English Education

MA in English Education: Programs of Study

 

MA, Teaching English and Teaching Students with Disabilities, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification (42 points)

Course ID

Points

Course Title

General Pedagogical Core (6 units)

TCHL-GE.2010

3

Inquiries into Teaching and Learning III

TCHL-GE.2999

0

Drug and Alcohol Education/Child Abuse Identification and School Violence Prevention

TCHL-GE.2515

2

Adolescent Learners in Urban Contexts

EDCT-GE.2018

1

Integrating Education Technology in Teaching and Learning

Specialized Pedagogical Core (24 units)

SPCED-GE.2162 

3

Educating Students with Disabilities in Middle Childhood and Adolescent Settings

SPCED-GE.2136

3

Psychological and Educational Assessments in Special Education

SPCED-GE.2052

3

Education of Students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities

SPCED-GE.2124

3

Individuals with Disabilities in School and Community

SPCED-GE.2108

3

Strategies for Teaching Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders

ENGED-GE.2041/2042 3 Teaching and Learning English Language Arts in the Middle/High School
ENGED-GE.2501 3 MA Seminar in English Education
ENGED-GE.2120  3 Curriculum and Research in Literacy and the Language Arts
Content Electives (6 units)

In consultation with their adviser, students will select two 2000-level courses as content electives in English Education. 

Fieldwork and Student Teaching (6 units)

TCHL-GE.2005

0

Fieldwork in Schools and Other Educational Settings

ENGED-GE.2911

3

Student Teaching in English Language Arts in Middle/High School

SPCED-GE.2524

3

Student Teaching in Secondary Special Education

 

 

MA, Teaching English, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification (36 points) 

Course #:

Course Name:

Pts.

1st Fall Semester (12 units)

ENGED-GE 2501

MA Seminar in English Education

3

TCHL-GE.2515

Adolescent Learners in Urban Contexts

2

ENGED-GE 2xxx

Pedagogical Content Knowledge Course*

3

TCHL-GE 2010

Inquiries into Teaching and Learning III

3

TCHL-GE 2999

Drug and Alcohol Education/Child Abuse Identification and School Violence Prevention/D.A.S.A.: The Social Responsibilities of Teachers

0

TCHL-GE 2005

Field Work in Schools and Other Educational Settings

0

EDCT-GE 2018

Integrating Media and Technology into the K-12 Curriculum

1 **

1st Spring Semester (12 units)

ENGED-GE 2041 or 2042

Teaching and Learning English Language Arts in the Middle School or High School

3

ENGED-GE 2911

Supervised Student Teaching in the Middle School

3

ENGED-GE 2xxx

Pedagogical Content Knowledge Course*

3

ENGED-GE 2xxx

Pedagogical Content Knowledge Course*

3

2nd Fall Semester (12 units)

ENGED-GE 2120

Curriculum and Research in the English Language Arts

3

ENGED-GE 2922

Supervised Student Teaching in the High School

3

ENGED-GE 2xxx

Pedagogical Content Knowledge Course*

3

SPCED-GE 2162

Educating Students with Disabilities in Middle School and Adolescent Settings

3

Because of reciprocity agreements with other states, those certified by New York State are able to teach in most other US states.

Course requirements for this degree are divided into six categories:

Pedagogical Content Knowledge Core (9 credits by advisement)

Courses selected from among the following:

TCHL-GE 2275 Language and Literacy Acquisition and Development (3)

ENGED-GE 2505 Foundation of Educational Linguistics (3)

ENGED-GE 2509 Teaching Reading in the English Classroom (3)

ENGED-GE 2511 Teaching Expository Writing (3)

ENGED-GE 2521 Literature and the Adolescent Experience (3)

ENGED-GE 2507 Dramatic Activities in the English Classroom (3)

ENGED-GE 2045 Hip Hop and Teaching (3)

ENGED-GE 2578 Critical Media Literacy (3)

General Pedagogical Core (13 credits)

TCHL-GE 2010 Inquiries into Teaching and Learning III (4)

APSY-GE 2272 Adolescent Development (3)

SPCED-GE 2162 Educating Students with Disabilities in Middle Childhood and Adolescent Settings (3)

Education as a Social Responsiblity (3)

Specialized Pedagogical Core (9 credits)

ENGED-GE 2501 MA Seminar in English Education (3)

ENGED-GE 2041 Teaching and Learning English Language Arts in the Middle School (3)

ENGED-GE 2042 Teaching and Learning English Language Arts in the High Schools (3)

Student Teaching (8 credits)

ENGED-GE 2911 Supervised Student Teaching in the Middle School (4)

ENGED-GE 2922 Supervised Student Teaching in the High School (4)

Terminal Experience (3 credits)

ENGED-GE 2540 English Teacher as Reflective Practitioner (3)

ENGED-GE 2120 Negotiating the Curriculum (3)

Other Requirements (0 credits)

TCHL-GE 2999 Drug and Alcohol Education/Child Abuse Identification and School Violence Prevention/D.A.S.A.: The Social Responsibilities of Teachers (0)

Prerequisite or corequisite: one semester of a foreign language

 


MA, Teaching English, Grades 7-12, Professional Certification (30 points)

This program is for students already with initial certification as an undergraduate who still need an MA for permanent or professional certification.

Course #:

Course Name:

Pts.

ENGED-GE 2501

MA Seminar in English Education

3

ENGED-GE 2xxx

Pedagogical Content Knowledge Course*

12

xxx-GE 2xxx

Other Elective**

12

ENGED-GE 2540
OR
ENGED-GE 2120

English Teacher as Reflective Practitioner
OR
Negotiating the Curriculum

3

* Pedagogical Content Knowledge Course

TCHL-GE 2275

Language and Literacy Acquisition and Development

3

ENGED-GE 2509

Teaching Reading in the English Classroom

3

ENGED-GE 2511

Teaching Expository Writing

3

ENGED-GE 2101

Individualized Writing Instruction

4

ENGED-GE 2521

Literature and the Adolescent Experience

3

ENGED-GE 2507

Dramatic Activities in the English Classroom

3

ENGED-GE 2515

Linguistics, Society, and the Teacher

3

ENGED-GE 2045

Hip Hop and the Teaching of English

3

** Other Electives

EDCT-GE 2018

Educational Communication and Technology

 

MPAET-GE 2xxx

Educational Theatre

 

MCC-GE 2xxx

Media, Culture, and Communication: (see a list of MCC courses)

 

TESOL-GE 2xxx

Multilingual Multicultural Studies (TESOL)

 

SPCED-GE 2xxx

Special Education

 

SOCED-GE 2xxx

Social Studies Education

 

 

 

MA in Teachers of English Language and Literature in Colleges, Non-Certification (36 points)

This program requires a minimum of 36 credits, including:

ENGED-GE 2501 Master's Seminar in English Education (3 credits; Fall semester, to be taken at the beginning of the program) and
ENGED-GE 2120 Curriculum and researchin English Language Arts,
(3 credits; Fall or Spring semester, to be taken at the end of the program)

Plus 6 credits in courses related to the student's professional goals.

As part of the remaining specialization requirement, students select at least one course from each of the four strands of the English Education curriculum:

  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Linguistics
  • Reading and Literature
  • Writing

Students in this program who are preparing for college teaching are encouraged to engage in a one-semester field placement as part of the 36-point program.

MA candidates are expected to be members of the National Council of Teachers of English. Full-time students are eligible for student membership at a reduced rate.