Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with Preliminary Education Specialist, Mild/Moderate and/or Moderate/Severe Credential(s) with the English Learner and Autism Authorizations

Prerequisites
PSYU 323Child Development3
EDUU 513Student Health and Safety2
EDUU 551Educational Applications of Computers Level I *3
Total Credits8
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A waiver of the technology requirement may be granted upon successful completion both subtests of the CSET Preliminary Educational Technology Exam, documentation of completion of regular education computers in education coursework from an accredited college or university, or submission of an electronic portfolio (under certain conditions). 

Core Courses
EDUU 510Introduction to Teaching3
EDUU 511Collaboration For Inclusive Schooling3
EDUU 512The Art & Craft of Teaching3
EDUU 649Data-Based Decision Making in Special Education3
EDUU 602Positive Behavior Supports3
EDUU 603Instructional Supports for Communication, Language and Literacy3
EDUU 655Individualized Education Plan Development and Special Education Law3
Core Courses Subtotal21
Literacy Content
EDMU 520Literacy and Language in K-8 Classrooms I3
EDMU 521Literacy and Language in K-8 Classrooms II3
or EDSU 532 Effective Literacy Instruction for Single Subject Candidates
Literacy Content Subtotal6
Emphasis Course
Select one of the following options:3-6
Teaching Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
and Teaching Students with Moderate/Severe Disabilities
Teaching Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
Teaching Students with Moderate/Severe Disabilities
Emphasis Course Subtotal3-6
English Learner Requirement
See requirements0-12
English Learner Requirement Subtotal0-12
Clinical Practice
See below10
Clinical Practice Subtotal10
Advanced Core Courses
EDUU 600Research and Evaluation Methods *3
EDUU 606Seminar in Learning Theory3
EDUU 609Seminar in Curriculum Studies3
EDUU 610The Teacher As Scholarly Practitioner **3
EDUU 611Action Research Development3
Advanced Core Courses Subtotal15
Total Credits55-70
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EDUU 600 Research and Evaluation Methods must be taken prior to EDUU 610 The Teacher As Scholarly Practitioner

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EDUU 610 The Teacher As Scholarly Practitioner must be taken before EDUU 611 Action Research Development

English Learner Requirements

English Learner Requirements must be met in one of the following ways: (0-12 credits)

  1. Passing score on the CTEL examination (available only by petition, speak with your advisor about this option).
  2. Hold a current CLAD/BCLAD.
  3. Hold a 1059 or 2042 Multiple of Single Subject(s) Credential.
  4.  Successfully complete the following courses in addition to EDMU 520 Literacy and Language in K-8 Classrooms I and EDMU 521 Literacy and Language in K-8 Classrooms II.
    EDMU 523History, Social Science and Visual/Performing Arts in K-8 Classrooms3
    EDMU 524Teaching and Learning Mathematics in K-8 Classrooms3
    EDMU 525Teaching and Learning Science in K-8 Classrooms3
  5. Successfully complete the following courses in addition to EDMU 520 Literacy and Language in K-8 Classrooms I and EDSU 532 Effective Literacy Instruction for Single Subject Candidates.
    EDSU 530Theories, Methods, and Materials for Teaching English Learners3
    EDSU 531Secondary Instructional Strategies for Language/Culturally Diverse Classrooms3
    EDSU 533Content Specific Strategies for Single Subjects (Series)3
    EDSU 534Preparing 21st Century Learners: A Collaborative and Integrated Approach3
  6. Successfully complete the CTEL certificate courses and portfolio (available only by petition, speak with your advisor about this option).

Clinical Practice

Mild/Moderate

EDTU 572Directed Teaching I: Mild/Moderate3
EDUU 544Student Teaching Seminar I2
EDTU 592Directed Teaching II: Mild/Moderate3
EDUU 545Student Teaching Seminar II2
Total Credits10

Moderate/Severe

EDTU 573Directed Teaching I: Moderate/Severe3
EDUU 544Student Teaching Seminar I2
EDTU 593Directed Teaching II: Moderate/Severe3
EDUU 545Student Teaching Seminar II2
Total Credits10

Candidates seeking both a Mild/Moderate and Moderate/Severe credential will be required to complete a total of 2 sessions of Directed Teaching, one in each area and at two different age levels.