Teaching, with Subject Area (P-12) Certification and Teacher of Students with Disabilities Certification (M.A.T.) (Combined B.A., B.S., B.Mus/M.A.T.)

The Combined Bachelor’s/MAT with Dual Certification program is a 5-year program that leads to teacher certification in a desired subject area, teacher certification in Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TSD), a baccalaureate degree and a master’s degree. Interested students must apply to and be admitted to the Teacher Education Program as an undergraduate. Students must successfully complete the undergraduate portion of the program in order to be admitted to the Graduate School and complete the one-year master’s portion of the program.

Program Requirements

Graduate Professional Sequence I
The following three courses are completed as part of the undergraduate portion of this combined degrees program.
SPED 566Creating Curricular Access for Adolescents with Disabilities3
SPED 586Educational Planning for Adolescents with Disabilities3
SPED 690Action Research in Inclusive Settings3
Graduate Professional Sequence II
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
Student Teaching
SASE 529Clinical Practice II6
SASE 543Advanced Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies3
Comprehensive Examination
In the term you will sit for the exam, register for the section which matches your major and advisor. Successfully pass exam.
Comprehensive Examination
Total Credits30-33

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)
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
Health and Physical Education
Foundations and Methods in Health Education
Teaching of Secondary Physical Education
Teaching Mathematics
Teaching Methods for the Elementary Music Class
Teaching Methods for Music in the Secondary Schools
Teaching Spanish in K-12