Teaching, M.A.T. - 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.


Required Core (20 Credits)
EDU 593 – Student Teaching
EDU 509 – Student Teaching Seminar
EDU 571 – English Language Learners 
SED 502 – Introduction to Exceptional Learners 
SED 503 – Learning Theory and Development

Concentration Elementary Education (21 Credits)
EDU 504 – Mathematics in 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 

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