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Areas of Study

Teaching, MAT

Traditional Program of Study

Endorsement Areas

MAT students select an endorsement area from one of the following:

  • Art (Visual Arts) PK - 12
  • Biology 6 - 12
  • Chemistry 6 - 12
  • Elementary PK - 6
  • English 6 - 12
  • English as a Second Language PK - 12
  • History and Social Science 6 - 12
  • Mathematics 6 - 12
  • Physics 6 - 12
  • Spanish PK - 12

Course Plans for MAT with Licensure Already Degreed

Graduate Course Requirements

  • FNAR 534 - Theory and Practice of Art Education*
  • FNAR 589 - Teaching Functional Arts
  • PSYC 544 - Assessment of Learning

Professional Year - Summer

  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline
  • FNAR 535 - Integrating the Visual Arts

Professional Year - Fall

  • ENGL 522 - Content Area Literacy
  • PSYC 535 - Exceptional Learner
  • Select One:
    • SOCL 501 - Multiculturalism, Diversity and Education
    • TCHG 550 - Teaching Across Cultures
  • TCHG 518L - Secondary Field Practicum*
  • 120 hours field experience

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

Prerequisite Content and Support Course Requirements

Appropriate substituted courses should be documented

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition , Global/Multicultural
  • Seven credits in Natural World

Support Courses:

  • Select One:
    • PSYC 207 - Life-span Development
    • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing
  • FNAR 201 - World Art in Context I
  • FNAR 202 - World Art in Context II
  • FNAR 118 - 2-D Design
  • FNAR 128 - Introduction to Digital Media
  • FNAR 224 - Painting I
  • FNAR 226 - Mixed Media and Functional Art I
  • Select One:
    • FNAR 241 - Ceramics I
    • FNAR 251 - Sculpture I
  • FNAR 322 - Advanced Figure Drawing
  • FNAR 252 - Advanced Printmaking (recommended)
  • 9 Credits in upper-level art history electives

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.

Graduate Course Requirements

Select six credits from the following:

  • ENVS 518 - Biological Conservation: Theory & Practice
  • ENVS 522 - Summer Field Studies
  • ENVS 530 - Biogeography
  • ENVS 532/532L - Wetlands Ecology and Laboratory
  • ENVS 536/536L - Terrestrial Ecology and Laboratory
  • ENVS 540/540L - Environmental Microbiology and Laboratory
  • ENVS 550 - Global Change
  • ENVS 590 - Topical Seminars in Environmental Science
  • ENVS 595 - Advanced Topics in Environmental Science

Professional Year - Summer

  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline
  • NSCI 570 - Teaching STEM

Professional Year - Fall

  • ENGL 522 - Content Area Literacy
  • PSYC 535 - Exceptional Learner
  • PSYC 544 - Assessment of Learning
  • Select One:
    • SOCL 501 - Multiculturalism, Diversity and Education
    • TCHG 550 - Teaching Across Cultures
  • TCHG 518L - Secondary Field Practicum*
  • 120 hours field experience

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

PREREQUISITE CONTENT AND SUPPORT COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Appropriate substituted courses should be documented

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition, Global/Multicultural and Creative Expressions
  • Select One:
    • PSYC 207 - Life-span Development
    • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing

Major Courses in Biology:

  • BIOL 211/211L - Principles of Biology I and Laboratory
  • BIOL 212/212L - Principles of Biology II and Laboratory
  • BIOL 213/213L - Principles of Biology III and Laboratory
  • BIOL 313 - Genetics
  • BIOL 407/407L - General Ecology and Laboratory
  • 15 additional credits above the 100-level (12 credits must be at 300-/400-level and have laboratory components)
    Recommended for all secondary biology teachers:
    • BIOL 215 - Biological Evolution
    • Select One Pair:
      • BIOL 314/314L - Human Anatomy & Physiology and Laboratory
      • BIOL 420/420L - Animal Physiology and Laboratory

Support Courses Required:

  • MATH 125 - Elementary Statistics
  • MATH 130 - Precalculus (or higher)
  • CHEM 121/121L - General Chemistry I and Laboratory
  • CHEM 122/122L - General Chemistry II and Laboratory
  • CHEM 321/321L - Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory
  • CHEM 322/322L - Organic Chemistry II and Laboratory
  • PHYS 151/151L - Intermediate Physics I and Laboratory
  • PHYS 152/152L - Intermediate Physics II and Laboratory

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.

Graduate Course Requirements

8 Hours of Graduate CHEM electives (except CHEM 545) and must include ONE course 6 from the following unless taken at the undergraduate level: CHEM 543 Atmospheric Chemistry; CHEM 540 Soils and Water Chemistry; or CHEM 565 Environmental Chemistry.

Professional Year - Summer

  • NSCI 570 - Teaching STEM
  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline

Professional Year - Fall

  • ENGL 522 - Content Area Literacy
  • PSYC 535 - Exceptional Learner
  • PSYC 544 - Assessment of Learning
  • Select One:
    • SOCL 501 - Multiculturalism, Diversity and Education
    • TCHG 550 - Teaching Across Cultures
  • TCHG 518L - Secondary Field Practicum*
  • 120 hours field experience

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

Prerequisite Content and Support Course Requirements

Appropriate substituted courses should be documented.

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition , Global/Multicultural and Creative Expressions
  • Select One:
    • PSYC 207 - Life-span Development
    • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing
  • MATH 125 - Elementary Statistucs
  • MATH 240 - Intermediate Calculus
  • Select One:
    • BIOL 107/107L - General Biology I and Laboratory
    • BIOL 108/108L - General Biology II and Laboratory
    • Or higher biology and lab pair.
  • PHYS 201/201L - General Physics I and Laboratory
  • PHYS 202/202L - General Physics II and Laboratory

Required Chemistry Courses:

  • CHEM 121/121L - General Chemistry I and Laboratory
  • CHEM 122/122L - General Chemistry II and Laboratory
  • CHEM 321/321L - Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory
  • CHEM 322/322L - Organic Chemistry II and Laboratory
  • CHEM 341 - Physical Chemistry I
  • CHEM 342/342L - Physical Chemistry II and Laboratory
  • CHEM 361/361L - Analytical Chemistry and Laboratory
  • CHEM 391W - Infestigating Chemical Literature
  • CHEM 401/401L - Inorganic Chemistry and Laboratory
  • CHEM 445/445L - Instrumental Analysis and Laboratory
  • CHEM 492W - POGIA-Comprehensive Review
  • 6 credits in 300/400 level chemistry electives

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.

Graduate Course Requirements

  • Select one:
    • ENGL 530 - Grammar to Enhance and Enrich Writing
    • ENGL 532 - Language Varieties in American Schools
    • MLAN 511 - Advanced Strategies in TESOL*
  • PSYC 521 - Reading Acquisition and Development
  • PSYC 521L - Reading Acquisition and Development Lab*
  • PSYC 544 - Assessment of Learning

Professional Year - Summer

  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline
  • PSYC 535 - The Exceptional Learner

Professional Year - Fall

  • ENGL 521 - Developing Elementary Writers and Readers*
  • MATH 570 - The Teaching of Elementary Mathematics*
  • Select One:
    • SOCL 501 - Multiculturalism, Diversity and Education
    • TCHG 550 - Teaching Across Cultures
  • 120 hours field experience

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

Prerequisite Content and Support Course Requirements

Appropriate substituted courses should be documented.

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition , Global/Multicultural and Creative Expressions
  • Seven credits in Natural World
  • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing
  • NSCI 310 - Exploring Science Concepts
  • Select One:
    • ENGL 310 - Introduction to Linguistics
    • ENGL 430 - The Structure of English
  • GEOG 201 - Introduction to Geography

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.

Graduate Course Requirements

  • Select one:
    • ENGL 530 - Grammar to Enhance and Enrich Writing
    • ENGL 532 - Language Varieties in American Schools
    • MLAN 511 - Advanced Strategies in TESOL*
  • ENGL 526 - Teaching Writing in Secondary English Classes
  • PSYC 544 - Assessment of Learning

Professional Year - Summer

  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline
  • ENGL 501 - Teaching Literature

Professional Year - Fall

  • ENGL 522 - Content Area Literacy
  • PSYC 535 - Exceptional Learner
  • Select One:
    • SOCL 501 - Multiculturalism, Diversity and Education
    • TCHG 550 - Teaching Across Cultures
  • TCHG 518L - Secondary Field Practicum*
  • 120 hours field experience

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

Prerequisite Content and Support Course Requirements

Appropriate substituted courses should be documented.

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition, Global/Multicultural and Creative Expressions
  • Seven credits in Natural World
  • Select One:
    • PSYC 207 - Life-span Development
    • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing
  • ENGL 308W - Literature, Theory, and Culture
  • ENGL 309W - Creative Nonfiction
  • ENGL 315 - Adolescent Literature
  • ENGL 421 - Shakespeare
  • ENGL 430 - The Structure of English
  • Two courses in American Literature
  • Two courses in British Literature
  • One course in World Literature
  • One course in Film/Media Studies

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.

Graduate Course Requirements

  • PSYC 521 - Reading Acquisition and Development
  • PSYC 521L - Reading Acquisition and Development Lab*
  • Select One:
    • ENGL 521 - Developing Elementary Writers and Readers
    • ENGL 526 - Teaching Writing in Secondary English Classes
  • PSYC 535 - Exceptional Learner

Professional Year - Summer

  • MLAN 511 - Advanced Strategies in TESOL*
  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline

Professional Year - Fall

  • ENGL 522 - Content Area Literacy
  • Select One:
    • ENGL 530 - Grammar to Enhance and Enrich Writing
    • ENGL 532 - Language Varieties in American Schools
  • Select One:
    • SOCL 501 - Multiculturalism, Diversity and Education
    • TCHG 550 - Teaching Across Cultures
  • 120 hours field experience

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

Prerequisite Content and Support Course Requirements

Appropriate substituted courses should be documented.

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition, Global/Multicultural and Creative Expressions
  • Seven credits in Natural World
  • Select One:
    • PSYC 207 - Life-span Development
    • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing
  • ENGL 310 - Introduction to Linguistics
  • ENGL 430 - The Structure of English
  • Select One:
    • SOCL 330 - Language and Culture
    • MLAN 308 - Cross-cultural Understanding
  • MLAN 311 - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Foreign Language through 202 (Spanish recommended)

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.

Graduate Course Requirements

  • Select two:
    • HIST 510 - The American Historian as Teacher
    • HIST 520 - The European Historian as Teacher
    • HIST 530 - The World Historian as Teacher

Professional Year - Summer

  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline
  • Select one:
    • HIST 510 - The American Historian as Teacher
    • HIST 520 - The European Historian as Teacher
    • HIST 530 - The World Historian as Teacher
    • GEOG 570 - World Geography for Teachers

Professional Year - Fall

  • ENGL 522 - Content Area Literacy
  • HIST/POLS 570 - Methods for Teaching and Assessing Social Studies
  • PSYC 535 - Exceptional Learner
  • Select One:
    • SOCL 501 - Multiculturalism, Diversity and Education
    • TCHG 550 - Teaching Across Cultures
  • TCHG 518L - Secondary Field Practicum*
  • 120 hours field experience

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

Prerequisite Content and Support Course Requirements

Student must have B.A./B.S. in History or Government or B.A. in American Studies.

Appropriate substituted courses should be documented.

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition, Global/Multicultural and Creative Expressions
  • Seven credits in Natural World
  • Select One:
    • PSYC 207 - Life-span Development
    • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing
  • HIST 111 - The Ancient and Medieval World
  • HIST 112G - The Modern World
  • HIST 121 - Early America to the Civil War
  • HIST 122 - Modern America
  • HIST 390W - Historical Methods and Historiography
  • Two 300/400-level HIST courses
  • Select One:
    • ECON 201 - Macroeconomics (preferred)
    • ECON 202 - Microeconomics
  • GEOG 201 - Introduction to Geography I
  • GEOG 202 - Introduction to Geography II
  • Select One:
    • POLS 100 - Political Thought & Society
    • POLS 101 - Power and Politics in America
  • POLS 202 - State and Local Government
  • POLS 215 - International and Comparative Politics
  • Two 300/400-level POLS courses

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.

Graduate Course Requirements

  • MATH 578 - Elementary Geometry from an Advanced Viewpoint
  • HIST 538 - Apprenticeship in Teaching Mathematics
  • PSYC 544 - Assessment of Learning

Professional Year - Summer

  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline
  • NSCI 570 - Teaching STEM

Professional Year - Fall

  • ENGL 522 - Content Area Literacy
  • PSYC 535 - Exceptional Learner
  • Select One:
    • SOCL 501 - Multiculturalism, Diversity and Education
    • TCHG 550 - Teaching Across Cultures
  • TCHG 518L - Secondary Field Practicum*
  • 120 hours field experience

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

Prerequisite Content and Support Course Requirements

Student must have B.A./B.S. in mathematics. Appropriate substituted courses should be documented.

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition, Global/Multicultural and Creative Expressions
  • Seven credits in Natural World
  • Select One:
    • PSYC 207 - Life-span Development
    • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing
  • MATH 125 - Elementary Statistics (may be replaced by MATH 435)
  • Select One:
    • MATH 140 - Calculus
    • MATH 148 - Analytic Geometry
  • MATH 240 - Intermediate Calculus-
  • MATH 250 - Multivariable Calculus
  • MATH 260 - Linear Algebra
  • MATH 360 - Real Analysis I
  • MATH 370 - Modern Algebra I
  • Select One:
    • MATH 128 - Introduction to Mathematical Programming
    • CPSC 125 - Foundations of Computer Science
    • or higher CPSC course
  • Six 300/400-level MATH (excluding 499, but may include up to nine credits of BIOL, PHYS, CPSC or other upper level sciences)
  • One 400-level MATH course (excluding 499)

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.

Graduate Course Requirements

  • Select two:
    • PHYS 501 - Models of Dynamical Systems
    • PHYS 502 - Quantum Physics
    • PHYS 504 - Electromagnetic Theory

Professional Year - Summer

  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline
  • NSCI 570 - Teaching STEM

Professional Year - Fall

  • PSYC 544 - Assessment of Learning
  • ENGL 522 - Content Area Literacy
  • PSYC 535 - Exceptional Learner
  • Select One:
    • SOCL 501 - Multiculturalism, Diversity and Education
    • TCHG 550 - Teaching Across Cultures
  • TCHG 518L - Secondary Field Practicum*
  • 120 hours field experience

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

Prerequisite Content and Support Course Requirements

Student must have B.A./B.S. in physics. Appropriate substituted courses should be documented.

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition, Global/Multicultural and Creative Expressions
  • Seven credits in Natural World
  • Select One:
    • COMM 201 - Public Speaking
    • THEA 230 - Practical Acting
  • Select One:
    • PSYC 207 - Life-span Development
    • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing

Core Courses:

  • CPEN 371W - Computer Ethics
  • CPSC 125 - Foundations of Computer Scienc
  • CPSC 150/150L - Computers & Programming I and Laboratory
  • CPSC 250/250L - Computers & Programming II and Laboratory
  • MATH 140 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry
  • PHYS 201/201L - General Physics I and Laboratory
  • PHYS 202/202L - General Physics II and Laboratory
  • PHYS 340 - Methods of Theoretical Physics

Support Courses in Applied Physics:

  • ENGR 121 - Engineering Design
  • MATH 240 - Intermediate Calculus
  • MATH 250 - Multivariable Calculus
  • MATH 320 - Ordinary Differential Equations

Major Courses in Applied Physics:

  • ENGR 211/211L - Introduction to Electric Circuits & Electronics and Laboratory
  • CPEN 214 - Digital Logic Design
  • PHYS 303 - General Physics
  • PHYS 341 - Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • PHYS 351 - Modern Physics
  • PHYS 401 - Models of Dynamical Systems
  • PHYS 404 - Electromagnetism
  • Select two:
    • ENGR 212/212L - Electronics and Laboratory
    • PHYS 352 - Device Physics
    • PHYS 402 - Quantum Physics
    • PHYS 406 - Thermodynamics
    • PHYS 421 - System Design Lab (Data Acquisition)
    • PHYS 431 - Optical Physics
    • PHYS 441 - Modeling and Simulation
    • MATH 440 - Mathematical Modeling
  • PCSE 498W - Capstone Project

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.

Graduate Course Requirements

  • MLAN 511 - Advanced Strategies in TESOL*
  • MLAN 570 - Teaching Modern Language
  • PSYC 544 - Assessment of Learning

Professional Year - Summer

  • PSYC 535 - Exceptional Learner
  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline

Professional Year - Fall

  • SPAN 538 - Apprenticeship in Teaching Spanish
  • ENGL 522 - Content Area Literacy
  • Select One:
    • SOCL 501 - Multiculturalism, Diversity and Education
    • TCHG 550 - Teaching Across Cultures
  • TCHG 518L - Secondary Field Practicum*
  • 120 hours field experience

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

Prerequisite Content and Support Course Requirements

Student must have a B.A. in Spanish. Appropriate substituted courses should be documented.

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition, Global/Multicultural and Creative Expressions
  • Seven credits in Natural World
  • Select One:
    • PSYC 207 - Life-span Development
    • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing

Modern Language Core

  • Select one:
    • MLAN 203 - Into the Woods: The European Folktale Tradition
    • MLAN 205 - The Novel in English Translation
    • MLAN 206 - The Drama in English Translation
    • MLAN 207 - International Cinema
  • MLAN 308 - Cross-Cultural Awareness
  • MLAN 310 - Texts in Context
  • MLAN 490 - Capstone Course in Modern Languages

Major and Elective Studies

  • Select two:
    • SPAN 301 - Grammar and Composition
    • SPAN 303 - Advanced Grammar and Composition
    • SPAN 314 - Conducting Business in Spain and Latin America: Cross-Cultural Negotiations I
    • SPAN 315 - Conducting Business in Spain and Latin America: Cross-Cultural Negotiations II
    • SPAN 321 - Techniques of Translation and Interpretation
  • Select one:
    • SPAN 302 - Advanced Spanish Conversation
    • SPAN 304 - Advanced Communication in Spanish
    • SPAN 308 - Conversation via Cinema
  • Select two:
    • SPAN 351 - Introduction to Latin-American Literature I
    • SPAN 352 - Introduction to Latin-American Literature II
    • SPAN 353 - Introduction to Spanish Literature I
    • SPAN 354 - Introduction to Spanish Literature II
  • Select one:
    • SPAN 361 - Hispanic Visual Culture and the Arts
    • SPAN 362 = Hispanic Popular Culture
    • SPAN 363 = Hispanic Literature and Social Issues
    • SPAN 463W - Studies in Cervantes
  • Select two Spanish courses at the 300 level or higher that have not been used to satisfy one the above categories

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.

Course Plans for Initial Licensure Already Degreed

Graduate Course Requirements

Professional Year - Summer

  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline

Professional Year - Fall

  • FNAR 534 - Theory and Practice of Art Education*
  • ENGL 522 - Content Area Literacy
  • PSYC 535 - Exceptional Learner
  • TCHG 518L - Secondary Field Practicum*
  • 120 hours field experience

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

Prerequisite Content and Support Course Requirements

Appropriate substituted courses should be documented

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition, Global/Multicultural
  • Seven credits in Natural World

Support Courses:

  • Select One:
    • PSYC 207 - Life-span Development
    • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing
  • FNAR 201 - World Art in Context I
  • FNAR 202 - World Art in Context II
  • FNAR 118 - 2-D Design
  • FNAR 128 - Introduction to Digital Media
  • FNAR 224 - Painting I
  • FNAR 226 - Mixed Media and Functional Art I
  • Select One:
    • FNAR 241 - Ceramics I
    • FNAR 251 - Sculpture I
  • FNAR 322 - Advanced Figure Drawing
  • 9 Credits in upper-level art history electives

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.

Graduate Course Requirements

Professional Year - Summer

  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline
  • NSCI 570 - Teaching STEM

Professional Year - Fall

  • PSYC 535 - Exceptional Learner
  • ENGL 522 - Content Area Literacy
  • TCHG 518L - Secondary Field Practicum*
  • 120 hours field experience

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

PREREQUISITE CONTENT AND SUPPORT COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Appropriate substituted courses should be documented

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition, Global/Multicultural and Creative Expressions
  • Select One:
    • PSYC 207 - Life-span Development
    • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing

Major Courses in Biology:

  • BIOL 211/211L - Principles of Biology I and Laboratory
  • BIOL 212/212L - Principles of Biology II and Laboratory
  • BIOL 213/213L - Principles of Biology III and Laboratory
  • BIOL 313 - Genetics
  • BIOL 407/407L - General Ecology and Laboratory
  • 15 additional credits above the 100-level (12 credits must be at 300-/400-level and have laboratory components)

Support Courses Required:

  • MATH 125 - Elementary Statistics
  • MATH 130 or higher
  • CHEM 121/121L - General Chemistry I and Laboratory
  • CHEM 122/122L - General Chemistry II and Laboratory
  • CHEM 321/321L - Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory
  • CHEM 322/322L - Organic Chemistry II and Laboratory
  • PHYS 151/151L - Intermediate Physics I and Laboratory
  • PHYS 152/152L - Intermediate Physics II and Laboratory

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.

Graduate Course Requirements

Professional Year - Summer

  • NSCI 570 - Teaching STEM
  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline

Professional Year - Fall

  • ENGL 522 - Content Area Literacy
  • PSYC 535 - Exceptional Learner
  • TCHG 518L - Secondary Field Practicum*
  • 120 hours field experience

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

Prerequisite Content and Support Course Requirements

Appropriate substituted courses should be documented.

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition , Global/Multicultural and Creative Expressions
  • Select One:
    • PSYC 207 - Life-span Development
    • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing
  • MATH 125 - Elementary Statistucs
  • MATH 240 - Intermediate Calculus
  • Select One:
    • BIOL 107/107L - General Biology I and Laboratory
    • BIOL 108/108L - General Biology II and Laboratory
    • Or higher biology and lab pair.
  • PHYS 151/151L - Intermediate Physics I and Laboratory
  • PHYS 152/152L - Intermediate Physics II and Laboratory

Required Chemistry Courses:

  • CHEM 121/121L - General Chemistry I and Laboratory
  • CHEM 122/122L - General Chemistry II and Laboratory
  • CHEM 321/321L - Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory
  • CHEM 322/322L - Organic Chemistry II and Laboratory
  • CHEM 341 - Physical Chemistry I
  • CHEM 342/342L - Physical Chemistry II and Laboratory
  • CHEM 361/361L - Analytical Chemistry and Laboratory
  • CHEM 391W - Infestigating Chemical Literature
  • CHEM 401/401L - Inorganic Chemistry and Laboratory
  • CHEM 445/445L - Instrumental Analysis and Laboratory
  • Select two:
    • CHEM 443 - Atmospheric Chemistry
    • CHEM 440 - Soils and Water Chemistry
    • CHEM 465 - Environmental Chemistry

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.

Graduate Course Requirements

Professional Year - Summer

  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline
  • PSYC 535 - The Exceptional Learner

Professional Year - Fall

  • ENGL 521 - Developing Elementary Writers and Readers*
  • MATH 570 - The Teaching of Elementary Mathematics*
  • PSYC 521 - Reading Acquisition and Development
  • PSYC 521L - Reading Acquisition and Development Lab*

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

Prerequisite Content and Support Course Requirements

Appropriate substituted courses should be documented.

Degree in Liberal Arts or Science or equivalent.

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition , Global/Multicultural and Creative Expressions
  • Seven credits in Natural World
  • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing
  • NSCI 310 - Exploring Science Concepts
  • ENGL 316 - Children's Literature
  • Select One:
    • ENGL 310 - Introduction to Linguistics
    • ENGL 430 - The Structure of English
  • GEOG 201 - Introduction to Geography

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.

Graduate Course Requirements

  • Select one elective:
    • ENGL 501 - Teaching Literature (summer)
    • ENGL 526 - Teaching Writing in Secondary English Classes (fall)

Professional Year - Summer

  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline

Professional Year - Fall

  • ENGL 522 - Content Area Literacy
  • PSYC 535 - Exceptional Learner
  • TCHG 518L - Secondary Field Practicum*
  • 120 hours field experience

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

Prerequisite Content and Support Course Requirements

Appropriate substituted courses should be documented.

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition, Global/Multicultural and Creative Expressions
  • Seven credits in Natural World
  • Select One:
    • PSYC 207 - Life-span Development
    • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing
  • ENGL 308W - Literature, Theory, and Culture
  • ENGL 309W - Creative Nonfiction
  • ENGL 315 - Adolescent Literature
  • ENGL 421 - Shakespeare
  • ENGL 430 - The Structure of English
  • MLAN 311 - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Two courses in American Literature
  • Two courses in British Literature
  • One course in World Literature
  • One course in Film/Media Studies

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.

Graduate Course Requirements

Professional Year - Summer

  • MLAN 511 - Advanced Strategies in TESOL*
  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline

Professional Year - Fall

  • ENGL 522 - Content Area Literacy
  • PSYC 521 - Reading Acquisition and Development
  • PSYC 521L - Reading Acquisition and Development Lab*
  • PSYC 535 - Exceptional Learner
  • 120 hours field experience

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

Prerequisite Content and Support Course Requirements

Major: Any liberal arts major (English or Psychology recommended) with general education courses in English, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science.

Appropriate substituted courses should be documented.

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition, Global/Multicultural and Creative Expressions
  • Seven credits in Natural World
  • Select One:
    • PSYC 207 - Life-span Development
    • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing
  • ENGL 310 - Introduction to Linguistics
  • Select One:
    • SOCL 330 - Language and Culture
    • MLAN 308 - Cross-cultural Understanding
  • ENGL 430 - The Structure of English
  • MLAN 311 - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Foreign Language through 202 (Spanish recommended)

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.

Graduate Course Requirements

Professional Year - Summer

  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline

Professional Year - Fall

  • ENGL 522 - Content Area Literacy
  • PSYC 535 - Exceptional Learner
  • HIST/POLS 570 - Methods for Teaching and Assessing Social Studies
  • TCHG 518L - Secondary Field Practicum*
  • 120 hours field experience

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

Prerequisite Content and Support Course Requirements

Student must have BA/BS in history or political science or BA in American studies.

Appropriate substituted courses should be documented.

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition, Global/Multicultural and Creative Expressions
  • Seven credits in Natural World
  • Select One:
    • PSYC 207 - Life-span Development
    • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing
  • HIST 111 - The Ancient and Medieval World
  • HIST 112G - The Modern World
  • HIST 121 - Early America to the Civil War
  • HIST 122 - Modern America
  • HIST 390W - Historical Methods and Historiography
  • Two 300/400-level HIST courses
  • Select One:
    • ECON 201 - Macroeconomics (preferred)
    • ECON 202 - Microeconomics
  • GEOG 201 - Introduction to Geography I
  • GEOG 202 - Introduction to Geography II
  • Select One:
    • POLS 100 - Political Thought & Society
    • POLS 101 - Power and Politics in America
  • POLS 202 - State and Local Government
  • POLS 215 - International and Comparative Politics
  • Two 300/400-level POLS courses

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.

Graduate Course Requirements

Professional Year - Summer

  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline
  • NSCI 570 - Teaching STEM

Professional Year - Fall

  • ENGL 522 - Content Area Literacy
  • PSYC 535 - Exceptional Learner
  • TCHG 518L - Secondary Field Practicum*
  • 120 hours field experience

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

Prerequisite Content and Support Course Requirements

Student must have B.A./B.S. in mathematics. Appropriate substituted courses should be documented.

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition, Global/Multicultural and Creative Expressions
  • Seven credits in Natural World
  • Select One:
    • PSYC 207 - Life-span Development
    • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing
  • MATH 125 - Elementary Statistics (may be replaced by MATH 435)
  • Select One:
    • MATH 140 - Calculus
    • MATH 148 - Analytic Geometry
  • MATH 240 - Intermediate Calculus-
  • MATH 250 - Multivariable Calculus
  • MATH 260 - Linear Algebra
  • MATH 360 - Real Analysis I
  • MATH 370 - Modern Algebra I
  • Select One:
    • MATH 128 - Introduction to Mathematical Programming
    • CPSC 125 - Foundations of Computer Science
    • or higher CPSC course
  • Six 300/400-level MATH (excluding 499, but may include up to nine credits of BIOL, PHYS, CPSC or other upper level sciences)
  • One 400-level MATH course (excluding 499)

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.

Graduate Course Requirements

Professional Year - Summer

  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline
  • NSCI 570 - Teaching STEM

Professional Year - Fall

  • ENGL 522 - Content Area Literacy
  • PSYC 535 - Exceptional Learner
  • TCHG 518L - Secondary Field Practicum*
  • 120 hours field experience

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

Prerequisite Content and Support Course Requirements

Student must have B.A./B.S. in physics. Appropriate substituted courses should be documented.

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition, Global/Multicultural and Creative Expressions
  • Seven credits in Natural World
  • Select One:
    • COMM 201 - Public Speaking
    • THEA 230 - Practical Acting
  • Select One:
    • PSYC 207 - Life-span Development
    • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing

Core Courses:

  • CPEN 371W - Computer Ethics
  • CPSC 125 - Foundations of Computer Scienc
  • CPSC 150/150L - Computers & Programming I and Laboratory
  • CPSC 250/250L - Computers & Programming II and Laboratory
  • Select one:
    • MATH 140 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry
    • MATH 148 - Accelerated Calculus
  • PHYS 201/201L - General Physics I and Laboratory
  • PHYS 202/202L - General Physics II and Laboratory
  • PHYS 340 - Methods of Theoretical Physics

Support Courses in Applied Physics:

  • MATH 240 - Intermediate Calculus
  • MATH 250 - Multivariable Calculus
  • MATH 320 - Ordinary Differential Equations

Major Courses in Applied Physics:

  • ENGR 211/211L - Introduction to Electric Circuits & Electronics and Laboratory
  • CPEN 214 - Digital Logic Design
  • PHYS 301 - Intermediate Classical Mechanics
  • PHYS 303 - General Physics
  • PHYS 304 - Electrostatics
  • PHYS 341 - Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • PHYS 351 - Modern Physics
  • Select one:
    • PHYS 401 - Models of Dynamical Systems
    • PHYS 404 - Electromagnetism
  • PHYS 402 - Quantum Physics
  • PHYS 406 - Thermodynamics
  • Select two:
    • ENGR 212/212L - Electronics and Laboratory
    • PHYS 352 - Device Physics
    • PHYS 402 - Quantum Physics
    • PHYS 406 - Thermodynamics
    • PHYS 421 - System Design Lab (Data Acquisition)
    • PHYS 431 - Optical Physics
    • PHYS 441 - Modeling and Simulation
    • MATH 440 - Mathematical Modeling
  • PCSE 498W - Capstone Project

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.

Graduate Course Requirements

Professional Year - Summer

  • TCHG 516 - Curriculum and Instruction I
  • TCHG 517 - Curriculum and Instruction II
  • TCHG 543 - Classroom Management and Discipline

Professional Year - Fall

  • PSYC 535 - Exceptional Learner
  • ENGL 522 - Content Area Literacy
  • TCHG 518L - Secondary Field Practicum*
  • 120 hours field experience

Professional Year - Spring

  • TCHG 580 - Technology for Teacher
  • Select One:
    • TCHG 510 - Teaching Internship
    • TCHG 511 - Teaching Internship I and TCHG 512 - Teaching Internship Abroad*

Prerequisite Content and Support Course Requirements

Student must have a B.A. in Spanish. Appropriate substituted courses should be documented.

General Education/Liberal Learning Coursework

  • Six credits in Written Communication Literacy and Mathematics Literacy
  • Three credits in Western Tradition, Global/Multicultural and Creative Expressions
  • Seven credits in Natural World
  • Select One:
    • PSYC 207 - Life-span Development
    • PSYC 208 - Child Development
  • PSYC 312 - Educational Psychology
  • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory*
  • CPSC 110 - Introduction to Computing
  • Select one:
    • MLAN 203 - Into the Woods: The European Folktale Tradition
    • MLAN 205 - The Novel in English Translation
    • MLAN 206 - The Drama in English Translation
    • MLAN 207 - International Cinema
  • MLAN 308 - Cross-Cultural Awareness
  • MLAN 310 - Texts in Context
  • MLAN 490 - Capstone Course in Modern Languages

Major and Elective Studies

  • Select two:
    • SPAN 301 - Grammar and Composition
    • SPAN 303 - Advanced Grammar and Composition
    • SPAN 314 - Conducting Business in Spain and Latin America: Cross-Cultural Negotiations I
    • SPAN 321 - Techniques of Translation and Interpretation
  • Select one:
    • SPAN 302 - Advanced Spanish Conversation
    • SPAN 308 - Conversation via Cinema
  • Select two:
    • SPAN 351 - Introduction to Latin-American Literature I
    • SPAN 352 - Introduction to Latin-American Literature II
    • SPAN 353 - Introduction to Spanish Literature I
    • SPAN 354 - Introduction to Spanish Literature II
  • Select one:
    • SPAN 471 - Hispanic Visual Culture and the Arts
    • SPAN 472 - Hispanic Popular Culture
    • SPAN 473 - Hispanic Literature and Social Issues
  • Select two Spanish courses at the 300 level or higher that have not been used to satisfy one the above categories

* Denotes that a class has a required field experience component in public schools.


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