Program Profile

Atlanta Campus
Prerequisite Courses:

EMAT 526 or EDUC 220 Foundations of Education
EMAT 607 Planning & Organizing Instruction in SEC
EMAT 620 Adolescent Development & Learning
EMAT 683 Teaching Exceptional Learners

Secondary Professional Core:
EDUC 625 Culturally & Educationally Responsive Pedagogy
EMAT 642 Content Area Reading and Writing: Literacy Development for MGE/SEC
EMAT 623 Curriculum Instruction, & Planning in SEC (prerequisite: EMAT 601
EMAT 689 Educational Assessment and Research (prerequisite or co-requisite for EMAT 608/609)

Content Area Studies
English
EDEN 655 Young Adult Literature
EMAT 645 Teaching of English 

Mathematics
EMAT 666 Teaching Math in MGE/SEC
EDMT 621 Algebra for MGE/SEC OR
EDMT 631 Geometry for MGE/SEC

Social Studies
EMAT 682 Teaching Social Science for MGE/SEC
One graduate level 3-hour social studies content class

Science
EMAT 672 Teaching Science for MGE/SEC
One graduate level 3-hour science content class

Field Experiences
EMAT 601 Initial Field Experience 
EMAT 608 Professional Practicum or EMAT 609 Mentored Practicum
EMAT 611 Student Teaching or EMAT 612 Internship

Total hours required for the degree: 40 hours 

Macon Campus 
EDUC 220 Foundations of Education 
EDUC 283 Introduction to Special Education 
EMAT 620 Adolescent Development & Learning 
EMAT 624 Curriculum, Instruction, & Planning for SEC (co-requisite with EMAT 601) 
EMAT 601 Initial Field Placement (co-requisite with EMAT 624) 
EMAT 642 Content Area Reading: Literacy Development for MGE/SEC 
EMAT 608 Professional Practicum or EMAT 609 Mentored Practicum 

One of the following methods classes based on field of certification:
EMAT 645 Teaching of English 
EMAT 666 Teaching Math in MGE/SEC 
EMAT 682 Teaching Social Science 
EMAT 672 Teaching Science for MGE/SEC

All of the above courses must be completed with a B or better prior to student teaching/internship.

EMAT 611 Student Teaching or EMAT 612 Internship
EMAT 689 Educational Assessment and Research (3 hrs.)
EDUC 625 Culturally & Educationally Responsive Pedagogy (3 hrs.)
EDUC 618 Issues of Diversity: Language, Cognition, & Culture (3 hrs.)

Total hours required for the degree: 40 hours