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Plan Of Study

M.S. in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum: Teacher Certification

Below are two examples of recommended plans of study for students enrolled in the M.S. in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum.

For course descriptions, please visit the Drexel University Course Catalog.

Elementary Education (PreK-4)

Fall Plan of Study

Term Course Credits
Fall 1 EDUC 520 Professional Studies in Instruction
EDEX 542 Fundamentals of Special Education
3.0
3.0
Winter 1 EDUC 521 Typical & A-typical Child Development
EDEX 544 The Inclusive Classroom
3.0
3.0
Spring 1 EDUC 539 Expressive Arts
EDEX 546 Literacy & Content Skill Development –PK4 
3.0
3.0
Summer 1  EDUC 555 Social Studies Teaching Methods: PK4
EDUC 506 Assessment of Young Learners
3.0
3.0
Fall 2 EDUC 565 Intro to English Language Learners  
Elective Course and/or UG Content course (if appropriate)
3.0
1.5 or 3.0
Winter 2 EDUC 513 Science Teaching Methods: PK4
EDUC 525 Multi-media Instructional Design
3.0
3.0
Spring 2 EDUC 517 Math Methods & Content: PK4 
EDUC 529 Early Literacy 
3.0
1.5
Summer 2 Undergraduate Content course (if appropriate)

Fall 3  EDUC 540 Graduate Student Teaching 
Elective Course*
 3
1.5 or 3.0

Secondary Education (7-12) 

Fall Plan of Study

Term Course Credits
Fall 1  EDUC 520 Professional Studies in Instruction
EDEX 542 Fundamentals of Special Education 
3.0
3.0
Winter 1 EDEX 544  The Inclusive Classroom
EDUC 515 Adolescent Learner in Secondary School
3.0
3.0
Spring 1 EDUC 558 Content Area Reading
EDEX 546 Literacy & Content Skill Development
3.0
3.0
Summer 1 EDUC 558 Content Area Reading
EDEX 546 Literacy & Content Skill Development
3.0
3.0
Fall 2 EDUC 565  Intro to English Language Learners
EDUC 514, 519, 538, or 556 
3.0
3.0
Winter 2 EDUC 540 Graduate Student Teaching with Seminar 
Elective Course
3.0
3.0
Spring 2 Electives Course
Elective Course
3.0
3.0
Summer 2 Elective Course
Elective Course
3.0
3.0