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Elementary Education with Licensure in Special Education Program

MAT in Elementary Education with Licensure in Special Education

Recommended Plan of Study for Elementary (MATELED) with Licensure in 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 630 - ELED Methods and Management (2)
MAT 631 - Math for ELED Teachers (2)

SECOND SEMESTER & THIRD SEMESTER
MAT 632 - Science Methods (3)
MAT 633 - Math Methods (3)
MAT 636 - Social Studies Methods (3)
MAT 637 - Creative Arts Methods (3)
MAT 640 - ELED Seminar (1)
MAT 663 - Literacy Foundations (4)
MAT 664 - Reading & Language Arts (4)
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)

FOURTH SEMESTER  (13 Credit Hours)
MAT 606 - Travel Seminar (2)
MAT 607 - Teaching and Research Seminar (1)
MAT 676 - Special Education Student Teaching (4)
MAT 639 - Elementary Student Teaching (6)

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