AIG Add-on Licensure
The Academically or Intellectually Gifted Add-on Licensure is an online 12-credit hour course sequence designed for K-12 educators who currently hold a teaching license and seek to improve their knowledge of and expertise in the field of gifted education and talent development. The 12-credit hour coursework for the AIG Add-on Licensure meets the Department of Public Instruction standards for AIG Add-on Licensure.
The AIG Add-on Licensure courses can be applied to the M.Ed. with Specialization in Academically or Intellectually Gifted degree requirements. (Student Learning Outcomes)
- Bachelor's degree completed before graduate study begins.
- Official transcripts of college work. An undergraduate grade average of "B" (GPA=3.0) or better is recommended.
- Current teaching license.
To be eligible to participate in AIG Add-On Licensure Courses, you need to apply to the UNCW Graduate School. For application deadlines and requirements visit: http://www.uncw.edu/gradschool/admissions/deadlines.html
- August to October
EDN 552: Introduction to Gifted Education
- October to December
EDN 553: Social and Emotional Development and Guidance of Gifted Learners
- January to March
EDN 554: Curriculum, Methods, and Materials for Gifted Education
- March to May
EDN 555: Program Design, Implementation, and Evaluation in Gifted Education