The required curriculum for the M.A. in Teaching comprises a 38–39 semester credit sequence of courses. For course sequence, request a program calendar from the Graduate School.

EDUC614Educational Research 11
EDUC621Foundations in Education3
EDUC624Introduction to Theories and Practices of Teaching and Learning3
EDUC630General Teaching Methods for 5-12 Classrooms3
EDUC661Field Experience2
EDUC663Understanding Diversity and Student Needs2
EDUC665Teaching Content Area Literacy3
EDUC668Classroom Technology1
Select one of the following:3-4
Methods of Teaching Mathematics, 5-12
Methods of Teaching Science, 5-12
Methods of Teaching Visual Arts, K-12
Methods of Teaching World Languages and Cultures, K-12
Methods of Teaching TESOL, K-12
Methods of Teaching Communication Arts and Literature, 5-12
Methods of Teaching Business, 5-12
Methods of Teaching Social Studies, 5-12
EDUC750Student Teaching Seminar5
EDUC755Preparing the Thesis/Action Research Project 11
EDUC778Student Teaching Placement I5
EDUC779Student Teaching Placement II3
EDUC790Writing the Thesis/Action Research Project 13
Total Credits38-39
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 Course must be taken for credit at Bethel.

Sample Course Sequence

This example includes the courses for a hypothetical student that starts in the Fall Semester.

First Year
FallCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
EDUC624 Introduction to Theories and Practices of Teaching and Learning3EDUC665 Teaching Content Area Literacy3EDUC614 Educational Research1
EDUC609 (if required for your content area) Lab Safety Workshop0EDUC661 Field Experience2EDUC621 Foundations in Education3
EDUC630 General Teaching Methods for 5-12 Classrooms3EDUC668 Classroom Technology1 
Content Area Methods of Teaching 3-4EDUC663 Understanding Diversity and Student Needs2 
Methods of Teaching Mathematics, 5-12  
Methods of Teaching Science, 5-12  
Methods of Teaching Visual Arts, K-12  
Methods of Teaching World Languages and Cultures, K-12  
Methods of Teaching TESOL, K-12  
Methods of Teaching Communication Arts and Literature, 5-12  
Methods of Teaching Business, 5-12  
Methods of Teaching Social Studies, 5-12  
 9-10 8 4
Second Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits 
EDUC750 Student Teaching Seminar5EDUC755 Preparing the Thesis/Action Research Project1 
EDUC778 Student Teaching Placement I5EDUC790 Writing the Thesis/Action Research Project3 
EDUC779 Student Teaching Placement II3  
 13 4 
Total Credits: 38-39