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MAT: Middle Grades

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.

Middle Grades (4-8) 57 hours

I. Pre-Student Teaching, 45 hours

  • EDUC 524, Techniques for Inclusion, 3 hours
  • EDUC 531, Evaluation of Learning, 3 hours
  • EDUC 533, Educational Technology, 3 hours
  • EDUC 536, Using Books with Children and Adolescents, 3 hours
  • EDUC 537, Topics in the Content Field, 3 hours
  • EDUC 558, Foundations of Education, 3 hours
  • EDUC 560, Classroom Management, 3 hours
  • EDUC 561, Effective Home, School, Community Relationships, 3 hours
  • EDUC 602, Children in the Middle Grades: Curriculum, Instruction, and Classroom Management, 3 hours
  • EDUC 615, Middle Grades Mathematics Methods, 3 hours
  • EDUC 616, Middle Grades Science Methods, 3 hours
  • EDUC 618, Middle Grades Social Studies Methods, 3 hours
  • EDUC 617, Middle Grades Literacy Methods, 3 hours
  • EDUC 630, Educational Research, 3 hours
  • SPED 508, Survey of Persons with Exceptionalities, 3 hours

II. Student Teaching Semester, 12 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
  • EDUC 660, Thesis, 3 hours
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  • EDUC 600, Integrating Research and Learning, 3 hours

Graduate and Adult Studies
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