College of Education and Health Professions
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Education and Health Professions and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

Master of Arts in Teaching
Secondary English Language Arts Education

Area 1 Foundations Required Hours: 10
EDCI 6226 Instructional Applications
EDCI 6227 Foundations of Education: Human Development, Motivation & Learning
EDCI 6228 Special Education
EDCI 6796 Introduction to American Education and Teaching Profession

Area 2 Teaching Field Studies Required Hours: 16
EDSE 3117 Literature for Adolescents
ENGL 5186G Composition Theory or EDCI 6118 Teaching Composition in Grades 4-12
EDSE 6116 Teaching English Lang Arts Grades 6-12
EDCI 6456 Middle Grades and Secondary Practicum - middle school placement
EDCI 6456 Middle Grades and Secondary Practicum - high school placement

EDUT 6105 Technology Infusion

Area 3 Professional Practice Required Hours: 8-12
EDUF 6125 Classroom Management
Select one of the following:
EDCI 6698 Teaching Internship (2 semesters - 6 hrs)
EDCI 6485 Student Teaching (one semester - 10 hrs)

Area 4 Advanced Studies Required Hours: 8
EDCI 6158 Trends and Issues in Middle and Sec Education
EDCI 6255 Teacher Inquiry and Investigation

EDUF 6116 Research Methods

Total Required Hours: 42-46

Note: A minimum of 25 semester hours of approve English coursework is required for admission to the MAT program. As part of their undergraduate studies, candidates will have completed studies in British and American literature, non-western or multicultural literature, and linguistics, and they will have completed upper-division studies of writing. In some cases additional hours of English may be required depending on content background. When a candidate does not already meet content requirements, his or her program plan will include appropriate pre-requisites in addition to the requirements listed above.