MAT Courses

This 36-hour Master of Arts in Teaching degree program includes the following courses:

MAT Courses

First year for licensure
ED 640 Learner Development (2 cr.)
ED 641 Learning Differences I (2 cr.)
ED 642 Learning Differences II (1 cr.)
ED 643 Learning Environments I (1 cr.)
ED 644 Learning Environments II (1 cr.)
ED 645 Learning Environments III (2 cr.)
ED 650 Planning for Instruction (1 cr.)
ED 651 Elementary Instructional Practice (2 cr.)
ED 652 Elementary Language Arts / Social Studies Pedagogy (2 cr.)
ED 653 Elementary Math / Science Pedagogy (2 cr.)
ED 654 Technology for Instruction /Assessment (2 cr.)
ED 655 Secondary Instructional Practice (2 cr.)
ED 656 Secondary Language Arts / Social Studies Pedagogy (2 cr.)
ED 657 Secondary Math / Science Pedagogy (2 cr.)
ED 658 Secondary Content Literacy (2 cr.)
ED 659 Professional Practice (3 cr.)
ED 660 Professional Responsibility I (1 cr.)
ED 661 Professional Responsibility II (1 cr.)
ED 662 Professional Responsibility III (1 cr.)
ED 670 Field Experience I (1 cr.)
ED 671 Field Experience II (2 cr.)
ED 672 Clinical Practicum (3 cr.)

Second year to complete the MAT
ED 680 Teacher as Researcher I (3 cr.)
ED 681 Teacher as Researcher II (3 cr.)

Some courses are specific to the elementary track and others to the secondary track. Some courses are common to both tracks.

 

The first three semesters (summer-fall-spring) in the MAT program prepares the student to become licensed to teach. Continuation for 2 more semesters (6 more credits) leads to the Master of Arts in Teaching degree.