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BS-MEd Multicultural Education Program

Why Choose the BS-MEd Multicultural Education Program at Eastern?

This 30-credit program is designed for Eastern undergraduate students who are: enrolled in a teaching certification BA/BS program and wish to complete student teaching as graduate students while completing the M.Ed. in Multicultural Education program in their fifth year; or enrolled in a non-certification BA/BS program and wish to complete the M.Ed. in Multicultural Education program with ESL concentration in their fifth year.

Course Requirements: Certification Track 

To be admitted into the program, applicants must pass PPST I tests in reading, writing, and mathematics and PPST II test(s) in their certification area and complete undergraduate coursework in their major.  EDU 200, 412, 417 and Statistics, one math, english composition and a literature course are prerequisites to the program.  If they have not completed EDU 200, 412 or 417 as undergraduates, they must complete EDU 500, 512, 517 and 521 at the graduate level.

Course Number Course Name Credit

 M.Ed. Core Courses (15 credits)

EDU 617

Advanced Seminar in Multicultural Education (Prereq: EDU 417 OR EDU 517 Multicultural Education or equivalent)

3

EDU 535 OR EDU 545

Urban Education OR Education in a Global Context

3

EDU 635

Research Design (prerequisite: Statistic)               

3

Certification requirements (9 credits)

EDU 610

Student Teaching (Must apply 2 semester ahead)

6

EDU 620

Practicum

3

Electives: 12 credits of any graduate level course in education or student’s certification field 
Recommendation: EDU 500, 512, 517 and 521 if did not meet prerequisite requirements, OR one of the "OR" courses or EDU 606

Course Requirements: BA-MED ESL Concentration

To be admitted into the program, applicants must complete undergraduate coursework in their major. EDU 200, 412, 417 and Statistics are prerequisites to the program. If they have not completed EDU 417 as undergraduates, they must complete EDU 517 at the graduate level.

EDU 545 OR
EDU 535

Education in a Global Context OR 
Urban Education

3

Course Number Course Name Credit

M.Ed. Core Courses (15 credits)

EDU 635

Research Design (Offered in Fall and Spring only; prerequisite: EDU 521 Statistics)               

3

ESL requirements (9-15 credits)

EDU 514

Theories of Second Language Acquisition

3

EDU 617

Advanced Seminar in Multicultural Education (Prereqs: EDU 417 OR 517 Multicultural Education)

3

EDU 600 OR EDU 601 OR EDU 603

Literacy Foundations for Primary Grades OR Literacy Foundations for Intermediate Grades OR Reading Strategies for Middle and Secondary Content Areas

3

EDU 650

Field Experience in ESL

 3

LAN 510

Linguistics (if LAN 310 is not met)

3

Electives: 0-9 credit of any graduate level course in education or student teaching and practicum (9). Recommendation: EDU 500, 512, 517, 521, if did not meet prerequisite requirments or any "OR" course above.

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