Course Schedule

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The MAT program requires a minimum of 28 units. The program can be completed in fifteen months. Students may optionally add on tracks (Bilingual Authorization for Spanish, Gifted Certificate and Special Education Credential) of 3-6 units each. Add on tracks may extend the length of your degree program.

Next on campus program start date: August 24, 2020

Sample Full-time Schedule

Year 1

Fall Semester

EDUC 670 | (4 units)

Introduction to Curriculum and Pedagogy in Urban Schools

A general introduction to curriculum and instruction (pedagogy) affecting teaching and learning across disciplines, grade levels, and different social contexts of schooling.

EDUC 671 | (3 units)

Contexts for Educational Equity, Access, and Agency

Examine how environmental, pedagogical, and curricular choices can be cultivated with greater knowledge of culture, gender, orientation, race, learning differences and language.

EDUC 672 | (3 units)

Integrated Language Development Across the Curriculum

Identify connections between language, literacy, and learning in school, across all content areas.

Spring Semester

EDUC 673 | (4 units)

Applications of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Part A

Apply content-area knowledge utilizing a repertoire of pedagogical practices responsive to the needs and interests of diverse learners.

EDUC 674 | (3 units)

Identifying and Teaching to Student Differences

Examine learner behavior, ability, and language to access strategies to differentiate, scaffold, and assess learning.

Elementary Multiple Subjects Candidates take:
EDUC 675 | (3 units)

Literacy Development and Instruction in Elementary Education

Apply a balanced, integrated, and interactive perspective to teaching reading/language arts in K-8 classrooms.

Secondary Single Subject Candidates take:
EDUC 676 | (3 units)

Literacy Development and Instruction in Secondary Education

Integrate literacy instruction within your content area by creating authentic opportunities for learners to develop literacy skills.

Summer Session

Gifted Certificate Courses

EDUC 529 | (3 units)

Political and Academic Issues Facing Gifted Students

Examine the political and academic issues affecting gifted and high-ability students. Understand psychosocial reasons contributing to achievement and underachievement and institutional and personal factors inhibiting potential.

EDUC 530 | (3 units)

Differentiated Curriculum and Pedagogy for Gifted Students

Recognize the talent and potential of gifted and high ability students and how gifted education can be generalized to affect the education of all students.

Year 2

Fall Semester

EDUC 677 | (4 units)

Applications of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Part B

Prepare to apply curricular principles to lesson development and determine how content should be delivered to maximize learning.

EDUC 678 | (2 units)

Applying Knowledge and Strategies for Teaching All Students

Applying knowledge and strategies to differentiate instruction for all students.

EDUC 679 | (2 units)

Blended Learning Experiences for Students in Urban Schools

Design, implement, and evaluate technology-rich learning environments to customize and individualize learning opportunities and assessments for K-12 students.

Bilingual Authorization for Spanish Courses

EDUC 558 | (3 units)

Culture Learning in Schools: Latino

Understand the history, values, beliefs, and the demography of Spanish-speaking people and implications for the American classroom.

Spring Semester

Special Education Credential Courses

EDUC 574 | (3 units)

Collaboration, Families, and Case Management

Plan and implement effective educational services for students receiving special education services. Identify potential interventions for family support and coordination of services.

EDUC 575 | (3 units)

Assessment and Curriculum for Students with Disabilities

Develop effective educational interventions for students with disabilities. Become familiar with formal and informal assessment and curriculum strategies.

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