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Plan of Study

MS. Ed. SPECIAL EDUCATION in MIDDLE CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE (Gr. 5-12)

37 Credits

Prerequisites: Prior certification in middle childhood and/or adolescence education

Tier I: Core Courses (9 credits)

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

Tier II: Methods Courses

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 550 Teaching Literacy 5-12 3
TED 635 Adolescents with Learning Problems 3
TED 715 Practicum in Literacy for Students with Learning Problems 5-12 3
TED 6__ Education Elective 3

Tier III: Field Experiences (4 credits)

Number Course Title Credits
TED 785
or
786
Seminar and Student Teaching:  Middle Childhood/Adolescence Special Education
or
Seminar and Supervised Teaching: Middle Childhood/Adolescence Special Education
4

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