Required Courses

Requirements (36 hours total)*

 

Required Course (9 hours)

COUN 6013 Human Relations

EDUC 5053 Introduction to Educational Research

EDUC 6753 Applied Research

 

Core Dyslexia Courses (21 hours)

SPED 5103Survey of Dyslexia and Related Learning Disabilities

SPED 5113Promoting Early Language Development of the Dyslexic Student/Practicum Experience

SPED 5123Reading Fluency Instruction and Assessment for the Dyslexic Student/ Practicum Experience

SPED 5133Morphological and Syntactical Awareness for the Dyslexic Student/Practicum Experience

SPED 5143Cognitive and Linguistic Structure of Written Language for the Dyslexic Student/Practicum Experience

SPED 6913Special Education Law

SPED 6943 Practicum in Special Education

 

Electives (6 hours)

SPED 5013Exceptional Individuals

SPED 5613Foundations of Special Education

SPED 6613Individualized Diagnostic Assessment I*

SPED 6623Individualized Diagnostic Assessment II*

SPED 6633 Vocational, Motor Skills, and Assistive Technology Assessment*

SPED 6963Foundations of Special Education Leadership

 

*Educational Diagnostician Certification is available with this degree option for students holding an undergraduate degree in Special Education. Leveling classes will be required for students who do not have an undergraduate Special Education degree who wish to include diagnostician certification. Requires SPED 6613 Individualized Diagnostic Assessment I, SPED 6623 Individual Diagnostic Assessment II and SPED 6633 Vocational, Motor Skills and Assistive Technology Assessment.

 

Example #1): Candidate has an undergraduate degree in Special Education and seeks Educational Diagnostician Certification-(9) Hours of Required Courses, (21) Dyslexia Core, (9) Electives including SPED 6613, SPED 6623, and SPED 6633. (39 total hours)

 

Example #2): Candidate does not possess an undergraduate degree in Special Education and seeks Educational Diagnostician Certification-(9) Hours of Required Courses, (21) Dyslexia Core, (9)Electives including SPED 6613, SPED 6623, and SPED 6633 plus 6-9 hours of leveling courses (45-48 total hours).