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Degree Requirements

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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Portfolios:

Final portfolios should be submitted during the student teaching or supervised teaching semester. Portfolios need to be judged as satisfactory or better before the degree will be granted.

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