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2019-2020 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
    
 
  Feb 27, 2021
 
2019-2020 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Social Studies Education, MEd


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The structure for the online social studies MEd is divided into six distinct academic areas. Each area is made up of content, knowledge, and skills critical to the development of graduate-level practitioners and scholars. The program requires a minimum of 36 credits for completion. Degree requirements include:

  • 15 credits (5 courses) in Social Studies-specific Pedagogy;
  • 3 credits (1 course) in Psychological Perspectives on Education;
  • 3 credits (1 course) in Social and Cultural Perspectives on Education;
  • 3 credits (1 course) in MEd Research Seminar;
  • 3 credits (1 course) in MEd Research Methods;
  • 9 credits (3 courses) in approved electives; and
  • a written comprehensive exam.

Social and Cultural Perspectives on Education


Electives


Choose 9 credits from the following options:

  • Advisor-approved 2000-level or above ADMPS, EDUC, or IL courses;
  • Advisor-approved 2000-level Arts and Sciences (history, political science, geography, psychology, sociology, anthropology, or economics) courses

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