Each student will complete 36 semester hours of M.A.T. course work with a minimum grade point average of 3.0. At least 27 of these credits must be taken at Clayton State University. The curriculum will be delivered over four consecutive semesters. The M.A.T. program is designed to provide courses to support candidates’ educational foundation theory and knowledge during the first semesters, and content and pedagogical knowledge, skills, and dispositions with practica and internship experiences during latter semesters. The latter semesters will consist of completing an action research project. finishing content courses. Faculty in the Department of English will teach content courses. All professional education courses and clinical and internship experiences will be taught and supervised by education faculty and public school mentor teachers. Content specialists in English will teach the curriculum and methods for the respective disciplines. Our partnership school districts will serve as collaborative sites for field experiences and internships.
Students must pass the Basic GACE prior to admission (unless exempt); prior to entering the internship, students must pass the GACE English Content Tests 020 and 021.
Summary Degree Requirements:
Candidates will take both of the following:
Candidates will choose two from the following list of Studies in American Literature and Culture courses:
Candidates will choose two from the following list of Studies in British Literature and Culture courses:
Candidates will take the following 18 hours of courses, practica, seminar and internship: