The Integrated Master of Arts in Teaching (IMAT) program is a high impact, high quality, program designed to generate student desire to attain 6-12 teacher certification and to recruit highly qualified undergraduate STEM majors for the teaching profession. Graduates will earn a Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in Physics AND a Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT) through a streamlined program.
Core Curriculum Areas A‑E (with Overlay Areas I, II, and III): 42
To be chosen with the assistance of the student’s faculty advisor.
Physical Education: 4
IMAT Degree: 39
Successful application to the IMAT degree must be completed before enrollment in any graduate classes is allowed. A 2.75 overall GPA is required for application and a graduate GPA of 3.0 must be maintained throughout the graduate program.
EDTD - 6364 Integrated Curriculum: 3
EDTD - 6491 Classroom Management: 3
EDTD - 6432 Multicultural Education: 3
EDTD - 6225 Reading Across Curriculum: 3
EDTD - 6381 or EDUC 6040 Assessment Course: 3
EDUC - 6020 Foundations Course: 3
EDTD - 6251 Best Practices in Science Education: 3
EDTD - 6950 Content Elective: 3
EDTD - Electives (3) selected with MAT advisor: 9
EDTD - 6910 Practicum: 6
Total hours for IMAT degree program: 154
Satisfactory Physics Oral Exam Departmental Requirement
Scaled score of 135 or higher on ETS Major Field Test