Graduate 2019-2020

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

School of Special Education

EDSE 507 Field-Based Experience

The special education teacher candidate will be provided opportunities to observe, analyze and reflect on issues including diversity, professionalism, best practices in teaching, rights and responsibilities, and instruction in a K-12 special education setting. EDSE 507 is a self-paced, module-based course, delivered through Blackboard. Assignments for EDSE 507 are described within eight modules. In addition to the eight modules, observations (70 hours) are required.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

EDSE 508 Workshop

A variety of workshops on special topics within the discipline. Goals and objectives will emphasize the acquisition of general knowledge and skills in the discipline.
1- 3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Course Attribute

Variable Title Course

Repeatable Status

ST - Repeatable under different subtitles with no limits on the number of times it can be repeated

EDSE 509 Strategies for Students with Exceptionalities

Provides effective strategies to education all students, particularly at secondary level. Overviews special education process and inclusive education models; characteristics, transitional needs, and culturallylinguistically different exceptional learners and their families.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

EDSE 510 Foundations of Special Education

This course is designed to provide the historical and legal foundations of special education and the educational implications for educators of students with exceptionalities.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

EDSE 511 Learning Environments and Cultural Considerations

This course provides an overview of learning environments, collaboration and consultation among teachers, related services professionals, and families, and emphasizes culturally appropriate communication strategies.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

EDSE 512 Assessment, IEP Development and Instructional Planning

Students gain knowledge and skills for selecting, adapting, and using assessments, developing Individualized Education Programs, and planning instruction within a continuum of service delivery models.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

EDSE 513 Professional Renewal

Update skills and knowledge of professionals in the discipline. Goals and objectives will be specifically directed at individual professional enhancement rather than the acquisition of general discipline knowledge or methodologies. S/U or letter graded.
1- 3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Course Attribute

Variable Title Course

Repeatable Status

ST - Repeatable under different subtitles with no limits on the number of times it can be repeated

EDSE 517 Alternate Field Based Experience

The special education teacher candidate will be provided opportunities to observe, analyze and compare/contrast special education programming in the United States to that of the teacher candidate’s home country. The teacher candidate will reflect on issues including diversity, professionalism, best practices in teaching, students’ rights and responsibilities, and instruction as related to K-12 special education settings. EDSE 517 is a self-paced, module-based course. Classroom observation hours are required. Individual assistance is provided as needed.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

EDSE 528 Linguistically Diverse Students with Low Incidence Disabilities

Introduce instructional and assessment issues related to the education of linguistically diverse students with low incidence disabilities.
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 530 Family/Professional Partnerships

The course promotes in-depth reflection on collaboration with families of young children using a case method of instruction. Family systems perspectives and family centered approaches are emphasized.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

EDSE 531 Assessment and Planning in Early Childhood Special Education

The course explores theory and application of assessment methods in Early Childhood Special Education. Cross-disciplinary approaches, matching assessment procedures to the intended purpose, and linked assessment/planning systems are emphasized.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

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

The course will explore typical and atypical patters of early child development; biological, cultural, and environmental influences; and implications for appropriate practice in Early Childhood Special Education.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

EDSE 533 Curriculum and Instruction in Early Childhood Special Education

The course explores recommended practices for inclusive education of young children with developmental concerns. Developmentally appropriate, individually responsive, cross-disciplinary, and evidence-based practices are emphasized across developmental domains.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

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

The course explores efficacy research, state and federal policies and systems, nationally recommended practices, and advocacy processes that support high quality services in Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE).
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

EDSE 537 Practicum in EC/ESCE: Infants and Toddlers

Students build on knowledge and competencies gained throughout their master's program to synthesize their knowledge and apply recommended practices in EC/ECSE settings for children birth to 3 years of age.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 6 credit hours

Course Fee

Supervision Fee Required

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

Students build on knowledge and competencies gained throughout their master's program to synthesize their knowledge and apply recommended practices in EC/ECSE settings for children 3-5 years of age.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 6 credit hours

Course Fee

Supervision Fee Required

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

Students build on knowledge and competencies gained throughout their master's program to synthesize their knowledge and apply recommended practices in EC/ECSE settings for children 5-8 years of age.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 6 credit hours

Course Fee

Supervision Fee Required

EDSE 541 Introduction to Visual Impairments and Deaf-Blindness

Historical perspectives and current educational services for student with visual impairment and deaf-blindness across the lifespan. Emphasis placed on growth and development and psychosocial effects of visual impairment.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

EDSE 543 Braille Codes and Formats

Study literary and nemeth codes, basic abacus operations. Techniques of teaching literacy skills to students with visual disabilities are included.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

EDSE 546 Principles of Orientation and Mobility

Philosophy and history of cane instruction, dog guides and other methods of travel. Techniques in developing orientation skills and pre-cane mobility instruction. Gross motor and concept development are presented.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

EDSE 547 Individual Instruction in Orientation and Mobility

Required laboratory arranged. A study of methods involved in general navigation and environmental awareness relating to severe vision needs. Travel techniques are gained while working under simulated conditions.
3

Prerequisites

(GAPP-Appl for Grad Lic Adm to PTEP: with minimum score of 9 or EDFE 125: with minimum grade of S) and EDSE 546: with minimum grade of C

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 4 credit hours

EDSE 548 Medical and Educational Implications of Visual Impairments

Anatomy and physiology of the eye, medical and educational assessment of low vision and functional implications of various eye conditions. Techniques to develop use of functional vision.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

EDSE 549 Assessment of Students with Visual Impairments

Assessment procedures related to learners with visual impairments. Determination of learning needs and appropriate learning media. Relationship of assessment, IEP development and placement.
3

Prerequisites

EDSE 541: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 548: with minimum grade of C

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

EDSE 550 Foundations of Deaf Education

This course is designed to provide the historical, legal, and cultural foundations of deaf education and the educational implications for the teacher and student who is deaf or hard of hearing.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

EDSE 597 Effective Instruction in Special Education

This course addresses how to provide curriculum access and effectively teach skills in literacy, math, and general education content areas for students with exceptionalities. Emphasis is placed on evidence-based practices for targeted and embedded instruction of discrete skills in reading and math, and evidence-based strategies for adapting lesson plan formats and delivery modes to assure content access and student progress.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

EDSE 613 Applied Assessment

Students develop assessment skills related to students with disabilities focusing on principles, purposes, and the practice of assessment tools, including formal and informal measures.
3

Prerequisites

(GAPP-Appl for Grad Lic Adm to PTEP: with minimum score of 9 or EDFE 125: with minimum grade of S) and EDSE 512: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

Course Fee

Assessment Fee Required

EDSE 614 Behavioral Interventions

This course is designed to provide special educators with researched-based assessment and intervention strategies for working with individuals who have behavioral needs.
3

Prerequisites

(GAPP-Appl for Grad Lic Adm to PTEP: with minimum score of 9 or EDFE 125: with minimum grade of S)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 616 Scientifically Based Literacy Interventions

This course provides scientifically based literacy interventions for learners with exceptional needs including theoretical models related to interventions addressing the five reading components (i.e., phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency).
3

Prerequisites

(GAPP-Appl for Grad Lic Adm to PTEP: with minimum score of 9 or EDFE 125: with minimum grade of S)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 617 Mathematics and Content Area Learning for Students with Disabilities

This course prepares teachers to teach mathematics and content areas to students with disabilities. Scientifically research-based and validated methods will be emphasized for effective instruction, technology use, and collaborative support.
3

Prerequisites

(GAPP-Appl for Grad Lic Adm to PTEP: with minimum score of 9 or EDFE 125: with minimum grade of S)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 618 Educating Students with Significant Support Needs

This course addresses planning, managing, and collaboratively delivering educational plans and interventions for students with severe disabilities. It addresses academic, communication, behavioral, medical, and unique individual needs, K-12.
3

Prerequisites

(GAPP-Appl for Grad Lic Adm to PTEP: with minimum score of 9 or EDFE 125: with minimum grade of S)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 619 Secondary Services

This course includes an overview of transition services, academic strategies, community-based instruction, and contextual learning in a standards-based framework. Student self-determination and interagency coordination is included.
3

Prerequisites

(GAPP-Appl for Grad Lic Adm to PTEP: with minimum score of 9 or EDFE 125: with minimum grade of S)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 622 Directed Studies

Individualized investigation under the direct supervision of a faculty member. (Minimum of 37.5 clock hours required per credit hour.)
1- 3

Level Restriction

Include GR

Course Attribute

Variable Title Course

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

EDSE 624 Communication, Sensory, and Social Skills Strategies for Working with Students with Autism

This course provides strategies for assessing and planning for instruction in communication, assistive technology, sensory needs and social skills for students on the autism spectrum including service delivery options, developing and implementing communication skills using evidence-based practices settings.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 625 Applied Behavior Analysis for Teachers

Course content focuses on applied behavior analysis, target behaviors, functional behavior assessment and analysis procedures, recording behavior, interpreting and creating graphic displays, behavioral interventions, reinforcement schedules, self-management, and generalization and maintenance of behavioral change.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 626 Instructional and Behavioral Interventions for Students on the Autism Spectrum

This course will focus on evaluating current instructional and behavioral interventions for children who are on the autism spectrum. Content will also be designed to provide learners with thorough background knowledge about interventions that are effective and ineffective as evidenced by their outcome data.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 630 Applied Behavior Analysis I

This course covers functional behavior assessment, functional assessment of academics, and selecting and prioritizing target behaviors.
3

Prerequisites

APCE 628: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 632 Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis

This course covers professional and ethical compliance for behavior analysis.
3

Prerequisites

APCE 628: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 633 Applications of Applied Behavior Analysis

This course addresses applied behavior analysis for individuals across the lifespan, including supervision, academic and cultural considerations, persons with autism and traumatic brain injury, and behavior change systems.
4

Prerequisites

APCE 628: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 640 Methods of Teaching Students with Visual Impairment

Curriculum development, adaptations, and teaching methodology for individuals with visual impairments. Modification of general and functional curricular areas. Emphasis on methods of teaching skills and the core curriculum.
3

Prerequisites

(GAPP-Appl for Grad Lic Adm to PTEP: with minimum score of 9 or EDFE 125: with minimum grade of S) and EDSE 541: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 548: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 642 Advanced Seminar in Education of Students with Visual Impairments

Role and responsibilities of the teacher of students with visual impairments as an educational team member, professionalism, ethics, consultation and collaborative partnerships, and social skill development.
3

Prerequisites

(GAPP-Appl for Grad Lic Adm to PTEP: with minimum score of 9 or EDFE 125: with minimum grade of S)

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Special Education

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)/Minor(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 644 Practicum in Education of Students with Visual Impairments K-12, 6-12

Supervised teaching experience with students with visual disabilities, K-12, planning and implementing lessons, preparing materials, participating in staffing's, IEP/ IFSP development and parent conferences.
6-12

Prerequisites

EDSE 541: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 543: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 546: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 548: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 549: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 640: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 645: with minimum grade of C and (GAPP-Appl for Grad Lic Adm to PTEP: with minimum score of 9 or EDFE 125: with minimum grade of S)

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 12 credit hours

Course Fee

Supervision Fee Required

EDSE 645 Advanced Braille Codes and Formats

Instruction in Nemeth Code (braille math code). Introduction to advanced braille codes, formats and techniques for teaching skills in each code including music, foreign language, chemistry, and computer braille.
3

Prerequisites

EDSE 543: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 647 Applied Methods in Orientation and Mobility

Weekly seminar explores methods and strategies for teaching independent travel techniques to students with visual and other disabilities. Student provides individualized instruction to visually impaired person with faculty supervision.
3

Prerequisites

EDSE 546: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 648 Practicum in Orientation and Mobility

Supervised teaching experience with both blind and low vision individuals in orientation and mobility. Observation of varied programs; e.g., resource room itinerant plan, residential school and rehabilitation settings.
3- 9

Prerequisites

(GAPP-Appl for Grad Lic Adm to PTEP: with minimum score of 9 or EDFE 125: with minimum grade of S)

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Orientation/Mobility Endors

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 9 credit hours

Course Fee

Supervision Fee Required

EDSE 651 Collaboration: Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Integration of theoretical and practical considerations involved in collaborating with families, service providers, and agencies.
3

Prerequisites

(GAPP-Appl for Grad Lic Adm to PTEP: with minimum score of 9 or EDFE 125: with minimum grade of S) and EDSE 550: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 652 Auditory Skill Development: Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Develop the knowledge and skills to assess and to teach auditory skill development to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Field experience required.
3

Prerequisites

ASLS 370: with minimum grade of D-

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 653 Speech: Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Develop knowledge and skills to assess and to teach spoken language to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Field experience required.
3

Prerequisites

(EDFE 120: with minimum grade of S or EDFE 125: with minimum grade of S)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 654 Language: Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Develop knowledge and skills to assess and facilitate the development of language skills of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Field experience required.
3

Prerequisites

(EDFE 120: with minimum grade of S or EDFE 125: with minimum grade of S)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 655 Literacy: Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Develop knowledge and skills to assess and facilitate the development of literacy in individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Field experience required.
3

Prerequisites

(EDFE 120: with minimum grade of S or EDFE 125: with minimum grade of S)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 656 Curriculum and Instruction: Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Develop the knowledge and skills to assess and to teach academic content to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Field experience required.
3

Prerequisites

(FAPP-Applic for Full Adm to PTEP: with minimum score of 9 or EDFE 120: with minimum grade of S or EDFE 125: with minimum grade of S)

Level Restriction

Include GR

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

Individual observation and supervised practice in the education of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.
3- 6

Prerequisites

EDFE 130: with minimum grade of S and (EDFE 120: with minimum grade of S or EDFE 125: with minimum grade of S)

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 6 credit hours

Course Fee

Supervision Fee Required

EDSE 664 Diversity in Gifted Education

This course provides students with an understanding of diversity within underserved gifted populations. Topics include learner characteristics and needs, diversity theories and implicit bias, identification, curriculum, programming, and collaboration.
3

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Special Education (and) Gifted Education Grad Cert (and) Dir Gifted Ed Endorsement (and) Gifted Ed Core Endorsement

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)/Minor(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 665 Advocacy in Gifted Education

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to advocate for gifted learners. Students will demonstrate advocacy related to contemporary issues and trends in gifted education.
3

Prerequisites

EDSE 664: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 683: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 684: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 685: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 686: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 687: with minimum grade of C

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Special Education (and) Gifted Education Grad Cert (and) Dir Gifted Ed Endorsement (and) Gifted Ed Core Endorsement

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)/Minor(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 667 Administration and Supervision of Gifted Education

This course reviews problems and strategic opportunities in the administration and supervision of gifted education programs and services. Emphasis is on trends and issues associated with advocacy, diversity, and collaboration.
3

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Special Education (and) Gifted Education Grad Cert (and) Dir Gifted Ed Endorsement (and) Gifted Ed Core Endorsement

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)/Minor(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 668 Administrative Planning and Program Evaluation in Gifted

This course reviews problems and strategic opportunities in the administration and supervision of gifted education programs and services. Emphasis is on trends and issues associated with advocacy, diversity, and collaboration.
3

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Special Education (and) Gifted Education Grad Cert (and) Dir Gifted Ed Endorsement (and)Gifted Ed Core Endorsement

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)/Minor(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 669 Externship in Gifted Education Administration

The externship is a supervised program of orientation, observation, and participation designed to provide linkages between theory and practice in leadership and management of gifted education.
1-12

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Special Education (and) Gifted Education Grad Cert (and) Dir Gifted Ed Endorsement (and) Gifted Ed Core Endorsement

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)/Minor(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 12 credit hours

EDSE 670 Legal and Policy Foundations of Special Education

This course is designed for school personnel who are impacted by special education law. The course focuses on federal and state special education statutes, regulations, and case law.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 672 Leadership in the School Community

Foundational grounding for prospective teacher leaders to function as highly facilitative special educators who demonstrate leadership necessary to effectively interact with diverse populations including students, teachers, administrators, and parents.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 673 Research and Reflective Practice

The role of inquiry in identifying promising practices is examined. Action research is highlighted, culminating in a work sample in which scientifically based interventions are designed, assessed, and described.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 675 Issues in Special Education Assessment

Provides a comprehensive perspective of assessment development, implementation, interpretation, and implications of results to inform educational practices including the practice of monitoring progress and collaborating with individuals, families and professionals.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 676 Assessment and Interventions for Students with Challenging Behaviors

Designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to supervise, coach, assess, and model a continuum of behavior support for teachers, paraprofessionals and other educators in the school, home, and community.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 677 Transition to Adulthood for Youth with Exceptionalities

This course includes in-depth investigation into the provision of transition services and secondary services. Topics include transition focused standards-based IEP development, self-determination, inter-agency coordination, career educational strategies, and content enhancement routines.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 678 Strategies for Students with Autism/Significant Needs

This course provides a historical perspective and an overview of assessment, planning and instructional strategies for working with students on the autism spectrum as well as students with significant support needs in K-12 settings.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 679 Interventions for Students with Cultural and Linguistic Differences

This course critically analyzes issues of equity through a culturally responsive lens as it applies to assessment, interventions, and education of all students including those with diverse backgrounds.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 680 Administration and Supervision of Special Education

Designed to review problems and strategic opportunities in the administration and supervision of special education programs and services. Emphases include leadership and management, organizational planning and change, and strategic thinking.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 681 Administrative Planning and Program Evaluation in Special Education

Prepares individuals to conduct program/service evaluations, organize data for decision-making purposes, understand resource utilization, develop collaborative partnerships, and integrate systems of accountability into other administrative functions.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 682 Foundations in Gifted Education

The purpose of this course is to address the foundational underpinnings of gifted and talented education, including the history of the field; pertinent theories and research in the area of intelligence, creativity, and human development; knowledge of public policy; current brain research; and how these concepts can be applied in educational settings.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 683 Nature and Needs of Gifted Learners

Students will become informed advocates through examining theories, definitions, characteristics, and needs of diverse gifted learners, as well as public policy and best practices related to identification, curriculum, and programming.
3

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Special Education (and) Gifted Education Grad Cert (and) Dir Gifted Ed Endorsement (and) Gifted Ed Core Endorsement

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)/Minor(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 684 Assessment and Identification in Gifted Education

This course provides students with an in depth understanding of assessment methods. Students will utilize multiple measures to minimize bias and to inform identification and programming for gifted learners.
3

Prerequisites

EDSE 664: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 683: with minimum grade of C

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Special Education (and) Gifted Education Grad Cert (and) Dir Gifted Ed Endorsement (and) Gifted Ed Core Endorsement

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)/Minor(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 685 Differentiated Curriculum and Instruction for Gifted Learners

This course provides students with competencies needed to design and implement differentiated curriculum and pedagogy for gifted learners. Emphasis is placed on modifying curriculum in response to diverse learner needs.
3

Prerequisites

EDSE 683: with minimum grade of C

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Special Education (and) Gifted Education Grad Cert (and) Dir Gifted Ed Endorsement (and) Gifted Ed Core Endorsement

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)/Minor(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 686 Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Learners

This course provides students with an understanding of the whole gifted child. Emphasis is placed on the unique affective, social, emotional, and cognitive needs of various types of gifted learners.
3

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Special Education (and) Gifted Education Grad Cert (and) Dir Gifted Ed Endorsement (and) Gifted Ed Core Endorsement

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)/Minor(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 687 Program Strategies and Services for Gifted Learners

This course examines issues and trends related to gifted education programming. Students will evaluate system-wide programming and make informed recommendations for sustainability and improvement based on state and national policies.
3

Prerequisites

EDSE 683: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 684: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 685: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 686: with minimum grade of C

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Special Education (and) Gifted Education Grad Cert (and) Dir Gifted Ed Endorsement (and) Gifted Ed Core Endorsement

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)/Minor(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 688 Communication, Collaboration, and Leadership in Gifted Education

Students will explore effective and ethical communication, collaboration, and leadership models and strategies to support the education of gifted learners. Emphasis is placed on consultation and collaboration with multiple stakeholders.
3

Prerequisites

EDSE 664: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 683: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 684: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 685: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 686: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 687: with minimum grade of C

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Special Education (and) Gifted Education Grad Cert (and) Dir Gifted Ed Endorsement (and) Gifted Ed Core Endorsement

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)/Minor(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 689 Creativity in Gifted Education

The focus of this course is the examination of theories of creativity, research in creativity and the teaching of creative thinking skills in the context of gifted education programming.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 690 Action Research and Reflective Practice in Gifted Education

Students will conduct action research on a personally meaningful topic in gifted education. Emphasis will be placed on professional self-reflection and dissemination of findings to relevant stakeholders.
3

Prerequisites

EDSE 664: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 683: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 684: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 685: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 686: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 687: with minimum grade of C and SRM 600: with minimum grade of C

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Special Education (and) Gifted Education Grad Cert (and) Dir Gifted Ed Endorsement (and) Gifted Ed Core Endorsement

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)/Minor(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 691 Practicum in Teaching Gifted Learners

Emphasize actual teaching and facilitation of learners who are gifted, talented, creative in actual supervised teaching experiences.
1-12

Prerequisites

EDSE 683: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 685: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 687: with minimum grade of C

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Special Education (and) Gifted Education Grad Cert (and) Dir Gifted Ed Endorsement (and) Gifted Ed Core Endorsement

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)/Minor(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 12 credit hours

Course Fee

Supervision Fee Required

EDSE 693 Practicum in Special Education

This course includes an overview of transition services, academic strategies, community-based instruction, and contextual learning in a standards-based framework. Student self-determination and interagency coordination is included.
3- 6

Prerequisites

EDSE 510: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 511: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 512: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 613: with minimum grade of C and May concurrently take EDSE 616: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 617: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 618: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 619: with minimum grade of C and (GAPP-Appl for Grad Lic Adm to PTEP: with minimum score of 9 or EDFE 125: with minimum grade of S)

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Supervision Fee Required

EDSE 696 Practicum in Instructional Coaching

Supervised program of orientation, observation, and participation in an assigned placement to develop instructional coaching roles and responsibilities. 45 contact hours of supervised professional coaching and related experiences in a local school district or agency setting for each semester hour completed.
1- 9

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 9 credit hours

EDSE 697 Externship in Special Education: Administration

Supervised program of orientation, observation, and participation designed to provide linkages between theory and practice in leadership and management of special education.
1-12

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 12 credit hours

EDSE 701 Introduction to Doctoral Study in Exceptionalities

Develop knowledge, skills, concepts, and attitudes necessary for special and gifted educators to effectively interact with diverse populations. Emphasis on development of individual goals/specific activities within program. S/U graded.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 702 Law of Exceptionalities

Doctoral level course that includes the analysis and interpretation of federal, state, and case law relevant to teaching students with exceptionalities in a variety of educational settings.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 718 Advanced Seminar in Education of Students with Hearing and/or Visual Handicaps

Investigation of the issues and trends in education of infants, children and youth with hearing and/or visual disabilities: focus on research, curriculum, instructional strategies and other administrative concerns.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 721 Theories of Exceptionality

In-depth study of special education's enrichment by conceptions of the nature of exceptionality, learning and instruction that have and are emerging from biological and sociocultural constructivism, phenomenology and holism.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 727 Seminar in Exceptionalities

Investigates current issues and trends in special and gifted education, with specific focus on policy, research, curriculum, and instructional strategies.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

EDSE 728 Seminar in Professional Writing

Explores purposes, protocols, and processes for professional writing; critical review of student writing by students and faculty. Focus on research reports, practitioner articles, research reviews, and policy analysis.
3

Level Restriction

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EDSE 730 Externship in Exceptionalities

This course should be taken prior to submission of dissertation proposal. The externship requires 180 hours of supervised activities outside of UNC to expand the learner's knowledge base in a setting related to services for students with exceptionalities.
1- 9

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 9 credit hours

Course Fee

Supervision Fee Required

EDSE 732 Research in Exceptionalities

Examines research design and methods used in special and gifted education. Emphasis on developing skills necessary to understand the relationship between research strategies and problems in special and gifted education.
3

Level Restriction

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EDSE 733 Preparing Teachers of Students with Exceptionalities

Gain knowledge and skills to prepare teachers of students with exceptionalities. Content includes course syllabi development, application of research-based practices to course development, and mentoring and evaluating personnel.
3

Level Restriction

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EDSE 744 Grant Writing Seminar

Develops grant writing skills essential for doctoral level personnel in special and gifted education, including identifying federal and state funding sources, panel reviews, and development of proposals, budgets, and evaluation.
3

Level Restriction

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EDSE 745 Advanced Doctoral Seminar

Designed for third-year students, this course explores contemporary issues in exceptionality education and identifies strategies to address, ameliorate, and/or accommodate these issues within the greater context of education and society.
3

Prerequisites

EDSE 702: with minimum grade of C and EDSE 732: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

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EDSE 797 Doctoral Proposal Research

Explores dissertation research problems, theoretical frameworks, methodology, and data analysis procedures expected to develop an approved dissertation proposal. S/U graded.
1- 4

Level Restriction

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Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 4 credit hours

EDSE 799 Doctoral Dissertation

A student must earn 12 hours of credit for the dissertation as a partial fulfillment of requirements for any doctoral. S/U graded.
1-12

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

EDSE 999 Graduate School Continuous Registration

To permit a graduate student to continue making progress in a degree program. S/U graded.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations