Teaching, M.A.T. - Bilingual/Elementary Education

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The program course outline and graduation requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements, faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/curriculum-and-learning/programs.

This is an educator preparation program in the State of Connecticut with additional admission requirements (see Admissions>>Teacher/Educator Preparation Programs). Candidates recommended for certification must also meet any additional Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) requirements (see Degree Requirements>>Teacher/Educator Preparation Programs) in effect on the date CSDE receives the certification application.

Program Requirements – 51 Credits

Required Core (18 Credits)
EDU 593 – Student Teaching 
EDU 509 – Student Teaching Seminar
SED 502 – Introduction to Exceptional Learners 
SED 503 – Learning Theory and Development                     

Concentration Bilingual/Elementary Education (30 Credits)
EDU 504 – Mathematics in the Elementary School 
EDU 508 – Introduction to Education
EDU 534 – Curriculum Design and Methods for the Elementary Classroom 
EDU 544 – Classroom Management
EDU 588 – Assessment and Research in Education
RDG 546 – Emerging Literacies: PreK-Grade 3 Reading & Language Arts
RDG 556 – Developing Literacies: Grades 3-6 Reading & Language Arts
TSL 315 – Foundations in Bilingual Education 
TSL 321 – Assessment for English Language Learners 
TSL 418 – ESL Methods in Content Instruction 

Capstone (3 Credits)
EDU 591 – Special Project in Education