Thursday – August 16, 2018
Four-Year College/University Transfer
School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Program Code: 20-800-1.CU
For Information: 414-297-6584
|Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 414-297-MATC||Mequon Campus, 262-238-2200|
|Oak Creek Campus, 414-571-4500||West Allis Campus, 414-456-5500|
Overview — This degree program is for students interested in preparing to enter K-12 teacher licensing programs at four-year colleges and universities.
Some of the colleges and universities MATC students can transfer to and pursue careers in teaching include:
- Alverno College
- Carroll University
- Cardinal Stritch University
- Lakeland University
- Marquette University
- Mount Mary University
Career Outlook — Employment of kindergarten, elementary, middle and secondary school teachers throughout the United States is expected to grow, especially in areas where enrollments and/or teacher retirements are increasing.
Preparation for Admission — Complete the MATC Admissions process. When applying for admission, use Program Code 20-800-1.CU.
High school diploma or GED required.
Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement assessment required.
Proper immunizations, medical records and criminal background check also required.
Full Admission Requires:
- Completion of the following courses with a grade of C or higher: EDF-249, ENG-201 and MATGEN-110 (or sufficient math placement score)
- A program GPA of 2.5 or higher
To pursue a teaching career by starting at MATC:
- After you've been admitted to the program, meet with your advisor at least once every semester to select courses
- Earn your associate degree in Liberal Arts through the Educational Foundations track at MATC, including four teacher preparation courses
- Complete the reading, mathematics and writing areas of the Praxis Core successfully
- Complete your associate degree with a GPA of 2.0 or higher
- Apply to the School of Education at one of the partnering four-year institutions, where you will continue your studies to receive your bachelor's degree in education
- After you receive your bachelor's degree, you will be eligible to apply for a Wisconsin teaching license
Elementary School Teacher
Middle School Teacher
High School Teacher
Associate in Arts Degree
Associate in Science Degree
Early Childhood Education
Start Dates: August/January
This program will transfer to four-year institutions.
Curriculum effective 2017-18.
Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.
LEARNING GOALS AND CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS:
The 64-credit curriculum includes four courses focused on the historical, cultural, sociological and philosophical foundations of urban education:
- EDF-249: Orientation to Urban Teaching (2 credits)
- EDF-253: Issues in Urban Teaching (3 credits)
- EDF-254: Field Experience in Urban K-12 Classrooms (2 credits)
- EDF-255: Introduction to Teaching (3 credits)
Special attention is given to how race, class, language and culture influence the teaching-learning relationship. Students complete observational and participatory experiences with Milwaukee Public Schools.
Students attain the remaining credits through General Education requirements for admission to four-year college partners. See a MATC program advisor for more information.
Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.
For course descriptions, class times, locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.
This page updated March 2017.