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

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Degree Requirements — 36-48 Credits

See “Special Education M.A.”.

 

NOTE: Students admitted to one of the Master of Arts degree programs in Special Education without teacher licensure are obliged to complete additional (separate) Professional Teacher Education Program (PTEP) admission and course requirements.

Degree Requirements

Required Professional Teacher Education Program Courses for Initial Teacher Licensure Graduate Students — 12 credit hours

EDF 500Conceptions of Schooling

3

EDFE 125Application for Graduate Licensure Admission to PTEP

0

EDRD 611Language, Literacy and Cognitive Development

3

EDSE 130Student Teaching Application

0

EDSE 507Field-Based Experience

3

PSY 500Educational Psychology for Teachers

3

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