Curriculum and Instruction, MA

for the degree of Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction

graduate student services office: 142 Education Building

                  1310 South Sixth

                  Champaign, IL 61820

phone: (217) 244-3542


department website:

department faculty: Curriculum & Instruction Faculty

overview of college admissions & requirements: College of Education  

college website:

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers many programs leading to the degree of Master of Arts (M.A.).  A list of programs and additional requirements can be found on the program's websitethe College of Education Graduate Programs Handbook, and the Graduate College Handbook.

Psychological Foundations Courses in Educational Psychology4
Select one of the following:
Psychology of Learning in Education
Child Language and Education
Sociocultural Influence on Learning
Adjustment in School Settings
Personality and Soc Dev
Psychology of Classroom Management
Adult Learning and Development
Learning and Human Development with Educational Technology
Early Adolescent Development
Assessing Student Performance
Developments in Educational Psychology
Global Issues in Learning
Philosophical and Social Foundations Courses in Education Policy, Organization and Leadership4
Select one of the following:
Poli & Cultural Context of Ed
History of American Education
Asian American Education
Historical & Social Barriers
Professional Ethics in Education
School and Society
Critical Thinking in Education
Aesthetic Education
Technology & Educational Reform
Sociology of Education
Racial and Ethnic Families
Politics of Education
Economics of Education
Elective Hours:24
400/500-Level Hours Required, including Independent Study
500-Level Hours Required in Education
Research/Project/Independent Study Hours (min/max applied toward degree)0-8
CI 599Thesis Research (min/max applied toward degree)2-8
Total Hours32

Other Requirements

Minimum GPA 3.0
Human Subjects Approval