Special Education, Educator Preparation Program

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For further information: SpecialEdGrad@southernct.edu

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions

Please make an appointment with the graduate coordinator by calling 203-392-5925.

Program Requirements — 42.5 Credits

SED 225 — Introduction to Exceptional Individuals — 3 credits
Or
SED 481 — Teaching Exceptional Students: Elementary 3 credits
Or

SED 482 — Teaching Exceptional Students: Secondary 3 credits

SED 235 — Intro to Early Childhood Special Education 3 credits
Or
SED 550 — Early Childhood and Developmental Differences 3 credits

SED 325 — Curriculum and Methods for Exceptional Individuals 3 credits
SED 335 — Teaching Individuals with Physical Disabilities 3 credits
SED 365 — Basic Principles of Academic Assessment & Remediation 3 credits
SED 375 — Classroom Management Techniques in Educational Settings 3 credits
SED 435 — Language Arts for Exceptional Individuals: Assessment & Instruction 3 credits

SED 445 — Regular Education Initiative/Collaboration/Consultation 3 credits
Or
SED 621 — Interpersonal and Collaborative Skills 3 credits

SED 449 — School Based Experience in Special Education 3 credits
Or
SED 519 — Clinical Practices in Learning Disabilities 3 credits
Or
SED 529 — Clinical Practice with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders 3 credits
Or
SED 539 — Clinical Practice in Learning Disabilities 3 credits

EDU 300/400 — Student Teaching 12 credits
SED 452 — Seminar in Reflective Practice 2 credits
IDS 471 — English Language Learners in The Classroom 1.5 credits

*Most courses require advisor permission, many courses have pre-requisites.

Students will be required to pass all state required examinations for initial certification in special education in order to be eligible for state certification in special education.

*DURATIONAL  SHORTAGE AREA PERMIT (DSAP)