• Elementary Education K-6 Licensure Requirements

    (pre-2011)

    State Licensing Tests

    Basic Skills
    Pedagogy
    Elementary Education Content Knowledge

    Education Courses

    GED 7801 Intro to MAT, 0cr
    GED 7815 Schools and Society, 4cr
    GED 7825 Educational Psychology, 4cr
    GED 7862 Education and Cultural Diversity, 4cr
    GED 7867 Theory to Practice, 4cr
    GED 7872 Exceptionality, 2cr
    GED 7885 Elementary Student Teaching K-6, 8cr
    GED 0050 Student Teaching Seminar, 0cr

    Elementary K-6 Courses

    GED 7813 Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics, 4cr
    GED 7835 Teaching Art in the Elementary School/K-6, 1cr
    GED 7836 Teaching Music in the Elementary School/K-6, 1cr
    GED 7837 Teaching Health in the Elementary School/K-6, 1cr
    GED 7838 Teaching Physical Education in the Elementary School/K-6, 1cr
    GED 7840 Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School/K-6, 4cr
    GED 7845 Teaching Literacy in the Elementary School/K-6, 6cr
    GED 7850 Teaching Mathematics and Science in the Elementary School/K-6, 4cr

    Two options for completing your MAT degree 

    Once you've completed student teaching and seminar, choose the option that best fits your needs for degree completion.

    PLAN A – FLEXIBLE PACING, PICK THE SCHEDULE THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU.

    Features: 12 credits, 3 four-credit courses, capstone project completed within one-year 
    GED 8025A & B: Public Policy: Design and Action  (2+2 credits, taken in same term) 
    GED 8023: Capstone Practicum (4 credits) 
    GED 8495:  Capstone (4 credits)  

    PLAN B – COHORT MODEL, ONE-YEAR COMPLETION

    Features: 12 credits, 3 four-credit courses, 3 consecutive terms 
    You choose from four content cohorts, starting in spring or fall: 
    Culture & Diversity Cohort :  Spring, Summer, Fall semesters (on hold pending curriculum review) 
    Literacy Cohort:   Spring, Summer, Fall semesters 
    English as a Second Language Cohort:  Fall, Spring, Summer semesters 
    Science & Inquiry Cohort:  Fall, Spring, Summer semesters