2010-2012 Graduate Studies Catalog

Master of Education
Interdisciplinary Studies Option

This degree program allows students to develop a comprehensive plan for advanced study in an area of education other than those specifically designed programs described elsewhere in this catalog.  Programs of study in this option must include coursework from a minimum of two programs.  The Program of Study below is not applicable for teacher licensure.  The program of study for Montana Teacher Licensure is found on page 37 of this bulletin.

Students pursuing degrees in this program area will have an Advisory Committee which consists of faculty from at least two programs.  The Advisory Committee will meet with the student and approve the Program of Study.

  Credits
Professional Core 6
EDF 501 Research Design and Interpretation 3
EDF 530 Advanced Human Development and Learning 3
 
Professional Specialization
Programs of study will include coursework from at least two departments.  Students should meet with a faculty advisor from the Department which specializes in their area of interest to determine specific Departmental requirements in this area.
27
   
Professional Capstone 6
EC/RD/SPED 599 Thesis 6
OR
EC/RD/SPED 590 Internship.
3
EC/RD/SPED 597 Action Research Project and Seminar 3
   
Total minimum credits required for Interdisciplinary Studies Option 39

Advising Options for Professional Specializations

Early Childhood/Reading

  Credits
Specialization 20
EDCI 610 Curriculum Theory:  Analysis and Practice 3
SPED 504 Collaborative Supports in Educational Settings 3
EC 532 Advanced Physical/Cognitive Development 3
EC 533 Advanced Social/Emotional Development 3
EC 536 Parent/Child/Professional Relationships 3
RD 505 Psychological Processes in Reading 3
RD 510 Instructional Practices in Literacy Education 2
 
Specialization Research 3
EC 502 Research in Special Programs
OR RD 502 Research in Special Programs
   OR SPED 502 Research in Special Programs
3
 
Total for Specialization 27

Early Childhood/Special Education

  Credits
Specialization 24
EDCI 610 Curriculum Theory:  Analysis and Practice 3
EC 532 Advanced Physical/Cognitive Development. 3
EC 533 Advanced Social/Emotional Development 3
EC 534 The Role of Play in Development 3
EC 535 Discipline Theory & Strategies 3
OR
SPED 600 Facilitating Positive Behavior in the Classroom Environment 3
SPED 504 Collaborative Supports in Educational Settings 3
SPED 530 Curricular Adaptations for Special Populations 3
SPED 540 Education of Exceptional Learners 3
 
Specialization Research 3
EC 502 Research in Special Programs
OR RD 502 Research in Special Programs
   OR SPED 502 Research in Special Programs
3
 
Total for Specialization 27

Reading/Special Education

  Credits
Specialization 24
EDCI 610 Curriculum Theory:  Analysis and Practice 3
EDF 530 Advanced Human Development and Learning 3
RD 505 Psychological Processes in Reading 3
RD 517 Diagnostic Aspects of Reading Difficulties 3
RD/SPED 611 Administration & Supervision of Special Programs 3
SPED 504 Collaborative Supports in Educational Settings 3
SPED 530 Curricular Adaptations for Special Populations 3
SPED 600 Facilitating Positive Behaviors in the Classroom Environment 3
 
Specialization Research 3
EC 502 Research in Special Programs
OR RD 502 Research in Special Programs
   OR SPED 502 Research in Special Programs
3
 
Total for Specialization 27

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