• Elementary Education K-6 Licensure Requirements

    (beginning February 2011)

    State Licensing Tests

    Basic Skills
    Pedagogy
    Elementary Education Content Knowledge

    Education Courses

    GED 7801 Intro to Advanced Teacher Thinking, 0cr
    GED 7815 Schools & 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 7888 English Learners in the Mainstream, 2cr  
    GED 7885 Elementary Student Teaching K-6, 6cr
    GED 0050 Student Teaching Seminar, 2cr 

    Elementary K-6 Courses

    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 7846 Teaching Literacy in the Elementary School/K-6, 4cr
    GED 7847 Critical and Connected Learning Approaches to Literacy Instruction, 2cr
    GED 7851 Teaching Science in the Elementary School/K-6, 4cr
    GED 7852 Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School/K-6, 6cr

    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
    GED 8025: Public Policy: Design and Action (4 credits) 
    GED 8023: Capstone Practicum (4 credits) 
    GED 8495: Capstone Thesis (4 credits) or GED 8490: Capstone Project (4 credits)

    PLAN B – COHORT MODEL, ONE-YEAR COMPLETION

    Features: 12 credits, 3 four-credit courses, 3 consecutive terms 
    You choose from the following content cohorts, starting in spring or fall: 
    Literacy Cohort:   Spring, Summer, Fall semesters 
    English as a Second Language Cohort:  Fall, Spring, Summer semesters 
    Science & Inquiry Cohort:  Fall, Spring, Summer semesters