Curriculum and Instruction


Educators play a pivotal role in the development of the thinkers, leaders, and innovators of tomorrow. At the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, we recognize the importance of providing future teachers with the skills and knowledge they need to help young scholars achieve their full potential. We offer degree programs in elementary, bilingual and ESL, middle-level, and secondary education, as well as a variety of certifications.

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  • Education - BS, BA
  • Accelerated Online Ed Curriculum and Instruction - MEd Mathematics, MEd Science, MEd Triple Literacy
  • Ed Curriculum and Instruction - MEd
  • Ed Curriculum and Instruction, Mathematics - MEd
  • Ed Curriculum and Instruction, Science - MEd
  • Ed Curriculum and Instruction, Writing Focus - MEd
  • Reading Specialist - MEd
  • Teaching, Early Childhood, Middle Level,Secondary Level - MEdT

What Will I Learn?

  • Study of child and adolescent development
  • Instruction and assessment
  • Content area knowledge
  • Curriculum design
  • Instructional strategies
  • Diversity in education

Example Courses

  • Introduction to Special Language Programs
  • Implementation of EC-6 Dual Language Curriculum Models
  • Biliteracy Development in Dual Language Programs
  • Family Literacy and Second Language Acquisition
  • Math in Dual Language Settings
  • Science and Health Education in Dual Language Settings
  • Positive Classroom Management
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Collaborative Practices and Transition Planning in SPED

All Major Courses

Career Opportunities

  • Elementary teacher
  • Elementary Bilingual and ESL
  • Middle-level teacher
  • Secondary Education
  • School Counselor or Administrator
  • Neuroscience Research
  • Special Educator



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Curriculum and Instruction


Room 421 Hammond Hall