Special Education Pk-12

The program in Special Education Pk-12 is designed for the teaching candidate whose goals include initial certification to teach special education in grades Pk-12 and a Master's Degree.

Prior to admission to the M.A.T./Pk-4 certification program, all applicants must meet with the Chair of the School of Education or designated faculty member and the Director of Professional Field Experience.

  1. Professional Education and Core Courses

EDUC 00_

Field Experience (minimum of 40 clock hours observation and exploration)

0

EDUC 502

Multidisciplinary Foundations of Education

3

EDUC 561

Methods, Materials and Assessment ESL

3

PSYC 513

Child Development

3

SPED 507

Characteristics of Mildly Impaired

3

SPED 539

Behavior Management Approaches

3

EDUC 005S

Practicum (Minimum 150 hours)

1

EDUC 411A

Effective Instruction Sec/K-12

3

SPED 511

Curriculum for Special Needs Learners

3

EDUC 598B

Special Topics in Student Teaching (taken with Student Teaching)

3

EDUC 591

Student Teaching

1.5/1.5

EDUC 501

Research Theory (Required for Degree)

3

EDUC 554         

Learning Theories (Required for Degree)

3

  1. Concentration

R ED 524

Creative Teaching of Language Arts

4

R ED 526

Teaching Content Area Reading

3

R ED 530

Reading Disabilities and Diagnosis

3

SPED 500

Special Ed Law and Service Delivery

3

SPED 522

Career Education for Special Needs Learner

3

SPED 523

Programming for At-Risk Infant/Preschool

3

SPED 536

Cognitive Assessment and Remediation

3

EDUC 470F

Curriculum & Instruction: Mathematics

3

EDUC 520

Universal Design for Learning

3