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Grad Catalog 01-03

CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
Graduate Study

CHAPTER 2
Admission and
Registration

CHAPTER 3
Degree
Requirements

CHAPTER 4
Fields
of Study

CHAPTER 5
Members of
Graduate Studies
Committees

APPENDIX
Course
Abbreviations

 

    

Education

Degrees Offered
Master of Arts
Master of Education
Doctor of Philosophy
Doctor of Education

Areas of Study

The College of Education offers graduate degree programs in the following areas: curriculum and instruction, educational administration, educational psychology, foreign language education, health education, kinesiology, mathematics education, science education and special education.

Degree Requirements

Master of Arts

In addition to fulfilling the general requirements for all master's degrees, the student must complete twelve semester hours of advanced course preparation appropriate to the proposed area of concentration. Graduate advisers can provide information about these requirements and any others prescribed by the Graduate Studies Committees.

Before a student is admitted to candidacy, the Program of Work must be approved by the graduate adviser of the area of concentration and the graduate dean. Additional requirements and optional plans open to students in the areas of concentration in education are listed under the appropriate area headings or are available from the area graduate advisers.

Master of Education

In addition to fulfilling the general requirements for all master's degrees, the student must complete twelve semester hours of advanced course preparation appropriate to the proposed area of concentration. Graduate advisers can provide information about these requirements and any others prescribed by the Graduate Studies Committees.

Of the total number of semester hours required, at least eighteen must be in a particular area of concentration, which may be interdepartmental in scope and not necessarily confined to the College of Education.

Before the student is admitted to candidacy, the Program of Work must be approved by the graduate adviser of the area of concentration and the graduate dean. Additional requirements and optional plans open to students in the areas of concentration in education are listed under the appropriate area headings or are available from the area graduate advisers.

Doctor of Philosophy

The Doctor of Philosophy is a research degree. The student's Program of Work includes courses in the field of specialization and supporting work outside the major. To be admitted to candidacy, the student is expected to pass a qualifying examination, written or oral or both, and to meet additional requirements established by the Graduate Studies Committee. Admission to candidacy must be approved by the Graduate Studies Committee and the graduate dean.

Additional requirements, if any, are given in the following sections.

Doctor of Education

The Doctor of Education is a professional degree. Program requirements vary, but each must focus predominantly on the application of knowledge. The program normally entails an internship. The requirements for admission to candidacy and course requirements are similar to those for the Doctor of Philosophy degree. Additional requirements, if any, are given in the following sections.


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Graduate catalog

      

Contents
Chapter 1 - Graduate Study
Chapter 2 - Admission and Registration
Chapter 3 - Degree Requirements
Chapter 4 - Fields of Study
Chapter 5 - Members of Graduate Studies Committees
Appendix - Course Abbreviations

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