NOTICE : Campus-wide Power Outage - Thursday August 28, 2014 from 6:00 am to 4:00 pm. Click for details.

Courses at the 600-level

SPED 606: Administration of Special Education

Emphasis is on school and community planning for children with disabilities. (Formerly Administrative Problems in the Education of Children with Disabilities.)
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Consent of department chair
SPED 648: Interpreting and Developing Research in Special Education

Emphasis is on research and evaluation studies and design as they relate to methodology in various special education programs. This course assists the student in the formulation of an original research and evaluation project.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Matriculation in a graduate program
SPED 651: Language Development Practicum Exceptional Bilingual Students

Students practice assessment procedures for distinguishing speech and language differences from delays/disorders. Language intervention techniques are applied in classroom settings.
1 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • certification in special education and concurrent enrollment in SPED 552
  • Concurrent enrollment in or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
SPED 652: Literacy Practicum—Exceptional Bilingual Students

Students put into practice the methods used for teaching literacy to English language learners with disabilities. Literacy intervention techniques are applied in classroom settings.
1 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Certification in special education
  • SPED 551, 552, and 555
  • or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
SPED 653: Assessment Practicum—Exceptional Bilingual Students

Students evaluate the linguistic, academic, and behavioral abilities of selected English language learners with disabilities. Students select, administer, and interpret multifaceted assessments and write individual educational plans.
1 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Certification in special education
  • SPED 555 and 652
  • concurrent enrollment in SPED 557
  • Concurrent enrollment in consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
SPED 654: Internship in Urban Multicultural Special Education

Students are supervised in special education settings that provide services to culturally and linguistically diverse youngsters with disabilities. Students conduct assessments, give instruction, and collaborate with professionals and parents.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Certification in special education
  • SPED 534, 554, 555, 557, 651, 652, and 653
  • or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
SPED 662: Internship in the Elementary School

The intern is required to evaluate, plan for, and teach elementary or middle school students with mild/moderate disabilities in a special education program.
6 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Consent of department chair
SPED 664: Internship at the Secondary Level

The intern is required to evaluate, plan for, and teach middle school and/or secondary level students with mild/moderate disabilities in a special education program.
6 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Consent of department chair
SPED 665: Teaching Internship in Severe Intellectual Disabilities

The intern is required to evaluate, plan for, and teach students with severe intellectual disabilities in a school environment. The internship is a full-time, 12 week experience.
6 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Consent of department chair
SPED 668: Internship in Inclusive Early Childhood

Interns participate in assessment, planning, program implementation, and collaboration with professionals and families in an inclusive early childhood class for 200 hours.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • SPED 513
  • Concurrent enrollment in SPED 516
  • consent of program advisor
SPED 669: Internship in Early Intervention

Interns participate in assessment, planning, program implementation, and collaboration with professionals and families in an early intervention program for 200 hours.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • concurrent enrollment in SPED 544
  • consent of program advisor

Page last updated: March 20, 2006