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Master of Arts in Teaching with a Concentration in Reading for Middle Grades
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Master of Arts in Teaching Middle Grades

 
Program Course Plan – Master of Arts in Teaching with a Concentration in Reading for Middle Grades (43.5 Credit Hours)

Semester Course Title Credit Hours
First Summer I (June) EDUC 5000 Adol Dev/Summer Field Experience 3
EDUC 6040 Foundation in Curriculum and Instruction 3

First Summer II EDUC 5030b Research in Curriculum and Instruction 1.5

Fall EDUC 5030a Research in Curriculum and Instruction 1.5
EDUC 5070 Assessing and Improving Literacy 3
EDUC 5700a Clinical Practice I 4
Methods of Teaching and Learning
(choose one concentration area)
1.5
*EDUC 5020a Teaching Mathematics in the Middle and Secondary Grades
*EDUC 5021a Teaching Social Studies and History in the Middle and Secondary Grades
*EDUC 5022a Teaching Science in the Middle and Secondary Grades
*EDUC 5023a Teaching English Language Arts in the Middle and Secondary Grades

Interim EDUC 5050 Affirming Diversity in the Classroom: Teaching Reading for Success in Changing Times 3

Spring EDUC 5060 Students with Special Needs 3
EDUC 5090 Foundations in Reading 3
EDUC 5700b Clinical Practice II 8

Second Summer I (June) EDUC 6020 Educational Technology 3
EDUC 6030 Reading for Content Area Teachers 3

Second Summer II (July) EDUC 5080 Essentials of Adolescent Literature 3
 
Total Credit Hours 43.5
* GACE exemption permitted
 
Fall/Spring EDUC 5700S edTPA Seminar 1
(available to candidates who need to successfully complete certification requirements)
 

Program Course Plan—Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary (39 Credit Hours)

Semester Course Title Credit Hours
First Summer I (June) EDUC 5000 Adol Dev/Summer Field Experience 3
EDUC 6040 Foundation in Curriculum and Instruction 3
First Summer II EDUC 5030b Research in Curriculum and Instruction 1.5

Fall EDUC 5030a Research in Curriculum and Instruction 1.5
EDUC 6010 Assessment and Accountability 3
EDUC 5700a Clinical Practice I 4
Methods of Teaching and Learning
(choose one concentration area)
1.5
*EDUC 5020a Teaching Mathematics in the Middle and Secondary Grades
*EDUC 5021a Teaching Social Studies and History in the Middle and Secondary Grades
*EDUC 5022a Teaching Science in the Middle and Secondary Grades
*EDUC 5023a Teaching English Language Arts in the Middle and Secondary Grades

Interim EDUC 5040 Affirming Diversity in the Classroom 3

Spring EDUC 5060 Students with Special Needs 3
EDUC 5700b Clinical Practice II 8
Methods of Teaching and Learning
(choose one concentration area)
1.5
*EDUC 5020b Teaching Mathematics in the Middle and Secondary Grades
*EDUC 5021b Teaching Social Studies and History in the Middle and Secondary Grades
*EDUC 5022b Teaching Science in the Middle and Secondary Grades
*EDUC 5023b Teaching English Language Arts in the Middle and Secondary Grades

Second Summer I (June) EDUC 6020 Educational Technology 3
EDUC 6030 Reading for Content Area Teachers 3
 
Total Credit Hours 39
* GACE exemption permitted
 
Fall/Spring EDUC 5700S edTPA Seminar 1
(available to candidates who need to successfully complete certification requirements)
 

Program Course Plan—Master of Arts in Teaching Middle Grades (39 Credit Hours)

Semester Course Title Credit Hours
First Summer I (June) EDUC 5000 Adol Dev/Summer Field Experience 3
EDUC 6040 Foundation in Curriculum 3 and Instruction

First Summer II EDUC 5030b Research in Curriculum and Instruction 1.5

Fall EDUC 5030a Research in Curriculum and Instruction 1.5
EDUC 6010 Assessment and Accountability 3
EDUC 5700a Clinical Practice I 4
Methods of Teaching and Learning
(choose one concentration area)
1.5
*EDUC 5020a Teaching Mathematics in the Middle and Secondary Grades
*EDUC 5021a Teaching Social Studies and History in the Middle and Secondary Grades
*EDUC 5022a Teaching Science in the Middle and Secondary Grades
*EDUC 5023a Teaching English Language Arts in the Middle and Secondary Grades

Interim EDUC 5040 Affirming Diversity in the Classroom 3

Spring EDUC 5060 Students with Special Needs 3
EDUC 5700b Clinical Practice II 8
Methods of Teaching and Learning
(choose one concentration area)
1.5
*EDUC 5020b Teaching Mathematics in the Middle and Secondary Grades
*EDUC 5021b Teaching Social Studies and History in the Middle and Secondary Grades
*EDUC 5022b Teaching Science in the Middle and Secondary Grades
*EDUC 5023b Teaching English Language Arts in the Middle and Secondary Grades

Second Summer I (June) EDUC 6020 Educational Technology 3
EDUC 6030 Reading for Content Area Teachers 3
 
Total Credit Hours 39
*GACE exemption permitted
 
Fall/Spring EDUC 5700S edTPA Seminar 1
(available to candidates who need to successfully complete certification requirements)