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School of Education and Psychology Graduate Bulletin 2012-2014

Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.), Curriculum and Instruction

This program is designed for professional educators who seek to enhance their competence in curriculum design and implementation in the classroom. The requirements are sufficiently flexible to permit elementary teachers and teachers with subject-area concentrations to improve their skills in curriculum development and instruction.

Specialization Prerequisites: State teacher certification and a minimum of 18 months of verified satisfactory full-time experience in education prior to awarding of degree.

Specialization Requirements: credits
Basic Core12
EDUC 522Philosophy and Education3
EDUC 551Action Research3
PSYC 521Psychology of Learning3
SPED 550Understanding Research3
Curriculum and Instruction Core16
EDAD 539Supervision of Instruction, K-124
EDAD 547Effective Schools3
EDUC 492Education of the Gifted3
EDUC 506Perspectives of School and Community3
EDUC 556Curriculum Planning3
Approved Electives20
Professional Education Electives11-20
Courses from any department will satisfy the intent of the term "professional education" if the emphasis is on instructional-learning principles, pupil characteristics, teaching methodology, curriculum materials or the roles of various school personnel.
Academic Content Electives0-9
Academic content courses are found in departments other than education and psychology and must be in approved subjects clearly related to the teaching areas chosen by the students.
*Electives must be chosen in consultation with the student's adviser.____
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