Combined B.A. and M.A.T. program of study

Undergraduate students who meet the admission requirements for the M.A.T (passing GACE Basic Skills or a combined SAT score of more than 1000) and those who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher in their undergraduate studies have the opportunity to participate in a combined B.A. and M.A.T. program of study after the completion of 90 semester hours. Once accepted, candidates may take entering cohort graduate courses the Summer semester following their junior year of study. Upon gaining senior status, candidates may take one (1) three-credit graduate course during the Fall, Interim, and Spring semesters only if enrolled with twelve (12) undergraduate credits.

First Summer Semester I
EDUC 6040
Foundation in Curriculum and Instruction (after 90 credit hours)
3
  EDUC 5000 Summer Field Experience 3
       
First Summer Semester II
EDUC 6020
Educational Technology
3
       
First Fall Semester
EDUC 5060
Students with Special Needs
3
       
Interim
EDUC 5040
Affirming Diversity in the Classroom
3
       
First Spring Semester
EDUC 5020
OR
EDUC 5090
Teaching Methods in the Middle and Secondary Grades
OR
Foundations of Reading Theories
3
       
Second Summer Semester I
EDUC 6030
Problems of Reading
3
       
Second Summer Semester II
EDUC 6010
OR
EDUC 5070

Assessment and Accountability

Assessing and Improving Literacy

3
       
Second Fall Semester
EDUC 5700
Internship I (formal observations)
4
       
Second Spring Semester
EDUC 5700
Internship II (formal observations)
8
Total: 36 semester hours