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

Prerequisites
PSYU 323Child Development3
ECED 303Integrating Learning Standards in Early Childhood Settings: Language & Literacy3
ECED 330Dual Language Learners and Their Families3
Total Credits9
Core
EDUU 510Introduction to Teaching3
EDUU 511Collaboration For Inclusive Schooling3
EDUU 512The Art & Craft of Teaching3
EDUU 602Positive Behavior Supports3
EDUU 603Instructional Supports for Communication, Language and Literacy3
Core Subtotal15
Emphasis Area
EDUU 639Pedagogical Leadership in Early Childhood Education3
EDUU 665Historical, Phil, and Legal Foundations of Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education3
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 669Consultation and Advanced Strategies in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education3
Emphasis Area Subtotal18
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 Options8-12
Total Credits56-60

*Clinical Practice Options: Student Teaching or Internship

Student Teaching
EDTU 594Directed Teaching: Early Childhood Special Education (Infants and Toddlers)3
EDUU 544Student Teaching Seminar I2
EDTU 595Directed Teaching: Early Childhood Special Education (Preschool)3
EDUU 545Student Teaching Seminar II2
or
Internship
EDTU 560-ASupported Teaching I: Early Childhood Special Education2
EDTU 560-BSupported Teaching I: Early Childhood Special Education2
EDTU 560-CSupported Teaching I: Early Childhood Special Education2
EDTU 561-ASupported Teaching II: Early Childhood Special Education2
*Supported teaching credits vary depending on when the intern begins.
Intern Seminars
EDUU 556Intern Seminar A2
EDUU 557Intern Seminar B2
*Clinical Practice Subtotal8-12