COMBINED B.A. AND M.A.T. PROGRAM OF STUDY

Undergraduate students who meet the admission requirements for the M.A.T (passing GACE Program Admissions Assessment or a combined SAT score of more than 1000 and completing the Georgia Code of Ethics for Educators Assessment) and those who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher in their undergraduate studies are eligible 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 MAT 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 I EDUC 6040 Foundations of Curriculum and Instruction (after 90 credit hours) 3
EDUC 5000 Summer Field Experience 3
First Summer II
First Fall EDUC 6010 Assessment and Accountability 3
Interim EDUC 5040 Affirming Diversity in the Classroom 3
First Spring EDUC 5060 Students With Special Needs 3
Second Summer I EDUC 6030 Reading for Content Area Teachers 3
EDUC 6020 Educational Technology 3
Second Summer II EDUC 5030B Research in Curriculum and Instruction 1.5
Second Fall EDUC 5030A Research in Curriculum and Instruction 1.5
EDUC 5700A Clinical Practice I (formal observations)
*Methods of Teaching and Learning (choose one) 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
Second Spring EDUC 5700B Clinical Practice II (formal observations) 8
*Methods of Teaching and Learning (choose one) 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
Total 39 Semester Hours

Fall/Spring EDUC 5700S edTPA Seminar 1
(Available to candidates who need to successfully complete certification requirements.)

*GACE exemption- The candidate may choose to opt out of the specific teaching and learning content course(s) if a passing score on the GACE content examination is achieved prior to the start of the semester.
B.A. EDUCATIONAL STUDIES (Non-Certification Program)