CONCENTRATION: Library Media (P-12)
Core Requirements (18-22 semester hours):
- ED 500 - Introduction to Graduate Education and Technology (1)
(Students who did not take ED 500 (discipline specific section) as a master’s student at JSU are required to take the course as part of their Ed.S. program. Required in the first semester of enrollment.)
- EFD 552 - Diversity Issues in Education (3)
- EIM 610 - Emerging Technology & Collaborative Tools (3)
- EFD 615 - Leadership (3)
- EFD 620 - Measurement and Evaluation (3)
- EFD 691 - Advanced Research in Education I (3)
- EFD 692 - Advanced Research in Education II (3) (Prerequisite: EFD 691)
(Must be taken in the last semester of enrollment.)
- *SPE 500 - Survey Course in Special Education (3)
(*Students who have not previously satisfied the special education requirement at the undergraduate or graduate level must take SPE 500)
Concentration Requirements (12 semester hours):
- LM 612 - Advanced Materials for Children & Young Adults (3)
- EIM 615 - Online Course Design (3)
- EIM 620 - Educational Multi-Media and Video (3)
- EIM 624 - Advanced Digital Photography in Education (3)
30-34 Graduate Semester Hours Required for this Degree
- Admission to this program requires fifth year (master’s) certification in Library Media.
- An overall GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale on all course work attempted is required for this program. Overall 3.50 GPA required for completion beginning July 1, 2017. Courses used toward the master’s degree or fifth-year/master’s certification may not be repeated or counted for the Ed.S. degree. Students in this program are required to purchase College LiveText. College LiveText Education Solutions is a complete development, management, and assessment solution specifically designed for colleges and universities. Additional information on College LiveText can be obtained at http://www.livetext.com.
- The purposes of a Class AA program shall be to prepare educators on the sixth-year level to serve effectively in instructional support positions. Persons who complete Class AA programs shall have acquired knowledge and skills above the level required for completion of a Class A program.
- Candidates admitted (to enroll in courses in a Class AA teaching field program) may complete no more than five approved program courses prior to unconditional admission to the program (this includes transfer credit).