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Plan of Study

M.S.Ed. in Childhood Education and Special Education (1-6)
(47 Credits)
Program Code: 27166

Tier I: Core Courses (12 credits)

Old # Course Number Course Title Credits
EDI 600 TED 500 Lives of Children 3
EDI 601 TED 505 Issues in Education 3
EDI 600 TED 510 Introduction to Students with Disabilities 3
EDI 643 TED 515 Multicultural Perspectives in Education 3

Before moving on to Tier II, students must demonstrate proficiency in the following:

  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Pass the Liberal Arts and Science Test (LAST)
  • Demonstrate competency in writing
  • Satisfactorily complete the initial portfolio submission

 

Tier II: Methods Courses (31 credits)

Old # Number Course Title Credits
EDS 610 TED 525 Teaching Literacy and Language Arts 1-6 3
EDI 612 TED 530 Teaching Social Studies /The Arts 1-6 3
EDI 614 TED 535 Teaching Science/Technology 1-6 3
EDI 613 TED 540 Teaching Math/Technology 1-6 3
HE 205A TED 545 Promoting Wellness in the Classroom 1
EDS 631 TED 600 Intro to Students with Learning Problems 3
EDS 633 TED 605 Teaching Students with Learning Problems 3
EDS 630* TED 610 Assessing Students w/ Literacy and Learning Problems 3
EDS 632 TED 615 Classroom Management in Inclusive Settings 3
EDS 642* TED 620 Collaboration in Inclusive Settings 3
EDS 617* TED 710 Practicum in Literacy for Students with Learning Problems 3

Before moving on to Tier III, students should pass the Assessment of Teaching Skills Written (ATS-W). Students must also be fingerprinted.

 

Tier III: Field Experiences (4 credits)

Old # Number Course Title Credits
EDI 709
and
EDS 713

TED 725

OR

TED 726

Seminar and Student Teaching: Childhood and Special Education
OR
Seminar and Supervised Teaching: Childhood and Special Education

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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 ADVISOR

See Portfolio Guidelines