The M.A.T. in Special Education is an initial certification program designed for candidates who have completed a baccalaureate degree. In addition to all the course requirements, students must pass the Teaching Field Content Exams for academic content area (GACE) prior to placement with a school system to student teach.
* This symbol is part of the title of the course as this course is applicable to the Liberal Education curriculum as well.
§ = Required for admission to teacher education.
¥ = Contains Field Experience.
All coursework MUST be completed the semester before student teaching or final internship semester.
The major in special education has one area of content concentration (outside of the special education and reading requirements) with subject matter from one of the following disciplines: language arts, mathematics, reading, science or social studies.