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  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

MAT, Middle Childhood Education


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I. General Education Requirements (20 hrs)


All MAT candidates in the Middle Childhood program are required to have 20 semester hours of general education coursework in the following areas. Some of the courses listed below also appear on the list of required professional education courses.

A. English (4 hrs required)


  • ENGL 1000 - 4999 4 hrs
  • INST 1500 - 1599 4 hrs

B. Mathematics (4 hrs required)


  • MATH 1000 - 4999 4 hrs

C. Arts/Humanities (4 hrs required)


  • INST 2200 - 2299 4 hrs
  • INST 2600 - 2699 4 hrs
  • Approved course in art, dance, music, philosophy or theatre. Have MAT program director notify Registrar of approved course. 4 hrs

D. Science (4 hrs required)


  • BIO 1000 - 4999 4 hrs
  • CHEM 1000 - 4999 4 hrs
  • ESCI 1000 - 4999 4 hrs
  • INST 2400 - 2499 4 hrs

E. Social Studies (4 hrs required)


  • HIST 1000 - 4999 4 hrs
  • INST 2000 - 2099 4 hrs
  • POLS 1000 - 4999 4 hrs
  • PSYC 1000 - 4999 4 hrs

II. Graduate Professional Education Requirements (34 hrs)


Note: A minimum grade of C must be achieved in all EDUC courses.
All MAT candidates in the Middle Childhood program are required to take the following professional education coursework. The course descriptions contain information about required field hours and course sequence.

III. Other Professional Education Requirements (13-14 hrs)


A. Technology


  • EDUC 2100 - Educational Technology: Adolescence 2 hrs

B. Reading


  • EDUC 1710 - Phonics and Language Study: Middle Childhood 4 hrs
  •   (see Graduate Professional Education Requirements)
    1 course from:
  • EDUC 3630 - Adolescent Literature in a Comprehensive Reading Program 4 hrs
  • EDUC 3800 - Literacies in the Content Area 4 hrs

IV. Concentration Areas (two are required; 51-58 hrs)


Coursework in two approved teaching concentration areas are required. Specific course requirements are outlined below. Students may receive credit for some of these courses through previous undergraduate work to be determined by a transcript evaluation.

     Language Arts Concentration (all courses required)


  • EDUC 1710 - Phonics and Language Study: Middle Childhood (see Other Professional Education Requirements)
  • EDUC 3630- Adolescent Literature in a Comprehensive Reading Program (see Other Professional Education Requirements)
  •   (see Graduate Professional Education Requirements)
  •   (see Graduate Professional Education Requirements)
  • ENGL 1155 - Special Topics: Writing and the Literary Imagination 4 hrs
  • ENGL 3380 - Studies in Adolescent Literatures 4 hrs
  • INST 1501 - Self Discoveries (see General Education Requirements)
    1 course from:
  • ENGL 2230 - Studies in African American Literatures 4 hrs
  • ENGL 2231 - Studies in Women’s Literatures 4 hrs
  • ENGL 2232 - Studies in Diverse Literary Cultures 4 hrs
  • ENGL 2233 - Studies in World Literatures 4 hrs
  • ENGL 2234 - Studies in GLBTQ Literatures 4 hrs
    1 course from:
  • ENGL 2250 - Studies in American Literatures Before 1900 4 hrs
  • ENGL 2255 - Studies in American Literature After 1900 4 hrs

     Mathematics Concentration (all courses required)


  •   (see Graduate Professional Education Requirements)
  • MATH 1210 - Nature of Mathematics 4 hrs
  • MATH 1250 - Elementary Functions 4 hrs
  • MATH 1700 - Calculus I 4 hrs
  • MATH 2150 - Math for Middle Childhood: Numbers and Variables 4 hrs
  • MATH 2170 - Math for Middle Childhood: Measurement and Geometry 4 hrs
    Note: Candidates who do not transfer in credit for MATH 1700 must take a math placement test in order to determine whether additional prerequisite coursework is needed.

     Science Concentration (all courses required)


  • BIO 1000 - Principles of Biology 4 hrs
  • BMB 1910 - Got Science: Biochemisty in the MiddleChildhood Classroom 4 hrs
  •   (see Graduate Professional Education Requirements)
  • ESCI 1001 - Introduction to Environmental Science 4 hrs
  • ESCI 1010 - Physical Geology 4 hrs
  • INST 2403 - The Expanding Universe 4 hrs
  • PHYS 2100 - Introduction to Physical Science 4 hrs

     Social Studies Concentration (all courses required)


  •   (see Graduate Professional Education Requirements)
  • GEOG 1000 - Geography 4 hrs
  • INST 2001 - The Making of Global Society 4 hrs
  • POLS 1000 - American National Government 4 hrs
    1 course from:
  • HIST 1100 - The American Experience to 1865 4 hrs
  • HIST 1200 - The American Experience Since 1865 4 hrs
    1 course from:
  • HIST 2100 - History Seminar 4 hrs
  • POLS 2300 - Methods of Research and Inquiry in Political Science 4 hrs
    1 course from:
  • ECON 2100 - Principles of Microeconomics 4 hrs
  • HIST 3200 - The Industrial Revolution in a Global Perspective 4 hrs
  • HIST 4210 - Global Capitalism 4 hrs

V. Minimum GPA


An overall GPA of 3.0 must be achieved.

VI. Application for Degree


A prospective graduate must complete an Application for Degree at the Registrar’s Office two terms prior to the term in which the degree is to be completed.

 

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