Nov 27, 2022  
2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Catalog

5 Year Bachelors to Masters - Special Education


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5 Year Bachelors to Masters - Special Education


Senior Year (or before) (6 or 12 credits)

EDUC 301 Educational Psychology (3)  

EDUC 310 Social, Philosophical, Cultural & Historical Foundations of American Education (3)  +

 

Students may also take the following as an undergrad:

EDUC F65 Research Methods in Education

EDUC 425 Trends and Legal Issues in Special Education (3)  

Summer ( 3 credits)

CRIN X53 Characteristics and Accommodations for Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities in the General Curriculum (3) 

If EDUC F65 and EDUC 425 not taken as an undergrad, EDUC F65 and CRIN X48 must also be taken in summer. 

Fall (19 credits)

CRIN X51 Language Development and Reading Instruction for Exceptional Students (3)*+

Select one of the following:

CRIN X52 Instructional Design/Methods for Students with Disabilities in the General Curriculum (3)*

CRIN X86 Advanced Teaching Strategies for Exceptional Students with Learning Problems (3)*

CRIN X56 Classroom Management and Positive Behavioral Supports for Students with Disabilities (3)*+

CRIN X54 Characteristics and Adaptations for Students with Developmental Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder (3) 

CRIN S05 Reading and Writing Across the Disciplines (3) 

CRIN X63 Special Education Student Teaching Seminar (1) 

CRIN X16 Supervised Teaching in Special Education - Elementary Students with Disabilities in the General Curriculum (3) 

Students should take the Reading for Virginia Educator’s assessment after completing CRIN X51.

Spring (16 credits)

CRIN X33 Assessment and Instruction in Math for Students with Disabilities (3) 

CRIN X59 Assessment for Instructional Design (3) 

CRIN X83 Individualized Education Program Transition Planning & Services (3) 

CRIN X87 Collaboration for Teaching and Learning (3) 

CRIN X63 Special Education Student Teaching Seminar (1) 

CRIN X17 Supervised Teaching in Special Education - Secondary Students with Disabilities in the General Curriculum (3) 

Total Credit Hours: 38

*Course must be completed with grade of B- or higher

+If exempted from this course for any reason, the student must notify the Office of Teacher Education and complete a state mandated training module that is linked to this course.

Additional Graduation Requirements

Students are required to achieve passing scores on assessments prescribed by the Virginia Board of Education, both for program completion and for licensure.  Virginia’s mandated licensure assessments are graduation requirements.

CPR/AED/First Aid Training - Candidates seeking initial license in Virginia are required to complete training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, the use of an automated external defibrillator, and first aid. Training courses are available through national emergency care organizations such as the American Heart Association and the American Red Cross. CPR training must include “hands-on” training. Evidence of certification must be presented when applying to the VDOE for licensure.

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