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Early Childhood

PY 611 Learning and Development among Early Learners (Fall: 3)
ED 316 Teaching Process and Content in Early Education (Spring: 3)
PY 418 Applied Child Development (Fall/Spring/Summer: 3)
Or PY 416 Child Psychology
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Elementary Education

ED 346 Teaching Bilingual Students (Fall/Spring/Summer: 3)
ED 363 Survey of Children's Literature (Fall/Spring: 3)
ED 438 Instruction of Students with Special Needs and Diverse Learners (Fall/Spring/Summer: 3)
ED 472 Theory and Pedagogy in the Language Arts Classroom (Fall: 3)
ED 473 Teaching Writing
ED 517 Survey of Children's Literature in the Elementary and Middle School
ED 520 Mathematics and Technology: Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum in the Elementary School (Fall: 3)
ED 542 Teaching Reading and Language Arts (Fall/Summer: 3)
ED 543 Teaching Language Arts (Fall/Spring: 3)
ED 551 Foundations of Ecology in the Urban Context: Boston as a Field Study Model
ED 579 Educational Assessment of Learning Problems (Fall: 3)
ED 587 Teaching and Learning Strategies (Spring/Summer: 3)
ED 592 Foundations of Language and Literacy Development
ED 595 Assessment and Instruction for Students with Reading Difficulty (Fall/Summer: 3)
ED 628 Computer Applications for Educators
ED 674 Teaching Mathematical Problem Solving in Grades 4-12 (Spring: 3)
ED 621 Bilingualism, Second Language, and Literacy Development (Fall/Spring/Summer: 3)
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English

ED 447 Literacy and Assessment in the Secondary School
ED 472 Theory and Pedagogy in the Language Arts Classroom
EN     A course in Multicultural Literature
EN     A Course in Young Adult Literature
EN     A Course in America or British Literature

Mathematics

MT 349 Collaborative Computing
MT 351 Discovering Computer Graphics
MT 353 Statistics
MT 410 Differential Equations
MT 426 Probability
MT 453 Euclid's Elements
MT 455 Mathematical Problem Solving (Spring: 03)
MT 460 Complex Variables
MT 475 History of Mathematics
MT 804 Analysis I
MT 805 Analysis II
MT 820 Measure and Integration
MT 860 Mathematical Logic
MT 861 Foundations of Mathematics
CS 333 Computer Graphics
CS 383 Algorithms
ED 674 Teaching Mathematical Problem Solving in Grades 4-12 (Spring: 3)
ED 520 Mathematics and Technology: Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum in the Elementary School (Fall: 3)

Science

Physics

PH 301 Vibrations and Waves (Fall: 4)
PH 303 Introduction to Modern Physics (Spring: 4)
PH 399 Advanced Independent Research
PH 700 Physics Colloquium
PH 707 Physics Grad Seminar I
PH 732 Electromagnetic Theory I
PH 910 Seminar: Topics in Physics

Biology

BI 310 Molecular Cell Biology Lab
BI 390 Environmental Scholar I
BI 391 Environmental Scholar II
BI 403 Introduction to Clinical Medical Science
BI 445 Animal Behavior
BI 446 Marine Biology
BI 449 Methods in Environmental Field Research
BI 454 Introduction/Literature of Biochemistry
BI 459 Internship in Environmental Studies
BI 480 Biochemistry Lab
BI 482 Cell Biology Lab
BI 538 The Cell Cycle
BI 548 Comparative Animal Physiology
BI 615 Advanced Cell Biology
BI 805 Biology Dept Seminar I
BI 806 Biology Dept Seminar II
BI 820 Sem: Quantitative & Computational Problems/Genomics
BI 888 Interim Study

Chemistry

CH 355 Analytical Chemistry Discussion
CH 495 Advanced Research in Chemistry I
CH 496 Advanced Research in Chemistry II
CH 497 Advanced Research in Biochemistry I
CH 515 Biochemistry Discussion I
CH 516 Biochemistry Discussion II
CH 577 Physical Chem Discussion I
CH 587 Applied Computational Chemistry
CH 593 Introduction to Biochemical Rsearch I
CH 594 Introduction to Biochemical Rsearch II
CH 596 Tutorial in Chem II
CH 677 Grad Discussion I: Topics in Physical Chem Discussion
CH 765 Chemical Biology: Literature Workshop
CH 861 Biochemistry Seminar I
CH 862 Biochemistry Seminar II

Geology and Geophysics

GE 318 Mission to Earth
GE 331 Principles of Paleontology Laboratory
GE 398 Statistical Analysis of Scientific Data
GE 410 Site Charac Rem/Long Term Mon Haz Waste Sites
GE 418 Hydrogeology
GE 419 Hydrogeology Discussion/Laboratory
GE 424 Environmental Geophysics
GE 475 Geotechnology
GE 480 Applications of Geographical Information Systems
GE 481 Applications of GIS Lab
GE 580 Environmental Seminar
GE 581 Environmental Seminar: Discussion

History

HS 300 Study and Writing of History
HS 311 African Slave Trade
HS 318 Post Slavery History of the Caribbean
HS 319 Race Relations
HS 347 The Asia-Pacific War
HS 373 Slave Societies in the Caribbean and Latin America
HS 434 History of Northern Ireland 1912 to the Present
HS 451 War Crimes Trials
HS 461 The Holocaust, A Moral History
HS 516 American Revolution
HS 517 U.S. Constitutional History I
HS 518 U.S. Constitutional History II
HS 536 Women and Religion
HS 537 American Politics Since 1932
HS 552 U.S. Since 1945
HS 571 U.S. Foreign Policy/I
HS 608 Family and Gender in American History
HS 628 Religion in Chinese Society
HS 648 History of Medicine in China
HS 654 Irish Women Emigrants: Irish and American Context
HS 665 Seminar in College Teaching: Women's Studies
HS 685 Fall of Communism in Russia
HS 825 Colloquium: Topics in Modern British History
HS 833 Graduate Colloquium: The Black Atlantic
HS 842 Graduate Colloquium: Ireland Before 1850
HS 843 Colloquium: Modern Irish History
HS 871 Colloquium: U.S. to 1877
HS 872 Colloquium: U S Since 1860
HS 876 Graduate Colloquium: Urban History
HS 878 Colloquium: American Slavery
HS 896 Core Colloquium: Early Modern European History
HS 897 Core Colloquium: Modern European History
HS 921 Seminar: Medieval History
HS 937 Seminar in Modern European History
HS 945 Seminar: Anglo-Irish Relations, 1922-49
HS 971 Seminar: 19th Century America
HS 980 Seminar: 20th Century American Society and Culture

Assessment/Program Evaluation

ED 462 Assessment and Test Construction (Fall)
ED 466 Models of Curriculum and Program Evaluation (Fall)
ED 467 Practical Aspects of Curriculum and Program Evaluation
     (spring; pre-req ED 466)
ED 595 Assessment and Instruction of Students with Reading Difficulty (Fall/Summer)
ED 447 Literacy and Assessment in the Secondary School (Fall/Summer)
ED 579 Educational Assessment of Learning Problems (Fall)
ED 460 Interpretation and Evaluation of Research (Fall/Spring/Summer)
ED 724 Technology and Assessment
     (offered every other year; pre-req ED 462 & ED 667 General Linear Models)
ED/PY 561 Evaluation and Public Policy (Fall)
     (pre-req ED 466 or consent of instructor)
ED/PY 565 Large-Scale Assessment: Procedures and Practice (Spring)
     (recommended pre-req ED 462 & ED 468)

Literacy, Language and Culture

ED 542 Teaching Reading
ED 543 Teaching Language Arts
ED 473 Teaching Writing (summer)
ED 595 Assessment and Instruction of Students with Reading Difficulty
ED 447 Literacy and Assessment in Secondary Education
ED 592 Language and Literacy Development
ED 363 Survey of Children's Literature
   Or ED 517 Survey of Children's Literature in the Elementary and Middle School
ED 495 Human Development and Disability
ED 346 Teaching Bilingual Students (TELL)
ED 621 Bilingualism, Second Language and Literacy Development (TELL)
ED 435 Social Contexts of Education
PY 348 Culture, Community and Change
PY 528 Multicultural Issues
PY 813 Sociocultural Contexts of Development (offered biennially)
EN 858 Debates and Issues in Post-Colonial Studies
RL 308 Advanced Language Studies in French
RL 680 A Contrastive Analysis of Spanish and English
SC 568 (ED 349) Sociology of Education
BK 430 (HS 530) Race and Urban Space (offered periodically)
BK (SW 723) Diversity and Cross-Cultural Issues
ED 593 Introduction to Speech and Language Disability
ED 493 Language Acquisition Model
SL 279 (En 123/SC 275)Language and Ethnicity
SL 311 (EN 527) General Linguistics
SL 323 Linguistic Structure of English
SL 339 Semiotics and Structure
SL 344 Syntax and Semantics
SL 351 Topics in Linguistic Theory
SL 360 (EN 620) Teaching English as a Foreign Language
SL 361 Psycholinguistics
SL 367 (EN 127) Language and Language Types (prerequisites SL 311)
SL 362 (EN 122/SC 362) Language in Society
SL 378 (RL 495) Second Language Acquisition
EN 617 Language as Violence
EN 825 Composition Theory and the Teaching of Writing

Policy, Leadership and Change in Education

ED 755 Theories of Leadership
ED 803 History of Education
ED 819 Educational Change
ED 729 Controversies in Curriculum and Instruction
ED 705 Educational Law and Public Policy
ED/PY 561 Evaluation and Public Policy
ED/Ph 862 Survey Methods in Educational and Social Research

Special Education

ED 438 Instruction of Students with Special Needs and Diverse Learners (Fall/Spring/Summer)
ED 495 Human Development and Disabilities (Fall/Summer)
ED 579 Educational Assessment of Learning Problems
ED 587 Teaching and Learning Strategies (Spring/Summer)
     Pre-req. ED 579 - Educational Assessment of Learning Problems)
ED 374 Management of the Behavior of Students with Special Needs (Fall/Summer) –
     Pre-Req.: ED 438 Instruction of Students with Special Needs and Diverse Learners (Fall/Spring/Summer: 3) or ED 495 Human Development and Disabilities (Fall/Summer: 3)
ED 595 Assessment and Instruction for Students with Reading Difficulty (Fall/Summer)
ED 493 Language Acquisition Module (Fall: 1)
ED 593 Introduction to Speech and Language Disorders (Fall: 3)
ED 675 Consultation and Collaboration in Special Education
     Pre-Req.: ED 438 Instruction of Students with Special Needs and Diverse Learners (Fall/Spring/Summer: 3)) or (ED 495 Human Development and Disabilities (Fall/Summer: 3))
ED 398 Working with Families and Human Service Agencies (Fall: 3)
     Pre-Req.: ED 438 Instruction of Students with Special Needs and Diverse Learners (Fall/Spring/Summer: 3)) or (ED 495 Human Development and Disabilities (Fall/Summer: 3))

Teacher Leadership

ED 720 Curriculum Leadership (Spring)
ED 617 Leadership at the School Level (Fall)
ED 953 Instructional Supervision (Spring)
ED 678 Advanced Classroom Research (Spring)
ED 435 Social Context of Education (Fall/Spring/Summer)
ED 436 Curriculum Theories and Practices
ED 729 Controversies in Curriculum and Instruction (Spring) (offered biennially)
ED 705 Education Law and Public Policy (Fall/Spring)

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Technology

ED 438 Instruction of Students with Special Needs and Diverse Learners: High technology UDL (Fall/Spring/Summer)
ED 587 Teaching and Learning Strategies: Low technology UDL (Spring/Summer)
ED 628 Computer Application for Educators (Spring)
ED 520 Mathematics and Technology: Teaching, Learning and Curriculum in the
 Elementary School (Fall)
ED 367 Restructuring Classrooms with Technology
ED 724 Technology Enhanced Assessment (3 weeks of UDL) (offered every other year;
 Mike Russell)