Program Requirements

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To successfully complete the Educational Technology degree you must complete the following coursework:

Required Courses
General Requirements                                                      6 hrs
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
SFR 780 Educational Research Methodology          3 hrs
SFR 750 Philosophies of Education 3 hrs
Research Requirements                                                 3-6 hrs
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
EDT 797
or
EDT 798
or
EDT 799
Educational Technology Special Research Project
or
Research Seminar in Educational Technology
or
Educational Technology Thesis
3 hrs
or
3 hrs
or
3-6 hrs
Diversity Requirements                                                 3 hrs
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours

RDG 660

or

RDG 665

Diversity Issues in Literacy & Content Area Instruction

or

Cultural Diversity Literacy & Instruction: Classrooms & Community

3 hrs

or

3 hrs

Required  Educational Technology Courses         12 hrs

The degree program requires four core Educational Technology courses.  These courses provide a foundation of competencies considered valuable for all areas of professional interest in the field of educational technology.

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
EDT 650 Selection and Utilization of Educational Technology 3 hrs
EDT 763 Administration of Educational Technology 3 hrs
EDT 764 Instructional Design 3 hrs
EDT 765 Educational Media Production 3 hrs
  Electives 9 hrs
  Total Hours Required 33 Hours
Suggested Electives

Applicable technology courses in the College of Education.

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
EDT 630  Technology Systems Management & Maintenance 3 hrs
EDT 660 Digital-Age Learning Environments 3 hrs
EDT 662 Educational Applications of Computers in the Classroom 3 hrs
EDT 690 Topical Issues in Educational Technology 1-5 hrs
EDT 767 Educational Technology Practicum 2 hrs
EDT 777 Problems in Educational Technology 1-3 hrs

Other electives, including electives from outside the department, which coincide with the interests of the student, may be added at the discretion of the program advisor.

Comprehensive Examination

A comprehensive examination must be passed by the candidate before a degree will be granted.  The major advisor is primarily responsible for working with faculty members to develop and evaluate the comprehensive examination.