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Educational Specialist Elementary
2017-2018

AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY

Governor

Program Contact Information:

Dr. Gary Stewart
stewartg@apsu.edu
931.221.6782

 

EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST ELEMENTARY EDUCATION [30 Credit Hours]

Graduate Tuition and Fees

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The Educational Specialist program is designed to permit students to achieve a degree level higher than the master’s and to development additional skills in their content area.  The program may be a terminal program or transferred to a doctorate program.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Degree:              Ed.S. – Educational Specialist

Major:              Education

Concentration:   Elementary Education

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS:

Educ 6500  Curriculum Improvement and Construction (3)                

Educ 5611  Educational Computer Applications (3)                          

Educ 6030  Statistics for Educational Research (3)

Educ 6050  Seminar on Research (3)                                                                    

Educ 6990  Field Study (3)

Select Six hours from following group of courses with an emphasis in Special Education/ Diversity/Learning Theory:

Sped 6550  Special Education Law (3)                    

Psy   5140  Advanced Educational Psychology (3)                

Sped  5750  Classroom Management of Disabled Learners (3)             

Psy    5320  Learning and Behavioral Disorders (3)                           

Educ 6450   Issues in Comparative Education (3)                              

Educ 6800   Seminar on Teacher Effectiveness (3)

Electives (9 hours)                                              

 Courses with Prerequisites:

Educ 6050 is a prerequisite for Educ 6990

Educ 6990 must be taken the last term of enrollment

Milestone Review:

Students must complete three milestones while completing this program.  Milestone I will be completed while in the first term of enrollment. Milestone II must be completed before enrolling in capstone course.  Milestone III occurs at graduation.

Capstone Course: 

Educ 6990 – Field Study is the capstone course for this program and must be taken the last term of enrollment.  It is offered fall and spring semesters as it requires interaction in the local schools.  Milestone II is prerequisite.

Research  Plan IV: