Graduate 2020-2021

Special Education M.A. — Gifted Education Specialist Endorsement

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

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 — 33 Credits

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.