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The Master of Arts in Teaching with an elementary concentration may be pursued concurrently by individuals who are working on elementary through 8th grade certifications or by individuals who are only pursuing a masters degree in the field. This Master of Arts in Teaching Degree is a thirty-six hour, non-thesis plan that includes some of the criteria established by the State Board for Educator Certification for Texas teacher certification.
Academic Specialization (15 credit hours required):
5320 Pedagogy of Science
MATH 5304 Content Math 1
6331 Studies in Reading and Literature
6332 Pedagogy of Reading and Language Arts
5340 Pedagogy of Social Studies
Technology Area (3 credit hours required):
TECH 5320 Technology for Today's Learner
Professional Area (9 credit hours required):
6302 Research in Education
6304 Improvement of Instruction
EDUC 6308 The School and the Multicultural American Society
Resource Area (9 credit hours required):
5303 Developmental Stages of Early Childhood Through Adolescence
5316 Studies in Classroom Management, Instruction and
EDUC 6306 Curriculum Design and Evaluation
EDUC 6010 Professional Portfolio
Total Credit Hours Required: Minimum 36 hours
In addition to the general admission requirements, full admission to the Master of Arts in Teaching Program requires satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Additional requirements are necessary if an individual desires to pursue Texas Teacher Certification. Please call the program director for more information at 214-333-5217.
(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
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