Buffalo State

Graduate Catalog 2016-2017

Graduate Programs by School

School of Arts and Humanities

Benjamin C. Christy, Ph.D., Dean

Rockwell Hall 222

Program

Degree

Department

Program/Major Code

Art Conservation

M.A. and C.A.S.

Art Conservation

MA-AH/CNS and CAS-AH/CNS

Art Education (K–12)

M.S.Ed.

Art Education

MSED-AH/AED

Art Education

PTCP+

Art Education

UG-PBC-AH/AED

English

M.A.

English

MA-AH/ENG

English Education (7–12)

M.S.Ed.

English

MSED-AH/ENS

English Education (7–12)

PTCP+

English

UG-PBC-AH/ENS

Foreign Language Education (1–6 extension; 7–12)

M.S.Ed.

Modern and Classical Languages

MSED-AH/FLE

French Education (7–12)

PTCP+

Modern and Classical Languages

UG-PBC-AH/FRS

Music Education

M.M.

Music

MM-AH/MED

Public Relations

M.S.

Communications

MS-AH PBR

Spanish Education (7–12)

PTCP+

Modern and Classical Languages

UG-PBC-AH/SPS

Graduate-level courses are also offered in the following departments: communication, design, and fine arts. *

School of Education

Wendy Paterson, Ph.D., Dean

Bacon Hall 306

Program

Degree

Department

Program/Major Code

Adult Education

Graduate Certificate

Adult Education

GRCT-ED/ADE

Adult Education

M.S.

Adult Education

MS-ED/ADE

Business and Marketing Education

M.S.Ed.

Career & Technical Education

MSED-ED/BME

Business and Marketing Education

PTCP+

Career & Technical Education

UG-PBC-ED/BME

Career and Technical Education

M.S.Ed.

Career & Technical Education

MSED-ED/CTE

Career and Technical Education

PTCP+

Career & Technical Education

UG-PBC-ED/CTE

Childhood and Early Childhood Curriculum and Instruction

M.S.Ed.

Elementary Education and Reading

MSED-ED/CUR

Childhood and Early Childhood Education (Birth–Grade 6) including initial teaching certification

M.S.Ed.

Elementary Education and Reading

MSED-ED/CEC

Educational Leadership, School Building Leader

C.A.S.

Elementary Education and Reading

CAS-ED/EDL

Educational Leadership, School Building & School District Leader

C.A.S.

Elementary Education and Reading

CAS-ED/ECP

Human Resource Development

Graduate Certificate

Adult Education

GRCT-ED/HRD

Literacy Specialist (Birth–Grade 6; Birth–Grade 12)

M.S.Ed.

Elementary Education and Reading

MSED-ED/LBT

Special Education: Childhood

M.S.Ed.

Exceptional Education

MSED-ED/XCE

Special Education: Early Childhood

M.S.Ed.

Exceptional Education

MSED-ED/EXC

Students with Disabilities

M.S.Ed.

Exceptional Education

MSED-ED/EXS

Teaching Bilingual Exceptional Individuals

Graduate Certificate

Exceptional Education

GRCT-ED/BXE

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

C.A.S.

Social & Psychological Foundations of Education

CAS-ED/ESOL

Technology Education

M.S.Ed.

Career & Technical Education

MSED-SP/TED

Technology Education

PTCP+

Career & Technical Education

UG-PBC-SP/TED

Graduate-level courses are also offered in the following departments: communication, design, and fine arts. *

School of Natural and Social Sciences

Mark W. Severson, Ph.D., Dean

Classroom Building A113

Applied Economics

M.A.

Economics and Finance

MA-NS/AEC

Biology

M.A.

Biology

MA-NS/BIO

Biology Education

M.S.Ed.

Biology

 

Chemistry Education

M.S.Ed.

Chemistry

 

Earth Science Education

M.S.Ed.

Earth Science and Science Education

 

Forensic Science

M.S.

Chemistry

MS-NS/FSC

Great Lakes Ecosystem Science

M.A.

Great Lakes Center

MA-NS/GLE

Great Lakes Ecosystem Science

M.S.

Great Lakes Center

MS-NS/GLS

History

M.A.

History and Social Studies Education

MA-NS/HIS

Mathematics Education (7–12)

M.S.Ed.

Mathematics

MSED-NS/MTS

Mathematics Education (7–12)

PTCP+

Mathematics

UG-PBC-NS/MTS

Mathematics Education (7–12; 5–6 extension)

PTCP+

Mathematics

UG-PBC-NS/MTX

Museum Studies

Graduate Certificate

History and Social Studies Education

GRCT-NS/MST

Museum Studies

M.A.

History and Social Studies Education

MA-NS/MST

Physics Education (7–12)

M.S.Ed.

Physics

MSED-NS/PHS

Physics Education (7–12), Alternative Certification

M.S.Ed.

Physics

MSED-NS/PHA

Professional Applied and Computational Mathematics

M.S.

Mathematics

MS-NS/ACM

Public Administration in Public and Nonprofit Management

M.P.A.

Political Science

MPA-NS/PNM

Public Management

Graduate Certificate

Political Science

GRCT-NS/PMG

Science Education

M.S.Ed.

Earth Sciences and Science Education

MSED-NS /SBI

Social Studies Education (7–12)

M.S.Ed.

History and Social Studies Education

MSED-NS/SSS

Social Studies Education (7–12)

PTCP+

History and Social Studies Education

UG-PBC-NS/SSS

Social Studies Education (7–12; 5–6 extension)

PTCP+

History and Social Studies Education

UG-PBC-NS/SSX

Graduate-level courses are also offered in the following departments: anthropology, geography and planning, health, wellness & dietetics, psychology, and sociology.*

School of the Professions

James Mayrose Ph.D., Dean

Cleveland Hall 214

Creative Studies

M.S

Creative Studies

MS-SP/CRS

Creativity and Change
Leadership

Graduate Certificate

Creative Studies

GRCT-SP/CRT

Criminal Justice

M.S.

Criminal Justice

MS-SP/CRJ

Educational Technology

M.S.Ed.

Computer Information Systems

MSED-SP/EDT

Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration

M.S.

Higher Education Administration

MS-SP/HEA

Industrial Technology

M.S.

Engineering Technology

MS-SP/IDT

Speech-Language Pathology

M.S.Ed.

Speech-Language Pathology

MSED-SP/SLP

Graduate-level courses are also offered in the following departments: business and social work.*

The Graduate School

Kevin Miller, Ph.D., Interim Dean

Cleveland Hall 204

Multidisciplinary Studies

M.A.

The Graduate School

MA-GR/MUL

Multidisciplinary Studies

M.S.

The Graduate School

MS-GR/MUL

*See course listings in this catalog Guide to Course Descriptions.

+Postbaccalaureate Teacher Certification Program (PTCP): No degree or certificate is awarded by Buffalo State College. See program descriptions for details.

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Graduate Programs by School

Adult Education (M.S. and Graduate Certificate)

Applied Economics (M.A.)

Art Conservation (M.A. and C.A.S.)

Art Education (M.S.Ed.)

Art Education (PTCP)

Biology (M.A.)

Biology Education (7–12, M.S.Ed.)

Business and Marketing Education (M.S.Ed.)

Business and Marketing Education (PTCP)

Career and Technical Education (M.S.Ed.)

Career and Technical Education (PTCP)

Chemistry Education (7–12; M.S.Ed.)

Childhood and Early Childhood Curriculum and Instruction (M.S.Ed.)

Childhood and Early Childhood Education (Birth–Grade 6; M.S.Ed.)

Creative Studies (M.S.)

Creativity and Change Leadership (Graduate Certificate)

Criminal Justice (M.S.)

Earth Science Education (7-12), M.S.Ed.

Economics

Educational Technology (M.S.Ed.)

Educational Leadership (C.A.S.) - Building

Educational Leadership (C.A.S.) - Building & District

English (M.A.)

English Education (7–12; M.S.Ed.)

English Education (7–12; PTCP)

Foreign Language Education (1-6 Extension; 7-12) (M.S.Ed.)

Forensic Science (M.S.)

French Education (7–12; PTCP)

Great Lakes Ecosystem Science (M.A.)

Great Lakes Ecosystem Science (M.S.)

Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration (M.S.)

History (M.A.)

Human Resource Development (Graduate Certificate)

Industrial Technology (M.S.)

Literacy Specialist (Birth Through Grade 12; M.S.Ed.)

Mathematics Education (7–12; M.S.Ed.)

Mathematics Education (7–12; PTCP)

Mathematics Education (7–12; 5–6 Extension; PTCP)

Multidisciplinary Studies (M.A. and M.S.)

Museum Studies (M.A.)

Museum Studies (Graduate Certificate)

Music Education (M.M.)

Physics Education (7–12; M.S.Ed.)

Physics Education (7–12; M.S.Ed. with Alternative Certification)

Professional Applied and Computational Mathematics (M.S.)

Public Administration in Public and Nonprofit Management (M.P.A.)

Public Management (Graduate Certificate)

Public Relations M.S.

Science Education (M.S.Ed.)

Social Studies Education (7-12; M.S.Ed.)

Social Studies Education (7-12; PTCP)

Social Studies Education (7-12; 5-6 Extension; PTCP)

Spanish Education (7-12; PTCP)

Special Education

Speech-Language Pathology (M.S.Ed.)

Teaching Bilingual Exceptional Individuals

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Technology Education (M.S.Ed.)

Technology Education (PTCP)

Guide to Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

ACM - Applied & Computational Mathematics

ADE - Adult Education

AED - Art Education

ATS - Art Therapy Studies

BIO - Biology

BME - Business and Marketing Education

BUS - Business

BXE - Bilingual Exceptional Education

CHE - Chemistry

CIS - Computer Information Systems

CNS - Art Conservation

COM - Communication

CRJ - Criminal Justice

CRS - Creative Studies

CTE - Career and Technical Education

DAN - Dance

DED - Distributive Education

DES - Design

ECO - Economics

ECS - Elementary Education

EDL - Educational Leadership

EDU - Elementary Education

EDT - Educational Technology

ENG - English

ENT - Engineering Technology

ESL - English as a Second Language

EXE - Exceptional Education

FAR - Fine Arts

FIN - Finance

FLE - Foreign Language Education

FOR - Forensic Science

FRE - French

GEG - Geography

GES - Geology

GLC - Great Lakes Center

HEA - Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration

HEW - Health and Wellness

HIS - History

HPR - Coaching and Physical Education

INT - Industrial Technology

MAT - Mathematics

MCL - Modern and Classical Languages

MED - Mathematics Education

MET - Mechanical Engineering Technology

MST - Museum Studies

MUS - Music

NFS - Dietetics and Nutrition

OEC - Occupational Education

PAD - Public Administration

PHI - Philosophy

PHY - Physics

PLN - Planning

PSC - Political Science

PSM - Professional Science and Mathematics

PSY - Psychology

SCI - Science

SLP - Speech Language Pathology

SOC - Sociology

SPA - Spanish

SPF - Social Psychological Foundations

SSE - Social Studies Education

SWK - Social Work

TEC - Technology

TED - Technology Education

THA - Theater Arts

UED - Urban Education

Administration

Graduate Faculty

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