Courses

  • SED AP 803: Practicum/Apprenticeship/Internship: Principals (5-8)
    Graduate Prerequisites: Completion of 16 credits of coursework required for initial licensure.
    Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites. Supervised field placement to demonstrate competencies in the principal's role. The internship requires 300 hours of supervised field placement. Open only to candidates for Massachusetts licensure as principals who have passed the School of Education Literacy Test. Var cr, either sem.
  • SED AP 804: Practicum/Apprenticeship/Internship: Principals (9-12)
    Graduate Prerequisites: Completion of 16 credits of coursework required for initial licensure.
    Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites. Supervised field placement to demonstrate competencies in the principal's role. The internship requires 300 hours of supervised field placement. Open only to candidates for Massachusetts licensure as principals who have passed the School of Education Literacy Test. Var cr, either sem.
  • SED AP 805: Practicum/Apprenticeship/Internship: Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent
    Graduate Prerequisites: Completion of 16 credits of coursework required for initial licensure.
    Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites. Supervised field placement to demonstrate competencies in the superintendent/assistant superintendent role. Required of and open only to candidates for Massachusetts licensure as superintendents/assistant superintendents who have passed the School of Education Literacy Test. Var cr, 1st sem.
  • SED AP 900: Independent Study
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open to matriculated graduate degree and certificate candidates who have completed three or more semester courses.
    Outline of proposed study must be submitted in advance of registration on a form obtained from the department office. Variable cr.
  • SED AP 999: Dissertation Advisement
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open to doctoral candidates.
    Students must obtain approval of their advisors and the faculty member who is to supervise the study. Variable cr.
  • SED BI 504: Seminar: The Student-Teaching Experience--Bilingual (English as a Second Language) and Modern Foreign Language
    Discusses and analyzes the student-teaching-experience for those enrolled in bilingual, TESOL, and modern foreign language studies. Theoretical and methodological issues in bilingual and second language instruction, includes strategies for immersion classrooms.. 2 cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED BI 515: Methods in Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language (ESL)
    Planning and implememting effective assessment and instruction in language, literacy, and the content areas in elementary bilingual and English as a second language classrooms. Presents sheltered and content-based teaching strategies. Students develop an integrated curricular unit and participate in a field experience at the elementary level. 4cr, 1sr sem.
  • SED BI 535: Literacy Development for Bilingual Students: Instruction and Assessment
    Focus on theory/research/effective instructional practices in literacy instruction and assessment of bilingual students. Examines the relationships among oral language, reading, writing, and content-area learning. Examines literacy skill development in first and second languages. 4cr, either sem.
  • SED BI 620: Educational Issues in Bilingualism
    Explores the effect of language diversity on the education of school-aged students. Examines national and international theory, research, policy, and practice in teaching students who speak languages other than the national language. 4cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED CE 500: Introduction to Counseling
    Emphasis on understanding the theoretical basis of counseling. Introduction to learning skills involved in helping relationships. Selected reading in counseling theory and practice are assigned. As part of the skill-building process, opportunities are provided for in-class practice and demonstrations. Generally required for 2-year counseling program students, but senior undergraduates with approval may also register. 4cr, 1st sem.
  • SED CE 630: Applied Positive Psychology
    Focuses on the scientific study of psychological aspects of living a fulfilling and flourishing life. Topics include happiness, empathy, optimism, friendship, goal setting, achievement, emotion, creativity, humor, and mindfulness. Students become familiar with theory and research in this relatively new subfield and critically consider application to their teaching, coaching, leadership, and/or counseling. 4cr, Summer Term.
  • SED CE 635: Counseling Skills and Techniques
    This course acquaints students with the counseling skills essential for working directly with children and/or adolescents in your pre-practicum setting. Students will complete 100 hours of supervised clinical work and use the course to develop knowledge and practice with clinical interventions and organizational dynamics. 3 cr. 1st semester
  • SED CE 650: Counseling Skills & Techniques in Sport and Exercise Psychology
    The goal of this course is for the students to become competent in the understanding and application of the core mental skills of sport psychology and exercise psychology. The core mental skills include goal setting, visualization, arousal regulation, and self-talk. The student will learn how to use and teach these skills in a variety of settings. And finally the students will become aware of the boundaries of the sport psychology consultant and how to refer for clinical issues.The objectives for achieving these goals will include extending knowledge through reading relevant and appropriate primary and secondary sources and practice. 4cr, 1st sem.
  • SED CE 705: Lifespan Development
    This course addresses human development from the prenatal period to death. Consideration is given to the interplay between social, cultural, cognitive, and biological influenced on the healthy development of children, adolescents and adults. Either Sem, var. cr
  • SED CE 710: Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
    This graduate level course will focus on child and adolescent psychopathology from a developmental framework, with attention to etiology, assessment, and treatment. Emphasis will be placed on DSM-V disorders. Case studies will be used to illustrate the text's descriptions and to reflect the influence of sociocultural factors in symptom manifestation. 3 cr. 2nd sem.
  • SED CE 721: Sport & Performance Psychology Practicum
    This is a two-semester sport/performance psychology clinical practicum. Student will participate in internships that are specifically focused on developing counseling and applied sport/performance psychology skills. The course will provide training in the development of conceptual and technical counseling skills and supervision to the students as the strive to become competent sport/performance psychology consultants. Either Sem, 3 cr
  • SED CE 726: Clinical Assessment: Psychological Testing
    This course introduces counseling psychology students to the major assessment techniques in the field: interviews and psychometric tests. Test construction, reliability and validity will be presented. The major standardized instruments for measuring intellectual abilities and achievement, personality traits and functioning, aptitudes and interests, will be surveyed. 4cr, either sem.
  • SED CE 735: Issues in School Counseling
    An examination of issues faced by the developmental school counselor. Topical areas include the history, principles, and practices of school counseling, tenets, and guidelines of developmental counseling, schools as institutions, counselor reform, Massachusetts curriculum frameworks, MCAS and other forms of school-based appraisal, students with special needs, school-based prevention and intervention, legal and ethical issues, college and career counseling, referral, group counseling in educational settings, consultation, the deveopment of the school counselor, and the future of school counseling. Required for master's- and CAGS- level school counseling students. Restricted to matriculated students or those with permission of instructor. 4cr, 1st sem.
  • SED CE 737: Counseling: Philosophy, Theory, and Practice
    This class is designed to acquaint prospective counselors with those theorists whose philosophical persuasions have most influenced the practice of preventative and curative counseling in the Unites States. An historical overview of diverse theories of psychotherapy and derivative techniques will be examined with an emphasis on applications to diagnosis, and developmental counseling philosophy and practice. Topics include the relationships among society, family, and individual in the definition and development of the healthy personality and abnormal intellectual, social, and emotional learning and development. Required for all counseling students. Permission of the instructor is required. 4cr, either sem.
  • SED CE 739: Psychology of Vocational Development
    Theories of vocational development and work as a social issue. Counseling and information are presented as tools to facilitate the vocational and personal development of diverse populations in a variety of work settings. Current trends in the world of work. Required for school counseling students. 4cr, 2nd sem.