Program Profile

Foundational Classes
EMAT 526: Foundations of Education
EMAT 618: Child and Adolescent Development and Learning
EMAT 683: Teaching Exceptional Learners

Content Area and Methods Classes

EMAT 606: Planning and Organizing Instruction in Middle Grades Education (pre-requisite or co-requisite for all courses below)
EDUC 625: Culturally and Educationally Responsive Pedagogy
EMAT 642: Content Area Reading: Literacy Development for Middle Grades/Secondary Education
EMAT 622: Curriculum and Instruction for Middle Grades Education
EMAT 689: Educational Assessment and Research
 

Content Concentration Studies  
Select on content concentration area.

EMAT 644: Teaching Language Arts 

EMAT 666: Teaching Mathematics in Middle Grades Education and Secondary Education
EMAT 672: Teaching Science in Middle Grades Education and Secondary Education
EMAT 682: Teaching Social Studies in Middle Grades Education and Secondary Education
EMAT 699: Special Topics - Teaching in Middle Grades Education   


Field Experiences

Students must apply for field experiences through the Office of Field Placement.

EMAT 601: Initial Field Experience
EMAT 608: Practicum OR
EMAT 609: Mentored Practicum (3 credits, fall or spring only; candidates must complete this field experience in grades 6-8 in one of their concentration areas.)
EMAT 611: Student Teaching OR
EMAT 612: Internship (9 credits, fall or spring only; candidates must complete this field experience in grades 6-8 in one of their concentration areas.)
 

Total hours required for the degree: 31 hours