Teaching, with Teacher Certification in English as a Second Language (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

Required Courses
APLN 500Language and Linguistics3
or LNGN 210 Introduction to General Linguistics
APLN 524Advanced Structure of American English3
or LNGN 220 Structure of American English
APLN 502Sociolinguistics3
or LNGN 230 Language in Society
APLN 532Language and Culture in Minority Education3
or LNGN 245 Language and Culture
APLN 504Syntax3
or LNGN 300 Syntax
APLN 506Phonetics and Phonology3
or LNGN 331 Phonetics
Select one of the following options:3
Semantics and Pragmatics
Semantics
Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Select four of the following:12
Discourse Analysis
Current Theories of Second Language Acquisition
Dialectology
Bilingualism
History of the English Language
Pragmatics
Principles of Second Language Learning
The Grammars of English
Language and the Mind
Special Topics in Linguistics
Independent Study
Psycholinguistics
Total Credits33