Graduate 2018-2019

Special Education M.A. — Gifted Education Specialist Endorsement

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Degree Requirements — 33 Credits

See “Special Education M.A.”.

 

NOTE: Successful completion of this program will allow teachers with a Colorado teaching license to add the Gifted Education Specialist Endorsement to their current licenses. Students are required to pass the approved Praxis exam prior to adding the endorsement.

Degree Requirements

Required Major Core Credits — 3 hours

SRM 600Introduction to Graduate Research

3

Emphasis Requirements — 30 hours

EDSE 664Diversity in Gifted Education

3

EDSE 665Advocacy in Gifted Education

3

EDSE 683Nature and Needs of Gifted Learners

3

EDSE 684Assessment and Identification in Gifted Education

3

EDSE 685Differentiated Curriculum and Instruction for Gifted Learners

3

EDSE 686Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Learners

3

EDSE 687Program Strategies and Services for Gifted Learners

3

EDSE 688Communication, Collaboration, and Leadership in Gifted Education

3

EDSE 690Action Research and Reflective Practice in Gifted Education

3

EDSE 691Practicum in Teaching Gifted Learners

1-12

EDSE 691: Take 3 hours - Number of hours determined by advisor based on candidates' prior background and experiences in gifted education.