Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with Preliminary Education Specialist, Early Childhood Special Education

Core/Introductory Courses
ECED 330Dual Language Learners and Their Families3
EDUU 639Pedagogical Leadership in Early Childhood Education3
EDUU 644Development, Risk, and Resilience3
EDUU 665Historical, Philosophical, and Legal Foundations of Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special ED3
Core/Introductory Subtotal12
Content/Emphasis Area Courses
EDUU 666Family Guided Practices in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education3
EDUU 667Assessment in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education3
EDUU 668Curriculum and Intervention in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education3
EDUU 679Advanced Strategies in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education3
EDUU 602Positive Behavior Supports3
EDUU 645Consultation, Collaboration and Co-teaching in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Educ3
Content/Emphasis Area Subtotal18
Clinical Practice Subtotal*10-12
*Clinical Practice credits vary depending on whether the candidate is a student teacher or intern.
Total Credits40-42
Advanced Core Courses
EDUU 600Research and Evaluation Methods3
EDUU 606Seminar in Learning Theory3
EDUU 609Seminar in Curriculum Studies3
EDUU 610The Teacher As Scholarly Practitioner3
EDUU 611Action Research Development3
Advanced Core Subtotal15
*Clinical Practice Options10-12
Total Credits55-57

*Clinical Practice Options: Student Teaching or Internship

Student Teaching
EDTU 554Student Teaching I: Early Childhood Special Education3
EDUU 576Education Specialist Student Teaching Seminar A2
EDTU 555Student Teaching II: Early Childhood Special Education3
EDUU 577Education Specialist Student Teaching Seminar B2
or
Internship*
EDTU 575-ASupported Teaching I: Early Childhood Special Education (Interns Only)2
EDTU 575-BSupported Teaching I: Early Childhood Special Education (Interns Only)2
EDTU 575-CSupported Teaching I: Early Childhood Special Education (Interns Only)2
EDTU 576-ASupported Teaching II: Early Childhood Special Education (Interns Only)2
*Clinical Practice credits vary depending on whether the candidate is a student teacher or intern.
Intern Seminars
EDUU 580Education Specialist Intern Seminar A2
EDUU 581Education Specialist Intern Seminar B2
*Clinical Practice Subtotal10-12