Teaching: Elementary, MATT

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 39 Hours

Degree Core
Required Courses
CIED 5093Curriculum Design3
CIED 5213Introduction to Teaching and Learning3
CIED 5343Teaching Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Learners3
SPED 5633Behavior Characteristics of Exceptional Individuals3
Hours Subtotal12
CIED 4323Social Studies in the Elementary School Curriculum3
CIED 4362Design and Management of the Elementary School Classroom2
CIED 5853Teaching Writing GR 1-83
CIED 5893Reading Processes and Practices GR 1-83
CIED 5973Formative Literacy Assessment GR 1-83
SMED 4153Teaching Mathematics at the Intermediate Level3
SMED 5013Mathematics Education: Theory and Practice(Grade 1-4)3
SMED 5083Teaching Science in the Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3
Hours Subtotal23
Minimum of 4 hours4
Field Experience in the Elementary School (Minimum of 1 hour)
Internship in Elementary Education (Minimum of 3 hours)
Hours Subtotal4
Total Hours39

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level