Childhood Special & General Education Dual Certification

M.S. ED. DEGREE: 52 CREDITS

Course Requirements

EDUC 500
or EDUC 800
Child Development
or Social Worlds of Childhood [Prerequisite: EDUC 500 or EDUC 501 or permission of instructor]
3
3
EDUC 505 Language Acquisition and Learning in a Linguistically Diverse Society 2
EDUC 525 Integrating Technology into the Curriculum to Support Student Learning and Inquiry 1
EDUC 530
or EDUC 531
Foundations of Modern Education
or Principles and Problems in Elementary and Early Childhood Education
3
3
EDUC 535
or EDUC 551
Science for Teachers (Grades N-6)
or Science Inquiry for Children in the Natural Environment
2
3
EDUC 540
or EDUC 542
Mathematics for Teachers in Diverse and Inclusive Educational Settings (Grades N-6)
or Diagnosis of Learning Problems & Intervention Techniques for the Math Educator
2
2
EDUC 563
or EDUC 568
The Teaching of Reading, Writing, and Language Arts (Grades K - 3)
or Teaching Literacy in the Elementary Grades (Grades 2 -6)
3
3
EDUC 590
or EDUC 591
Arts Workshop for Teachers (Grades N-6)
or Music and Movement: Multicultural and Developmental Approaches in Diverse and Inclusive Settings (Grades N-6)
2
2
EDUC 513 Social Studies as the Core of the Integrated Curriculum for Children with Special Needs (Grades 1-6) 3
EDUC 605 Designing and Managing Classroom Environments for Children and Youth with Special Needs (Grades K and Up) 3
EDUC 803 Developmental Variations [Prerequisite: EDUC 500 or EDUC 501 or EDUC 800 or permission of instructor] 2
EDUC 805 Developmental Variations II: Emotional and Behavioral Issues
[Prerequisites: EDUC 500 or EDUC 501 or EDUC 800; and EDUC 803]
2
EDUC 807 Communication Disorders in School-Age Children [Prerequisite: EDUC 505; or EDUC 561 and EDUC 870] 2
EDUC 860 Reading and Writing Problems of Children and Youth with Special Needs
[Prerequisites: EDUC 505; EDUC 563 or EDUC 567 or EDUC 568]
3
EDUC 862 Assessment, Diagnosis, and Evaluation of Students with Special Needs
[Prerequisite: EDUC 860]
3
EDUC 863

or EDUC 873
Collaboration and Differentiation in the Instruction of Students with Learning Problems [Prerequisite: EDUC 803; EDUC 563 or EDUC 568 or EDUC 540 or EDUC 542]
or Summer Practicum in Clinical Teaching of Monolingual and Bilingual Children and Youth with Learning Disabilities and Reading Problems [Prerequisites: EDUC 803 and EDUC 860 and Supervised Fieldwork/Advisement. Pre- or co-requisite: EDUC 862]
3

3
  Elective credits as needed to complete the requirements of the program 0-1
EDUC 964 Childhood Special & General Education Supervised Fieldwork/Student Teaching/Advisement 12
  Integrative Master’s Project 0
  TOTAL 52