Program Profile

Atlanta Campus

Non-restricted classes (may be taken prior to full admission)
EMAT 526 Foundations of Education
EMAT 607 Planning & Organizing Instruction in SEC
EMAT 620 Adolescent Development & Learning
EMAT 683 Teaching Exceptional Learners

All classes below require full admission
Secondary Professional Core:

EDUC 625 Culturally & Educationally Responsive Pedagogy
EMAT 642 Content Area Reading and Writing: Literacy Development for MGE/SEC
To be taken prior to student teaching/internship:
EMAT 623 Curriculum Instruction, & Planning in SEC
EMAT 689 Educational Assessment and Research

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

Summer I
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)
Fall
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.
Spring
EMAT 611 Student Teaching or EMAT 612 Internship
Summer II
EMAT 689 Educational Assessment and Research
EDUC 625 Culturally & Educationally Responsive Pedagogy
EDUC 618 Issues of Diversity: Language, Cognition, & Culture

Total hours required for the degree: 34 graduate hours; 6 undergraduate hours