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Plan of Study

M.S.Ed. in Special Education: Adolescence (7-12) with a Concentration in Autism

44 Credits

Prerequisites: TED 575 Lives of Adolescents or its equivalent
6 credits each in English, Social Studies, Mathematics and Science plus an 18 credit concentration in one liberal arts area

Course Number Course Title Credits
TED 545 Promoting Wellness 1
TED 505
TED 515
Issues in Education
Multicultural Perspectives
TED 510 Introduction to Students with Disabilities 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 550 Teaching Literacy 3
TED 561 Teaching Methods in Adolescence 3
TED 715 Practicum in Literacy for Students with Learning Problems 5 – 12 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
TED 682 Contemporary Issues and Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders
TED 757

TED 758
Seminar and Student Teaching in Adolescence and Special Education
Seminar and Supervised Teaching in Adolescence 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