Teaching, with Teacher Certification in English (Preschool-Grade 12) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (M.A.T.)

Program Requirements

Additional Requirements for State Certification
Speech
CMST 101Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement3
Physiology and Hygiene
Pass the MSU Health Knowledge Test available through the Center of Pedagogy or have the Undergraduate equivalent course approved by advisor
Additional Requirement
Select one of the following:3
Learning Theories
Child Development II: Adolescence
Advanced Educational Psychology
Program Requirements
SASE 509Sociocultural Perspectives on Curriculum and Assessment3
SASE 680Special Topics in Curriculum and Teaching1-3
SPED 566Creating Curricular Access for Adolescents with Disabilities3
SPED 568Teaching Methods for Inclusive Education3
SPED 579Special Education for Students with Disabilities3
SPED 586Educational Planning for Adolescents with Disabilities3
SPED 588Positive Behavior Supports for Diverse Learners3
Graduate Professional Sequence I
SASE 526Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies3
SASE 527Clinical Practice I3
SPED 584Assessment in Special Education and Classroom Practice3
Teaching Methods
Select from the list below according to subject area:3-6
Graduate Professional Sequence II
SASE 543Advanced Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies3
SASE 529Clinical Practice II6
Comprehensive Exam
In the term that you will sit for exam, register for the section which matched your major & advisor. Successfully pass exam.
Comprehensive Examination
Total Credits46-51
Teaching Methods
Select course(s) according to subject area:
Art6
Foundations of Methods and Curriculum in Art Education I: P-12
Foundations of Methods and Curriculum in Art Education II: P-12
Biological Science, Earth Science, Physics or Physical Science4
Teaching Science in Secondary Schools
Chemistry3
Teaching Chemistry in the Secondary School
English4
Teaching Methods (Secondary English)
Teaching English as a Second Language3
Methodology of Teaching ESL
French6
Theories and Approaches to Teaching French as a Second Language
Teaching French in P-12: Practice
Mathematics4
Teaching Mathematics
Music6
Teaching Methods for the Elementary Music Class
Teaching Methods for Music in the Secondary Schools
Social Studies3
Graduate Methods of Teaching Social Studies
Spanish3
Teaching Spanish in K-12

Subject Matter Preparation

Critical Theory
Select one of the following:3
Critical Approaches to English
Seminar in Comparative Literature
Literary Criticism from 1800 to the Present
Theoretical Approaches to Literature
British Literature
Select 6 credits of British Literature courses (from list below)6
American Literature
Select 6 credits of American Literature courses (from list below)6
Writing
Select 3 credits of Writing courses (from list below)3
Genre Study
Select 9 credits of Genre Study courses (from list below)9
Sociocultural Lenses
Select 6 credits of Sociocultural courses (from list below)6
Language Study
Select one of the following:3
The English Language
The Grammars of English
Structure of American English
History of the English Language
Total Credits36

British Literature

English Literature I: Beginnings to 1660
English Literature II: 1660 to Present
Special Topics in English or American Literature
English Novel to 1900
Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century
From Sensibility to Romanticism
Milton
Chaucer
Medieval English Literature
19th Century English Romantic Literature
Victorian Poetry
Renaissance Literature
English Drama: Beginnings to 1642
Shakespeare: Comedies-Histories
Shakespeare: Tragedies-Romances
Modern British Fiction 1900-1945
Postwar British Fiction 1946-1990
Recent British Fiction 1990-Present
Old English Language and Literature
17th Century English Poetry
Restoration and 18th Century Drama
20th Century English Novel
Seminar in English Literature
Seminar in British Literature
Chaucer
Shakespeare Studies: Tragedies
Shakespeare Studies: Comedies
Shakespeare Studies: Histories
Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama
Seventeenth Century Literature: Poetry
Milton
The Augustan Age
British Romanticism I: Wordsworth and Coleridge
British Romanticism II: Byron, Shelley, and Keats
Victorian Studies II: Novel
Victorian Studies III: Poetry
Turn-of-the-Century British Writers
The Modern British Novel
The Irish Renaissance
Independent Study in British Literature

American Literature

American Drama
Black Writers in the United States: A Survey
Social Protest Literature in America
Special Topics in English or American Literature
Vietnam War and American Culture
The Novels of Toni Morrison
American Poetry to 1940
American Poetry: World War II to Present
Early American Literature
Literature of American Renaissance
American Literary Realism
Modern American Fiction
Recent American Fiction 1990 to Present
Seminar in American Literature
Seminar in American Literature
Studies in Early American Literature
American Romanticism
Poe, Hawthorne, and Melville
American Realism
Modern American Fiction
Modern American Poetry
Recent American Fiction
American Drama
Black American Women Writers
Independent Study in American Literature

Writing

Creative Nonfiction
Teaching Writing in the Public Schools
Graduate Writing Seminar
Seminar in Teaching Literature

Genre Study

American Drama
English Novel to 1900
Art of Poetry
Art of Fiction
Art of Drama
Women Poets
American Poetry to 1940
American Poetry: World War II to Present
English Drama: Beginnings to 1642
Shakespeare: Comedies-Histories
Shakespeare: Tragedies-Romances
Modern British Fiction 1900-1945
Postwar British Fiction 1946-1990
Recent British Fiction 1990-Present
Modern Poetry to T.S. Eliot
Contemporary Poetry
Contemporary European Drama
Modern Drama: Ibsen to O'Neill
Modern European Novel
Speculative Fiction: Fantasy
Science Fiction
17th Century English Poetry
Restoration and 18th Century Drama
20th Century English Novel
Shakespeare Studies: Tragedies
Shakespeare Studies: Comedies
Shakespeare Studies: Histories
Seventeenth Century Literature: Poetry
The English Novel from Defoe to Austen
Victorian Studies II: Novel
Victorian Studies III: Poetry
The Modern British Novel
Modern American Fiction
Modern American Poetry
Recent American Fiction
American Drama
Ancient Tragedy
Ancient Comedy
Ancient Epic
Ibsen, Strindberg, and Shaw
The Modern Novel
Trends in the Contemporary Novel
Special Topics in Film Studies

Sociocultural Lenses

World Literature: The Coming of Age Theme
World Literature: Voices of Tradition and Challenge
Myth and Literature
Images of Muslim Women in Twentieth Century Literature and Culture
Contemporary Chinese Women's Literature
Black Writers in the United States: A Survey
Social Protest Literature in America
Special Topics in English or American Literature
Special Topics in Comparative Literature
Contemporary U.S. Literature of Immigration
Vietnam War and American Culture
Women Poets
The Novels of Toni Morrison
American Indian Themes
African, Asian and Caribbean Literature in English
Contemporary Irish Literature
Irish Literary Revival: 1890-1939
African Myth and Literature
Contemporary African Literature
Women Prose Writers
Contemporary European Drama
Modern European Novel
Seminar in Comparative Literature
The Irish Renaissance
Black American Women Writers
Seminar in International Literature
Ancient Tragedy
Ancient Comedy
Ancient Epic
The Enlightenment in Europe
The Modern Novel
Trends in the Contemporary Novel
Independent Study: International Literature