Adolescence/Special Education

For additional, required general education courses and those that are highly recommended, see Programs for adolescence and adolescence/special education. 37 credits required are as follows:

Course Number Course Title Credits
Phase I: Apprentice semester (16 credits)

All field experiences for this program provide for a dual experience in both a regular classroom setting and special education inclusive settings.
EDU 3290 Strategies for All Learners in the Diverse Classroom 3
EDU 3300 Field Experience in a School Setting 0
EDU 3310
Assessment, Diagnosis & Testing

3
EDU 3350
Identification of Exceptionalities

3
EDU 3600 Foundations of Education for Regular and Special Education Teachers 3

EDU 3610

Law and Professionalism in Inclusive Settings

1

EDU 3650

Critical Examination of Issues in Education

3

Phase II: Pre Professional Semester (9 credits)

 7-12 teacher candidates will take the methodology course to sharpen skills in their content area (EDU 311 or 314 or 315 or 316 or 319). Teacher candidates are also required to complete the required courses in their content major department during this semester and EDU 370 (9 hours per week).

EDU 3460

Methods and Techniques of Teaching Science for Adolescent Students

3

EDU 3140

Methods and Techniques of Teaching Mathematics for Adolescent Students

3

EDU 3150

Methods and Techniques of Teaching Spanish for Adolescent Students

3

EDU 3160

Methods and Techniques of Teaching Social Studies for Adolescent Students

3

EDU 3190

Methods and Techniques of Teaching English for Adolescent Students

3

EDU 3390

Literacy in the Content Areas for Adolescent Students

6

EDU 3700

Field Experience in a School Setting

0

Pre-Phase III Semester (3 credits)

PSY 331

Assessment, Diagnosis and Evaluation in Education

3

Phase III: Professional Semester (9 credits). Note: In order to maintain full-time status, students must take an additional 3-credit course.

EDU 4870

Adolescence/Special Education Student Teaching

8

EDU 4900

Student Teaching Seminar

1

 

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