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MAT - Special Education Interventionist K-8

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.

Special Education, Interventionist, K-8 45 hours

I. Pre-Student Teaching

EDUC 533 Educational Technology, 3 hours
EDUC 558 Foundations of Education, 3 hours*
EDUC 566 Issues in Human Development, 3 hours
EDUC 622 Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Problems, 3 hours
EDUC 630 Educational Research, 3 hours
EDUC 655 K-6 Literacy Methods, 3 hrs.*
SPED 508 Survey of Persons with Exceptionalities, 3 hours*
SPED 524 Techniques for the Inclusion of Diverse Learners, 3 hours
SPED 616 Characteristics/Needs of Mild/Moderate Disabilities 3 hours
SPED 619 Assessment and Diagnosis of Persons with Exceptionalities, 3 hours
SPED 625 Managing Challenging Behaviors, 3 hours

II. Student Teaching Semester, 9 hours

EDUC 667 Student Teaching: Placement One, 4 hours
EDUC 668 Student Teaching: Placement Two, 4 hours
EDUC 669 Seminar in Student Teaching, 1 hour

III. Post Student Teaching, 3 hrs.

Thesis Option: EDUC 660, Thesis, 3 hours -or-
Non-Thesis Option: EDUC 635, Integrating Research and Learning, 3 hours

NOTE: EDUC 631 Research in the Content Field is a prerequisite to EDUC 660 which will add three hours to the overall number of hours required for the MAT degree.



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