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Curriculum: M.A., Special Education (36-39 credits)

Required Courses – 21 Credits

EDST 6441 Serving Diverse Learners I: Foundations, Special Education Laws and Impact on Schools & Families 3
EDST 6442 Serving Diverse Learners II: Psychological Foundations, Disabilities, Accommodations, Transitions & Community Resources 3
EDST 6446 Assessment for Special Education & Diverse Learners 3
EDST 6307 Integrating Curriculum and Technology in the Inclusive Classroom* 3
EDST 6445 Creating an Environment for Diverse Learners: Curriculum, Strategies, Tools, & Materials 3
EDST 6440 Behavioral Disorders: Theory, Treatment & Classroom Mgmt 3
EDST 6444 Autism Spectrum Disorders: Theory, Treatment, and Practice 3

Initial Teacher Certification Concentration (15-18 credits)

Elementary

EDST 6421 Child and Adolescent Development and Diversity 3
EDST 6422 Classroom Curriculum, Planning and Organization 3
EDST 6413 Elementary Language Arts: Methods and Assessment 3
EDST 6415 Elementary Mathematics: Methods and Assessment 3
EDST 6417 Elementary Science & Social Studies: Methods and Assessment 3
EDST 6426 Clinical Practice and Seminar 3

Secondary

EDST 6421 Child and Adolescent Development and Diversity 3
EDST 6422 Classroom Curriculum, Planning and Organization 3
EDST 6551 Advanced Strategies 3
EDST 6425 Assessment of Student Learning 3
EDST 6410 Secondary Social Studies Methods* 3
EDST 6555 Secondary Language Arts Methods* 3
EDST 6557 Secondary Science Methods* 3
EDST 6558 Secondary Mathematic Methods* 3
EDST 6426 Clinical Practice and Seminar 3

*Students take one Methods course in specialty area.

Instructional Design Concentration (15 credits)

EDST 6216 Digital Research & Information Literacy 3
EDST 6304 Production of Instructional Resources I 3
EDST 6305 Production of Instructional Resources II 3
EDST 6344 Seminar: Social, Ethical, Legal Issues in Technology 3
EDST 6306 Instructional Design (Capstone final course) 3

Special Education Transition Concentration (15 credits)

EDST 7452 Intro to Transition Education and Services for Students with Disabilities Part 1 3
EDST 7453 Intro to Transition Education and Services for Students with Disabilities Part 2 3
EDST 7454 Transition Assessment: Planning Transition and IEP Development for Youth with Disabilities 3
EDST 7455 The Collaborative Transition Model: An Interdisciplinary/Interagency Approach to a District-Wide Transition Plan 3
EDST XXXX Elective 3

Applied Behavior Analysis Concentration (18-27 credits)

EDST 7316 Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis 3
EDST 7317 Measurement and Experimental Design in Applied Behavior Analysis 3
EDST 7318 Assessment and Intervention in Applied Behavior Analysis 3
EDST 7321 Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues for Behavior Analysis 3
EDST 7335 Applied Behavior Analysis Principles I 3
EDST 7336 Applied Behavior Analysis Principles II 3

Optional

EDST 7324 ABA Practicum I (Public/Private School) 3
EDST 7325 ABA Practicum II (Clinic/Agency) 3
EDST 7236 ABA Practicum III (Hospital/Residential Treatment Program) 3

If you have taken any of these courses at SHU within the last 5 years you do not have to repeat the course.
Students must take at least 15 credits at Seton Hall to receive the state endorsement.