Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) Instruction with Certification Secondary

INSTRUCTION WITH CERTIFICATION - Secondary (M.A.T.)
This program is designed for candidates who hold a bachelor’s degree in an area other than education interested in receiving both an M.A.T. degree and Washington State and/or Denominational certification for teaching in the middle school, junior high, and high school. Candidates who want Washington state certification must have an endorsable teaching major and/or its equivalent (45+ credits in an endorsable content area) that has been approved by the School of Education and Psychology.

Specialization Prerequisites: Passing scores on the WEST-B (basic skills state exam in reading, writing, and math) or submit official passing scores on the ACT (Math 22, Reading 22, Writing 8 (2/2005 to 8/2015); 23 (9/2015 and forward)) and/or SAT (Math 515 (prior to 3/2016); 530 (after 3/2016), Reading 500 (prior to 3/2016); 27 (after 3/2016), Writing 490 (prior to 3/2016); 28 (after 3/2016)) or combination thereof, and the WESTE/NES (endorsement content state exam). PSYC 130 General Psychology, SPCH 101 Fundamentals of Speech Communication, ENGL 223 Research Writing or equivalent course work. RELT 202 Fundamentals of Christian Belief and HLTH 110 Wellness for Living or HLTH 205 Survey of Health, or equivalent course work and an additional 8 quarter credit hours of religion course work are prerequisites for denominational certification. Other state certification assessment requirements: WA State Assessment Tool, and the ACTFL’s Speaking and Writing for Designated World Languages endorsements - passing score Advanced Low.

Instruction with Certification (Secondary)

Specialization Requirements:

Basic Courses

EDUC 522PHILOSOPHY AND EDUCATION

3

EDUC 550UNDERSTANDING RESEARCH

3

EDUC 551ACTION RESEARCH

3

EDUC 571ACTION RESEARCH LAB

4

PSYC 521PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING

3

Instruction Core

EDCI 565SECONDARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

4

EDUC 595SECONDARY METHODS OF INSTRUCTION I

1

XXXX 395Methods Course in Area of Endorsement

2-3

or

EDUC 596SECONDARY METHODS OF INSTRUCTION II

2

EDCI 590MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION IN EDUCATION

4

EDUC 444Teaching and Learning: Cultural Diversity and Small Schools

3

EDUC 450Introduction to Student Teaching: Clinical Practice

0-1

EDUC 461Secondary Student Teaching I

3

EDUC 471Secondary Student Teaching II: Assessment

2

EDUC 475Teaching Reading Skills in The Content Areas

3

EDUC 481Secondary Student Teaching Part III

2-12; 12

EDUC 495Colloquium: Child Abuse

0

EDUC 511INTRODUCTION TO AND FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION

EDUC 515CLASSROOM TECHNOLOGY TOOLS

2

EDUC 521PRINCIPLES OF TEACHING AND LEARNING IN INCLUSIVE CLASSROOMS

4

PSYC 506ADVANCED HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

3

Total Credit Hours:57-58

Pass WA state

(Pass the WA State Assessment Tool)

Denominational Certification (Optional)*

RELH 457History of Adventism

3

RELT 417Inspiration and Revelation

3

Total Credit Hours:63-64
* Includes SDA Denominational Certification