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School of Education

Graduate Initial License: Exceptional Needs, Mild Interventions

Graduate Initial License: Exceptional Needs, Mild Interventions

Initial License in Exceptional Needs - Mild Interventions (K-12)

Only EDUC K505 and K555 may be taken by students before passing the Praxis I exams.

Course Requirements (all courses are 3 credits):

  • EDUC K505 Introduction to Special Education
  • EDUC K555 Reading Assessment and Instruction for Special Education
  • EDUC K501 Adaptive Computers for Special Education
  • EDUC K520 Introduction to Emotional Disabilities
  • EDUC K525 Introduction to Mild Disabilities
  • EDUC K535 Assessment and Remediation of Mild Disabilities I
  • EDUC K536 Assessment and Remediation of Mild Disabilities II
  • EDUC K543 Education of Students with Emotional Disturbances
  • EDUC M501 Field Experience in Special Education: Mild Disabilities
  • EDUC M501 Field Experience in Special Education: Emotional Disabilities
  • EDUC P519 Psychological Assessment of Exceptional Children
  • One approved elective

The following 15-week practicum experience:

  • EDUC K595 Practicum in Special Education

Prerequisites to Student Teaching or the Practicum in Special Education are completion of all other courses required for this program with a C or better, a cumu­lative grade point average of 3.0 for these program courses, completion of Portfolio requirements, and passing scores on the Praxis II exams.