Program of Study, Multi-Categorical Area of Emphasis

Certification Area Courses (27 hrs.)

  • CIRG 644 – Literacy in the Content Area (3 hrs.)
  • CISP 606 – Reading Strategies for Exceptional Students (3 hrs.)
  • CISP 607 – Math Methods for Exceptional Students (3 hrs.)
  • CISP 520 – Introduction to Exceptional Children or CISP 521 – Children with Exceptionalities (3 hrs.)
  • CIEC 534 – Applications Software in the Classroom Curriculum Area (3 hrs.)
  • CISP 626 – Diagnostic/Clinical Practice (3 hrs.)
  • CISP 645 – Characteristics/Methods Emotionally Disturbed (3 hrs.)
  • CISP 553 – Characteristics/Methods Mental Impairment (3 hrs.)
  • CISP 647 – Characteristics/Methods Learning Disabilities (3 hrs.)

Additional courses for MA Degree requirements (12 hrs.)

  • CISP 655 – Field Experience: Multi-Categorical (Practicum) (3 hrs.)
  • CISP 627 – Trends and Issues in Special Education or CISP 629 – Special Education Seminar (3 hrs.)
  • CISP 611 – Special Education Research, Part I (3 hrs.)
  • CISP 615 – Special Education Research, Part II (3 hrs.)