they show evidence of successful professional activity, such as curriculum development or scholarship, or a paper that demonstrates competence in abstract thinking in the English language.

Students must complete 36 credit hours, including the following:

I. Major (18 cr.)
J500 Instruction in the Context of Curriculum (3 cr.)
Z500 Advanced Art Education (3 cr.)
12 additional credit hours in art education.

II. Foundations (3 cr.)
Choose one course:
H504 History of American Education (3 cr.)
H530 Philosophy of Education (3 cr.)
P510 Psychology in Teaching (3 cr.)
P515 Child Development (3 cr.)
P516 Adolescent Development (3 cr.)
P525 Psychological Issues in Education (3 cr.)
P540 Learning and Cognition in Education (3 cr.)
P544 Applied Cognition and Learning Strategies (3 cr.)

III. Thesis (Z599), Practicum (J538), or other courses selected with the approval of program advisor (6 cr.)

IV. Electives (9 cr.) Nine credit hours must be taken from outside the Art Education Program. These courses must complement the student’s program.

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Counseling and Counselor Education

Program Offices:

IUB, Education 4008, (812) 856-8305.
IUPUI, Education/Social Work 3115, (317) 274-6801.
This program is available at Bloomington and at Indianapolis. Students may choose either a school track, leading to a standard school counselor license, or a community track. The program provides entry-level training in accordance with the l icensure requirements of the Indiana Department of Education.

Application deadlines for the Bloomington master’s program in counseling and counselor education are April 1 and June 15 for fall matriculation and November 1 for spring matriculation. Application deadlines for the IUPUI campus in counseling and counselor education are May 1 for fall matriculation; November 1 for spring matriculation; March 1 for summer matriculation.

Students must complete a minimum of 48 credit hours, including the following:

I. Major in the School Track (39 cr.)
G502 Professional Orientation and Ethics (3 cr.)
G505 Individual Appraisal: Principles and Procedures (3 cr.)
G522 Counseling Theory (3 cr.)
G523 Laboratory in Counseling (3 cr.)
G524 Practicum in Counseling (3 cr.)
G532 Introduction to Group Counseling (3 cr.)
G542 Organization and Development of Counseling Programs (3 cr.)
G550 Internship in Counseling/Counselor Education (6 cr.—i.e., 2 sem. at 3 cr. each)
G552 Career Counseling: Theory/Practice (3 cr.)
G562 School Counseling: Intervention, Consultation, and Program Development (3 cr.)
G575 Multicultural Counseling (3 cr.)
G598 Seminar on Professional Issues (3 cr.)

II. Major in the Community Track (39 cr.)
G502 Professional Orientation and Ethics (3 cr.)
G505 Individual Appraisal: Principles and Procedures (3 cr.)
G522 Counseling Theory (3 cr.)
G523 Laboratory in Counseling (3 cr.)
G524 Practicum in Counseling (3 cr.)
G532 Introduction to Group Counseling (3 cr.)
G550 Internship in Counseling/Counselor Education (6 cr.—i.e., 2 sem. at 3 cr. each)
G552 Career Counseling: Theory/Practice (3 cr.)
G563 Foundations of Mental Health Counseling
G575 Multicultural Counseling (3 cr.)
G598 Seminar on Professional Issues (3 cr.)
G645 Psychoeducational Consultation (3 cr.)

III. Research (3 cr.)
Y520 Strategies for Educational Inquiry (3 cr.)

IV. Human Growth and Development (3 cr.)
P514 Life Span Development: Birth to Death (3 cr.)

V. Electives (3 cr.)
Three graduate credit hours outside the counseling major are required. This course should broaden understanding in psychological foundations. Specific course selection must have the approval of the student’s advisor. Programs that offer relevant course wo rk include educational psychology, special education, student affairs administration, instructional systems technology, curriculum and instruction, sociology, criminal justice, psychology, health and physical education, and anthropology.

Mental Health Counselor Licensure
For information about mental health counselor licensure, see the Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degree section for detailed information.

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Educational Psychology

Program Office:

IUB, Education 4008, (812) 856-8307.
This is a Bloomington program with some course work offered at Indianapolis. Graduates of the master’s program enter positions in research agencies and consulting firms, public schools, foundations, industries, state education departments, or the military . Many master’s students continue on to doctoral study.

In addition to meeting the standard School of Education admission requirements, students interested in pursuing a master’s degree in educational psychology must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in their last 60 credit hours of undergraduate course work.

A program planning form is available in the department office. Each student must choose an educational psychology faculty member as advisor or be assigned one. The master’s program in educational psychology offers two tracks: a psychology track and an inq uiry track. Both require 36 credit hours.

I. Psychology (9-12 cr.)
Courses are selected from one or more of the subareas of psychological studies, which include human development, learning and instructional psychology, and personality and social psychology (e.g., P512, P513, P514, P515, P516, P517, P525, P530, P540, P544 , P545, P550, P566, P575, P590, P600, P623, P640, P650, P660). Students in the psychology track must take 12 credit hours of course work in this category.

II. Inquiry (9-12 cr.)
Courses are selected from one or more of the following inquiry areas: statistics, measurement, evaluation, and qualitative or quantitative inquiry methodology (e.g., P501, Y502, Y520, Y527, Y530, Y535, Y590, Y603, Y604, Y611, Y617, Y635). Students in the inquiry track must take 12 credit hours of course work in this category.

III. Philosophy, Sociology, History or Anthropology of Education (3 cr.)
Typically an H-prefixed education course is used to fulfill this requirement.

IV. Curriculum Theory or Methods (3 cr.)
This requirement may be waived for students with undergraduate course work in education.

V. Electives (9-12 cr.)
Nine to twelve credit hours must be taken from outside the Educational Psychology Program. These include courses taken to fulfill III and IV above. Elective courses must contribute to the integrity of the student’s program and must be approved by a progra m advisor.

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Elementary and Early Childhood Education

Program Offices:

IUB, Education 3130, (812) 856-8106 or 856-8105.
IUPUI, Education/Social Work 3155, (317) 274-6801.
This program is available at Bloomington and at Indianapolis. It provides extensive professional development for practicing teachers and others with an interest in elementary and early childhood education. Students in the elementary education or th e early childhood education tracks must complete 36 credit hours. The Elementary Certification Graduate Program track is a 49 credit hour alternative that provides teacher certification. This track is intended for individuals with undergradu ate degrees in areas outside of education.

In addition to meeting the standard School of Education admission requirements, students interested in pursuing a master’s degree in elementary and early childhood education must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above. Applicants who do not meet this r equirement may be admitted if they show evidence of successful professional activity, such as curriculum development or scholarship, or a paper that demonstrates competence with abstract thinking in the English language.

ELEMENTARY EDUCATION TRACK

I. Major (12 cr.)
J500 Instruction in the Context of Curriculum (3 cr.)
E535 Elementary School Curriculum (3 cr.)

Choose two courses:
E543 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Mathematics in the Elementary Schools (3 cr.)
E545 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Reading in the Elementary Schools (3 cr.)
E547 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Social Studies in the Elementary Schools (3 cr.)
E548 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Science in the Elementary Schools (3 cr.)
E595 Problem Analysis in Elementary Education: (variable title) (1-3 cr.)
J511 Methods of Individualizing Instruction (3 cr.)

Students may choose other courses related to elementary education with the approval of an advisor.

II. Foundations (3 cr.)
Choose one course:
H504 History of American Education (3 cr.)
H520 Education and Social Issues (3 cr.)
H525 Anthropology of Education (3 cr.)
H530 Philosophy of Education (3 cr.)
H540 Sociology of Education (3 cr.)
P510 Psychology in Teaching (3 cr.)
P515 Child Development (3 cr. )
P516 Adolescent Development (3 cr.)
P525 Psychological Issues in Education (3 cr.)
P540 Learning and Cognition in Education (3 cr.)
P544 Applied Cognition and Learning Strategies (3 cr.)

III. Electives (15 cr.)
Elective courses must complement the major, and may be from within or outside of the School of Education. Students wishing to focus on a particular discipline, such as mathematics, science, or social studies, may include courses from these fields here. El ective courses must be approved by a program advisor.

IV. Thesis (X599), Practicum (J538), or other courses selected with the approval of the program advisor (6 cr.)

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION TRACK

I. Major (15 cr.)
J500 Instruction in the Context of Curriculum (3 cr.)
E508 Seminar in Early Childhood Education (3 cr.)
E505 Organization and Administration of ECE Programs (3 cr.)
E506 Curriculum in ECE (3 cr.)
E525 Advanced Curriculum Study in ECE (3 cr.)

II. Foundations ( 3 cr.) and III. The requirement for III. Electives is 18 credit hours.

ELEMENTARY CERTIFICATION GRADUATE PROGRAM TRACK

I. Field-Related Courses (37 cr.)
L545 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Reading (3 cr.)
E548 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Science (3 cr.)
E543 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Mathematics (3 cr.)
M501 Laboratory/Field Experience and Seminar (2 cr.)
L549 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Language Arts (3 cr.)
Z500 Advanced Art Education (3 cr.)
E547 Experience in Elementary Social Studies Curriculum (3 cr.)
M501 Laboratory/Field Experience and Seminar (2 cr.)
M550 Practicum (Student Teaching) (10 cr.)
E594 Seminar in Elementary Education (2 cr.)
E579 Inquiry in Elementary Education (3 cr.)

II. Campus-Based Courses (12 cr.)
Choose one course:
P510 Psychology in Teaching (3 cr.)
P515 Child Development (3 cr.)
P530 Instructional Psychology (3 cr.)
P540 Learning and Cognition in Education (3 cr.)

Choose one course:
H504 History of American Education (3 cr.)
H520 Education and Social Issues (3 cr.)
H525 Anthropology of Education (3 cr.)
H530 Philosophy of Education (3 cr.)
H540 Sociology of Education (3 cr.)
H551 Comparative Education (3 cr.)
H560 Education and Change in Societies (3 cr.)

Choose one course:
L559 Trade Books in the Elementary Classroom (3 cr.)
L666 Survey of Children’s Literature (4 cr.)
SLIS L533 Library Materials for Children and Young Adults (3 cr.)

Required:
E555 Human Diversity in Education (3 cr.)

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Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA)

Program Office:

IUB, Education 4228, (812) 856-8362.
Students interested in the study of higher education and working in a college or university may choose between two concentrations in the master’s degree in higher education and student affairs (HESA). The concentration in student affairs administration emphasizes the study of college and university administration, student learning and development, assessment of campus environments, issues in student affairs, and communication skills and interpersonal relationships. The concentration in higher ed ucation emphasizes the study of organizational structure, finance, personnel management, and current trends and issues in higher education. Both concentrations introduce students to relevant theory, research, and practice related to college and univer sity administration and preparation for entry-level and, for those with previous relevant experience, middle-management positions in institutions of higher education.

In addition to the School of Education admission requirements, applicants must interview with the faculty. Students come from diverse geographic locations and academic backgrounds. Some come to the program with experience in student affairs-related positi ons, and many come directly from undergraduate study. Most full-time students need two academic years and one summer session to complete the degree requirements. To complete courses in the preferred sequence, students are encouraged to begin course work i n the fall semester. Because practical experience is valued, all students must obtain a graduate assistantship or be employed at least part-time in a related campus office while pursuing this degree. Students may take courses at either Bloomington (IUB) o r Indianapolis (IUPUI).

STUDENT AFFAIRS ADMINISTRATION CONCENTRATION (41-55 cr.)

I. Basic Core (22-24 cr.)
C565 Introduction to College and University Administration (3 cr.)
U544 Introduction to Student Affairs in Higher Education (3 cr.)
U546 Diverse Students on the College Campus (3 cr.)
U547 Practicum in Personnel Work (2 cr.)*
U548 Student Development Theory and Research (3 cr.)
U549 Environmental Theory and Assessment (3 cr.)
U551 Administrative Practices (1 cr.)
U553 College Student and the Law (1 cr.)
U580 Issues and Problems in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration (3 cr.)

*Students with significant full-time work experience in higher education administration, upon their request and with advisor approval, may be exempted from the practicum requirement. These students need only 39 hours to complete the degree.

II. Counseling and Counselor Education (3-15 cr.)
Choose A or B

  1. G573 Communication Skills and Interpersonal Relations in Counseling (3 cr.)
  2. G522 Counseling Theory (3 cr.)
    G523 Laboratory and Counseling (3 cr.)
    G524 Practicum in Counseling (3 cr.)
    G552 Career Guidance (3 cr.)
    G505 Individual Appraisal (3 cr.)
    Note: G573 is not required for the minor.
III. Foundations (6 cr.)
Research (3 cr.):
Y520 Strategies for Educational Inquiry (3 cr.) or
  P501 Introduction to Statistics (3 cr.)

History/Philosophy (3 cr.):
Select one H-prefix course, i.e., H504, H520, H525, H530, H540, etc.

IV. Electives (10 cr.)
Students may choose any U550 course or any graduate-level class outside of the program area, with the following exceptions: correspondence and physical activity courses (e.g., dance, music lessons) typically are not appropriate for this degree.

V. Thesis Option (6 cr.)
Up to 6 credit hours, to be subtracted from electives.

HIGHER EDUCATION CONCENTRATION (39-41 cr.)

I. Basic Core (22-24 cr.)
C565 Introduction to College and University Administration (3 cr.)
C665 Higher Education Administration (3 cr.)
U544 Introduction to Student Affairs in Higher Education (3 cr.)
U580 Issues and Problems in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration (Capstone) (3 cr.)
U547 Practicum in Personnel Work (2 cr.)*

*Students with significant full-time work experience in higher education administration, upon their request and with advisor approval, may be exempted from the practicum requirement. These students need only 39 credit hours to complete the degree.

II. Recommended Courses (15 cr.)
Any graduate course offered by the Higher Education and Student Affairs program area (C- and U-prefix courses). Other courses (e.g., A670, G573) may be substituted with prior approval of the student’s advisor. Students who select the thesis option (6 cr.) can reduce the number of credit hours of recommended courses from 15 to 9.

III. Foundations (6 cr.)
Research:
Y520 Strategies for Educational Inquiry (3 cr.) or   P501 Introduction to Statistics (3 cr.)

History/Philosophy (3 cr.):
Select one H-prefix course, i.e., H504, H520, H525, H530, H540

IV. Electives outside the Major (6 cr.)
Any graduate-level class outside of the program area, with the following exceptions: correspondence and physical activity courses (e.g., dance, music lessons) typically are not appropriate for this degree.

V. Thesis option (6 cr.)
Up to 6 credit hours, to be subtracted from electives.

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History and Philosophy of Education

Program Office:

IUB, Education 4228, (812) 856-8363.
This master’s program is available only at Bloomington. It provides students the opportunity for growth in fundamental abilities that contribute clarity of direction and purpose to the professional tasks of educators. The program allows the student to inq uire into the historical roots of educational policies and problems and to grasp the relation of educational philosophies and practices to economic, social, political, and cultural developments.

The 36 credit hour master’s degree in history and philosophy of education is usually a step toward the doctorate and should be individually planned. Students should consult the program faculty before applying for admission. Requirements are as foll ows:

I. Major (15 cr.)
H504 History of American Education (3 cr.)
H530 Philosophy of Education (3 cr.)
Nine additional credit hours of H-prefixed courses, approved by the program advisor.

II. Courses Outside of Education (9 cr.)
Nine credit hours must be selected from outside the School of Education from courses relevant to the history and philosophy of education.

III. Electives (12 cr.)
Twelve credit hours of relevant elective courses are also required. These courses may be from inside or outside the School of Education. A total of 12 credit hours outside history and philosophy of education (including those taken to fulfill II) are requi red. Elective courses must be approved by the student’s major advisor.

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Instructional Systems Technology (IST)

Program Office:

IUB, Education 2276, (812) 856-8450
Instructional Systems Technology (IST) provides a master’s degree program at Bloomington with an option for study at a distance. The field of IST involves the application of technological processes, including systems analysis and behavioral and cognitive principles, to the design, management, and improvement of instruction. The master’s program prepares students to meet the increasing demand for instructional design and media specialists.

In addition to the standard School of Education admission requirements, the IST admission committee will evaluate previous course work and experience in relation to the applicant’s goal statement. Since post-master’s courses draw heavily on theoretical an d research literature in the field, students who plan to continue for an advanced graduate degree should consult with their advisor about master’s-level courses that will apply toward specialist and doctoral degree requirements.

Students entering the IST program are expected to exhibit experience with computers in three areas: (1) computer awareness and literacy, (2) basic applications, and (3) educational computing basics. Students deficient in any of these areas will be require d to supplement their program with course work in instructional computing.

Students must complete a minimum of 36 credit hours, including the following:

I. Major (28 cr.)
R511 Instructional Technology Foundations I (3 cr.)
R521 Instructional Design and Development I (3 cr.)
R541 Instructional Development and Production Process I (3 cr.)
R561 Evaluation and Change in the Instructional Development Process (3 cr.)

Choose 12 credit hours from at least two of the following categories:
Instructional Analysis, Design, and Development (R620, R621, R622, R623, R625, or R626)
Instructional Development and Production (R542, R547, R641, or R741)
Implementation and Management (R563, R660, R665, or R667)

II. Electives (12 cr.)
A minimum of 12 credit hours outside of IST are required. These may be taken inside or outside the School of Education. These courses must be relevant to the student’s program focus and must be approved by a program advisor.

III. Portfolio
A portfolio must be developed and submitted to the faculty for graduation. The portfolio will represent two organized sets of information. The first set will include excerpts from student products developed for classes, extracurricular projects as part of graduate assistantships, etc. The product excerpts are to tell the story of the student’s skills. The second set of information will consist of items such as a completed program of studies, a statement of goals, professional resume, and a listing of prof essional references.

IV. Instructional Project
An instructional project must be developed. The project must address a real world instructional problem and contain evidence of the students successful application of at least three of the five components of the instructional development process. If this project is not done in a course for credit (e.g., R641, R625, R590, R586), then it must be submitted to the IST department for review and approval. This project can be done prior to the student’s final semester as desired.

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International and Comparative Education

Program Office:

IUB, Education 4228, (812) 856-8363.
The master’s program is available at Bloomington. Many of the courses in this specialization provide students the opportunity to inquire into the relation of education to the economic, social, political, and cultural developments that shape national and r egional systems of schooling.

In addition, students may receive credit for relevant international travel and study as well as research and practicum experiences within the state and nation, through a series of activities and projects with United States educational organizations and fo reign governments.

Students must complete a minimum of 36 credit hours, including the following:

I. Basic Core (15 cr.)
H551 Comparative Education I (3 cr.)
H552 Comparative Education II: Case Studies (3 cr.)
H560 Education and Change in Societies (3 cr.)
H620 Seminar in Educational Policy Studies (3 cr.)

One course from:
H590 Independent Study (3 cr.)
H553 Travel Study (3 cr.)
H637 Topical Seminar: topic other than International and Comparative Education (3 cr.)

II. Specialized Studies in International and Comparative Education (9 cr.)
Three courses from:
H504 History of American Education (3 cr.)
H520 Education and Social Issues (3 cr.)
H525 Anthropology of Education (3 cr.)
H530 Philosophy of Education (3 cr.)
Y535/H637 Evaluation Models and Techniques (3 cr.)
H540 Sociology of Education (3 cr.)
H637 Topical Seminar: International and Comparative Education (3 cr.)

III. Electives
If a student chooses to write a thesis, only 6 credit hours of electives are required (the remaining 6 credit hours are made up by H599, Master’s Thesis in Education). If a thesis is not written, 12 credit hours of electives are required. Electives are to be selected from appropriate courses within or outside the School of Education in consultation with the student’s advisor.

IV. Thesis
Students choosing the thesis option will be required to enroll in 6 credit hours of H599, Master’s Thesis in Education. A committee consisting of three faculty members must be appointed. At least two members of the committee, one of whom serves as thesis director, must be from the student’s major area of study. A thesis proposal must be approved by the committee three months prior to the completion of the thesis, and a public oral defense of the completed thesis must be held.

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Language Education

Program Offices:

IUB, Education 3044, (812) 856-8270
IUPUI, Education/Social Work 4138, (317) 274-6821.
This master’s degree program is available at both Bloomington and Indianapolis. It prepares classroom teachers of English, Bilingual Education, English as a Second Language, English as a Foreign Language or foreign languages, and reading for positions of leadership in their fields, particularly in the development of improved instructional procedures and curricula. Language Education applicants require a strong academic record in a program broadly based in the language arts and children’s or adolescent lit erature and two years of teaching (or alternative experience). Graduates may assume positions as teachers, language education or reading specialists, instructional leaders in language education, or writers and editors of instructional materials.

Language education courses focus upon the improvement of instruction through an understanding of language and literacy processes in cultural contexts, the integration of formal and informal assessment with instruction, and the application of research know ledge to practice and internship opportunities. Course work involves experiences with children, high school and college youth, and adults. Opportunities to apply current technology to teaching and learning are abundant. Students must complete a minimum of 36 credit hours.

I. Major Field (15 cr. min.)
The major area is planned with an advisor to meet the student’s career goals and/or advanced certification requirements. The courses are to be selected from the two categories below. The first category lists the available courses in reading, language educ ation, English education, and second language education that exist in the Department of Language Education. The second category lists courses outside the department that may be used in the major area.

Courses in Language Education
See distance education course listings on the Language Education homepage, education.indiana.edu/~langed/.
L500 Instructional Issues in Language Learning (3 cr.) (required of all students)
L501 Critical Reading in Content Areas (3 cr.)
L502 Socio-Psycholinguistic Applications to Reading Instruction (3 cr.)
L504 Diagnosis in Language Difficulties (3 cr.)
L506 Reading and Learning Skills Development in Post-Secondary Education (3 cr.)
L511 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Writing in Elementary Schools (3 cr.)
L512 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Writing in Secondary Schools (3 cr.)
L513 Literary Aspects of Designing Documents for Training (3 cr.)
L516 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Secondary School English Language Arts (3 cr.)
L517 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Reading in the Junior High and Secondary Schools (3 cr.)
L520 Advanced Study in Foreign Language Teaching (3 cr.)
L524 Language Education Issues in Bilingual and Multicultural Education (3 cr.)
L525 Practicum in Language Education (3 cr.)
L530 Topical Workshop in Language Education (3 cr.)
L535 Teaching Adolescent Literature (3 cr.)
L536 Methods and Materials for TESOL Teacher Trainers (3 cr.)
L545 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Reading in Elementary Schools (3 cr.)
L549 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Language Arts in the Elementary Schools (3 cr.)
L559 Trade Books in the Elementary Classroom (3 cr.)
L567 Media in the Teaching of English (3 cr.)
L590 Independent Research in Language Education (3 cr.)
L599 Master’s Thesis in Language Education (3 cr.)
L630 Topics in Language Education: variable title (3 cr.)
L645 Organization and Administration of a School Reading Program (3 cr.)
L646 Administration of System Reading Curricula (3 cr.)
L647 Practicum: Supervision of Reading (3 cr.)
L650 Internship in Language Education (3 cr.)
L690 Readings in Language Education (3 cr.)

Courses Related to Language Education
Linguistics:
T522 Survey of Applied Linguistics (3 cr.)
T532 Second Language Acquisition (3 cr.)
T556 The Language Laboratory: Hardware and Software (3 cr.)

English:
L503 Teaching of Literature in College (3 cr.)
W501 Teaching of Composition in College (3 cr.)
W553 Studies in Literature (3 cr.)
W554 Teaching Creative Writing (3 cr.)

French:
F573 Problems and Methods of College French Teaching (3 cr.)

German:
G500 Basics of College German Teaching (3 cr.)

Spanish:
S517 Methods of Teaching College Spanish (3 cr.)

Speech:
S433 Language Development in School-Age Children (3 cr.)
S515 Language Intervention: School-Aged Child (3 cr.)
S530 Language Acquisition (3 cr.)
Other courses may be added with the consent of the advisor.

II. Foundations (6 cr. min.)
Inquiry Skills (Research) (3 cr.)
P501 Statistical Methods Applied to Education
Y535 Evaluation Models and Techniques
Y520 Strategies for Educational Inquiry
H510 Methodology of Educational Inquiry

Substantive Core (3 cr.)
A608 Legal Perspectives on Education
Y504 History of American Education
H520 Education and Social Issues
H540 Educational Sociology
E535 Elementary School Curriculum
J630 Curriculum Theory and Practice
J636 Curriculum Coordination/Supervision
S503 Secondary School Curriculum
P515 Child Development
P516 Adolescent Development
P530 Research and Theory in School Learning
P535 The Affective Domain in the Classroom
P540 Learning and Cognition in Education
P550 Language and Cognitive Development
LING T532 Second Language Acquisition
SPHS S534 Language Acquisition

III. Electives (12-18 cr.)
Taken either inside or outside the School of Education. Must be approved by the candidate’s committee as consistent with the student’s total program.

Six credit hours of work must be taken outside of the Department of Language Education.

IV. Thesis (6 cr. required—included in major area credits)
L599 Master’s Thesis in Language Education

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Educational Leadership (School Administration)

Program Offices:

IUB, Education 4228, (812) 856-8365.
IUPUI, Education/Social Work 3133, (317) 274-6819.
This program is available at both Bloomington and Indianapolis. The educational leadership master’s degree program is combined with a program to obtain the Standard Administration License for Elementary or Secondary Administrators and Supervisors. This de gree program is open only to those who hold a standard teaching license. A minimum of two years of teaching experience is required for admission to the Master’s program. A certification-only program is available for students who already hold a mast er’s degree and valid teaching license, have a minimum of two years of teaching experience and who wish to become licensed as an elementary or secondary principal. (See the chapter entitled “Licensure and Endorsement.” ) It should be noted that one must show evidence of five years of teaching experience before the license can be granted.

WITH ELEMENTARY ADMINISTRATION LICENSURE

I. Foundation Area (9 cr.)
Choose 3 credit hours:
H510 Foundations of Educational Inquiry (3 cr.)
Y501 Statistical Method Applied to Education (3 cr.)
Y535 Evaluation Models and Techniques (3 cr.)

Choose 3 credit hours:
G502 Introduction to the Field of Counseling (3 cr.)
P515 Child Development (3 cr.)
P540 Learning and Cognition in Education (3 cr.)

Choose 3 credit hours:
H504 History of American Education (3 cr.)
H520 Education and Social Issues (3 cr.)
H530 Philosophy of Education (3 cr.)
H551 Comparative Education I (3 cr.)

II. Professional Studies (12 cr.)
Other courses may be substituted with advisor’s approval.
E508 Seminar in Early Childhood Education (2-3 cr.)
E509 Internship in Early Childhood Education (1-6 cr.)
E547 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Social Studies in the Elementary Schools (3 cr.)
E548 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Science in the Elementary Schools (3 cr.)
J511 Methods of Individualizing Instruction (3 cr.)
L545 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Reading in Elementary Schools (1-3 cr.)
L549 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Language Arts in Elementary Schools (3 cr.)
L559 Trade Books in the Elementary Classroom (3 cr.)
N543 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Mathematics in the Elementary Schools (3 cr.)

III. Educational Leadership (18 cr.)
A500 Introduction to Educational Leadership (3 cr.)
A510 School-Community Relations (3 cr.)
A608 Legal Perspectives on Education (3 cr.)
A625 Administration of Elementary Schools (3 cr.)
A635 Public School Budgeting and Accounting (3 cr.)
A695 Practicum in Educational Leadership (1-3 cr.) or
  A785 Internship in Educational Leadership (1-6 cr.)

IV. Curriculum (6 cr.)
E535 Elementary School Curriculum (3 cr.) or
  S530 Junior High and Middle School Curriculum (3 cr.)
E536 Supervision of Elementary School Instruction (3 cr.)

WITH SECONDARY ADMINISTRATION LICENSURE

I. Foundation Area (9 cr.)
Choose two courses:
G502 Introduction to the Field of Counseling (3 cr.)
H504 History of American Education (3 cr.)
H510 Foundations of Educational Inquiry (3 cr.)
H520 Education and Social Issues (3 cr.)
H530 Philosophy of Education (3 cr.)
H551 Comparative Education (3 cr.)
P501 Statistical Method Applied to Education (3 cr.)
P510 Psychology in Teaching (3 cr.)
P516 Adolescent Development (3 cr.)
P540 Learning and Cognition in Education (3 cr.)
Y535 Evaluation Models and Techniques (3 cr.)

Choose one course from one of the following special areas:
Art Education
Z500, Z511, Z532, Z533, Z550, or Z590
English Education
L500, L501, L502, L504, L506, L512, L513, or L516
Foreign Language Education
L520, L524, L525, or L536
Math Education
N517, N518, or N590
Science Education
Q517, Q590, or S518
Social Studies Education
M530, M590, or S519
Vocational Education
V521, V527, or V534

II. Subject Area Specialization (12 cr.)
Twelve graduate credit hours must be completed in the subject area of the student’s teaching license.

III. Educational Leadership (18 cr.)
A500 Introduction to Educational Leadership (3 cr.)
A510 School-Community Relations (3 cr.)
A608 Legal Perspectives on Education (3 cr.)
A627 Secondary School Administration (3 cr.)
A635 Public School Budgeting and Accounting (3 cr.)
A695 Practicum in Educational Leadership (1-3 cr.) or
  A785 Internship in Educational Leadership (1-6 cr.)

IV. Curriculum (6 cr.)
Required:
S503 Secondary School Curriculum (3 cr.) or
  S530 Junior High and Middle School Curriculum (3 cr.)
S655 Supervision of Secondary Instruction (3 cr.)

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Secondary Education

Program Offices:

IUB, Education 3130, (812) 856-8109.
IUPUI, Education/Social Work 3121, (317) 274-6801.
The master’s program in secondary education is available at both Bloomington and Indianapolis. It prepares students for positions in middle schools, junior high schools, and high schools as professional classroom teachers, supervising teachers, or departm ent chairpersons. To be prepared for any of these positions, the student must be eligible to hold an Indiana secondary school teaching license.

In addition to meeting the standard School of Education admission requirements, students interested in pursuing a master’s degree in secondary education must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above. Applicants who do not meet this requirement may be adm itted if they show evidence of successful professional activity, such as curriculum development or scholarship, or a paper that demonstrates competence in abstract thinking in the English language.

In addition to general curriculum studies of secondary education, tracks are available in mathematics education, music education (Bloomington only), or science and environmental education. The master’s degree in secondary education requires 36 credit h ours.

GENERAL TRACK

I. Major (18 cr.)
J500 Instruction in the Context of Curriculum (3 cr.)
S503 Secondary School Curriculum (3 cr.) or
  S530 Junior High and Middle School Curriculum (3 cr.)
12 additional credit hours in secondary education

II. Foundations (3 cr.)
Choose one course:
H504 History of American Education (3 cr.)
H510 Foundations of Educational Inquiry (3 cr.)
H520 Education and Social Issues (3 cr.)
H530 Philosophy of Education (3 cr.)
P501 Statistical Methods Applied to Education (3 cr.)
P507 Testing in the Classroom (3 cr.)
P510 Psychology in Teaching (2-3 cr.)
P516 Adolescent Development (3 cr.)
P525 Psychological Issues in Education (3 cr.)
P540 Learning and Cognition in Education (3 cr.)
P544 Applied Cognition and Learning Strategies (3 cr.)

III. Thesis (X599), Practicum (J538), or other courses selected with the approval of the program advisor (6 cr.)

IV. Electives (9 cr.)
S505 The Junior High and Middle School (3 cr.) or
  S507 The Teacher and Secondary School Organization (3 cr.)
Students must also choose one major or minor area methods course and one course complementing the student’s program for a total of 9 elective credit hours.

MATHEMATICS EDUCATION TRACK

I. Major (18 cr.)
J500 Instruction in the Context of Curriculum (3 cr.)
N517 Advanced Methods in the Teaching of Secondary School Mathematics (3 cr.) or
  N518 Advanced Methods in the Teaching of Middle/Junior High School Mathematics (3 cr.)
Six credit hours of mathematics courses at the 400 level or above are selected under the direction of the student’s advisor.
Six additional credit hours are selected under the direction of the student’s advisor.

II. Foundations (3 cr.) and III. Thesis /Practicum (3 cr.) requirements are the same as for the General Track, above.

IV. Electives (9 cr.) These courses must have a unified focus in mathematics education and must be approved by the advisor. With the advisor’s consent, candidates are encouraged to enroll in the following course: N590 Independent Research in Mathematics Education (1-3 cr.)

MUSIC EDUCATION TRACK

I. Major (18 cr.)
J500 Instruction in the Context of Curriculum (3 cr.)
MUS E516 Instructional Programs and Learning in Music (3 cr.)

Choose 9 credit hours:
MUS E518 Foundations of Music Education (3 cr.)
MUS E519 Psychology of Music (3 cr.)
MUS E520 Seminar in Music Education for Master’s Degree Students (2 cr.)
MUS E521 Children’s Chorus (2 cr.)
MUS E523 Music in Special Education (2 cr.)
MUS E525 Supervision of Music in Public Schools (3 cr.)
MUS E535 Measurement, Evaluation, and Guidance in Music (3 cr.)
MUS E545 Guided Professional Experiences (1-3 cr.)
Other E-prefixed music education courses may be taken with departmental approval. Graduate music courses that do not have an E prefix may be substituted, with the approval of the School of Music’s director of graduate studies, provided the applicable entr ance examinations in music history and literature and in music theory have been successfully completed.

Choose one course:
S503 Secondary School Curriculum (3 cr.)
S505 The Junior High and Middle School (3 cr.)
S506 Student Activity Programs (2-3 cr.)
S507 The Teacher and Secondary School Organization (3 cr.)

II. Foundations (3 cr.) and III. Thesis/Practicum (3 cr.) requirements are the same as for the General Track, above.

IV. Electives (9 cr.)
Courses must complement the student’s program.

SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION TRACK

I. Major (18 cr.)
J500 Instruction in the Context of Curriculum (3 cr.)
E548 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Science in the Elementary Schools (3 cr.) or
  Q517 Junior High/Middle School Science Teaching (3 cr.) or
  S518 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Secondary School Science (3 cr.)

Science Education (6 cr.)
Choose two courses:

E548 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Science in the Elementary Schools (3 cr.)
M446 Methods of Teaching Senior High/Junior High School Science (3 cr.)
S518 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Secondary School Science (3 cr.)

Primary Science Area Courses (6 cr.)
Courses must be at the graduate level in the supporting area in which professionalization is desired.

II. Foundations (3 cr.) requirements are the same as for the general track, above.

III. Thesis (X599), Practicum (J538), Research Apprenticeship (Q590), or other courses with the approval of the program advisor (6 cr.)

IV. Electives in Science or the Supporting Area (9 cr.)
Courses must be at the graduate level in the supporting area in which professionalization is desired.

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Social Studies Education

Program Office:

IUB, Education 3140, (812) 856-8110.
This master’s program, available only at Bloomington, provides an opportunity for specialization within the social studies education field. It prepares students for positions in schools as professional classroom teachers, supervising teachers, and departm ent chairpersons. Students seeking these positions must also meet the licensure requirements listed in the chapter entitled “Licensure and Endorsement.”

In addition to meeting the standard School of Education admission requirements, students interested in pursuing a master’s degree in social studies education must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above. Applicants who do not meet this requirement may b e admitted if they show evidence of successful professional activity, such as curriculum development or scholarship, or a paper that demonstrates competence with abstract thinking in the English language.

In consultation with a departmental advisor, the student selects courses from the following list to meet degree requirements. The student must complete 36 credit hours.

I. Major (18 cr.)
J500 Instruction in the Context of Curriculum (3 cr.)
E547 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Social Studies in the Elementary Schools (3 cr.) or
  S519 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Secondary School Social Studies (3 cr.)
E513 Workshop in Elementary Social Studies (3 cr.) or
  M514 Workshop in Social Studies Education (3 cr.)
E535 Elementary School Curriculum (3 cr.) or
  S503 Secondary School Curriculum (3 cr.)
M590 Independent Study in Social Studies Education (3 cr.) or
  M680 Internship, Social Studies Education (3 cr.)
M653 The Nature of Social Studies (3 cr.)

II. Foundations/Educational Inquiry (3 cr.)
Choose one course:
H504 History of American Education (3 cr.)
H520 Education and Social Issues (3 cr.)
H530 Philosophy of Education (3 cr.)
H540 Sociology of Education (3 cr.)
H560 Education and Change in Societies (3 cr.)
P501 Statistical Method Applied to Education (3 cr.)
P510 Psychology in Teaching (2-3 cr.)
P515 Child Development (3 cr.)
P516 Adolescent Development (3 cr.)
P540 Learning and Cognition in Education (3 cr.)
P544 Applied Cognition and Learning Strategies (3 cr.)
Y507 Testing in the Classroom (3 cr.)
Y520 Strategies for Educational Inquiry (3 cr.)

III. Thesis (X599), Practicum (J538), or other courses selected with the approval of the program advisor (6 cr.)

IV. Electives (9 cr.)
Choose courses totaling 9 credit hours from the following departments:
Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, History and Philosophy of Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

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Special Education

Program Offices:

IUB, Education 3211, (812) 856-8123.
IUPUI, Education/Social Work 3127, (317) 274-6807.
Both the Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses offer, for regular and special education teachers, special education certification and master’s degree programs in the areas of learning disabilities, emotional handicaps, and mild mental handicaps. Non-educa tion majors also may earn a basic teaching license with special education certification at both campuses. Master’s degree programs in severe disabilities and transition planning are available only at IUPUI. Only the Bloomington campus offers an option for special education teachers to earn an endorsement in the area of early childhood education. For certification information, see the chapter entitled “Licensure and Endorsement.” Master’s programs may be tailored to meet studen ts’ specific needs and interests. Students typically complete this degree as a sequel to earning certification in one or more areas of specialization.

Admission to the master’s program in special education requires, in addition to meeting School of Education standards, an undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 and one year of full-time professional experience with children or adolescents (preferably i n teaching or applied practice). To earn a master’s degree in special education, students must complete a minimum of 36 credit hours. Depending on their interests and professional goals, students may specialize in teaching persons with learning disabiliti es, mild mental handicaps, emotional handicaps, or severe mental handicaps, or those in early childhood. Select from the following courses to complete at least 36 credit hours:

I. Special Education Core Courses (15 cr.)
K510 Trends and Issues in Special Education (3 cr.) IUPUI
K535 Assessment and Remediation of the Mildly Handicapped I (3 cr.)
K536 Assessment and Remediation of the Mildly Handicapped II (3 cr.) P: K535
K541 Skills Assessment and Remediation for the Special Needs Adolescent and Adult (3 cr.)
K553 Management of Academic and Social Behavior (3 cr.)
K565 Service Delivery Systems and Consultation Strategies (3 cr.) P: K553
K561 Curriculum and Methods for Students with Severe Disabilities I (3 cr.) IUPUI
K562 Curriculum and Methods for Students with Severe Disabilities II (3 cr.) IUPUI

II. Specialization Courses (9-12 cr.)
G573 Communication Skills and Interpersonal Relations in Counseling
K500 Topical Workshop in Special Education (variable title) (1-3 cr.)
K520 Survey of Behavioral Disorders (3 cr.)
K521 Survey of Learning Disabilities (3 cr.) IUPUI
K522 Survey of Mental Retardation (3 cr.) IUPUI
K525 Survey of Mild Handicaps (3 cr.)
K530 Medical and Physical Management of Students with Severe Disabilities (3 cr.) IUPUI
K540 Early Education for Children with Disabilities (3 cr.)
K545 Management of the Severely Emotionally Disturbed (3 cr.) P: K553
K548 Foundations of Family-Focused Services (3 cr.)
K549 Early Childhood Special Education Program Models (3 cr.)
K573 Communications Interventions for Persons with Severe Disabilities (3 cr.) IUPUI
K590 Independent Study in Special Education (3 cr.)
K595 Practicum in Special Education (3 cr.)
K599 Master’s Thesis in Education (6 cr.)

III. Electives (6-9 cr.)
In addition to the special education major courses, 6 to 9 credit hours of course work outside special education are required to complete the master’s degree. These courses, which must be approved by the student’s advisor, may be selected from courses off ered within or outside the School of Education.

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