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Samford University    
 
    
 
  Feb 19, 2018
 
Samford University Catalog 2016-2017 Academic Year [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Education - Graduate (CURR Dept)

The courses listed below represent only a portion of the graduate-level education courses available. See the Department of Educational Leadership  for additional courses that may apply to programs offered through the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. NOTE: Courses numbered 600 and above are open to post-master’s degree students.

   •  EDUC 575 - Nature and Needs of the Gifted Learner (3)
   •  EDUC 577 - Current Issues in Gifted Education Seminar (3)
   •  EDUC 578 - Curriculum Materials and Methods for the Gifted (3)
   •  EDUC 579 - Practicum in Gifted Education (3)
   •  EDUC 580 - Developing Creative and Critical Thinking Skills (3)
   •  EDUC 582 - Low Incidence Disabilities (K-12) (3)
   •  EDUC 585 - Assessment Procedures & Processes in Special Education (3)
   •  EDUC 586 - Managing Challenging Behavior in the Classroom: A Functional Behavioral Approach (3)
   •  EDUC 589 - High Incidence Disabilities (K-12) (3)
   •  EDUC 592 - Student Teaching (12)
   •  EDUC 593 - Research-Based Methods of Instruction in the K-12 Special Education Classroom (3)
   •  EDUC 595 - Practicum in Collaborative Special Education (K-12) (3)
   •  EDUC 596 - Current and Emerging Instructional Technologies (3)
   •  EDUC 597 - Curriculum Integration of Technology (3)
   •  EDUC 607 - Early Childhood Exemplary Programs (3)
   •  EDUC 608 - Elementary Exemplary Programs (3)
   •  EDUC 624 - Learning Theories: The Pursuit of Knowledge (3)
   •  EDUC 626 - Social Problems of Children and Youth (3)
   •  EDUC 630 - Quality Improvement Practicum in Education (3)
   •  EDUC 640 - Trends and Issues in Teacher Leadership (3)
   •  EDUC 641 - Mentor Training and Professional Development in Teacher Leadership (3)
   •  EDUC 642 - Leadership for Differentiation in Schools (3)
   •  EDUC 670 - Advanced Curriculum Workshop (3)
   •  EDUC 671 - Program Planning and Evaluation in Gifted Education (3)
   •  EDUC 672 - Seminar in Gifted Education (3)

Education - Graduate (FYNT Program)

NOTE: A prerequisite for each of the following courses is admission into the master of science Alternative A fifth-year non-traditional program in secondary education (MSE-FYNT). These courses cannot be applied towards a different graduate education program.

   •  BIOE 504 - Basic Toxicology (3)
   •  BIOE 510 - General Biology for the Secondary Educator (4)
   •  BIOE 514 - Wetlands (3)
   •  BIOE 517 - Environmental Biomonitoring (3)
   •  BIOE 519 - Conservation Biology and Natural Resource Management (3)
   •  CHME 510 - General Chemistry for the Secondary Educator (4)
   •  COME 519 - Argumentation and Debate (4)
   •  EDUC 550 - Foundations and Issues (2-3)
   •  EDUC 553 - Student Development and Learning (2-3)
   •  EDUC 556 - Methods, Management and Technology (3)
   •  EDUC 559 - Exceptional Learners and Collaboration (3)
   •  EDUC 563 - Curriculum, Reading, and Assessment (3)
   •  EDUC 568 - Teaching Physical Education (3)
   •  EDUC 569 - Teaching Secondary Spanish (2-3)
   •  EDUC 570 - Teaching Secondary English (2-3)
   •  EDUC 571 - Teaching Secondary Mathematics (2-3)
   •  EDUC 572 - Teaching Secondary Science (2-3)
   •  EDUC 573 - Teaching Secondary Social Studies (2-3)
   •  EDUC 591 - Internship for Secondary Education (6)
   •  ENGE 500 - African-American Literature (4)
   •  ENGE 510 - Southern Literature (4)
   •  ENGE 520 - Early British Literature Survey (4)
   •  ENGE 530 - Graduate Survey of American Literature (4)
   •  GEOE 510 - Human Geography (4)
   •  HISE 521 - Seminar in American History (4)
   •  HISE 531 - Seminar in World History (4)
   •  HISE 541 - Seminar in History and Culture (4)
   •  KINE 522 - Advanced Adapted Physical Education (4)
   •  KINE 560 - Curriculum Design and Development in Physical Education (4)
   •  KINE 565 - Strategies and Issues in P-12 Physical Education (4)
   •  MATE 530 - Abstract Algebra for Teachers (4)
   •  MATE 540 - Foundations of Analysis for Teachers (4)
   •  MATE 560 - Discrete Mathematics for Teachers (4)
   •  PHYE 510 - General Physics for the Secondary Educator (4)
   •  POLE 500 - American Politics and Economy (4)
   •  SPAE 501 - Advanced Methodology and Applied Linguistics (4)
   •  SPAE 502 - Hispanic Cultures in the Foreign Language Classroom (4)
   •  SPAE 503 - Literature and Film of the Spanish-Speaking World (4)

Education - Graduate (EDLE Dept)

The courses listed below represent only a portion of the graduate-level education courses available. See the Department of Curriculum and Instruction  for additional courses that may apply to programs offered through the Department of Educational Leadership. Two such courses are EDUC 518 Action Research: Theory and Techniques  and EDUC 519 Field-Based Action Research . NOTE: Courses numbered 600 and above are open to post-master’s degree students.

   •  EDLD 520 - Foundations of Instructional Leadership (3)
   •  EDLD 521 - Issues in School Finance (3)
   •  EDLD 522 - Management Design for School Improvement (3)
   •  EDLD 523 - Managing the P-12 Exceptional Education Program (3)
   •  EDLD 524 - Curriculum Design for P-12 Instructional Leaders (3)
   •  EDLD 525 - Practicum in School Improvement (3)
   •  EDLD 526 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Education (3)
   •  EDLD 527 - Internship in Instructional Leadership (3)
   •  EDLD 536 - Educational Leadership for Learning (3)
   •  EDLD 537 - Comparative International Education (3)
   •  EDLD 538 - Governance and Policy in Educational Systems (3)
   •  EDLD 539 - Innovative Concepts in Education (3)
   •  EDLD 540 - Design for Educational Improvement (3)
   •  EDLD 541 - Issues in Educational Finance (3)
   •  EDLD 542 - Comparative Legal Issues in Education (3)
   •  EDLD 544 - Practicum in Educational Leadership (3)
   •  EDLD 621 - Educational Business Management: Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis (3)
   •  EDLD 622 - Seminar in Instructional Leadership (3)
   •  EDLD 623 - Organizational Innovation: Strategies and Tactics (3)
   •  EDLD 625 - Legal and Policy Issues in Education (3)
   •  EDLD 627 - Professional Development and Mentor Training for Quality Education (3)
   •  EDLD 628 - Advanced Evaluation of Teaching and Learning (3)
   •  EDLD 629 - Practicum in Quality Leadership: The Quality Improvement Analysis Project (3)
   •  EDLD 637 - Current Issues in Education and Leadership (3)
   •  EDLD 638 - Professionalism and Ethics in Education (3)
   •  EDLD 681 - Research in Certification Field (3)

Education - Graduate (IDTE Program)

   •  IDTE 518 - Research Design and Methodology in Instructional Design (3)
   •  IDTE 550 - Foundations of Instructional Design (3)
   •  IDTE 551 - Instructional Design I (3)
   •  IDTE 553 - Instructional Design II (3)
   •  IDTE 556 - Designing Multimedia for Instruction (3)
   •  IDTE 563 - Organizational Leadership in Instructional Design and Technology (3)
   •  IDTE 566 - Assessment and Evaluation in Instructional Design and Technology (3)
   •  IDTE 570 - E-Learning (3)
   •  IDTE 575 - Issues and Trends in Instructional Design and Technology (3)
   •  IDTE 599 - Advanced Practices in Instructional Design and Technology (3)

Education - Doctoral

   •  EDLD 731 - Educational Policy Development and Analysis: The Political Dimension of Schooling (3)
 

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