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Special Education Endorsement (P–12)

The Special Education Endorsement requires 38–40 total credits, and you must complete the following required courses:

EDSE 5179 Fundamentals of Special Education (5)
Distance Learning

EDSE 5194 Teaching Strategies: Powerful Academic Strategies for All Students in Inclusive Classrooms (5)
Distance Learning

EDSE 5195 Classroom Strategies: Practical and Powerful Management and Behavioral Strategies for All Students in Inclusive Classrooms (5)
Distance Learning

EDSE 5075 Trends in Early Childhood Special Education (3)
Online (Autumn and Spring)

EDSE 5081 Special Ed. Assessment & IEP (3)
On campus (Summer Institutes)

EDSE 5127 Severe Disabilities (3)
On campus (Summer Institutes)
 
EDSE 5653 Teaching Reading to Exceptional Students (3)
On campus (Summer Institutes)

EDCN 5730 Field Experience* (5)
Arranged

*Before you can enroll in the Field Experience/PPA, your passing scores must be received at SPU for the WEST-E test. Plan to take the test early enough to allow scores to be reported to SPU prior to the intended quarter for the Field Experience. For dates and registration visit west.nesinc.com/.

Elective Coursework

You must take 6–8 elective credits to complete the 38–40 total required credits for the Special Education Endorsement:

EDCT 5177 Response to Intervention (RTI) for K–6 Teachers (3)
On campus (Summer Institutes)

EDSE 5229 Diagnostic Prescriptive Teaching (5)
Distance Learning

EDSE 5079 Autism & Asperger's Disorders (3)
Distance Learning

EDSE 5022 Behavior Is Language (3)
Distance Learning

EDSP 5969 Attention Deficit Disorder (3)
Distance Learning

EDSE 5922 Learning Disabilities: Practical Info for Classroom (4)
Distance Learning

EDSE 5204 Dyslexia: Diagnosis & Instructional Strategies (5)
Distance Learning

EDSE 5205 Educating Children Prenatally Exposed to Drugs and Alcohol (5)
Distance Learning

EDSE 5123 Inclusion: Working With Students With Special Needs in General Education (3)
Distance Learning

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