Training: Bachelor of Arts in Training

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The Master of Arts in Teaching is a 30 hour program that includes 24 hours of core course work and 6 hours of field experience.  Six additional graduate hours are required in place of internship, for those who choose student teaching for their field experience. 

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A graduate research project must be completed during the research courses CIED 5370.           

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Applicants interested in pursuing Masters of Arts in Teaching should contact the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at (936) 294-1129 or masterci@shsu.edu for more information.  

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Program Coordinator Email Phone Number
SHSU CAT Dr. Sammy Bears sbear@shsu.edu (936)294-0021

Applicants seeking admission to the Master of Arts in Training program must submit the following directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions:

Graduate Application

  1. Application Fee
  2. Apply to the Teacher Preparation Program if seeking Texas Teacher certification (Instructions)
  3. Pay the $55 Texas Education Accountability System for Educator Preparation Programs Fee (paid to the TEA as required by TAC 229.9.7) if seeking Texas Teacher certification
  4. Pay the $100 Educator Preparation Program Fee
  5. Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution.
  6. An undergraduate degree from an accredited academic institution.
  7. Candidates with a 3.0 GPA from the baccalaureate-granting institution or graduate1 will have the GRE automatically waived.  Candidates with an undergraduate GPA between 2.5 and 2.99 from the baccalaureate-granting institution or between 2.8 and 2.99 in graduate level hours1 from the baccalaureate degree-granting institution are required to take the GRE. These candidates must meet the minimum standard with the following formula:

(GPA X 50) + GRE Verbal + GRE Quantitative + GRE Written equal to or greater than 435

GRE TAKEN BEFORE AUGUST 2011

(GPA X 200) + GRE Verbal + GRE Quantitative + GRE Written equal to or greater than 1664 

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If a student has taken graduate level coursework after receiving their Bachelor’s, but has not received a Master’s degree, then those hours become void and are not taken into consideration.

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This 30 hour program includes 18 hours credits of course work, 6 credits of field experience and 6 hours of field experience. Six additional graduate hours are required for those who choose student teaching for their field experience. A graduate research project must be completed during the research courses, CIED 5370 and CIED 5085

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Bachelor of Arts in Training
Core Curriculum
Component Area I Communications3
Component Area II Mathematics 13
Component Area III Life and Physical Sciences8
Component Area IV Language, Philosophy, and Culture 23
Component Area V Creative Arts3
Component Area VI History6
Component Area VII Political Sciences/Government6
Component Area VIII Social and Behavioral Science3
Component Area IX Component Area Option4
Degree Specific Requirements
ENGL 2333World Lit II: 17th C & After 23
or ENGL 2332 Wrld Lit I: Before 17 Century
MATH 1314Pre Calculus Algebra 13
Major: Foundation
ENGL 3330Intro to Technical Writing3
ENGL 2332Wrld Lit I: Before 17 Century3
ENGL 3360
ENGL 3361
ENGL 3380
Survey of American Lit To 1865
and Survey Amer Lit From 1865-Pres
and Advanced Composition
9
ENGL 3371Sociolinguistics3
Major
ENGL 3384Early English Masterworks3
ENGL 3385Later English Masterworks3
Select one of the following:3
Mythology
Folklore
English Grammar
The Bible As Literature
ENGL 4372American Lit: 1820'S - 1860'S3
ENGL 4377Lit-Rstoratn &18 Cen:1660-18003
Major: Prescribed Advanced Electives
ENGL 4330Writing in the Professions3
4000-level ENGL12
3000-or 4000-level ENGL12
Minor: Required
Minor18
Electives: General
Electives 6
Total Hours123
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Students must earn a 2.5 minimum overall GPA in all coursework.

Students must meet a 2.0 minimum overall major GPA in all major coursework.

Students must earn a 2.0 minimum SHSU GPA in all coursework.

Students must meet a 2.0 minimum SHSU major GPA in all major coursework.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours 
Component Area III4Component Area III4 
Component Area VIII3Component Area V3 
ENGL 130113Component Area IX1 
HIST 130123ENGL 130213 
MATH 131433HIST 130223 
 16 14 
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
Component Area VIII3ENGL 3360
ENGL 3361
6ENGL 23333
Component Area IX3ENGL 33713ENGL 33343
ENGL 2332 or 233343ENGL 43693ENGL 33363
ENGL 33303POLS 230553 
POLS 230453Minor3 
 15 18 9
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours 
ENGL 33843ENGL 3000 or 4000 Advance Elective 3 
ENGL 3000 or 4000 Advance Elective 6ENGL 33853 
ENGL 43723ENGL 3363, 3364, 3373, or 33903 
Minor3General Elective3 
 Minor 3 
 15 15 
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours 
ENGL 43773General Elective 6 
ENGL 3000 or 4000 Advance Elective 3ENGL 4000 Advance Elective3 
ENGL 4000 Advance Elective3Minor6 
Minor6  
 15 15 
Total Hours: 132
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Students must earn a 2.0 minimum overall GPA in all coursework.

Students must meet a 2.0 minimum overall major GPA in all major coursework.

Students must earn a 2.0 minimum SHSU GPA in all coursework.

Students must meet a 2.0 minimum SHSU major GPA in all major coursework.