Special Education Certification
- Develop knowledge of the unique learning needs of students with mild/moderate disabilities.
- Develop a knowledge of instruction, assessment, and curriculum that supports students with disabilities.
- Integrate knowledge into effective teaching practice.
|ONE COURSE in multicultural perspectives, chosen with advisor's consent||3|
|Professional Education Component: Required Core Content|
|SPED 501||Advanced Assessment of Children and Youth with Mild/Moderate Learning and Behavior Problems||3|
|SPED 503||Positive Behavior Interventions: Students with Disabilities||3|
|SPED 505||Oral and Written Language: Classroom Intervention||3|
|SPED 518||Reading Instructions for Students with Disabilities||3|
|SPED 534||Involvement of Parents and Families Who Have Children with Disabilities||3|
|SPED 648||Interpreting and Developing Research in Special Education||3|
|Professional Education Component: Selected Strand|
|Choose Strand A, or B|
|A. Elementary / Middle Level Mild / Moderate|
|SPED 412||Assessment, Curriculum, and Methodology for Children with Mild/Moderate Disabilities at the Elementary and Middle School Levels||4|
|SPED 662||Internship in the Elementary or Middle School||6|
|Total Credit Hours||31|
|B. Middle / Secondary Level Mild / Moderate|
|SPED 424||Assessment, Curriculum, and Methodology for Adolescents and Young Adults with Mild/Moderate Disabilities at the Middle School and Secondary Levels||4|
|SPED 427||Career Exploration and Vocational Preparation of Middle School and Secondary Level Students with Disabilities||3|
|SPED 664||Internship in the Middle School or Secondary Level||6|
|Total Credit Hours||34|
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