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2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Elementary Program: Professor McEwan; Associate Professors Moore (Program Coordinator), Ratchford, Williams; Assistant Professors Davis, Raulston, Smajic.

Special Education and Educational Foundations: Professors Cost, Thrower; Associate Professors Smith, Suell.

Secondary Program: Professor Whitsett; Associate Professor Cook (Program Coordinator); Assistant Professors Alexiou-Ray, G. Samuels.
Instructor: Gilmore.

Leadership Program: Associate Professor Bentley; Assistant Professors A. Samuels, Shanks.

Elementary Education, Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and Secondary/P-12 Education Programs

The undergraduate programs in this area are Elementary Education and Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, both of which satisfy requirements for Alabama Class B certification. An endorsement in K-6 Collaborative Teacher (Special Education) may be added to the elementary certificate. Courses and internships that support the Alternative Master’s Degree Program in Secondary Education and Collaborative Education are offered in this area. Refer to the Graduate Bulletin for complete details.

Secondary/P-12 Education

This certification qualifies the recipient to teach at the secondary-school level (grades 6-12) and requires completion of professional education courses, an internship, and courses in the teaching field(s).

Secondary-school certification is available in the following fields at the undergraduate level:

  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • French
  • Spanish

Secondary-school certification is available in other fields at the graduate level. Refer to the Graduate Bulletin for details.


Leadership Program

Graduate programs are offered in Instructional Leadership (M.Ed. and Ed.S.), Teacher Leadership (Ed.S.), and Instructional Technology (Ed.S.).The Instructional Leadership Program offers a M.Ed. or an Ed.S. in Instructional Leadership as well as a Reduced Hour Option in Instructional Leadership for qualified candidates. The Teacher Leader program offers an Ed.S. in Teacher Leadership. Refer to the Graduate Bulletin for more information.


Courses in Elementary & Secondary Education


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