Program Schedule - Residency Teacher Certification

Total semester credits:
MAE with Elementary Teacher Certification: 38
MAE with Secondary Teacher Certification: 36

PLU’s MAE with Residency Certification program is a full-time program. Students can expect to be at their practicum sites and in classes from morning until late afternoon, early evening. This schedule varies each term and the time commitment will vary from day to day. Students should refer to the class schedule to see specific times for courses.

(Note: days/times are approximate and subject to change)

Summer 2022 (June – August):
Classes and a practicum component. Students can expect to be in classes or at the practicum site all day Monday to Thursday with the occasional Friday or Saturday class.

EDUC 510: Teaching Reading and Language Arts (3)
EDUC 520: Issues of Child Abuse and Neglect (1)
EDUC 544: Sociocultural Foundations of Education (2)
EPSY 566: Advanced Cognition, Development, and Learning (2)
SPED 580: Foundations and Instructional Strategies for Students with Disabilities (4)

Fall 2022 (September – December):
Students will spend days split between a K-12 classroom and attending classes at PLU. Please consult the fall schedule for specific times.

EDUC 562: Schools and Society (2)
EDUC 563A: Integrating Seminar: Technology Embedded Instructional Design (2)
EDUC 565: Elementary Reading, Language Arts, and Social Studies (2)
EDUC 566: Elementary Math and Science (4)
SPED 520: Teaching Students with Special Needs (2)

J-term 2023 (January):
Classes will be offered in the afternoon/early evening with the possibility of meeting times on Saturdays. Students will continue their practicum from the Fall.

EDUC 528: Reading and Writing Across the K-8 Curriculum (2)
EDUC 564: The Arts, Mind, and Body (2)

Spring 2023 (February – May):
Students are full-time in their student teaching placements and attend a student teaching seminar at PLU one night a week.

EDUC 563B: Integrating Seminar: Internship (4)
EDUC 568: Internship in Teaching (6)

Summer 2022 (June – August):
Classes and a practicum component. Students can expect to be in classes or at the practicum site all day Monday to Thursday with an occasional Friday or Saturday class.

EDUC 510: Teaching Reading and Language Arts (3)
EDUC 520: Issues of Child Abuse and Neglect (1)
EDUC 544: Sociocultural Foundations of Education (2)
EDUC 556: Critical Issues in Secondary Teaching (2)
EPSY 566: Advanced Cognition, Development, and Learning (2)
SPED 580: Foundations and Instructional Strategies for Students with Disabilities (4)

Fall 2022 (September – December):
Students will spend days split between a K-12 classroom and attending classes at PLU. Please consult the fall schedule for specific times.

EDUC 561: Instructional Methodology for Secondary Teachers (4)
EDUC 562: Schools and Society (2)
EDUC 563A: Integrating Seminar: Technology Embedded Instructional Design (2)
SPED 520: Teaching Students with Special Needs (2)

J-term 2023 (January):
Classes will be offered in the afternoon/early evening with the possibility of meeting times on Saturdays. Students will continue their practicum from the Fall.

EDUC 529: Reading and Writing Across the Secondary Curriculum (2)

Spring 2023 (February – May):
Students are full-time in their student teaching placements and attend a student teaching seminar at PLU one night a week.

EDUC 563B: Integrating Seminar: Internship (4)
EDUC 568: Internship in Teaching (6)