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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN
SPECIAL EDUCATION
THESIS

CORE CURRICULUM
  24 SCH
EDSE 5307 - Evidence Based Practice for Students with Disabilities
EDSE 5309 - Special Education Law and Ethical Responsibilities
EDSE 5311 - Issues in Disability Throughout the Lifespan
EDSE 5320 - Measurement and Evaluation
EDSE 5325 - Classroom and Behavior Management of Exceptional Children
EDSE 5364 - Collaboration and Consultation in Educational Settings
EDGR 5320 - Foundations of Educational Research
EDGR 5330 - Thesis
SPECIALIZATION
12 SCH
Selected from one of the areas listed below:
APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS
EDSE 5360 - Essential Behavior Principles
EDSE 5361 - Analytic Techniques in Applied Behavior Analysis
EDSE 5362 - Research and Applications in Applied Behavior Analysis
EDSE 5363 - Ethical, Legal and Professional Standards
AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER INTERVENTIONS
EDSE 5370 - Introduction to Evidence Based Intervention in Autism
EDSE 5371 - Teaching and Positive Behavior Support in Austism
EDSE 5372 - Intervention Program Models in Autism
EDSE 5373 - Current Issues in the Education and Behavioral Treatment of Austism
BILINGUAL EDUCATION (online delivery)
EDBE 5322 - Bilingual Oral Language Assessment and Development
EDBE 5324 - Bilingual/Multicultural Teaching Strategies  
EDBE 5325 - Teaching English as a Second Language
EDBE 5326 - Teaching Reading and Language Arts in Spanish
CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION (online delivery)
EDCI 5313 - Foundations of Curriculum
EDCI 5315 - Advanced Instructional Methods
EDCI 5317 - Evaluation of Curriculum and Instruction
EDCI 5319 - Advanced Theories of Learning
EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION
EDAM 5301 - School Administration
EDAM 5305 - Organization and Evaluation of Curriculum
EDAM 5320 - Principalship
EDAM 5325 - Instructional Leadership Development
EDUCATION DIAGNOSTICS
EDSE 5330 - Academic Achievement Assessment
EDSE 5340 - Psychometrics
EDSE 5345 - Practicum in Educational Diagnostics
EDSE 5350 - Trends and Issues in Diagnostics
READING (online delivery)
EDRD 5303 - Theoretical Models and Processes of Reading
*EDRD 5309 - Theory and Practice of Early Reading Development
*EDRD 5313 - Organization and Evaluation of Reading Programs
*EDRD 5319 - Advanced Diagnosis of Reading Difficulties

TOTAL
36 SCH

*Required for the TExES 085 Master Reading Teacher Exam.

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