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Secondary Education with Licensure in Special Education Program

MAT Secondary Education with Licensure in Special Education

Recommended Plan of Study for MAT in Secondary Education (MATSED) with Special Education (SPED)

Full-time MAT students may begin the program in the summer or fall semester.

FIRST SEMESTER - summer or fall
MAT 600 - Culture, Family and Community (3)
MAT 601 - Technology and Teaching (1)
MAT 602 - Introduction to Education (3)
MAT 604 - Learning Theory (2)
MAT 605 - Diversity and Learning (3)
MAT 611 - Curriculum Design and Assessment (4)

SECOND SEMESTER and THIRD SEMESTER
MAT 612 - Secondary Methods Seminar (2)
MAT 613 - Secondary General Methods & Assessment (4)
MAT 614 - Reading, Language & Literacy (3)
MAT 616-625 - Subject Methods (3)
MAT 673 - Special Education Assessment (3)
MAT 674 - Special Education Behavioral Supports (3)
MAT 677 - Facilitating Special Services (3)

Students preparing for a Mild/Moderate license take:
MAT 671 - Methods for K-6 Mild/Moderate SPED (3)
MAT 672 - Methods for 7-12 Mild/Moderate SPED (3)

Students Preparing for a Severe license take:
MAT 681 - Methods for K-6 Severe SPED (3)
MAT 682 - Methods for 7-12 Severe SPED (3)

Students will take half these courses in one semester and half in the next; based on a plan developed in consultation with their advisor.

FOURTH SEMESTER - second fall or spring
MAT 606 - Travel Seminar (2)
MAT 607 - Teaching and Research Seminar (1)
MAT 615 - Secondary Student Teaching (6)
MAT 676 - Special Education Student Teaching (4)

Part-time students develop a schedule in consultation with and advisor to take additional semesters to complete the program.