RANK I Program in Elementary EducationMajor: ERED
Degree Awarded: NON
Program Webpage: http://louisville.edu/education/degrees/rank
Program Admission Procedure
- Hold Certification in P-5 and a Masters degree or Rank II equivalency
- Admission to the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies
Rank I Program in Elementary Education Advanced Program
|Inquiry (Select one of the following) 3 credit hours)||3|
|EDAP 639 Education Research in P-12 Setting|
|ELFH 601 Applied Statistics (or research course approved by advisor)|
|Leadership: (select one of the following) (3 credit hours)||3|
|EDAP 624 Curriculum Theory|
|EDAP 637 Using Assessment to Improve Student Achievement|
|EDAP 677 Teacher Leadership: Coaching and Mentoring|
|ELFH 636 Shaping School Culture (or other leadership course in consultation with advisor)|
|Diversity: (select one of the following) (3 credit hours)||3|
|EDTP 503 Developing Cross-Cultural Competence|
|EDAP 521 Teaching English Learners|
|EDAP 638 Instructional Strategies for Diverse Learners|
|EDAP 642 Literacy Learning and Cultural Differences (or other diversity course in consultation with advisor)|
|AREA OF EMPHASIS (12-18 credit hours)||12-18|
|Elective (0-6 credit hours)||0-6|
|Action (Problem Solver) (3 credit hours)||3|
|EDAP 607 Teacher Leadership in Practice (or capstone course equivalency approved by advisor*)|
|Minimum total credit hours:||30|
Midpoint Requirement: M.Ed. candidates are required to submit a mid-program performance assessment to their faculty advisor at the completion of 15 credit hours of coursework. The faculty advisor will assess the candidate's performance assessment, which must be at the target or satisfactory level. The performance assessment must address content, classroom environment, teaching, assessing, and reflection, and an artifact such as a video, to document professional learning.
Exit Requirements: Hallmark Assessment Task for EDAP 607 or equivalent project that demonstrates proficiency in the advanced-Level Kentucky Teacher Standards.
*Course project must address all of the Advanced-Level Kentucky Teacher Standards.
1. Minimum of 15 credit hours in 600-level courses is required.
2. Up to 15 credit hours of graduate credit may be transferred to the Rank I program as long as the student will have completed 60 credit hours of approved graduate credit including a Masters degree at the end of the Rank I program. Transfer credit must be officially accepted by the advisor and final acceptance is dependent upon receipt of official transcripts.
3. In the Rank I program, at least 15 credit hours of new graduate coursework must be taken at the University of Louisville.
4. To complete the program, students must have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. No course credits equivalent to a GPA 2.0 will be accepted.
Assistant Chair of Early Childhood and Elementary Education Department (ECEE)
Interim Chair of Early Childhood and Elementary Education Department (ECEE)