MAT Initial Certification, Secondary Track (9-12 Certification and Subject Endorsement) with Endorsement in Teacher of Students with Disabilities

Subject Endorsements in: English, Mathematics, Science, or Social Studies

Requirements (15 credits)
ED-510Psychological and Philosophical Foundations of Teaching3
ED-550Teaching Diverse Populations3
ED-529Content Literacy3
EDS-500Foundations of Special Education: Development Across the Lifespan3
EDS-534Classroom Management in Inclusive Settings3
Content Methods (6 credits)
Select two of the following Content Methods courses:6
Content Methods I
Methods of Teaching Science at the Secondary Level I
Methods of Teaching English at the Secondary Level
Secondary Mathematics Methods, Part I
Teaching Social Studies and Cultural Education at the Secondary Level
Content Methods II
Methods of Teaching Science at the Secondary Level II
Methods of Teaching English at the Secondary Level Part II
Secondary Mathematics Methods Part II
Secondary Social Studies Education Part II
Electives (12 credits)
EDS-535Technology and Students with Disabilities3
EDS-537Collaborating with Families, Students, and Professionals in Community and Educational Settings3
EDS-552Methods of Teaching Students with Disabilities3
EDS-572Assessment Strategies and Applications in the Classroom3
Clinical Practice (9 credits)
Select one of the following Clinical Practice courses:
ED-593Clinical Practice 19
or ED-594 Supervised Clinical Practice
Total Credits42

Sequence Chart

First Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
ED-510 Psychological and Philosophical Foundations of Teaching3ED-529 Content Literacy3
ED-550 Teaching Diverse Populations3EDS-534 Classroom Management in Inclusive Settings3
EDS-500 Foundations of Special Education: Development Across the Lifespan3EDS-537 Collaborating with Families, Students, and Professionals in Community and Educational Settings3
Semester Credits9Semester Credits9
Second Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
EDS-535 Technology and Students with Disabilities3EDS-552 Methods of Teaching Students with Disabilities3
EDS-572 Assessment Strategies and Applications in the Classroom3Content Methods I (select course by content area from the curriculum chart)3
 Content Methods II (select course by content area from the curriculum chart)3
Semester Credits6Semester Credits9
Third Year
FallCredits 
ED-593 Clinical Practice or 5949 
Semester Credits9 
Total Credits 42