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					                                                NSU School of Education
                            Department of Early Childhood/Elementary and Special Education
                                    MASTER OF ARTS in SPECIAL EDUCATION
                              Teacher Licensure Adapted Curriculum K-12 MA.SPE.SD.TL
                                Courses are offered in the Severe Disabilities Consortium
                                           ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Student must have completed an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
Student must have completed 40 semester hours in general education (liberal arts and sciences).
Students must have a grade point average of 2.7 in their major field.
Students must pass Praxis I (or equivalent) for admission into the program.
Students must be admitted to a Master of Arts degree program in the education department.

COURSE #                       COURSE TITLE                                                               HOURS

DEGREE
PREREQUISITES                  (Courses or equivalents may be taken at the undergraduate level)

SPE 510                        Introduction to Exceptional Individuals                                        3
SPE 512                        Legal and Ethical Aspects of Educating Exceptional Learners                    3
SPE 542 A                      Reading and Literacy Instruction ADAPTED                                       3

CORE COURSES
EDU 605                        Human Growth and Development                                                   3
SPE 613 A                      Assessment and Evaluation ADAPTED                                              3
SPE 692                        Research Methods in Special Education                                          3


SPECIALTY COURSES
SPE 516 A                      Managing Human Behavior ADAPTED                                                3
SPE 523 A                      Attributes and Medical Conditions Associated with Disabilities ADAPTED         3
SPE 641 A                      Physical and Occupational Therapy Procedures ADAPTED                           3


CONCENTRATION COURSES
SPE 538A            Nature of and Strategies for Teaching Individuals with
                    Severe Disabilities                                                                       3
SPE 540 A           Collaboration Procedures ADAPTED                                                          3
SPE 545A           Transition Procedures ADAPTED                                                              3
SPE 643A            Communication Development for Individuals with Severe
                    Disabilities                                                                              3
UED 637             Curriculum Development and Technology                                                     3
SPE 697A            Portfolio I                                                                               1
SPE 698A            Portfolio II                                                                              1

INTERNSHIP
SPE 699                        Internship in Special Education
                               Must pass the VRA & VCLA assessments before enrolling in SPE 699               6
                                                                                   TOTAL                      50

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