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School of Education and Psychology Graduate Bulletin 2012-2014

Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.), Instruction with Certification (Elementary)

This program is designed for candidates who hold a bachelor’s degree in an area other than elementary education interested in receiving both an M.A.T. degree and Washington state and/or Denominational certification with an endorsement in elementary education.

Specialization Prerequisites: Pass all sections of the WEST-B, PSYC 130 General Psychology, SPCH 101 Fundamentals of Speech Communication (or a foreign language sequence), ENGL 223 Research Writing, MATH 112, 113 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers, GEOG 252 Physical Geography, HIST 221 or 222 History of the United States, Course work in Physical and Life Science (one of which must include a lab), or equivalent course work. RELT 202 Fundamentals of Christian Belief or equivalent course work and an additional 6 quarter credits hours of religion course work are prerequisites for denominational certification.

Specialization Requirements     credits
Basic Core     12
EDUC 522 Philosophy and Education 3  
EDUC 551 Action Research 3  
PSYC 521 Psychology of Learning 3  
SPED 550 Understanding Research 3  
Instruction Core     56
ART 395 Methods of Teaching Art 2  
EDCI 550 Language Development in Young Children 3  
EDCI 560 Elementary Curriculum and Instruction: Reading and Language Arts 5  
EDCI 573 Elementary Curriculum and Instruction: Mathematics 4  
EDCI 582 Elementary Curriculum and Instruction: Social Studies 2  
EDCI 583 Elementary Curriculum and Instruction: Science and Health 3  
EDCI 590 Measurement and Evaluation in Education 4  
EDUC 405 Classroom Organization and Management 3  
EDUC 425 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Education 2  
EDUC 444 Teaching Culturally Diverse Students 2  
EDUC 476 Orientation to Student Teaching 0  
EDUC 480 Student Teaching in the Elementary School 9  
EDUC 492 Education of the Gifted 3  
EDUC 495 Colloquium: Child Abuse 0  
EDUC 515 Classroom Technology Tools 2  
MUED 394 Music in the Elementary School 3  
PETH 473 Teaching Elementary Health and Physical Education 3  
PSYC 506 Advanced Human Development 3  
SPED 405 Teaching the Exceptional Child 3  
WEST-E ExamPass the WEST-E for Elementary Education 0  
Denominational Certification (Optional)    
EDCI 581 Elementary Curriculum and Instruction: Religion 2  
EDUC 495 Colloquium: Small Schools 0  
RELH 457 History of Adventism 3  
RELT 417 Inspiration and Revelation 3 ________
    Total 68 or *76

*Includes SDA Denominational Certification

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