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    Mississippi College
   
 
  Oct 20, 2019
 
GRADUATE CATALOG 2016-2017 
    
GRADUATE CATALOG 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog]

English, M.Ed.


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Admission to the M.ED in English Program:

A minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate work is required for the M.Ed. degree. All candidates for the M.Ed. must:

  1. Meet the undergraduate course requirements for admission to the graduate program, which includes:
    English - 18 undergraduate semester hours in English; submit critical writing sample with application for admission. The total of 18 undergraduate hours must be composed of courses beyond the core curriculum of literature surveys and freshman composition courses.
  2. Students seeking Class AA Educator License must have: (1) satisfactory scores on the PRAXIS I Core CASE (Core Academic Skills for Educators) Reading-5712 (passing score 156); Writing-5722 (passing score 162); Math-5732 (passing score 150); and (2) PRAXIS II (Content Area Exam**)                                                                                                                                                                        **Approved content area tests and passing scores are determined by MDE, are subject to change pending MDE approval, and are listed at the State Dept of Education website, http://www.mde.k12.ms.us.
  3. Unless otherwise specified all three-semester-hour courses have lecture 3 hours per week.  The student is reminded that one-half course work to be applied toward a Master's degree must be on 6000-level.

*Note:  A 400-level course taken for undergraduate credit cannot subsequently be changed to graduate credit nor repeated for graduate credit on the 5000-level.

English

Prerequisites: Graduate standing with sufficient background in subject area is a prerequisite for all graduate courses.

Unless otherwise specified all three-semester-hour courses have lecture 3 hours per week. The student is reminded that one-half course work to be applied toward a Master’s degree must be on 6000-level. (See semester or term schedule for laboratory fees.)

*Note: A 400-level course taken for undergraduate credit cannot subsequently be changed to graduate credit nor repeated for graduate credit on the 5000-level.

1. Twelve semester hours of graduate English courses to be composed of:


2. Three semester hours of graduate English electives chosen in consultation with advisor.


3. NINE SEMESTER HOURS OF ELECTIVE PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION CORE COURSES SELECTED FROM THE FOLLOWING:


4. SIX HOURS OF GRADUATE PROJECT CREDIT, CONSISTING OF:


5. Candidates for the M.Ed. in English must complete and defend a final project


that will incorporate research on current practices and theory in language arts, and preparation of lesson plans that incorporate a range of material for specific units.  Proposal for this project will be part of the course requirements for ENG 6563   ; completion of project and defense will be part of the course requirements for ENG 6564  .  If the candidate does not successfully complete and/or defend the project, he or she will receive an “I” in ENG 6564  and must complete all requirements in the next semester.   

The Master of Education in English is a Secondary Subject Endorsement area.


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