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Plan of Study

M.S.Ed. in Special Education Childhood (1-6) with Autism Specialization

38 Credits

Prerequisites: Prior Certification in Childhood Education


Course Number Course Title Credits
TED 510 Introduction to Students with Disabilities 3
TED 515 Multicultural Perspectives 3
TED 600 Introduction to Students with Learning Problems 3
TED 605 Teaching Students with Learning Problems 3
TED 610 Assessing Students with Literacy and Learning Problems 3
TED 620 Collaboration in Inclusive Settings 3
TED 625 Interventions in Reading 3
TED 710 Practicum in Literacy for Students with Learning Problems 1 – 6 3
TED 616 Applied Behavior Analysis for Students with Disabilities 3
TED 681 Communication Development and Language Disorders in Children with Autism 3
TED 613 Assessment and Intervention for Students with Autism 3
TED 682 Contemporary Issues and Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders 3

TED 760
TED 761

Seminar and Student Teaching in Childhood and Special Education 
Seminar and Supervised Teaching in Childhood and Special Education

Portfolio Requirements

Initial portfolios should be submitted after 12-15 credits. A student must have a passing first portfolio submission in order to apply for student teaching.

Final portfolios should be submitted one semester prior to the final semester in the program. Portfolios need to be judged as satisfactory or better before the degree will be granted.

See Portfolio Guidelines