Foreign, Second, and Multilingual Language Education (EDUTL-ES, FSM)

Department of Teaching and Learning
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Specialization leading to an Education Specialist in Teaching and Learning

Core Requirements (17 hours)

Teaching & Learning Required Courses (8 hours)

  • EDUTL 8003 Theorizing and Researching Teaching and Learning (4)
  • EDUTL 8015 Diversity and Equity in Education (4)

Multicultural Education and Diversity in Education Requirement (3 hours)

Alternative courses may be available, consult your advisor

  • EDUTL 6808 Multicultural and Global Perspectives on Teaching and Learning (3)

Research Methods (6 hours)

More advanced courses may be taken, consult your advisor

  • EDUTL 6052 Classroom-Based Inquiry: MA (3)
  • ESQREM 6625 Introduction to Educational Research (3)

Specialization Requirements (15 hours)

Students must meet with a faculty advisor within the first two semesters to plan a program of study. With the approval of a faculty advisor and the Graduate Studies Committee, the program of study may deviate from the curriculum below depending on scholarly and research interests.

Required Courses (12 hours)

  • EDUTL 8610   Second Language Acquisition (3)
  • EDUTL 8617   Issues in Second Language Learning (3)
  • EDUTL 8625   First Year Doctoral Seminar in Foreign Language Education (3)
  • EDUTL 8630   The Dissertation Experience in Foreign Language Education (3)

Elective Courses

  • EDUTL 7645  Issues and Research in Foreign Language Testing and Assessment (3)
  • EDUTL 8615  Classroom‐Oriented Second Language Research (3)
  • EDUTL 8620  Foreign and Second Language Teacher Education (3)
  • EDUTL 8635 Research on Second Language Reading and Writing (3)  

Apprenticeship (3-6 hours)

Consult your faculty advisor

  • EDUTL 8998 Research Apprenticeship in Teaching and Learning (3‐6)

Applied Project (3 hours)

Consult your faculty advisor   

  • EDUTL 8999 Research (3)

Minimum hours post MA/MS: 38

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Education Specialist Teaching and Learning


Note: Students exact curriculum may vary depending upon program of study determined by student and advisor.