Course Requirements

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.

Required Courses
Number Name Hours
SASE 505 Teaching, Democracy, and Schooling 3
SASE 509 Sociocultural Perspectives on Teaching and Learning 3
SASE 516 Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners 1
READ 501 Techniques of Reading Improvement in the Secondary School 3
SPED 568 Instructional Planning for Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings II 3
SPED 579 Special Education for Students with Disabilities 3
SPED 584 Assessment and Evaluation in the Inclusive Classroom 2
SPED 585 Technology for Inclusive Classrooms 2
SPED 586 Transition Services for Students with Disabilities 3
SPED 588 Promoting Prosocial Behaviors in Inclusive Settings 2
SPED 591 Teaching Organization and Study Skills for the Inclusive Classroom 2
  Subject area graduate course (500 level) 3
Professional Year
First Semester
  Subject Area Department Methods course 3-6
SASE 526 Teaching for Learning I (co-requisite with SASE 527) 3
SASE 527 Fieldwork (co-requisite with SASE 526) 3
Second Semester
SASE 529 Student Teaching 6
SASE 543 Teaching for Learning II 3
PROGRAM TOTAL: 48-51 credits

Additional Requirements for State Certification
The following additional requirements must be met prior to student teaching. Upon admission to the MAT Dual Certification 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 requirement(s) appear on the degree audit as being waived.

  •  Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement OR
    Speech Challenge Exam OR
    Documented & approved experience
  • Physiology & Hygiene - free test at county office of education OR
    BIOL/HLTH course