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Concurrent Single Subject & Education Specialist Credential Program Course Sequence

Note: All courses listed on this page must be completed with a grade of C- or higher and with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in order to be recommended for a credential. 

Block 1 Courses • Prerequisites

Must be completed before beginning the credential program. 

Apply to the credential program by March 1 to progress to credential courses the following fall.

EDTE 255 Introduction to Democratic Perspectives in K-12 Teaching  3
EDTE 302 Access and Equity in Education 3
ENGL 471 Intensive Theory and Practice of Second Language Acquisition 3
HCSV 451 Health Education for Secondary School Teachers 3
EDTE 580 Psychology of Teaching 3
CMST 131 Speech Communication Fundamentals 3
POLS 155 American Government 3
SPED 343 Overview of Special Education 3
SPED 569 Field Experience: General and Special Education  2
SPED 564 Management of Learning Environments 2
SPED 580 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders 3


Block 2 Courses • Credential Program Courses

Must be accepted into the credential program in order to take these courses. Subject matter competence and basic skills requirement must be verified before applying to the program.

First Semester Courses

EDTE 532 Literacy Development 3
EDTE 536 Subject Area Pedagogy II 3
EDTE 672 Teaching Reading in Bilingual and/or General Education Classrooms 4
SPED 560 General and Special Education Methods for Teaching Mathematics 2
SPED 692 Classroom Management for Individuals with Exceptional Needs 3
EDTE 538 Teaching Practicum II for Single Subject 9

Second Semester Courses

SPED 520 Assessment and Evaluation in General and Special Education  3
SPED 664 Academic Literacy and Assistive Technology  3
SPED 672 Curriculum and Instruction - Mild/Moderate Disabilities 3
SPED 680 Advanced Methods and Curriculum for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders  3
SPED 691 Collaboration and Laws in Special Education 3
SPED 529 Teaching Practicum II for Special Education 9

If courses from another university are used to satisfy prerequisites or other course requirements, an equivalency form, course descriptions, syllabi, and transcripts must be provided.