Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8)
The graduate program in Moderate Disabilities prepares candidates to work with children in grades PreK-8 with moderate disabilities who participate in integrated or self-contained classrooms. An Initial License in Moderate Disabilities can be obtained in 32 credits, or the full master’s degree can be completed for an additional four credits.
Required for Initial License (32 credits)
|ED 501G||Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in Social Studies and World Geography||4|
|ED 502G||Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in Science, Health and Physical Education||2|
|ED 503G||Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Arts, with Field Experience||2|
|ED 505G||Foundations of Special Education||2|
|ED 507G||Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in Reading & Language Arts||4|
|ED 513G||Diagnostic Assessments||2|
|ED 571G||Understanding Children with Mild & Moderate Disabilities: Characteristics, Terminology, Practices, Placement & Adaptations||2|
|ED 572G||Child Development and Language Acquisition: Theories, Issues, Practices and Research||2|
|ED 573G||Math Methods for the Elementary School||2|
|ED 574G||The Successful & Positive Classroom: Organization, Management & Accountability||2|
|GRAD 519||Core Math: Numbers and Operations, Function, Geometry and Algebra||4|
Practicum and Teaching Seminar for Teacher of Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8); 300 hours
Students must receive permission prior to enrolling in a practicum.
Required for completion of Master’s degree (4 credits)
|ED 557G||The Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Student with Special Needs||2|
|ED 567G||Response to Intervention Model: History, Characteristics & Implementation||2|
Students must pass all MTEL exams appropriate for the Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8) Licensure to enroll in the Practicum Course ED 551G.
Course work and program options are subject to change.