Teaching, with Teacher Certification in Mathematics (Preschool-Grade 12) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (M.A.T.)

Program Requirements

Additional Requirements for State Certification
CMST 101Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement3
Physiology and Hygiene
Pass the MSU Health Knowledge Test available through the Center of Pedagogy or have the Undergraduate equivalent course approved by advisor
Additional Requirement
Select one of the following:3
Learning Theories
Child Development II: Adolescence
Advanced Educational Psychology
Program Requirements
SASE 509Sociocultural Perspectives on Curriculum and Assessment3
SASE 680Special Topics in Curriculum and Teaching1
SPED 566Creating Curricular Access for Adolescents with Disabilities3
SPED 568Teaching Methods for Inclusive Education3
SPED 579Special Education for Students with Disabilities3
SPED 586Educational Planning for Adolescents with Disabilities3
SPED 588Positive Behavior Supports for Diverse Learners3
Graduate Professional Sequence I
SASE 526Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies3
SASE 527Clinical Practice I3
SPED 584Assessment in Special Education and Classroom Practice3
Teaching Methods
Select from the list below according to subject area:3-6
Graduate Professional Sequence II
SASE 543Advanced Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies3
SASE 529Clinical Practice II6
Comprehensive Exam
In the term that you will sit for exam, register for the section which matched your major & advisor. Successfully pass exam.
Comprehensive Examination
Total Credits46-49
Teaching Methods
Select course(s) according to subject area:
Foundations of Methods and Curriculum in Art Education I: P-12
Foundations of Methods and Curriculum in Art Education II: P-12
Biological Science, Earth Science, Physics or Physical Science4
Teaching Science in Secondary Schools
Teaching Chemistry in the Secondary School
Teaching Methods (Secondary English)
Teaching English as a Second Language3
Methodology of Teaching ESL
Theories and Approaches to Teaching French as a Second Language
Teaching French in P-12: Practice
Teaching Mathematics
Teaching Methods for the Elementary Music Class
Teaching Methods for Music in the Secondary Schools
Social Studies3
Graduate Methods of Teaching Social Studies
Teaching Spanish in K-12

Subject Matter Preparation

Mathematics Courses
CSIT 111Fundamentals of Programming I3
MATH 122Calculus I4
MATH 221Calculus II4
MATH 222Calculus III4
MATH 225Linear Algebra4
MATH 340Probability3
MATH 350College Geometry3
MATH 431Foundations of Modern Algebra3
Mathematics Electives
Select two of the following:6
Special Topics in Modern Mathematics
Complex Variables
Ordinary Differential Equation
Operations Research I
Mathematical Modeling
History of Mathematics
Advanced Calculus I
Advanced Calculus II
Theory of Numbers
Foundations of Geometry
Numerical Analysis
Operations Research II
Applied Combinatorics and Graph Theory
Honors Seminar
Special Topics in Advanced Undergraduate Mathematics
Mathematics Research I
Mathematics Research II
Problem Analysis in Secondary Mathematics
Special Topics in Mathematics Education
Applied Mathematics for the Middle Schools
Statistical Computing
Fundamentals of Modern Statistics II
Total Credits34