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College of Education & Integrative Studies

Curriculum and Instruction

The Curriculum and Instruction Masters offers advanced preparation for teachers in leadership, classroom teaching, staff development, alternative education, program development and teaching in a diverse society. The program is designed for practicing educators to hone their skills and increase their knowledge in a specific area of the curriculum or pedagogical practice. The array of electives allows candidates to customize a program plan to fit both current needs and future plans as an effective educator.

A minimum of 13 quarter units may be transferred from another university, if they were taken as a post-bach student and are graduate level (500 series or higher) and received a grade of a C or better. All Courses transferred must be petitioned and approved by the Dept Chair and the University's Graduate Studies Office.

Courses in Curriculum and Instruction

I. Core Specialization Courses — 15 Units

Course

Course Title

Units

GED 504 Education of the Minority 3 units
GED 542/A Curriculum & Instruction 3/1 units
GED 592/A Learning and Instruction 3/1 units
GED 595/A The Accomplished Professional Teacher 3/1 units
     

II. Complementary Study Courses — 8 units

Course

Course Title

Units

GED 519/A Language & Literacy Research: Design & Application 3/1 units
GED 520 Diagnosis, Assesment & Evaluation of Literacy 4 units
GED 522/A Instructional Strategies for Language & Literacy Field Sites 2/2 units
GED 525 The Psychology of Literacy 4 units
GED 546 School, Community & Home Relations 3 units
GED 550 Seminar in Educational Issues 4 units
GED 596 Language, Literacy & Human Development 4 units
GED 599 Special Topics for Graduate Students 4 units
GED 507/L Integrating Technology into Teaching & Learning 3/1
     

III. REQUIRED Core Research Courses — 16 units

Course

Course Title

Units

GED 532 Tests, Measurements, and Evaluations 4 units
GED 690 Seminar in Educational Research 4 units
GED 693 Conducting Educational Research 4 units
GED 691 Directed Study 4 units
     

IV. Choose one of the following to complete your MA program

Course

Course Title

Units

GED 695 Project 6 units
GED 696 Thesis 6 units

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DEPARTMENT CHAIR:

Dr. Dorothy MacNevin
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Phone Number: 909-869-2311
Office Location: Building 6, Room 219


Graduate Studies Coordinator:

Kelly Mitchell
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Phone Number: 909-869-2358
Office Location: Bldg 6, Room 220