Master of Arts in Teaching (MA)

Major Curriculum18
Intro to Teaching & Learning
Methods & Mgt, EC-12
Teach Diverse&Exceptional Lrn
Teaching Engl as a Second Lang
Clinical Teaching
Select one Specialization Curriculum from the following:18
Specialization English Language, Arts, & Reading 7-12
Teaching in Rhetoric & Comp
Issues in Comp: Theory&App
Mjr Thms Brit Lit 18th Ctry-Pr
Shakespeare
Studies in 20th Century Am Lit
Issues in Comparative Lit
Specialization History 7-12 *
Content Reading Instruction
Seminar in US History
Seminar in World History
Seminar in Border History
American Political Institution
Contemp Studies of Soc Probs
Total Semester Credit Hours36
*

Additional hours of graduate history courses would be required to be eligible to teach college level history courses

Students pursuing 7-12 certification must pass the appropriate TExES content examination prior to enrolling in EDCI 5693. Adding an ESL endorsement by passing the TExES ESL supplemental examination is recommended.  See MAT admission requirements for information on availability of selected 7-12 certification programs. 

Additional Course for those seeking teacher certification (non-ACP Internship): EDCI 5693.

Students pursuing EC-6 certification must pass the EC-6 content examination prior to enrolling in EDCI 5693. Adding a Bilingual or ESL endorsement and passing the TExES Bilingual or ESL examination are highly recommended.

Students pursuing 4-8, 7-12 or EC-12 certification must pass the appropriate TExES content examination prior to enrolling in EDCI 5693. Adding an ESL endorsement by passing the TExES ESL supplemental examination is highly recommended. See MAT-ACP admission requirements for availability of selected 4-8, 7-12, and EC-12 certification programs.

Note: Students will take EDCI 5300, EDCI 5315, EDSE 5305, and either EDRD 5305 and EDBE 5325, or EDRD 5309 and EDBE 5322 within the first 18 SCH of the program.