Program Requirements

M.A.T. Secondary Education – 5th Year Program Requirements

Foundational Courses (0-6 hours)

EMAT 526 Foundations of Education
EMAT 683 Teaching Exceptional Learners

Foundation courses may be waived with approved undergraduate or graduate equivalent classes.

Professional and Pedagogical Studies (14 hours)

EMAT 674 Interdisciplinary Methods for Middle Grades Education and Secondary Education
EMAT 676 Adolescent Development & Learning
EMAT 678 Curriculum, Instruction, & Planning for Secondary Education
EMAT 679 Educational Assessment
EMAT 687 Disciplinary Literacy for Secondary Education

Content Studies (3 hours)

EMAT 666 Teaching Mathematics in Middle Grades Education and Secondary Education
EMAT 672 Teaching Science in Middle Grades Education & Secondary Education
EMAT 682 Teaching Social Studies in Middle Grades Education & Secondary Education
EMAT 645 Teaching English
EMAT 699 Special Topics in Education: Teaching [certification field] in Secondary Education

Field Placement (13 hours)

EMAT 601 Initial Field Experience
EMAT 609 Mentored Practicum
EMAT 612 Internship

Minimum degree requirements: 30 hours

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