Program Core (12 hrs) and Reflective Practice (3 hrs)

Required by all candidates, this core emphasizes:

  • Examining discipline systems and classroom management processes.
  • Integrating theory with practice utilizing first-hand classroom experiences.
  • Understanding social and ethical issues to inform change.
  • Engaging in action research within the classroom to foster more effective instruction.

Core Courses
EDCC 501 Creating Cultures of Change (3 hrs.)
EDCC 521 Peacebuilding & Conflict Resolution (3 hrs.)
EDCC 531 Social & Ethical Issues in Education (3 hrs.)
EDCC 551 Action Research in Educational Settings (3 hrs.)

Reflective Practice
EDPC 611 Action Research Project (3 hrs.)