MS Ed: Childhood Education/Special Education

Program Requirements

Introduction (6 credits)

ED 601 Learning Environments for Students with Exceptionalities
ED 650 The Elementary Classroom in an Inclusive Setting

Core (9 credits)

ED 600 Curriculum Development and Strategies for Teaching
ED 603 Human Development: Childhood to Pre-Adolescence
ED 605 Dynamics of Human Relations
Teacher Preparation Program Entry Process- Must complete in first fall or spring semester

Childhood Education Methods (15 credits)

ED 613 Inclusive Methods I: Social Studies, PE, and Health
ED 614 Inclusive Methods II: Science, Math, Technology, and Arts
ED 635 Advanced Studies in Literacy for the B-6 Inclusive Classroom
ED 636 Intervention Strategies for Students with Reading Difficulties
ED 647 Methods III: Students with Exceptionalities*

Student Teaching Entry Process – must be completed one semester prior to Student Teaching. ALL additional Certification Requirements must be completed prior to Student Teaching as well.

Clinical Practice (9 credits)

ED 550A Student Teaching: Inclusive/Childhood Grades 1-3
ED 560A Student Teaching: Inclusive/Middle Grades 4–6
ED 580G School, Diversity, & Society: Elementary School

* Beginning Fall 2016, ED 687 will be replaced with ED 647.

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