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Delivery Schedule

The Master of Arts in Teaching at Young Harris College is a 1-year, 42 credit-hour program. The Master of Arts in Teaching is scheduled to be completed in just three terms:  Summer Semester, Fall Semester, and Spring Semester.

For the first cycle of the program in 2019-2020, there are two starting options that will both complete by Spring 2020 in order to provide students access to the foundational courses of the Master of Arts in Teaching in successive terms. Graduate students can choose to start their program in the Spring 2019 term or in Summer 2019 term.  Both groups will continue with full-time enrollment in the Fall 2019 term and complete the program in Spring 2020.  

Curriculum

EDUC 5001   Issues and Trends in Teaching in American Public Schools   3 hours
EDUC 5002  Teaching Exceptional Learners   3 hours
EDUC 5003  Adolescent Development and Theories of Learning   3 hours
EDUC 5005  Technology Integration for Teachers    1 hour
EDUC 5018   Principles of the Social Curriculum    3 hours
EDUC 5019   Assessment and Evaluation for Teacher Decision Making    4 hours
EDUC 5027  Literacy in the Content Areas    3 hours
EDUC 5100   Advanced Instructional Concepts    3 hours
EDUC 5401   Early Field Studies Seminar    1 hour
EDUC 5402  Mid Field Studies Seminar   1 hour
EDUC 5403  Advanced Field Studies Seminar   4 hours
EDUC 5411    Student Teaching Internship   9 hours

Choose one in conjunction with advisor as appropriate for content area certification

EDUC 5023  Models and Methods for Teaching English to Diverse Learners   4 hours
EDUC 5024  Models and Methods for Teaching History to Diverse Learners   4 hours
EDUC 5025  Models and Methods for Teaching Math to Diverse Learners   4 hours
EDUC 5026  Models and Methods for Teaching Life Science to Diverse Learners   4 hours

Total:  42 Hours
A sample course schedule is provided below:

Summer Term

EDUC 5001   Issues and Trends in Teaching in American Public Schools   3 hours
EDUC 5002   Teaching Exceptional Learners   3 hours
EDUC 5003   Adolescent Development and Theories of Learning   3 hours
EDUC 5005   Technology Integration for Teachers    1 hour
EDUC 5027   Literacy in the Content Areas    3 hours
EDUC 5401   Early Field Studies Seminar    1 hour

Fall Term

EDUC 5018   Principles of the Social Curriculum    3 hours
EDUC 5019   Assessment and Evaluation for Teacher Decision Making    4 hours
EDUC 5402   Mid Field Studies Seminar   1 hour

And one of the following:
EDUC 5023   Models and Methods for Teaching English to Diverse Learners   4 hours OR
EDUC 5024   Models and Methods for Teaching History to Diverse Learners   4 hours OR
EDUC 5025   Models and Methods for Teaching Math to Diverse Learners   4 hours  OR
EDUC 5026   Models and Methods for Teaching Life Science to Diverse Learners   4 hours

Spring Term

EDUC 5100   Advanced Instructional Concepts    3 hours
EDUC 5403   Advanced Field Studies Seminar   4 hours
EDUC 5411   Student Teaching Internship   9 hours

Degree Progress and Certification

The Master of Arts in Teaching is a professional program to prepare students for initial teacher certification.  Students are required to obtain and must hold a Pre-Service Certificate with the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) for the duration of the program.

Graduate students enrolled in the Master of Arts in Teaching degree must meet all degree requirements as outlined in the College catalog, including earning a C or better in all Master of Arts in Teaching courses.  Exceptions are listed below:

• Earn a B- or better in EDUC 5001
• Earn a B- or better in EDUC 5002
• Earn a B- or better in EDUC 5003
• Earn a B- or better in EDUC 5401
• Earn a B- or better in EDUC 5402

Students accepted to the MAT are also enrolled in the Teacher Preparation Program (TPP) and must meet all program requirements as outlined in the Young Harris College Master of Arts in Teaching handbook in order to be recommended for initial certification.
 

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