Master of Urban Secondary Teaching (MUST) Residency Program

MUST Program Sequence

MUST Program Sequence


During the first Summer, interns will be enrolled in five courses. These courses are designed to prepare interns for their licensure assessments and their fall practicum experience. The Summer semester is broken down into two sessions. During the first summer session, students will take three courses, and during the second summer session, students will be enrolled in two courses. Additionally, interns will begin to prepare an action research study and will pilot their research in the fall.

Course                Credit Hours Description                                                         
EDB 502 3 Psychological Foundations of Education
EDB 505 4 Teaching & Management in Secondary Schools
ETE 570 3 Technology in Learning Environments
EDB 601 3 Research in Education and Human Services
EDL 505 3 Content Area Literacy



During the Fall, interns are placed in their field sites and assist their mentor with instruction and assessment four hours each day for four days.   Interns are also encouraged to take any missing content area courses during this semester.

Course                     Credit Hours  Description                                                                       
Methods 3 Subject Area Methods Class
Practicum 3 Practicum in Secondary Education
EDB 604 3 Equity in Community & Classroom Settings

Interns are actively working at their field sites for student teaching. During this semester, interns are placed in their field site every weekday and are required to teach full-time during the third quarter of the school district’s semester. Interns have the opportunity to use any of their newly learned skills from the Fall and Summer semesters in addition to creating new activities with their mentor. Interns will also collect data for their action research study. Students are also required to attend seminar at CSU in the evening.

Course              Credit hours  description                                                
ESE 500 3 Intro to Special Education
Student Teaching 4 Student Teaching

During the final Summer semester, the interns will take all the data they collected from their action research study during student teaching to write a research paper.

Course                 Credit Hours   Description                                                     
EDB 595 3 Seminar on Integrating Theory & Practice