Program Structure

Instructional Technology Curriculum
A student must acquire a minimum of 33 hours in order to graduate in both the thesis and non-thesis options.

Required Courses

Course Number Course Title Hours
TECH 8693 Multiple Perspectives on Instructional Technology 3
TECH 8703 Trends & Issues in Instructional Systems & Tech 3
TECH 8713 Research in Instructional Systems & WD 3
TECH 8793 Directed Project and Portfolio Development 3
TECH 8843 Foundations of Instructional Systems & Tech 3
Total Hours: 15

Concentration Areas (Choose One)

Instructional Design
Course Number Course Title Hours
TECH 8523 Project Management in Instructional Design 3
TECH 8533 Evaluation and Assessment in Instructional Systems & Technology 3
TECH 8623 Instructional Design I 3
TECH 8723 Instructional Design II 3
Total Hours: 12
Distance Education
Course Number Course Title Hours
TECH 8533 Evaluation and Assessment in Instructional Systems & Technology 3
TECH 8813 Foundations of Distance Education 3
TECH 8823 Design, Delivery, and Management of Distance Education 3
TECH 8853 Learning Technologies in Distance Education 3
Total Hours: 12
Multimedia
Course Number Course Title Hours
TECH 8443 Theories of Multimedia Learning 3
TECH 8543 Multimedia Design I 3
TECH 8643 Multimedia Design II 3
TECH 8743 Interactive Media 3
Total Hours: 12

Non-Thesis Option Electives (6 hours)

Thesis Option Electives (6 hours)

  • TECH 8000 Thesis hours

The courses selected for the individual program emphasis are determined jointly by the student, major professor, and graduate committee based on individual student goals.

The time limit on credits earned that can be accepted toward fulfilling requirements for the MSIT degree is eight years. The time limit begins when the first course on the program is taken. One-half (or more) of the hours on the graduate program exclusive of thesis credit must be 8000 level or above.

Not more than six semester hours of graduate credit earned in Directed Individual Studies (7000) courses or six semester hours of Special Topics (6990, 8990) courses may be included on the student's approved degree program. Not more than nine semester hours of a combination of Directed Individual Studies and Special Topic courses may be included on the student's approved degree program.


Disclaimer

Each student is responsible for knowing and completing all requirements established for his or her degree by the University, college, and department. A student′s advisor does not assume that responsibility. Any substitution, waiver, or exemption from any established departmental or college requirement or academic standard is accomplished only with the approval of the student′s academic college dean. Exceptions to University requirements, including the general education (core) requirements, are authorized only with the approval of the student′s dean and the dean of the Graduate School.