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Plan of Study

Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) in School Psychology

Pre-professional stage (15 credits)

All courses are three credits.

  • SPC 633 Developmental Psychology I
  • SPC 634 Developmental Psychology II
  • TED 520 Language and Literacy (equivalent to TAL 643 Psycholinguistics and Language Learning)
  • SPC 704 Educational and Psychological Testing and Measurement
  • SPC 732 Research Methods

Diagnostic Courses (9 credits)

  • SPC 650 Developmental Psychopathology
  • SPC 651 Neuropsychological Factors in Cognition
  • TED 610 Assessing Students with Literacy/Learning Problems (equivalent to TAL 702 Diagnosis of Learning Problems in Students)

Assessment Courses (12 credits)

12 credits are required for the general program

  • SPC 721A Individual Assessment: Cognitive I - (Prerequisite: 704)
  • SPC 721B Individual Assessment: Cognitive II - (Prerequisite: 721)
  • SPC 722A Individual Assessment: Personality I - (Prerequisite: 704)
  • SPC 722B Individual Assessment: Personality II - (Prerequisite: 722 A)

Required Bilingual Extension courses (6 credits)

  • TED 516 Learning in Bilingual/Multicultural Settings
  • SPC 724 Assessing the Bilingual Child (Prerequisite: 721 B - for Bilingual Extension)

Intervention Courses (15 credits)

  • TED 615 Classroom Management (equivalent to TAL 655 Behavior Management Applications for Children with Special Needs)
  • SPC 757 Individual Counseling in Multicultural School Settings
  • SPC 657 Group Counseling in Multicultural School Settings
  • TED 600 Introduction to Students with Learning Problems (equivalent to TAL 703 Remediation of Learning Problems of Students)
  • SPC 714 Consultation in Multicultural School Settings (equivalent to TED 620 Collaboration in Inclusive Settings)

Professional School Psychology Courses (9 credits)

  • SPC 680A Fieldwork in School Psychology (680 B-for Bilingual Extension)
  • SPC 781A Internship in School Psychology I (781 B-for Bilingual Extension)
  • SPC 782A Internship in School Psychology II (782 B-for Bilingual Extension)

Note: See Education section for descriptions of TED courses.