Multiple Subject Track

Required Courses

Required Courses consist of MALT 601 - MALT 652 and include Student Teaching MALT 653A and MALT 653B with the option for MALT 654 Internship. Please speak to an advisor regarding internship option requirements. 

MALT 601 Foundations of Learning (3 Credits)

Introduction to the field of education; its history, major philosophies, socio-cultural context, diversity, pedagogy, educational psychology, legal issues, and educational reform. Integrates traditional educational thinking with culturally relevant perspectives based on current research on practice.

MALT 611 Foundations of Literacies (3 Credits)

Examines the relationship between language, power, and signifying practices from the perspective that literacies are multiple, distinctive, situated social practices. Considers the role of oral language, critical literacy, and situated literacy in a linguistically and culturally diverse society. 

MALT 603 Multiple Subject Methods I: STEM Methods (3 Credits)

Focuses on pedagogical content knowledge and instructional methods in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), and related content. Models project and problem-based learning incorporating digital resources with an emphasis on promoting research-based strategies.
Prerequisite: MALT 601.

MALT 605 Multiple Subject Methods II: English Language Arts (3 Credits)

Examines the relationship between language, power, and signifying practices from the perspective that literacies are multiple, distinctive, situated social practices. Considers the role of oral language, critical literacy, and situated literacy in a linguistically and culturally diverse society.  
Prerequisites: MALT 601 and MALT 603. 

MALT 607 Multiple Subject Methods III: Multicultural Social Studies (3 Credits)

Evidence-based strategies for planning, implementing, and assessing K-8 history-social science curriculum. Emphasis on developing analytic thinking skills while providing insights into historical periods and cultures. Focuses on critical educational perspectives, comprehension, and creation of complex relevant texts, and integration of diverse media and technology in classrooms.  
Prerequisites: MALT 601, MALT 603, and MALT 605. 

MALT 609 Multiple Subject Methods IV: Literacy and Assessment (3 Credits)

K-8 curriculum development, assessment strategies and literacy instruction. Emphasis on the study and design of research-based assessment and instruction to support the needs of all learners. 
Prerequisites: MALT 601, MALT 603, MALT 605, and MALT 607. 

MALT 610A Foundations of Inquiry: Research, Assessment, and Evaluation in Schools (3 Credits)

Equips beginning researchers with the tools to conduct meaningful teacher research to inform classroom practice. Educational research is evaluated to understand the relationship between theory and practice when conducting inquiry. This is one of two courses for the MALT program capstone experience.

MALT 610B Foundations of Inquiry: From Inquiry to Action (3 Credits)

Completion of an inquiry-based project from MALT 610A that includes a research proposal, questions, research design, plan, and appropriate form of publication. Research agendas connect coursework to relevant community issues while emphasizing an exploration of a teacher-researcher identity.
Prerequisite: MALT 610A.

MALT 652 Teaching Seminar (2 Credits)

Culmination of the Teacher Credential Program. Consists of a series of topics designed to further develop candidates’ professional preparation. Serves also as a summary of course and field experience. Provides time for candidates to link theory to daily practice and prepares them for seeking a position in a school district. 
Prerequisites for Single Subject: MALT 601, MALT 602, MALT 604, MALT 606, MALT 608, TPA I and TPA II passed, and all CSETs passed.
Prerequisites for Multiple Subject: MALT 601, MALT 603, MALT 605, MALT 607, MALT 609, TPA I and TPA II passed, and all CSETs passed.
Co-requisite: MALT 653A and MALT 653B (or MALT 654).

MALT 653A Student Teaching I (5 Credits)

Supervised classroom experiences in Pre–K through grade 12. Full-day student teaching required for even weeks, constituting a full-time job. Student teaching placements are arranged prior to student teaching by the Director of Field Experiences. 
Prerequisites for Single Subject: MALT 601, MALT 602, MALT 604, MALT 606, MALT 608, TPA I and TPA II passed, and all CSETs passed. 
Prerequisites for Multiple Subject: MALT 601, MALT 603, MALT 605, MALT 607, MALT 609, TPA I and TPA II passed, and all CSETs passed. 
Co-requisite: MALT 652.

MALT 653B Student Teaching II (5 Credits)

Supervised classroom experiences in Pre–K through grade 12. Full-day student teaching required for even weeks, constituting a full-time job. Student teaching placements are arranged prior to student teaching by the Director of Field Experiences. 
Prerequisites for Single Subject: MALT 601, MALT 602, MALT 604, MALT 606, MALT 608, TPA I and TPA II passed, and all CSETs passed. 
Prerequisites for Multiple Subject: MALT 601, MALT 603, MALT 605, MALT 607, MALT 609, TPA I and TPA II passed, and all CSETs passed. 
Co-requisite: MALT 652.

MALT 654 Internship (13 Credits)

The Internship Program is an eighteen-week placement, supervised weekly in a public school classroom. Open for application to those who have earned a bachelor’s degree and have passed both the CBEST and the applicable CSET or an approved waiver program. Separate internship application required. 
Prerequisites for Single Subject: MALT 601, MALT 602, MALT 604, MALT 606, MALT 608, TPA I and TPA II passed, and all CSETs passed. 
Prerequisites for Multiple Subject: MALT 601, MALT 603, MALT 605, MALT 607, MALT 609, TPA I and TPA II passed, and all CSETs passed. 
Co-requisite: MALT 652.