Program Profile

Professional Studies (15 semester hours)
EDUC 603 School Philosophy & Teacher Leadership
EDUC 616 Classroom Management & Applied Learning Theory
EDUC 625 Culturally & Educationally Responsive Pedagogy
EDUC 652 Contemporary Curriculum Practices
EDUC 690 Introduction to Educational Research

Content & Methods (15 semester hours)

Select 15 semester hours in your appropriate content area or major.

Autism Endorsement (9 credits; for all majors)
EDUC 658 Development & Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders
EDUC 659 Behavior Mgmt and Applied Behavior Techniques for ASD
EDUC 660 Learning Environment, Instruction and Assessment for ASD

Coaching Endorsement (6 credits; for all majors)
EGFT 611 Developing the Gifted Learner
EDUC 677 Coaching Fundamentals
EDUC 678 Advanced Coaching

English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Endorsement (9 credits; for all majors)
EDEN 648 Applied English Linguistics
EDUC 618 Issues of Diversity
EDUC 646 Methods of Teaching ESOL

Gifted Endorsement (9 credits; for all majors; pending GaPSC approval)

EGFT 612 Teaching and Assessing the Gifted Learner
EGFT 613 Supporting the Gifted Learner

Reading Endorsement (9 credits; for all majors)
EDUC 688 Content Area Literacy & Research
EDUC 647 Preventing, Diagnosing, and Correcting Literacy Problems
EDUC 662 Clinical Practicum (prerequisites: EDUC 647 and 687)

STEM Endorsement (9 credits; for all majors )
ESTM 664 STEM Thinking
ESTM 668 Research & STEM Design
ESTM 674 Applied STEM & Field Experience

English/Language Arts Content
EDEN 649 Writing Workshop
EDEN 655 Young Adult Literature
EDEN 699 Special Topics

Mathematics Content
EDMT 601 Problem Solving in Mathematics
EDMT 621 Algebra for the MGE/SEC Teacher
EDMT 631 Geometry for the MGE/SEC
EDMT 699 Special Topics

Science Content
EDSC 631 Topics of Environmental Science
EDSC 699 Special Topics

Social Science Content
EDSS 601 Physical and Cultural Geography
EDSS 611 Georgia History
EDSS 699 Special Topics

Credit by Prior Learning Assessment and course transfer may be possible, up to 6 semester hours.  Consult your academic advisor for more details.

TOTAL: 30 Credit Hours

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