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MAT: K-6 Elementary Education

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree candidates, in addition to meeting the MAT degree requirements, must also meet licensure requirements of the state in which they are planning to teach. The Teacher Education Office will offer information concerning licensure requirements in Tennessee. Those seeking to be licensed in other states are responsible for making sure they are meeting their respective state’s requirements. The Teacher Education Office has the addresses and telephone numbers of all state licensure offices in the United States.

Elementary Education (K-6) 58 hours

I. Pre-Student Teaching, 46 hours

  • EDUC 512, Teaching Health and PE in K-6, 3 hours
  • EDUC 524, Techniques for Inclusion, 3 hours
  • EDUC 531, Evaluation of Learning, 3 hours
  • EDUC 533, Educational Technology, 3 hours
  • EDUC 555, Literacy Development through Language Arts, 3 hours
  • EDUC 558, Foundations of Education, 3 hours
  • EDUC 560, Classroom Management, 3 hours
  • EDUC 561, Effective Home, School, Community Relations, 3 hours
  • EDUC 601, Children in Elementary Schools, 3 hours
  • EDUC 603, K-6 Mathematics Methods, 3 hours
  • EDUC 605, K-6 Social Studies Methods, 3 hours
  • EDUC 606, K-6 Science Methods, 3 hours
  • EDUC 630, Educational Research, 3 hours
  • EDUC 655, K-6 Literacy Methods, 4 hours
  • SPED 508, Survey of Persons with Exceptionalities, 3 hours

II. Enhanced Student Teaching, 9 hours

  • EDUC 667, Student Teaching: Placement 1, 4 hours
  • EDUC 668, Student Teaching: Placement 2, 4 hours
  • EDUC 669, Seminar in Student Teaching, 1 hour

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III. Post Student Teaching, 3 hours

  • EDUC 660*, Thesis, 3 hours
    -or-
  • EDUC 600, Integrating Research and Learning, 3 hours
  • * EDUC 631, Research in the Content Field is a prerequisite to EDUC 660

NOTE: All electives must be within the discipline and approved by advisor.

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