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Master of Arts: Curriculum and Instruction - Multicultural Education Emphasis

Total Hours Required 36

This emphasis is for teachers or practitioners who are interested in developing competency for multicultural teaching. Students will have the option of selecting a focus area in Cultural Diversity, Urban Teaching and Working with Limited English Proficient Learners. The program does not lead to teacher certification.

The following courses are required in addition to the core courses listed:

Curriculum in Multicultural Education       Hours
 EDUC-C&I 5548  English as a Second Language
              in Content Areas                  3
 EDUC-C&I 5560  Teaching and Learning in
              Urban Schools                     3
 EDUC-C&I 5561  Teaching Diverse Populations
              in Today's Classrooms             3
 EDUC-C&I 5562  Multicultural Perspectives in
              Education                         3
 EDUC-C&I 5563   Teaching for Equity and
              Social Justice                    3
Courses must be approved by a faculty adviser.