Special Education Certification
- Develop knowledge of the unique learning needs of students with mild/moderate disabilities.
- Develop a knowledge of instruction, assessment, and curriculum that supports students with disabilities.
- Integrate knowledge into effective teaching practice.
Horace Mann 053
|Course No.||Course Title||Credits|
|Special Education 300 (or its equivalent) and certification in Elementary or Secondary Education are required for Rhode Island Department of Education special education certification.|
|One course in multicultural perspectives, chosen with advisor's consent||3|
|Professional Education Component: Required Core Content|
|SPED 458||Mathematics/Science for Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities||4|
|SPED 501||Advanced Assessment of Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities||3|
|SPED 503||Positive Behavior Interventions: Students with Disabilities||3|
|SPED 505||Oral and Written Language: Classroom Intervention||3|
|SPED 534||Involvement of Parents and Families Who Have Children with Disabilities||3|
|SPED 648||Interpreting and Developing Research in Special Education||3|
Choose A or B below
|A. Mild / Moderate, Elementary|
|SPED 412||Reading/Writing for Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities||4|
|SPED 662||Internship in the Elementary School||6|
|B. Mild / Moderate, Secondary|
|SPED 424||Assessment, Curriculum, and Methodology for Adolescents and Young Adults with Mild/Moderate Disabilities at the Middle School and Secondary Levels||4|
|SPED 427||Career Exploration and Vocational Preparation of Middle School and Secondary Level Students with Disabilities||3|
|SPED 664||Internship at the Secondary Level||6|
Total Credit Hours