EDU 5620. Foundations of Special Education (3 hrs)
Overview of the field of Special Education including historical perspectives, programs, and legal provisions. 


EDU 5660. Instructional Management (3 hrs)
Designed to develop the instructional and behavioral management competencies required to teach students with mild disabilities.   
Prerequisite: EDU 5620


EDU 5640. Instructional Strategies for Mild Disabilities (K-6) (3 hrs)
Deals with pragmatic knowledge about methodologies, techniques and technology related specifically for instruction of K-6th grade students with mild disabilities.
Prerequisites: EDU 5660 and EDU 5620
Suggested Co-requisite: EDU 5690 - Practicum: Mild Disabilities (2 hrs)


EDU 5690. Practicum: Mild Disabilities (2 hrs)
Supervised assessment and teaching experience in special education.
Suggested Co-requisite:  EDU 5640 - Instructional Strategies for Mild Disabilities (K-6)


EDU 5670. Behavioral Management for Students with Disabilities (3 hrs).
Designed to develop behavioral management competencies required to conduct functional behavioral analysis and the application of behavioral analytic strategies for students with special needs.
Suggested Co-requisite: EDU 5691 - Practicum: Mild Disabilities (2 hrs)


EDU 5691. Practicum: Mild Disabilities (2 hrs).
Supervised assessment and teaching experience in special education.
Suggested Co-requisite:  EDU 5670 - Behavorial Management for Students with Disabilities


EDU 5630. Communication/Collaboration for Exceptional Children (3 hrs)
Designed to introduce the skills necessary to work effectively as a professional member of a multidisciplinary team. Skill orientation and development will emphasize the social concept, communication and collaboration skills, and team building skills necessary for special educators.
Prerequisites: EDU 5620 and 5660


EDU 5650. Post-Secondary Transition and Instructional Strategies for Mild Disabilities
(7-12)(3 hrs)
Deals with pragmatic knowledge about competencies in vocational and transitional programming, methodologies, techniques and technology related specifically for instruction of 7-12th grade students with mild disabilities.
Prerequisite: EDU 5640.
Suggested Co-requisite: EDU 5692 - Practicum: Mild Disabilities (2 hrs)


EDU 5692. Practicum: Mild Disabilities (2 hrs)
Supervised assessment and teaching experience in special education.
Suggested Co-requisite: EDU 5650 - Post Secondary Transition and Instructional Strategies for Mild Disabilities (7-12)


EDU 5680 Assessment for Decision Making (3hrs.)
Collection and use of educational data to assess and teach students with diverse learning needs. Educational planning, material adaptation, and curriculum development also addressed.
Prerequisite: EDU 5640, 5650 and 5670


EDU 5735 Reading Instruction for Special Educators
Designed to provide Special Educators in-depth knowledge in the assessment and pedagogical methods unique to the instruction of reading within the special education classroom.











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