The program is offered at the University Center of Greenville and requires full-time enrollment to be completed across four semesters (summer, fall, spring, summer).
EDF 8010 (3 hours) Human Growth and Development
EDF 8770 (3 hours) Experimental and Nonexperimental Research Methods in Education I
EDLT 8140 (3 hours) Reading and Writing Instruction and Assessment for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students
EDSP 8100* (3 hours) Characteristics of Individuals with LD or 8130 (3 hours) Characteristics of Individuals with EBD or 8160 (3 hours) Characteristics of Individuals with ID and Autism
EDSP 8120 (3 hours) Practicum in Learning Disabilities
EDSP 8121 (0 hours) Practicum in Learning Disabilities Laboratory
EDSP 8200 (3 hours) Language Arts Instruction for Individuals with Disabilities
EDSP 8210 (3 hours) Educational Assessment of Individuals with Disabilities
EDSP 8220 (3 hours) Teaching Mathematics to Individuals with Disabilities
EDSP 8230 (3 hours) Teaching Individuals with Disabilities in Integrated Settings
EDSP 8530 (3 hours) Legal and Policy Issues in Special Education
EDSP 8550 (3 hours) Intensive Academic Interventions for Individuals with Disabilities
EDSP 8560 (3 hours) Intensive Behavioral Interventions for Individuals with Disabilities
EDSP 8580 (6 hours) Directed Teaching in Special Education
EDSP 8770 (3 hours) Introduction to Exceptionalities
*Students will take one of the courses depending on the focus area of the cohort.
In addition to completion of coursework, all candidates for the MAT in special education must complete the PRAXIS II: Principles of Learning and Teaching and PRAXIS II Specialty Exam.