Course Requirements

Effective Sept. 1, 2009

The course requirements listed below apply to those students admitted on or after Fall 2009. Anyone admitted prior to this term should refer to their Analysis of Academic Progress on WESS or see your academic advisor for your official program of study.

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT):

Co-requisites
Number Name Hours
SASE 505 Teaching, Democracy, and Schooling - cross-listed with EDFD 505 3
SASE 518 Technology Integration in the Classroom 1
 
Co-requisites
SASE 509 Sociocultural Perspectives on Teaching and Learning - cross-listed with EDFD 509 3
SASE 516 Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners - cross-listed with EDFD 516 1
SASE 517 Inclusive Classrooms in Middle and Secondary Schools 1
 
EDFD 519 Assessment for Authentic Learning - cross-listed with SASE 519 3
READ 501 Techniques of Reading Improvement in the Secondary School 3
  Content Area Graduate course (500-level) 3
 
Professional Year Part 1
(Semester Before Student Teaching - all education courses above are pre-requisites)
 
Co-requisites
SASE 526 Teaching for Learning I 3
SASE 527 Fieldwork 3
  Content Area METHODS course(s) 3-6
 
Professional Year Part 2
(Student Teaching Semester - all education courses above & any required content area courses are pre-requisites)
 
Co-requisites
SASE 529 Student Teaching (or SASE 514 if in-service) 6
SASE 543 Teaching for Learning II 3
 
PROGRAM TOTAL: 36-39 credits*
 
* Please note that additional content area courses may also be required to meet state certification requirements.


Post-BA Program (Certification Only):

Co-requisites
Number Name Hours
SASE 505 Teaching Democracy, and Schooling - cross-listed with EDFD 505 3
SASE 518 Technology Integration in the Classroom 1
 
Co-requisites
SASE 509 Sociocultural Perspectives on Teaching and Learning - cross-listed with EDFD 509 3
SASE 516 Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners - cross-listed with EDFD 516 1
SASE 517 Inclusive Classrooms in Middle and Secondary Schools 1
 
READ 501 Techniques of Reading Improvement in the Secondary School 3
EDFD 519 Assessment for Authentic Learning - cross-listed with SASE 519 3
 
Professional Year Part 1
(Semester Before Student Teaching - all education courses above are pre-requisites)
 
Co-requisites
SASE 526 Teaching for Learning I 3
SASE 527 Fieldwork 3
  Content Area METHODS course(s) 3-6
 
Professional Year Part 2
(Student Teaching Semester - all education courses above & any required content area courses are pre-requisites)
 
Co-requisites
SASE 529 Student Teaching (or SASE 514 if in-service) 6
SASE 543 Teaching for Learning II 3
 
PROGRAM TOTAL: 33-36 credits*
 
* Please note that additional content area courses may also be required to meet state certification requirements.


Additional Requirements for State Certification
The following additional requirements must be met prior to student teaching. Upon admission to the MAT and/or Post-BA Program, the student's submitted transcripts are evaluated to determine if any of these requirements have been fulfilled by previous coursework. In such cases, the requirements(s) appear on the degree audit as being waived. If they do not appear, they must be taken.

  •  - Fundamentals of Speech OR
    Speech Challenge Exam OR
    Documented & approved experience

 

  • Physiology & Hygiene - free test at county office of education OR
    BIOL/HLTH course.

 

  • EDFD 582 - Learning: Process & Measurement OR
    PSYC 560 - Advanced Educational Psychology OR
    equivalent undergraduate course work.