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Master in the Art of Teaching (1)

Known for excellence in teaching since 1905, Marygrove College has been offering the convenience of online MAT classes and the flexibility of its Master in the Art of Teaching (MAT) online degree program since 1990. Marygrove's MAT degree provides teachers with the opportunity to link the latest developments in educational research to their own teaching practice. The MAT degree program is designed to empower teachers by focusing on the knowledge and skills required to deliver effective instruction to diverse learners from preschool through high school, including those with special needs.
Master in the Art of Teaching

Master’s in the Art of Teaching with a Focus on Special Education (1)

Marygrove’s MAT degree provides teachers with the opportunity to link the latest developments in educational research to their own teaching practice. The program is designed to empower teachers by focusing on the knowledge and skills required to deliver effective instruction to diverse learners from preschool through high school, including those with special needs. The structure of the MAT program allows working professionals to obtain their master’s degree in less than two years. Special Education courses completed as part of the MAT do not result in an Endorsement, but may be used in conjunction with other Marygrove Special Education coursework to satisfy requirements for Marygrove’s Endorsement Program in Specific Learning Disabilities.
Master’s in the Art of Teaching with a Focus on Special Education

Modern Language Translation (1)

The Modern Language Translation program is designed for professionals who plan to pursue a career in translation and train for the American Translators Association (ATA) certification. The certificate is also intended for individuals who wish to communicate effectively in a multilingual and multicultural work environment. The sequence of courses provides translation training from Arabic, French, or Spanish into English.
Modern Language Translation

Master in the Art of Teaching (28)

Known for excellence in teaching since 1905, Marygrove College has been offering the convenience of online MAT classes and the flexibility of its Master in the Art of Teaching (MAT) online degree program since 1990. Marygrove's MAT degree provides teachers with the opportunity to link the latest developments in educational research to their own teaching practice. The MAT degree program is designed to empower teachers by focusing on the knowledge and skills required to deliver effective instruction to diverse learners from preschool through high school, including those with special needs.
Master in the Art of Teaching

Master of Education + Teacher Certification (2)

Marygrove’s education programs range from Early Childhood Education to Adult Learning. Our goal is to prepare compassionate, reflective teachers who are academically, socially, and technically competent to communicate with all learners in a diverse world.
Master of Education + Teacher Certification

Modern Language Translation (2)

The Modern Language Translation program is designed for professionals who plan to pursue a career in translation and train for the American Translators Association (ATA) certification. The certificate is also intended for individuals who wish to communicate effectively in a multilingual and multicultural work environment. The sequence of courses provides translation training from Arabic, French, or Spanish into English.
Modern Language Translation

Mathematics (10)

The Department of Mathematics offers undergraduate courses in mathematics, a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in mathematics, a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in mathematics for elementary teaching, a minor in mathematics, and a minor in mathematics for elementary teaching. You may take courses designed to build basic math skills, as well as calculus, differential equations, discrete mathematics, linear algebra, probability and statistics, and college geometry. The programs are intended for day and/or evening students.
Mathematics

Modern Language Translation (3)

The Modern Language Translation program is designed for professionals who plan to pursue a career in translation and train for the American Translators Association (ATA) certification. The certificate is also intended for individuals who wish to communicate effectively in a multilingual and multicultural work environment. The sequence of courses provides translation training from Arabic, French, or Spanish into English.
Modern Language Translation

Music (1)

Through our mission of “Musicianship as Leadership, Community and Self-Expression”, the Marygrove Music Department strives to provide talented and motivated students with a challenging and supportive music program that invites engagement with a variety of Western music genres (e.g. classical, jazz, R&B). We are committed to helping students achieve excellence by learning to integrate knowledge and skills into their own unique musical gifts—so that graduates may become confident, well-informed, expressive musical leaders in their chosen fields.
Music

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Minor in Business

A minor in business consists of the following components:

A. Related Discipline Requirements
Three hours in computer information systems and three hours in economics.

B. Core Requirements
BUS 173     Introduction to Business
BUS 304     Business Law I
ACC 224     Principles of Accounting I
ACC 234     Principles of Accounting II

C. Required Courses in one Area of Concentration
Select one of the two following concentration sequences of either accounting or general business.

1. Accounting
BUS 307     Finance

Choose at least two from:

ACC 324     Intermediate Accounting I
ACC 334     Managerial Accounting
ACC 354     Federal Income Tax Accounting

2. General Business
BUS 266     Principles of Organization and Management
BUS 302     Principles of Marketing

Choose at least two from:
BUS 308     Business and Professional Writing
BUS 310     Financial Investment Strategy
BUS 314     Business Law II
BUS 320     Ecommerce
BUS 322     Consumer Behavior
BUS 323     Human Resource Management
BUS 332     Sales Management Strategies
BUS 333     Entrepreneurship
BUS 342     International Marketing
BUS 368     Quality Management Principles
BUS 382     Business and Professional Ethics
BUS 384     Consumer Money Management
BUS 385    Business Applications Using Excel
BUS 423     Collective Bargaining and Labor Relations
BUS 496A      Senior Research Seminar: Current Issues

Minor in Economics

A. Required courses
ECN 200        Introductory Macroeconomics
ECN 203        Introductory Microeconomics
ECN 310        Money and Banking
ECN 305        Introductory Statistics
ECN 341        Issues in Economics
                        -OR-
ECN 361        International Economics and Finance

B. Other Electives, such that when combined with the required courses above, total a minimum of 20 credit hours in economics.

Minor in Gerontology

Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree may elect a minor in gerontology. The minor consists of 24 credit hours including the six courses listed as “required” for the certificate program. The remainder of courses will be chosen from the “electives” listed here.

Minor in Sociology

The requirements for the minor in Sociology are:

A. A minimum of 21 total credits is required.

B. Required Courses in Sociology include:
SOC 201 Sociological Perspectives
SOC 202 Social Problems
SOC 306 Ethnic and Racial Diversity

C. Additional 12 hours in Sociology to total at least 21 credits.

Recommended courses include:
SOC 311 Deviant Behavior
SOC 345 Sociology of the Family
SOC 375 Sociological Theory
SOC 393 Urban Social Issues

Modern Language Translation Requirements

Admissions Requirements
Modern Language Translation courses are open to students who have completed their undergraduate work, including 20 hours or equivalent in the appropriate foreign language. They are also open to students who have native or near-native reading and writing proficiency in English and Arabic, French, or Spanish. Enrollment in a degree program is not mandatory.

Requirements for Translation Certificate
The Translation Certificate requires completion of fifteen credit hours in the following courses.

ARA 500, Principles of Translation
ARA 501, Translation Workshop I
ARA 502, Translation Workshop II
ARA 503, Business Translation Workshop
ARA 588, Cooperative Field Experience

OR

FRE 500, Principles of Translation
FRE 501, Translation Workshop I
FRE 502, Translation Workshop II
FRE 503, Business Translation Workshop
FRE 588, Cooperative Field Experience

OR

SPA 500, Principles of Translation
SPA 501, Translation Workshop I
SPA 502, Translation Workshop II
SPA 503, Business Translation Workshop
SPA 588, Cooperative Field Experience

The Translation Certificate is granted to students who complete each course in the sequence with a grade of B or better.

Admissions Requirements
Modern Language Translation courses are open to students who have completed their undergraduate work, including 20 hours or equivalent in the appropriate foreign language. They are also open to students who have native or near-native reading and writing proficiency in English and Arabic, French, or Spanish. Enrollment in a degree program is not mandatory.

Requirements for Translation Certificate
The Translation Certificate requires completion of fifteen credit hours in the following courses.

ARA 500, Principles of Translation
ARA 501, Translation Workshop I
ARA 502, Translation Workshop II
ARA 503, Business Translation Workshop
ARA 588, Cooperative Field Experience

OR

FRE 500, Principles of Translation
FRE 501, Translation Workshop I
FRE 502, Translation Workshop II
FRE 503, Business Translation Workshop
FRE 588, Cooperative Field Experience

OR

SPA 500, Principles of Translation
SPA 501, Translation Workshop I
SPA 502, Translation Workshop II
SPA 503, Business Translation Workshop
SPA 588, Cooperative Field Experience

The Translation Certificate is granted to students who complete each course in the sequence with a grade of B or better.

MTH 505 Problem Solving and Number & Operations, K-5

Based on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Principles and Standards for School Mathematics, this course establishes a foundation of mathematical content knowledge and problem-solving skills. Participants develop deeper understanding of mathematical concepts they are required to teach and engage in mathematical discourse as a means to explain their thinking and share strategies.

Based on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Principles and Standards for School Mathematics, this course establishes a foundation of mathematical content knowledge and problem-solving skills. Participants develop deeper understanding of mathematical concepts they are required to teach and engage in mathematical discourse as a means to explain their thinking and share strategies. 

COURSE OUTCOMES 

Participants will be able to: 

• Deepen personal understanding of mathematical content found in elementary grades, such as place value, the operations, fractions, decimals and percents 

• Develop strategies to teach in a problem-based classroom 

• Engage in and learn to lead mathematical discourse 

• Integrate formative assessment techniques into mathematics instruction 

MTH 506 Problem Solving and Number & Operations, 6-8

Based on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Principles and Standards for School Mathematics, this course establishes a foundation of mathematical content knowledge and problem-solving skills. Participants develop deeper understanding of mathematical concepts they are required to teach and engage in mathematical discourse as a means to explain their thinking and share strategies.

Based on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Principles and Standards for School Mathematics, this course establishes a foundation of mathematical content knowledge and problem-solving skills. Participants develop deeper understanding of mathematical concepts they are required to teach and engage in mathematical discourse as a means to explain their thinking and share strategies. 

COURSE OUTCOMES 

Participants will be able to: 

• Deepen personal understanding of mathematical content found in middle school mathematics, such as fractions, decimals, percents, ratios, proportions and developing proportional reasoning 

• Develop strategies to teach in a problem-based classroom 

• Engage in and learn to lead mathematical discourse 

• Integrate formative assessment techniques into mathematics instruction 

MTH 515 Measurement & Geometry, K-5

Covering the Van Hiele levels of geometric thought and focusing on shapes and properties, transformations, location and visualization, as well as measurement concepts and skills, this course allows teachers to develop a profound understanding of key mathematical concepts as outlined in the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. Participants engage in hands-on problem-solving activities that allow them to apply new understanding to their instructional planning and decision making.

Covering the Van Hiele levels of geometric thought and focusing on shapes and properties, transformations, location and visualization, as well as measurement concepts and skills, this course allows teachers to develop a profound understanding of key mathematical concepts as outlined in the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. Participants engage in hands-on problem-solving activities that allow them to apply new understanding to their instructional planning and decision making. 

COURSE OUTCOMES 

Participants will be able to: 

• Apply effective problem-solving strategies to real-world problems and situations 

• Deepen understanding of mathematical concepts such as length, area, volume, angles and coordinate geometry 

• Apply instructional strategies that help develop geometric thinking 

MTH 516 Measurement and Geometry, 6-8

Covering the Van Hiele levels of geometric thought and focusing on shapes and properties, transformations, location and visualization, as well as measurement concepts and skills, this course allows teachers to develop a profound understanding of key mathematical concepts as outlined in the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. Participants engage in hands-on problem-solving activities that allow them to apply new understanding to their instructional planning and decision making.

Covering the Van Hiele levels of geometric thought and focusing on shapes and properties, transformations, location and visualization, as well as measurement concepts and skills, this course allows teachers to develop a profound understanding of key mathematical concepts as outlined in the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. Participants engage in hands-on problem-solving activities that allow them to apply new understanding to their instructional planning and decision making. 

COURSE OUTCOMES 

Participants will be able to: 

• Apply effective problem-solving strategies to real-world problems

• Deepen understanding of mathematical concepts such as volume and capacity, similarity and congruence, and solving problems with ratios and proportions 

• Apply instructional strategies that help develop geometric thinking 

MTH 525 Algebra, K-5

This course focuses on developing algebraic thinking, which includes studying patterns and functions, understanding the structure of the number system, using symbolism meaningfully and using mathematical modeling to solve problems. Participants study many common misconceptions about the learning of algebra to better understand the potential gaps in students’ understanding.

This course focuses on developing algebraic thinking, which includes studying patterns and functions, understanding the structure of the number system, using symbolism meaningfully and using mathematical modeling to solve problems. Participants study many common misconceptions about the learning of algebra to better understand the potential gaps in students’ understanding. 

COURSE OUTCOMES 

Participants will be able to: 

• Deepen understanding of patterns, functions and algebraic symbols 

• Analyze repeating and growing patterns and represent these patterns in words, pictures and numbers 

• Express mathematical relationships using equations 

MTH 526 Algebra, 6-8

This course focuses on developing algebraic thinking, which includes studying patterns and functions, understanding the structure of the number system, using symbolism meaningfully and using mathematical modeling to solve problems. Participants study many common misconceptions about the learning of algebra to better understand the potential gaps in students’ understanding.

This course focuses on developing algebraic thinking, which includes studying patterns and functions, understanding the structure of the number system, using symbolism meaningfully and using mathematical modeling to solve problems. Participants study many common misconceptions about the learning of algebra to better understand the potential gaps in students’ understanding. 

COURSE OUTCOMES 

Participants will be able to: 

• Identify functions as linear or nonlinear and contrast their properties using tables, graphs and equations 

• Model and solve contextualized problems using graphs, tables and equations 

• Use symbolic algebra to represent situations and solve problems 

MTH 535 Data Analysis & Probability, K-5

This course is structured around the creation and completion of a real-life data analysis project that allows participants to apply knowledge and skills from other mathematical strands. Key concepts such as data collection, graphical representations of data and measures of center are highlighted. 

This course is structured around the creation and completion of a real-life data analysis project that allows participants to apply knowledge and skills from other mathematical strands. Key concepts such as data collection, graphical representations of data and measures of center are highlighted. 

COURSE OUTCOMES 

Participants will be able to: 

• Design an investigation to address a question and consider how data-collection methods affect the nature of the data set 

• Use measures of center, especially the median and understand what each does and does not indicate about a data set 

• Propose and justify conclusions and predictions that are based on data 

MTH 536 Data Analysis & Probability, 6-8

This course is structured around the creation and completion of a real-life data analysis project that allows participants to apply knowledge and skills from other mathematical strands. Key concepts such as data collection, graphical representations of data, and measures of center are highlighted.

This course is structured around the creation and completion of a real-life data analysis project that allows participants to apply knowledge and skills from other mathematical strands. Key concepts such as data collection, graphical representations of data, and measures of center are highlighted. 

COURSE OUTCOMES 

Participants will be able to: 

• Design an investigation that includes data-collection and data analysis 

• Select, create and use appropriate graphical representations of data 

• Find, use and interpret measures of center and spread 

MTTC Testing

All teacher certification candidates must pass the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) Basic Skills (96) test.

In addition, Marygrove College is recognized by the Michigan Department of Education for competency testing in the following areas at the levels indicated ( E = Elementary; S = Secondary). This will be a guide so that you are sure to take the correct test for certification! Note that competency tests must be taken within 5 years of the time credentials are submitted to the state.

Objectives for each test are on reserve in the Marygrove College Library. Tutoring support can often be arranged through the Teacher Certification Officer.

>> Go to the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification Web site for more information.

>> MTTC Web site Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

CODETESTMAJORMINORENDORSEMENT
17BIOLOGY (DA)SS
18CHEMISTRY (DC)SS
50COMPUTER SCIENCE (NR)SS
46DANCE (MH)E & SE & S
82EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (ZA)E
07ECONOMICS (CA)S
83ELEMENTARY EDUCATIONE**
02ENGLISH (BA)E & SE & S
23FRENCH (FA)E & S
09HISTORY (CC)E & SE & S
54HUMANITIES (PX)E & S
93INTEGRATED SCIENCE (DI) E
90LANGUAGE ARTS (BX)EE
89MATHEMATICS - ELEMENTARY (EX)E E
22MATHEMATICS - SECONDARY (EX)SS
39MUSIC EDUCATION (JX)E & S E
10POLITICAL SCIENCE (CD)SS
92READING SPECIALIST (BT)K-12
12SOCIOLOGYS
84SOCIAL STUDIES (RX)E & SE
28SPANISHE & S
63SPECIAL ED - LEARNING DISABILITIESEK-12

** The Elementary Education test certifies teachers for K-5 all subjects and K-8 self-contained classroom. The subject area tests certify elementary teachers from 6-8 and secondary teachers from 7-12.

All teacher certification candidates must pass the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) Basic Skills (96) test.

In addition, Marygrove College is recognized by the Michigan Department of Education for competency testing in the following areas at the levels indicated ( E = Elementary; S = Secondary). This will be a guide so that you are sure to take the correct test for certification! Note that competency tests must be taken within 5 years of the time credentials are submitted to the state.

Objectives for each test are on reserve in the Marygrove College Library. Tutoring support can often be arranged through the Teacher Certification Officer.

>> Go to the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification Web site for more information.

>> MTTC Web site Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

CODE TEST MAJOR MINOR ENDORSEMENT
17 BIOLOGY (DA) S S
18 CHEMISTRY (DC) S S
50 COMPUTER SCIENCE (NR) S S
46 DANCE (MH) E & S E & S
82 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (ZA) E
07 ECONOMICS (CA) S
83 ELEMENTARY EDUCATION E**
02 ENGLISH (BA) E & S E & S
23 FRENCH (FA) E & S
09 HISTORY (CC) E & S E & S
54 HUMANITIES (PX) E & S
93 INTEGRATED SCIENCE (DI) E
90 LANGUAGE ARTS (BX) E E
89 MATHEMATICS - ELEMENTARY (EX) E E
22 MATHEMATICS - SECONDARY (EX) S S
39 MUSIC EDUCATION (JX) E & S E
10 POLITICAL SCIENCE (CD) S S
92 READING SPECIALIST (BT) K-12
12 SOCIOLOGY S
84 SOCIAL STUDIES (RX) E & S E
28 SPANISH E & S
63 SPECIAL ED - LEARNING DISABILITIES E K-12

** The Elementary Education test certifies teachers for K-5 all subjects and K-8 self-contained classroom. The subject area tests certify elementary teachers from 6-8 and secondary teachers from 7-12.

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