Special Education M.A. — Early Childhood Special Education Emphasis

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Degree Requirements — 36 Credits

See “Special Education M.A.”.

 

NOTE: If a student enters the master of arts program in special education without a current teacher licensure, she or he is required to complete additional (separate) admission requirements and course requirements listed under Professional Teacher Education.

Degree Requirements

Required Major Core Credits — 3 hours

SRM 600Introduction to Graduate Research

3

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 530Family/Professional Partnerships

3

EDSE 531Assessment and Planning in Early Childhood Special Education

3

EDSE 532Typical and Atypical Early Child Development: Application to Early Childhood Special Education

3

EDSE 533Curriculum and Instruction in Early Childhood Special Education

3

EDSE 534Research, Policy, and Advocacy in Early Childhood Special Education

3

EDSE 537Practicum in EC/ESCE: Infants and Toddlers

2

EDSE 538Practicum in EC/ECSE: 3-5 years

2

EDSE 539Practicum in EC/ECSE: 5-8 years

2

EDSE 616Scientifically Based Literacy Interventions

3