Catalog 2010-2012

Curriculum and Instruction: Instructional Technology

This major is designed to prepare educators for a variety of professional positions in educational settings, including: school building level, school district level, and alternative schools.

Students interested in this program must submit a completed Application for Admission to Graduate Study and should contact the Department of Curriculum and Instruction for any other admission requirements.  Graduate information and application for graduate admission can be found at

The Graduate Record Examination (General Test) is not required for admission to the program.

This major is available on both the thesis and non-thesis options, and requires a minimum of 35-44 semester hours depending on the option chosen. A minimum of 15 semester hours of 200/6000-level course work is required for the thesis option. A minimum of 12 semester hours of 200/6000-level course work is required for the non-thesis option.

All students completing the thesis option are required to pass an oral comprehensive examination prepared and administered by the thesis committee. This comprehensive examination will normally accompany the thesis defense. A student completing the thesis option must include 6 hours of 240:299 in the program of study.

All students completing the non-thesis option are required to complete the departmental graduate research requirement and prepare a comprehensive ePortfolio at the end of the student's program of study.



  Curriculum and Instruction: 210:201.....3 hours

  Literacy Education: 230:212.....3 hours

  Instructional Technology: 240:139; 240:232; 240:237; 240:240; 240:289.....14 hours

  Measurement and Research: 250:205.....3 hours

  Research: 240:299.....2 or 6 hours

    Thesis option (6 hrs.)

    Non-thesis option (2 hrs.)

Electives: Choose Option 1 or 2 below.....6-15 hours

  Option 1 (6 hrs. - thesis) (10 hrs-non-thesis)

  Option 2 (15 hrs.)

35-44 hours


Option 1


  Educational Psychology: 200:214.

  Instructional Technology: 240:131, 240:138, 240:140, 240:147, 240:150, 240:153, 240:170, 240:205, 240:210, 240:260, 240:285, 240:286, 240:297.


Option 2


  School Library Studies: 350:114, 350:132 or 350:134, 350:225, 350:250, 350:290.