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Special Education

Required Courses

Required Courses

Prerequisites

The following courses are required as prerequisites for candidates seeking New York State Certification in both the Childhood and Adolescent programs. Credit may be given for these courses or their equivalents if taken elsewhere on the graduate or undergraduate level but is not counted toward the master's degree.


Course

Course Title

Credits

EDUC 0100A

Urban Schools in a Diverse Society (10 hours of fieldwork at either the 1-3 or 4-6 grade levels)

3

EDUC 0200A

Psychology of Learning and Teaching (10-15 hours of fieldwork at either the 1-3 or 4-6 grade levels)

3

EDLS 5000K

Introduction to Inclusive Education (15 hours of fieldwork; Matriculation in the School of Education required)

3

AND

EDUC 0300A

OR

Child Development (10-15 hours of fieldwork at either the 1-3 or 4-6 grade levels)

3

EDUC 0500A

Adolescent Learning and Development (15 hours of fieldwork)

3

Plan of Study for Special Education (Grades 1-6)

Course Number

Course Title

Credits

EDLS 3300K

Building Community in Inclusive Contexts

3

EDLS 3500K

Identity and Disability

3

EDLS 5300K

Positive Approaches for Challenging Behaviors –(15-20 hours of fieldwork)

3

EDLS 3600K

Approaches to Literacy I in Childhood Education

(15-20 hours of fieldwork; primarily offered during Spring semesters)

3

EDLS 3700K

Approaches to Literacy II in Childhood Education (15-20 hours of fieldwork; primarily offered during Fall semesters)

3

EDLS 3800K

Differentiated Instruction and Assessment in Collaborative Contexts I in Childhood Education (15-20 hours of fieldwork; primarily offered during Spring semesters)

3

EDLS 3900K

OR

Differentiated Instruction and Assessment in Collaborative Contexts II in Childhood Education (15-20 hours of fieldwork; primarily offered during Fall semesters)

3

EDLS 4000K

Disability Studies in Childhood (15-20 hours of fieldwork)

3

*EDLS 4400K

Disability, Schools, and Society (May be used to substitute EDLS 3300K or 6100I)

3

EDCE 5400C

Methods of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages I (Grades PreK-6)

3

EDLS 6100I

Working with Parents of Children with Disabilities

3

EDLS 5700G

Practicum in Teaching Special Education(for those who hold teaching positions)

3

EDLS 0701G

Internship in Special Education I: ChildhoodEducation (for those not teaching)

3

EDLS 2600I and

Content Research Seminar in Special Education(Primarily offered during Spring semesters)

2

EDLS 2900I

OR

Seminar in Educational Research (Primarily offered during Fall semesters)

2

EDUC 0000I and

Introduction to Educational Research

2

EDUC 0100I

Individual Study in Educational Research

2

 Plan of Study for Special Education (Grades 7-12)

Course Number

Course Title

Credits

EDLS 3300K

Building Community in Inclusive Contexts

3

EDLS 5300K

Positive Approaches for Challenging Behaviors –(15-20 hours of fieldwork)

3

EDLS 3601K

Approaches to Literacy I for Teachers of Students with Disabilities in Grades 7-12 (15-20 hours of fieldwork; primarily offered during Spring semesters)

3

EDLS 3701K

Approaches to Literacy II for Teachers of Students with Disabilities in Grades 7-12 (15-20 hours of fieldwork; primarily offered during Fall semesters)

3

EDLS 3801K

Differentiated Instruction and Assessment in Collaborative Contexts I for Teachers of Students with Disabilities in Grades 7-12 (15-20 hours of fieldwork; primarily offered during Spring semesters)

3

EDLS 3901K

Differentiated Instruction and Assessment in Collaborative Contexts II for Teachers of Students with Disabilities in Grades 7-12 (15-20 hours of fieldwork; primarily offered during Fall semesters)

3

EDCE 6900C

Methods of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages II (Grade 7- Adult; 3 credits)

3

EDLS 6100I

Working with Parents of Children with Disabilities

3

EDLS 5700G

Practicum in Teaching Special Education(for those who hold teaching positions)

3

EDLS 0701G

Internship in Special Education I: Middle ChildhoodEducation (for those not teaching)

3

EDLS 2600I and

Content Research Seminar in Special Education(Primarily offered during Spring semesters)

2

EDLS 2900I

OR

Seminar in Educational Research (Primarily offered during Fall semesters)

2

EDUC 0000I and

Introduction to Educational Research

2

EDUC 0100I

Individual Study in Educational Research

2