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Special Education Endorsement (P–12)

The Special Education Endorsement requires 38–40 total credits, and you must complete the following required courses:

EDSE 5179 Fundamentals of Special Education (5)
Distance Learning

EDSE 5194 Teaching Strategies: Powerful Academic Strategies for All Students in Inclusive Classrooms (5)
Distance Learning

EDSE 5937 Positive Behavior Support for Students with Autism and Related Disabilities (3)
Distance Learning 

EDSE 5075 Trends in Early Childhood Special Education (3)
Online (Autumn and Spring)

EDSE 5081 Special Ed. Assessment & IEP (3)
On campus (Summer Institutes)

EDSE 5127 Severe Disabilities (3)
On campus (Summer Institutes)
 
EDSE 5653 Teaching Reading to Exceptional Students (3)
On campus (Summer Institutes)

EDCN 5730 Field Experience* (5)
Arranged

*Before you can enroll in the Field Experience/PPA, your passing scores must be received at SPU for the WEST-E test. Plan to take the test early enough to allow scores to be reported to SPU prior to the intended quarter for the Field Experience. For dates and registration visit west.nesinc.com/.

Elective Coursework

6–10 elective credits are required to complete the 38–40 total required credits for the Special Education Endorsement:

Choose ONE of the following:
EDCT 5177 Response to Intervention (RTI) for K–6 Teachers (3)
On campus (Summer Institutes)

EDCT 5411 Response to Intervention: Changing How We Do Business (5)
Distance Learning

Choose ONE of the following:
EDSE 5939 Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders (5)
Distance Learning

EDSE 5079 Autism & Asperger's Disorders (3)
Distance Learning

EDSP 5969 Attention Deficit Disorder (3)
Distance Learning

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