MS Ed: Adolescent Education/Special Education

Program Requirements

Introduction (6 credits)

ED 559G The Secondary Classroom in an Inclusive Setting
ED 601 Learning Environments for Students with Exceptionalities

Core (9 credits)

ED 600 Curriculum Development and Strategies for Teaching
ED 605 Dynamics of Human Relations
ED 607 Human Development: Adolescence through Adulthood
Teacher Preparation Program Entry Process- Must complete in first fall or spring semester

Secondary Education Methods (15 credits)

ED 654 Theory & Practice of Second Language Acquisition
ED 656 Classroom Management
ED 562G Content Area Reading & Writing
ED 647 Methods III: Students with Exceptionalities*
ED 680 Inclusive Secondary Education Curriculum and Methods

and one of the following:

ED 668 Inclusive Secondary Methods: Mathematics
ED 669 Inclusive Secondary Methods: Science
ED 673 Inclusive Secondary Methods: Social Studies
ED 674 Inclusive Secondary Methods: Language Arts
ED 675 Inclusive Secondary Methods: Languages Other Than English

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 560A Student Teaching: Inclusive/Secondary Grades 7-9
ED 570A Student Teaching: Inclusive/Secondary Grades 10-12
ED 604 School, Diversity & Society: Secondary Schools

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

Click here for a downloadable program requirements document.