Graduate 2019-2020

Special Education M.A. — Deaf and Hard of Hearing Emphasis

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Degree Requirements — 36-43 Credits

See “Special Education M.A.”.

Degree Requirements

Required Major Core Credits — 3 hours

SRM 600Introduction to Graduate Research

3

Required Prerequisites — 7 hours

ASLS 266Normal Speech and Language Development

3

ASLS 370Basic Audiology

4

Ability to communicate, with advanced proficiency in American Sign Language and/or a sign system.

NOTE: Advisor approved transfer credit equivalency may be accepted for the required prerequisite courses.

Required Emphasis Credits — 33 hours

EDSE 510Foundations of Special Education

3

EDSE 511Learning Environments and Cultural Considerations

3

EDSE 512Assessment, IEP Development and Instructional Planning

3

EDSE 550Foundations of Deaf Education

3

EDSE 651Collaboration: Deaf/Hard of Hearing

3

EDSE 652Auditory Skill Development: Deaf/Hard of Hearing

3

EDSE 653Speech: Deaf/Hard of Hearing

3

EDSE 654Language: Deaf/Hard of Hearing

3

EDSE 655Literacy: Deaf/Hard of Hearing

3

EDSE 656Curriculum and Instruction: Deaf/Hard of Hearing

3

EDSE 657Practicum: Deaf/Hard of Hearing, 6-12

3- 6

Note: EDSE 657: Take a minimum of 3 credit hours.

NOTES:

Students are required to complete a sign language proficiency test which will be administered before each student's practicum placement.