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Master of Science in Education

MAJOR: COLLABORATIVE TEACHER (K-6)& (6-12)

Core Requirements (4-7 semester hours):

  •   ED 500     Introduction to Graduate Education and Technology (1)
                      (Discipline specific section required first semester of enrollment.)       
  •   EFD 500   Research in Education (3)
  • *SPE 500   Survey Course in Special Education (3)

            *(Students who have not previously satisfied the special education requirement at the undergraduate or
               graduate level must take SPE 500.)

Teaching Field Requirements (33 semester hours):

  • SPE 509     Data Analysis (K-12) (3)
  • SPE 510     Characteristics of Exceptionality (3)  
  • SPE 520     Technology for SPE (3)                           
  • SPE 521     Collaborative Reading/Math Strategies (K-12) (3)
  • SPE 527     Methods & Materials, Severe Disabilities (K-12) (3)
  • SPE 528     Methods & Materials, Mild Disabilities (K-12) (3)
  • SPE 533     Applied Behavior Analysis in SPE (3)
  • SPE 551     Practicum in Mild Disabilities (K-12) (3)
  • SPE 554     Medical, Legal, and Ethical Aspects of SPE (3)          
  • ESE 563     Practicum, Severe Disabilities,(K-12) (3)  
  • SPE 570     Current Trends in SPE (3)       

                                                              37-40* Graduate Semester Hours Required for this Degree

Notes:

Admission to this program requires fourth-year (bachelor's) teacher certification in Collaborative Teacher.  Completion of this program leads to eligibility for fifth-year (master's) teacher certification in Collaborative Teacher (K-12).  Students in this program are required to purchase College LiveText.  College LiveText Education Solutions is a complete development, management and assessment solution specifically designed for colleges and universities.  Additional information on College Live Text can be obtained at http://www.college.livetext.com.

Successful completion of the Praxis II exam is required prior to internship.

Candidates who have bachelor's level certification in a field other than Collaborative Teacher, wishing to pursue advancd certification in Collaborative Teacher, must complete the Alternative Master's Program in Collaborative Teacher.


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