MEd in Special Education Curriculum

Required Special Education Courses

Course Number Course Name Credit
EDUC 500 Philosophy of Education 3
EDUC 505* Teaching Techniques for Low Incidence Students (10 hours) (Prerequisite: EDU 501) 3
EDUC 535 Urban Education 3
EDUC 602* Reading & Learning Differences (Prerequisite: EDU 600 or 601 or 603 3
EDUC 635T Research Design: Focus on Special Education 3
EDUC 683* Evaluation & Assessment of Exceptional Students 3
EDUC 684* Inclusive Education with Field Experience (10 hours of observation) 3
EDUC 685* Emotional & Behavioral Disorders with Field Experience (10 hours) 3
EDUC 686* Autistic Spectrum Disorders with Field Experience (20 hours) 3
If taking Pre K-8th certification must take:
EDUC 687* (583) Early Intervention with PDD & Other Exceptionalities with Field Experience (10 hours) (Special Education 7-12th Assessment Test: #011 and #012) 3
If taking Secondary Education 7-12th certification must take:
EDUC 688* Transition & Working with Families & Agencies (Special Education 7-12th Assessment Test: #015 and #016) 3

*Required courses for certification

Student must have 30 credits to earn an MEd. If a course is "waived" you must replace it with a 3 credit graduate education course. Elective (if needed): EDUC 682* (503) Evaluation & Assessment of Students in the Inclusive Settings.

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