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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

M.S. Elementary Education

Page address: http://ed.mnsu.edu/eec/programs/masters/

Focus in Literacy or Elementary Education

The Master of Science in Elementary Education emphasizes curriculum planning and improvement of teaching skills. The program is available to all teachers who wish to broaden their base of knowledge, enhance their classroom performance and better serve the needs of their students. Students choose to specialize in a particular focal area. The thesis, alternate plan, or creative project may be followed.

 

Note: Complete the plan of study in consultation with your advsior. This form is for advising and planning purpose only. Electives must be selected in consultation with Advisor.

 

Category
Credit subtotals
Common Core
15
EEC 605 Advanced Practices in Elementary Mathematics (3)
 
EEC 643 Advanced Assessment and Evaluation of Learning (3)
 
EEC 616 Integrating 21st Century Skills in the Diverse Classroom (3)
 
EEC 604 Teacher as Researcher: Classroom Inquiry (3)
 
EEC 610 Scholarly Writing (3)
 
Choose at least 1 of the following
3-6
EEC 626 Preparing Students to Read (3)
 
EEC 611 Early Literacy Practices in the Diverse Classroom (3)
 
Choose at least 2 of the following
6
EEC 628 Writing for Teachers (3)
 
EEC 630 Literacy for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners (3)
 
EEC 644 Assessment and Instructional Strategies in Mathematics (3)
 
Unrestricted electives
3-6
Other courses from the department or outside
 
Capstone (Choose one option)
1-4
EEC 694 Alternate Plan Paper (1-2)
 
EEC 695 Creative Project (1-2)
 
EEC 699 Thesis (1-4)
 
Total credits for degree
31

 

Spring 2017: Online Offerings

Begins January 12, 2017

Reading Licensure Courses

EEC 619 Reading Assessment and Diagnosis

3 credits

Peg Ballard

EEC 620 Effective Reading for content Areas

3 credits

Maureen Prenn

EEC 625 Instructional Strategies and Remediation

3 credits

Peg Ballard

 

EEC 626 Preparing Students to Read

3 credits

Maureen Prenn

 

EEC 661 Reading Practicum

3 credits

Peg Ballard

MS Reading Courses

EEC 635 Analysis of Research in Reading

3 credits

Beth Beschorner

EEC 628 Teaching Writing in Elementary School

3 credits

Maureen Prenn

Capstone Projects

1-2 credits

 

MS Elementary Ed Courses

EEC 644 Assessment and Instructional Strategies in Mathematics

3 credits

Karen Colum

EEC 604 Teacher as Researcher:Classroom Inquiry

3 credits

Steven Reuter

Capstone Projects

1-2 credits

 

 

Summer 2017: Online Offerings

Reading Licensure Courses

EEC 613 Implementing Response to Interventions

3 credits

EEC 620 Effective Reading in the content Areas

3 credits

EEC 619 Reading Assessment and Diagnosis

3 credits

EEC 625 Instructional Strategies and Interventions

3 credits

EEC 661 Practicum

3 credits

MS Reading and Elementary Ed Courses

EEC 610 Scholarly Writing

3 credits

EEC 628 Teaching Writing in Elementary School

3 credits

EEC 630 Literacy for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse

3 credits

EEC 616 Integrating 21st Century Skills in the Diverse Classroom

3 credits

EEC 694 Alternate Plan Paper

1-2 credits

EEC 695 Creative Projects

1-2 credits

EEC 699 Thesis

1-4 credits

Other Courses

EEC 428/528 Reading in the Content Areas(for middle school licensure)

3 credits

 

 

For further information please contact
Elementary and Early Childhood Education Department
Dr. Prenn Maureen,
Graduate Coordinator
Email: maureen.prenn@mnsu.edu
Phone:507-389-5447