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2017-2018 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) 
  Dec 16, 2019
2017-2018 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) [Archived Catalog]

Theatre, M.A.T. (P-12 Certification)

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to use the SC Theatre Standards to construct meaningful, age-appropriate lesson plans and units of study for youth.
  • Students will become proficient in synthesizing current research on human development to influence their lesson planning for young theatre artists.
  • Students will demonstrate theoretical and practical knowledge of the issues and topics of theatre for young audiences and actors.

Degree Requirements (45 Hours)

The M.A.T. degree requires 45 semester hours of graduate-level course work, with 6-15 credits in professional education, 15-24 credits in the teaching content area, and 15 hours in internship and seminar. To meet SC Read to Succeed requirements, students completing the MAT in Theatre must include in their program of study: EDRD 732-Teaching Reading in the Content Areas. Eligibility for admission is limited to those persons seeking initial teacher certification. Candidates must complete additional course work in professional education and/or their teaching content area at the undergraduate and graduate levels as necessary.