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Degree Requirements

Advanced Certificate in Special Education in Adolescence (Gr. 7-12)
21 Credits

Prerequisites: Prior certification in middle childhood and/or adolescence education
6 credits each in English, Social Studies, Mathematics and Science

 

Tier I: Core Courses (9 credits)

Course Number Course Title Credits
TED 510 Introduction to Students with Disabilities 3
TED 600 Introduction to Students with Learning Problems 3

Tier II: Methods Courses

Course Number Course Title Credits
TED 605 Teaching Students with Learning Problems 3
TED 610 Assessing Students with Literacy and Learning Problems 3
TED 615 Classroom Management in Inclusive Settings 3
TED 620 Collaboration in Inclusive Settings 3
TED 715 Practicum in Literacy for Students with Learning Problems 5-12 3

A passing score on the Content Specialty Test in Students with Disabilities will be required for certification. A passing score on the Content Specialty Test – Multi-subject 7-12 will be required as soon as it is developed.

Note: Students who have a concentration of 18 or more credits in English, social studies, math or science will be eligible to apply for an extension leading to a specialization teaching the subject of the concentration in special education programs.

Students will need to complete the 3-hour autism workshop in order to become certified in special education.