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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/

The Master of Science in Elementary Education emphasizes curriculum planning and improvement of teaching skills. The program is available to Elementary 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 track. 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.

 

Elementary Education M.S.

Category Credit subtotals
Common Core 6
EEC 604 (3) Teacher as Researcher: Classroom Inquiry
EEC 616 (3) Integrating 21st Century Skills in the Diverse Classroom
 
Research/Methods Course(s) 3
EEC 610 (3) Scholarly Writing  
Capstone 1-4
Select one option in consultation with you advisor.
EEC 694 (1-2) Alternate Plan Paper
EEC 695 (1-2) Creative Project
EEC 699 (1-4) Thesis
 
Restricted Electives 9
Chose one track to complete the program.  
STEM Track (9) *Math Track (9) Generalist Track (9)
EEC 536 (3) Engineering for Elementary Teachers
EEC 546 (3) Educational Technology
EEC 567 (3) Integrating Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
*EEC 605 (3) Advanced Practices in Elementary Mathematics
*EEC 644 (3) Assessment & Instructional Strategies in Elementary Mathematics
*EEC 646 (3) Differentiation in Elementary Math
*These 3 courses are part of the Elementary Math Pedagogy Certificate
9 credits are required. Select one course in reading, writing, and math.
EEC 626 (3) Preparing Students to Read
EEC 611 (3) Early Literacy Practices in the Diverse Classroom
EEC 628 (3) Writing for Teachers
*EEC 605 (3) Advanced Practices in Elementary Mathematics
*EEC 644 (3) Assessment & Instructional Strategies in Elementary Mathematics
*EEC 646 (3) Differentiation in Elementary Math
Unrestricted Elective Credits 12
A total of 12 credits are required. At least 3 credits must be in EEC.
The other 9 credits in consultation with your advisor.
 
Total 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