B.S. in Community Education, Education, Educational Studies, and Exceptional Education. M.S. in Administrative Leadership and Supervision in Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Psychology, Educational Rehabilitation Counseling, Exceptional Education, and Cultural Foundations of Education. Ph.D. in Urban Education, with specialization in Administrative Leadership and Supervision in Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Psychology, Counseling Psychology, School Psychology, Exceptional Education, Art Education, and Multicultural Studies or Educational and Media Technology (in collaboration with the School of Information Studies).
Administrative Leadership: Economics of education; educational politics and policy making; school superintendency; school personnel supervision; program planning and evaluation; collective bargaining and contract administration; adult education, including its history and philosophy; and group dynamics.
Art Education: Historic foundations, modern practices, and current issues in general; specific focus on content areas, such as studio practices, art history, aesthetics, and art criticism; special areas, including museum education, assessment and evaluation, education of the gifted and talented, and electronic instructional media programming. Educational levels studied are from preschool to adult education and higher education.
Curriculum & Instruction: Instructional research and theory; curriculum design for urban schools; subject-specific teaching, from reading and children's literature to foreign languages, social sciences, mathematics, physics, and other sciences; educational levels such as early childhood; bilingual education, English as a second language, early childhood education, and middle and secondary education.
Educational and Media Technology: Production and utilization of instructional technology, electronic networking, and information services; microcomputers in library and information management; online information retrieval; and analysis and design of information systems.
Educational Psychology: In addition to the specialties of Counseling Psychology and School Psychology, Educational Psychology emphasizes learning and development, research and evaluation, and counselor education. Human behavior is studied in terms of its biological, cognitive, affective, social, and cultural aspects, as well as individual differences. Career counseling, multicultural counseling, rehabilitation counseling, professional ethics, dysfunctional behavior, psychopathology, and psychological measurement are also stressed.
Exceptional Education: The study of exceptional individuals, and services for them, with focus on policy, administration, curriculum development, learning, and development. Studies include American sign language, interpreting for the deaf, learning disabilities, mental retardation, emotional disturbances, mainstreaming, cooperative learning, and early childhood intervention.
Multicultural Studies: Qualitative research, action research, and field studies, with focus on urban schools are done in the context of a required interdisciplinary minor in Anthropology, History, and Sociology.
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Africology, Anthropology, Art, Art History, History, Information Studies, Psychology, Sociology, and Urban Studies. Also, most other subjects are relevant in relation to teacher training in those areas.
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