Teaching, with Teacher Certification in Elementary School Teacher in Grades K-6 (M.A.T.)

Program Requirements

Additional Requirements for State Cert
FCST 512Child Development I: Theories of Child Development (or graduste level equivalent with written approval)3
Speech
CMST 101Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement (complete or by examination)3
Physiology and Hygiene
Pass the MSU Health Knowledge Test available through the COP or have UG equivalent course approved by advisor.
Program Requirements
Core Courses
ECEL 501Perspectives on Early Childhood and Elementary Education in a Diverse Society3
EDFD 503Methods of Research3
READ 500Literacy Foundations3
ECEL 518Families, Communities, and Schools: Diversity, Culture and Democracy3
or ECSE 508 Strengthening Partnerships with Families of Children with Disabilities
Select one of the following:1-3
Literature for Adolescents
Understanding Reading Comprehension
Language and Early Literacy Development
History of Literacy and Media
Teaching Multiethnic Literature in P-8 Classrooms
Literacies, Digital Technology and Learning
Workshop in Contemporary Issues in Reading
Content/Methods
ECEL 516Social Studies and the Arts: Understanding Democracy in Elementary Classrooms3
ECEL 517Integrating Science and Technology in Early Childhood and Elementary Classrooms3
MATH 577Mathematics Education in the Elementary School3
Professional Sequence
ECEL 502Seminar I: Inclusive Early Childhood and Elementary Classrooms1
ECEL 510Clinical Experience I in Inclusive Early Childhood and Elementary Settings2
ECEL 522Curriculum Development and Assessment in Diverse Elementary Classrooms3
ECEL 504Seminar II: Inclusive Early Childhood and Elementary Classrooms3
ECEL 511Clinical Experience II in Inclusive Early Childhood and Elementary Settings 16
or ECEL 514 In-Service Supervised Graduate Student Teaching
Comprehensive Examination
In the term that you will sit for exam, register for the section which matches your major & advisor. Successfully pass exam.
GRAD CMPComprehensive Examination0
Total Credits45