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Learning Disabilities (track 1)

16-credit Required Core:

SPED 781.51 Reading and Writing for Students with Learning Disabilities 3
SPED 782.51
Supervised Clinical Teaching of Students with LD – Part I 2
SPED 783.51 Math and Organizational Skills for Students with LD 3
SPED 784.51 Supervised Clinical Teaching of Students with LD – Part II 3
SPED 701.51 Advanced Practicum in Special Education Assessment
3
SPED 707.51 Advanced Seminar in Special Education Practices
3

Plus

14 credits of electives
from among the following, to be determined jointly mandatory consultation with a program advisor (Note: Written approval of student's individual plan is required).*

  • Other special education topics
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Early Childhood Special Education (could qualify for an additional age-level)
  • Blind/VH
  • Deaf/HH
  • Gifted and Talented (could apply for a NYS extension)
  • Severe/Multiple Disabilities (could apply for a NYS annotation)

*Representative of the spectrum of choices, but not an exhaustive list of the elective options

 

Track 2: Behavior Disorders

18-credit Required Core:
SPED 750.51
The Study of Behavior Disorders
3
SPED 751.51
Methods and Materials for Teaching Students with Behavior Disorders
3
SPED 781.51 Reading and Writing for Students with Learning Disabilities 3
SPED 783.51 Math and Organizational Skills for Students with Learning Disabilities 3
SPED 701.51 Advanced Practicum in Special Education Assessment
3
SPED 707.51 Advanced Seminar in Special Education Practices
 3

Plus

12 credits of electives from among the following, to be determined jointly mandatory consultation with a program advisor (Note: Written approval of student's individual plan is required).*

  • Other special education topics
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Early Childhood Special Education (could qualify for an additional age-level)
  • Blind/VH
  • Deaf/HH
  • Gifted and Talented (could apply for a NYS extension)
  • Severe/Multiple Disabilities (could apply for a NYS annotation)

*Representative of the spectrum of choices, but not an exhaustive list of the elective options

 

Track 3: Early Childhood Special Education

17-credit Required Core:

SPEDE 771.51
Autism Spectrum Disorders
3
SPEDE 772.51
Behavioral Theory and Its Application to Young Children with Special Needs
3
SPED 707.51 Advanced Seminar in Special Education Practices 3
SPEDE 779.51
Advanced Practicum in Early Childhood Special Education 2

Plus
3
SPEDE 770.51 Curriculum Models and Methods in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education
 3
SPED 792.51
Language Development  and Alternative Communication Systems for Learners with Low Incidence Disabilities
3

Or

SPED 781.51 Reading and Writing for Students with Learning Disabilities
3
SPED 783.51 Math and Organizational Skills for Students with Learning Disabilities
3

Plus
13 credits of electives from among the following, to be determined jointly mandatory consultation with a program advisor (Note: Written approval of student's individual plan is required).*

  • Other special education topics
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Early Childhood Special Education (could qualify for an additional age-level)
  • Blind/VH
  • Deaf/HH
  • Gifted and Talented (could apply for a NYS extension)
  • Severe/Multiple Disabilities (could apply for a NYS annotation)

*Representative of the spectrum of choices, but not an exhaustive list of the elective options

*Coursework related to - Other special education topics, behavioral disorders, autism spectrum disorders, early childhood special education (could qualify for additional age level), blind/VI, deaf/HH, gifted and talented (could apply for a NYS extension), and severe/multiple disabilities (could apply for a NYS annotation).

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