The culminating field-based experience leading to teacher certification. It is a continuous, full-time (5 days per week) experience of 12 credits during which, after a period of structured observation, students gradually assume responsibility for a full range of teaching activities encountered in a school situation, thereby demonstrating the appropriate professional skills and attitudes essential for successful teaching. Student teaching is conducted under the supervisory guidance of a cooperating teacher and members of the University faculty. Required seminars complement the experience. Math majors must receive a grade of C or better in all MA courses required in their degree program. Not open to students who have earned credit for MA 4960. Falls. Prerequisite(s): minimum grade of C in MA 4040; Math majors only; minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA; completion of all other program requirements for certification by the beginning of the student teaching semester; permission of the Coordinator of Teacher Certification and Clinical Experiences. Corequisite(s): MA 4985.
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.