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Columbus State University

Master of Education Special Education - General Curriculum

College of Education and Health Professions
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Education and Health Professions and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

Area 1 Professional Core Required Hours: 7
EDUF 6115 Educational Psychology: Achievement for Diverse Learners
EDUF 6116 Educational Research Methods
SPED 6126 Special Education Law for Educators

Area 2 Information Literacy and Technology Required Hours 6
SPED 6785 Acquisition and Analysis of Special Education Information
SPED 6786 Special Educator as User and Disseminator of Information

Area 3 Concentration Required Hours: 23
SPED 6125 Managing Students with Behavioral Problems
SPED 6189 Nature and Characteristics of Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
SPED 6265 Advanced Assessment of Exceptional Child/Youth
SPED 6269 Assistive Technology for Exceptional Learners
SPED 6295 Specific Strategies for Teaching Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
SPED 6419 Practicum in Mild and Moderate Disabilities
SPED 6796 Trends and Issues in Special Education

Choose one of the following courses:
EDRG 6148 Psychology of Reading: Understanding Readers and the Reading Process
EDRG 6245 Assessment and Classroom Instruction

Area 4 Other Requirements Required Hours: 0
EDUF 6000 Exit Exam

Total Hours Required: 36