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 History 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: 10
EDSE 6145 Teaching Social Studies in grades 7-12
EDSE 6205 Teaching the Diverse Learner in Social Studies

EDUT 6105 Technology Infusion
EDCI 6455 Practicum in History Education

Area Professional Practice Required Hours: 8-12
EDCI 6698 Teaching Internship (2 semesters - 6 hrs)
OR
EDCI 6485 Student Teaching (one semester - 10 hrs)


EDUF 6125 Classroom Management

Area 4 Advanced Studies Required Hours: 17
EDCI 6158 Trends and Issues in Middle and Sec Education
EDCI 6255 Teacher Inquiry and Investigation

EDUF 6116 Research Methods
Select nine hours of HIST course (5000G level or above)

Total Required Hours: 45-49

Note: A minimum of 25 semester hours of history coursework is required for admission to the MAT program. Coursework must include 6 hours of U.S. history, 6 hours of world history, 3 hours of non-western history, and HIST 3125 Historical Methods or an equivalent course. Additional content coursework may be required depending on content background. Prospective students who do not have a bachelor's degree in history must request a transcript evaluation and meet with the program coordinator to determine content courses needed for certification.